Norcross, Georgia: Twisted Guy (Not a Muffler Man)

Twisted Guy is an homemade, potbellied, gap-toothed hillbilly on a pedestal, with what looks like an American flag stuck to his face.

Address:
4600 Buford Hwy, Norcross, GA
Directions:
Stands on a pillar at the entrance to U Wrench It, an auto salvage yard. Northeast of town on the south side of US 23/Buford Hwy. Take I-85 exit 102, drive north on Beaver Ruin Rd, turn right onto US 23/Buford Hwy, then drive around 1.5 miles. On the right.
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Twisted guy.

Twisted Guy: Not a Muffler Man

Still there!

[Amy Abramson, 08/06/2021]

This one-of-a-kind cross between a hillbilly, salvage yard worker, and rodent cross-breed has been in need of a shave for nearly 25 years.

Twisted man.

Twisted Guy - Not a Muffler Man

I was reading about the Muffler Men and realized I have a photo of the one from Norcross, Georgia that Kim mentioned. The photo was taken on 11-23-97. I don't think he's a muffler man, more of a homemade version. He stands in front of a salvage yard.

[Brannon, 03/08/1998]

Nate Etheridge sent some 2002 pix of the deformed giant hillbilly. An American flag appears to be stuck to his face.

Not a Muffler Man

I don't know whether he would qualify as a true muffler man, but "Chaz" located on Buford Hwy (SR 13) in Norcross, Georgia, appears to be a muffler man gone to seed (the height is right but the proportions are a little off). With his beer belly, you might consider him a "redneck" muffler man.

[Kim, 02/04/1998]

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