Hatch, New Mexico: RV Muffler Man

A former cowboy holds a small RV in one hand, giving him the scale of a godlike Snowbird giant.

Franciscan RV

Address:
661 Franklin St., Hatch, NM
Directions:
I-25 exit 41, then drive one-half mile south on Hwy 26/Franklin St. On the right, at Franciscan RV.
Phone:
575-267-1508
RA Rates:
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Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

It looks like the model Winnebago being held by the Hatch, New Mexico, Muffler Man has been repainted to resemble the RV from "Breaking Bad."

[Anita, 08/22/2018]

The little RV has the same paint job as when we lasted visited, avocado green, now more faded and rusting. But somewhat reminiscent of New Mexico's favorite rolling meth lab -- the signature yellow and orange striped 1986 Fleetwood Bounder RV.

Hatch RV Muffler Man.

RV Muffler Man

The Muffler Man of Hatch, NM, advertises RVs along the entry road into town. On closer inspection, we note that he's holding a model Winnebago. This towering fiberglass salesman is only one of the larger-than-life characters that make Hatch an unforgettable stop...

[RoadsideAmerica.com Team, 08/07/2010]

Muffler Man holding a miniature RV.

Muffler Man

I saw this muffler man and stopped to take a photo. He is in really great shape, with his giant hat leaning against his legs.

[Michele Hubacek, 07/24/2007]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man holding an RV

This Muffler Man was spotted in Hatch, New Mexico, the self proclaimed "Chile Capital of the World" in January of 2007.

[Allison Guptill, 06/22/2007]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

While traveling on Interstate 25 I stopped in Hatch, New Mexico to eat at the Dairy Queen. Next door was an RV salesman with this muffler man holding a tiny model of a Winnebago RV in his upturned right hand. The RV dealership is called Franciscan RV.

[James Bilbrey, 05/07/2007]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Muffler Man - Soda JerkMuffler Man - Soda Jerk, Hatch, NM - < 1 mi.
Teako's Giants of HatchTeako's Giants of Hatch, Hatch, NM - < 1 mi.
Big Pink PigBig Pink Pig, Hatch, NM - < 1 mi.
In the region:
White Sands Rocket Garden and Museum, White Sands, NM - 44 mi.

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