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Tucson, Arizona: Big Ed: Muffler Man

Fiberglass cowboy held a pick-ax as Stamper Miner in Rapid City, SD; moved to Tuscon and refurbished in 2015. Now he holds various oversize items.

Cummings Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling

5141 N. Casa Grande Hwy, Tucson, AZ
Cummings Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling. I-10 exit 251, then drive east one mile along the frontage road on the south side of the freeway.
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Muffler Man with wrench, 2024.

Big Ed: Muffler Man

Big Ed had his pick-ax stolen, but now is wielding a very appropriate pipe wrench, which looks awesome. Received a lot of info about Big Ed from a very cool gal that works at Cummings Plumbing. Cummings uses Big Ed in all their branding, including having him on all of their trucks.

[Brad Kisling, 05/17/2024]

Frankenstein Monster Muffler Man makeover.

Big Ed - Muffler Man

He looks like Frankenstein today, complete with bolts in his neck, a scar on his face, and a flat head.

[Rochelle Riordan, 11/18/2019]

This Muffler Man displays seasonal makeovers -- probably a temporary Halloween get-up.

Tucson Muffler Man.

Big Ed - Muffler Man

He's a pretty snazzy guy.

[Kayti McMyermick, 11/12/2017]

Big Ed was completely refurbished when he was moved to Tucson from Rapid City, South Dakota, just before Christmas 2015.

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

The Muffler Man was completely refurbished with new paint, etc., upon arrival in Tucson from Rapid City, SD. Since he arrived right before Christmas 2015, he was immediately dressed in Santa Claus attire, and again for Christmas 2016. He will be changed into it every year. Throughout the rest of the year he is dressed for digging ditches while representing our great University of Arizona.

[Cummings Plumbing, 02/16/2017]

Muffler Man - Big Ed.

Big Ed - Muffler Man

Giant University of Arizona cowboy at 5141 N. Casa Grande Hwy. Arizonans biggest fan.

[Kevin, 02/16/2016]

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Mini-Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Tucson, AZ - 9 mi.

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