Mega Mayor Muffler Man.

Mega Mayor Muffler Man

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Uranus, Missouri

Type: Customized/Mutant

Mega Mayor Muffler Man.

Arm position: Left palm sideways, right palm up

Accessories: Golf ball, mayoral sash

Nickname: Mega Mayor

As the centerpiece of his Putt Pirates mini golf course, self-elected mayor Louie Keen of the tourist town Uranus wanted something that would make travelers on Route 66 stop and take photos. He decided that the one thing that everyone would want to see would be Mega Mayor Muffler Man -- a Muffler Man that looked like mayor Louie Keen.

Erected on March 16, 2021, Mega Mayor is the progeny of a 1960s Muffler Man cowboy in Calgary, Alberta, that ended up bashed and shattered in an Edmonton junkyard. The fragments were brought to Virginia in 2018 and reassembled, Frankenstein-style, by fiberglass artist Mark Cline, who made a mold of the body. "They told me he was unusable," said Mark. "But if I can make something from nothing, I can certainly make something from something."

Mark cast a new Muffler Man from his mold and then customized it into a one-of-a-kind likeness of Louie Keen, stubble and all, wearing his red, white, and blue mayoral "pure America" outfit.

Mark Cline works on the Mega Mayor.
Mark Cline works on the Mega Mayor.

The Mega Mayor is part of Mayor Keen's long-term master plan to make Uranus "the craziest, most mind-blowing place you ever went to." Although he frequently describes himself as handsome, Mayor Keen judged his Mega Mayor likeness to be "beautiful."

Mega Mayor Muffler Man

Putt Pirates

Address:
14400 State Hwy Z, Uranus, MO
Directions:
Putt Pirates. I-44 exit 163. Drive south to Hwy Z/Route 66 and turn right. In about a half-mile, passing Uranus on the left, you'll see the road leading to the minigolf Muffler Man on the right.
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