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#1318923 - 10/11/12 01:15 PM Just for the Record on Herb McCandless
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Herb McCandless Never Raced a 71 Duster for Buddy Martin. You will figure out why I put this on here later.

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#1318924 - 10/11/12 02:37 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: HMcCandless_Jr]
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#1318925 - 10/11/12 03:13 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: roadhazard]
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I know he drove the 70 Duster that won Pro Stock at Indy in 1970. But I also heard that car burnt up in a fire. Maybe they used another 70 Duster with a 71 grille. He has always been one of my top favorite racers of all time. I really enjoyed talking to him at Carlisle one year as he stopped in the middle of the showfield and took time to talk to me. He was really nice to me and a first class act in my book. Ron
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#1318926 - 10/11/12 04:07 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: 383man]
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Yeah I thought the 70 Duster was converted to a 71 and then shortly after it was destroyed in an accident after a race?

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#1318927 - 10/11/12 04:47 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: RV2]
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Yeah I thought the 70 Duster was converted to a 71 and then shortly after it was destroyed in an accident after a race?




nope
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#1318928 - 10/11/12 04:49 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: RV2]
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I'd like to know what the OP is all about, please. I've met & talked with Herb on several occasions; he's a gentleman and has a quick wit. Always a good time & great stories.

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#1318929 - 10/11/12 04:55 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: topside]
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I'd like to know what the OP is all about, please. I've met & talked with Herb on several occasions; he's a gentleman and has a quick wit. Always a good time & great stories.





...what's up?? I have talked/dealt with Herb for years.
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#1318930 - 10/11/12 06:01 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: HMcCandless_Jr]
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Herb McCandless Never Raced a 71 Duster for Buddy Martin. You will figure out why I put this on here later.




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#1318931 - 10/11/12 06:06 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: BloFish]
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Herb McCandless Never Raced a 71 Duster for Buddy Martin. You will figure out why I put this on here later.










Okay , Okay, It was a 72, who cares??

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#1318932 - 10/11/12 06:11 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: Sport440]
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Herb McCandless Never Raced a 71 Duster for Buddy Martin. You will figure out why I put this on here later.










Okay , Okay, It was a 72, who cares??




Oh... the drama... LOL
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#1318933 - 10/11/12 08:42 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: MR_P_BODY]
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I know what this is about. The background topic of the original post is going to be good when the story REALLY breaks loose.

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#1318934 - 10/11/12 09:08 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: sixpakdodge]
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Did Herb have his own Demon in '71?
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#1318935 - 10/11/12 09:15 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: slantzilla]
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Did Herb have his own Demon in '71?




Herb and Gale Mortimer built the Demon for 1972. In 1971, Herb ran one of the Sox & Martin '70 cars that was updated to '71 trim.


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#1318936 - 10/11/12 09:29 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: sixpakdodge]
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I always thought Herb owned his 71 or 72 Demon the one that is getting shown now. But it does say on it : Dodge by Sox & Martin. Ron
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#1318937 - 10/11/12 09:53 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: 383man]
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#1318938 - 10/11/12 10:31 PM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: roadhazard]
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#1318939 - 10/12/12 07:18 AM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: HEMIFRED]
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#1318940 - 10/12/12 07:24 AM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: Sport440]
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Herb McCandless Never Raced a 71 Duster for Buddy Martin. You will figure out why I put this on here later.










Okay , Okay, It was a 72, who cares??



Why not tell the whole story and spare us the BS.
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#1318941 - 10/12/12 08:18 AM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: an8sec70cuda]
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Well???? Everyone is waiting!!
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#1318942 - 10/12/12 08:32 AM Re: Just for the Record on Herb McCandless [Re: tboomer]
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Well???? Everyone is waiting!!




Maybe I won't go to work today so I can monitor this post and find out!!!! OOOOOHHHHHHH I'm so excited!!!

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