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Yuma, Arizona: Big Wes: Muffler Man Mutant Team Field Report

Westward Village RV Park

3300 S. 8th Ave., Yuma, AZ
At the entrance to the Westward Village RV Park. I-8 exit 2. West on US 95/16th St. for one mile. Left onto 4th Ave./Business 8 for a little over 1.5 miles, then turn right onto Catalina Drive, then left onto 8th Ave. The Muffler Man is a half-mile ahead, right side, just past 32nd St. and the Toys R Us.
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Muffler Man mutant.

Big Wes: Muffler Man Mutant

Standard body, standard cowboy hat, but with a mutant head -- although he looks better than with his previous atrocious plastic surgery. Report...

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Muffler Man.

Big Wes: Muffler Man

Big Wes is still looking good in front of the Westward Village R.V. Park. Visited 5/5/24.

[Brad Kisling, 05/17/2024]

Yuma Mutant M-Man.

Muffler Man - Mutant

Muffler Man at the entrance to Westward Village RV Park.

[Emil Ward, 01/22/2010]

Mutant Muffler Man.

Mutant Cowboy

Awesome mutant cowboy standing guard over Westward Village RV Park and old antique looking stores. Manager of the place says a renowned local artist painted him last year and completely upgraded him from the original. He has a badge that says "Deputy," and even has a trace of chest hair coming out of his shirt. Very nice. They call him "Big Wes."

[Carolyn Walker, 09/05/2007]

Vintage postcard of Big Matt.

Big Matt - Long Gone Muffler Man

This is a postcard I found a few days ago from my childhood. Big Matt stood at the entrance of the Boot Hill Museum in Dodge City, Kansas.

Big Matt was a pretty popular local attraction, but due to Southwest Kansas' high winds, his head was blown off at least four times that I remember! Because of this and problems with vandalism, sometime in the '80s (my memory is kind of fuzzy on the exact time) he was taken down for good.

[Chris Murphy, 03/17/2002]

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