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Raleigh, North Carolina: Muffler Man: Giant Decorator Man

He's been in Raleigh since 1968 and moved at least twice. Formerly held a paint can and lost his head in a tornado (It was reattached). Currently wears big overalls and a baseball cap.

3729 Overlook Rd, Raleigh, NC
Off of Gresham Lake Road, just north of the intersection of I-540 and Capital Boulevard. Reached by an industrial park road. In private lot, visible from I-540.
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Muffler Man: Giant Decorator Man.

Muffler Man: Giant Decorator Man

The Raleigh Muffler Man is alive and well in 2023.

[Lindsey, 03/19/2023]

Muffler Man: The Raleigh Giant.

Muffler Man: The Raleigh Giant

Easy-to-find Bunyan Muffler Man. Cool overalls on this guy, paint in pretty good shape, but the brim of his hat has become slightly dislodged on one side.

[Mark Dolejs, 08/20/2021]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Such a well-kept Muffler Man!

[Brynn S., 02/26/2020]

Smart, strategic placement of stone blocks around his base discourage vehicular-foot mishaps!

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

To be honest, I was a little confused when previous tipsters said they couldn't see the muffler man at Bradsher Farms from the highway, so I drove by the other day to see what was up. Turns out he was being swallowed by trees growing around him and wasn't visible anymore. Realizing this, Mr. Bradsher had him moved to a new spot next to the main office. He's much easier to find now, as he's right by the road, not way in the back of the property like he used to be. In the process of being moved, he got a new coat of paint, too. GPS friendly address: 3729 Overlook Rd.

[Dean Jeffrey, 02/24/2012]

Muffler Man.

Muffler Man

Two hours! That's how long it took us to find this guy -- unless we're both blind, it cannot be seen from the two highways mentioned, at least in summer. And, although the directions of "off of highway" are true, it's finding an exit that takes you there that's the problem. We were not familiar with the area, and maybe that was the dilemma, but honestly, it is tucked away among giant piles of mulch and behind acres of dense foliage. The road is teeny in an industrial park.

Still, seeing his almost smiling puss made up for our direction deficiencies. (And no, we don't have GPS!)

[Diane Plumley, 08/30/2011]

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