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DOES GRAVOL REALLY UNDERSTAND THE FINE ART OF HURLING?

There is a commercial on TV that advances the concept that vomiting is a surprise sucker punch that Gravol will cure or quell. Gravol probably works pretty well, but...

January 15, 2010 View more...
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TEN EXAMPLES OF LESS THAN TRUTHFUL STATEMENTS FROM GUYS

There are plenty more than ten. But here are ten that come to mind when a guy wants to preserve his love life with the woman of his current...

January 14, 2010 View more...
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TEN REASONS WHY THE SUPER BOWL IS BETTER THAN SEX

This topic really shouldn’t make sense and maybe it doesn’t in reality. But let’s face it, a football game should always take second place in this derby. The real...

January 14, 2010 View more...
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TEN TV SHOWSTHAT LEFT TOO SOON-A STRANGE AND RANDOM SAMPLE

 We picked ten TV shows that we truly believe should have been kept around for a few more seasons-it’s a cruel reality in TV life that clunkers can hang...

January 14, 2010 View more...
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ONE GUY PICKS THE BEST CHICK’S SONGS OF ALL TIMES-IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER

We live in a world of flavor of the week entertainers; a McDonalds of music if you will. Sure you get something to eat, but is it really any...

January 13, 2010 View more...
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TIGERS AS A PET CHOICE:WHEN COMMON SENSE TAKES A PERMANENT VACATION

I am not a huge cat guy but at least a housecat is less likely to view owners as a food source while the owner is still alive. A...

January 13, 2010 View more...
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TEN REASONS NOT TO LIKE THE PAST TEN YEARS-YTK EDITION

January 1 2000 was one of those Peggy Lee “Is that all there is?”moments. We expected a mystical or chaotic debut to a new digit century and we got...

January 12, 2010 View more...
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JAN 10, 2010: CAR GUYS IN MID-WINTER:HOW TO FIGHT OFF THE CAR HIBERNATION BLUES

  Gary Davis is a typical car guy-winter drives him crazy because you can’t drive your old iron in January when you live in an area where winter is...

January 10, 2010 View more...
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ELVIS PRESLEY-THE ONE AND ONLY KING OF POPULAR MUSIC

Elvis Presley would have been 75 years old this year. Some people are celebrating the occasion like the man is still alive, but that would be news to Elvis....

January 8, 2010 View more...
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THE ONION: WHERE SATIRE TAKES FUNNY HOSTAGE AND BEATS THE HELL OUT OF IT

I have been exposed to dangerous levels of satire for most of my life. They flung a lot of satire at me in my English literature program as a...

January 6, 2010 View more...

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FEBRUARY 5, 2011: WHY AM I NOT BUYING INTO THIS KID? HAVE I GOTTEN THAT CYNICAL?

  A recent ad on the Kijiji website prompted a lot of buzz because a 19-year-old kid wanted to get an old collector car-for free.   He is a...

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FEBRUARY 27, 2011 (MARCH 2011) STAR TRUCKIN’: SURVIVOR THE WORLD’S NICEST 1974 DODGE VAN

  Survivor cars are the new gold standard for car collectors.   The ultimate dream for collectors is finding and purchasing a documented low mileage 427 Vette-you can do...

February 27, 2011 View more...

APRIL 2, 2010: FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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FEBRUARY 1, 2010: CANADIAN IRON-1964 PONTIAC PARISIENNE- LISTEN TO YOUR APPRAISER

  Most sensible old car owners get an appraisal done for their vehicles as a matter of good sense and logic after a purchase or restoration.   ‘This kind...

February 1, 2010 View more...

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  This is a prime piece of advertising real estate because it’s parked in the most dynamic car hobby e-zine in Canada. Go to this contact form and get...

December 7, 2017 View more...

MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...

MSCC Products and Services Showcase

These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollector Car through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days...

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DECEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  DEC 1: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Auto Auction DEC 13: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Unreserved Timed  Auction DEC 15: CALGARY, AB  Michener Allen Auto Auction     DEC...

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THE FIVE SENSES AND HOW THEY APPLY TO OLD CARS

  Every one of our five senses are easily applied to vintage vehicles.   We even have a sixth sense (like the kid in the movie of the same name) because car guys can also see dead cars.   However, we at MyStarCollectorCar will stick to the standard five senses to show how they influence See More

AUTO ARCHEOLOGY: HOW HUDSON BECAME PART OF THE MOPAR CLAN

  The Hudson was a standalone brand thrown into a massive car brand brawl that occurred during the early 20th century.   Self-propelled cars were a controversial concept and still encountered strong resistance from the horse-and-buggy crowd in 1909 when the Hudson debuted on the crowded car manufacturer scene.     Car makers had not See More

FIVE REASONS TO WATCH HOT ROD ’79—A 50S ROCK AND ROLL CAR MOVIE WITH A 70S VIBE

  Most of us are well aware of classic car movies like, Christine, Vanishing Point or American Graffiti but there are other lesser known movies that didn’t achieve the same cult following.   There’s always a good reason for this.   Recently, I found a made-for-TV movie called Hot Rod ’79 (Rebel of the Road) See More

DECEMBER 7 MSCC FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE IMPORTANT QUESTIONS THAT NEED TO BE ASKED ABOUT A WINTER CAR PROJECT

  A car project is not for the faint of heart.   If Indiana Jones was a car guy, he would likely encounter more hazards and frightening situations during a car project than in an ancient, dangerous movie cavern.   MyStarCollectorCar has touched upon this notion many times over the years because every car project See More

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DECEMBER 2018: A 1954 CUSTOM CHEVY PICKUP IS ALSO A DAILY DRIVER-SUMMER AND WINTER

  A 1954 Chevy truck was built to perform during a bygone era when they were used every month of the year.   These vehicles were built for hard...

December 10, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

November 22, 2018 View more...

GET COACHED ON THAT CAR PROJECT—REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM VEHICLE RESTORATION WORKSHOPS

  Restoration projects are not easy.   In fact, a full restoration can be the most complex and difficult job you’ll ever take on but the pain is definitely...

September 3, 2018 View more...

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction     NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL...

May 31, 2018 View more...

Car Shows and Events

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system....

August 11, 2018
JULY 27, 2019 20th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction   NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector...

April 21, 2017
DECEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  DEC 1: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Auto Auction DEC 13: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Unreserved Timed  Auction DEC 15: CALGARY, AB  Michener Allen Auto Auction     DEC...

September 28, 2015

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