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Blue Ridge, Georgia: Muffler Man - Dr. Blue Ridge/Mr. Hobby

Fiberglass giant holds a giant toothbrush. Formerly Mr. Hobby, holding model airplane. Moved to Georgia in 2014 from atop a Chicago car repair shop, known there for 50 years as Mr. Bendo.

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47 Dunbarton Farm Rd, Blue Ridge, GA
West side of GA-5 at Davis Rd., across from the miniature golf.
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Seasonal attire.

Dr. Blue Ridge

In early January, Dr. Blue Ridge was still all dolled up for the Christmas holidays in his Santa hat and wreath! Lookin' good, Doctor!

[Steven Boyd, 01/22/2023]

Dr. Blue Ridge.

Muffler Man - Dr. Blue Ridge/Mr. Hobby

Dr. Blue Ridge is in great condition. I love the fact that the office has left the area at the base as pea gravel so you can get as close as you want.

[Stan, 09/08/2022]

Dr. Blue Ridge.

Muffler Man - Dr. Blue Ridge/Mr. Hobby

The Muffler Man is now a toothbrush man!

[Yvette Pryor, 09/08/2021]

Muffler Man with toothbrush.

Dr. Blue Ridge: Muffler Man

I was delighted to spot my first new Muffler Man (to me) in over 20 years today, while traveling into the North Georgia Mountains. Doubly delighted to find that he used to be Mr. Bendo, who I remember from when I used to hunt down Muffler Men in the late '90s. As Dr. Blue Ridge, his toothbrush is now proudly held aloft in his right hand.

[Kirby Bartlett-Sloan, 06/08/2021]

We always enjoyed your finds and updates. Welcome back to the hunt!

Dr. Blue Ridge.

Muffler Man

Mr. Hobby has been renamed "Dr. Blue Ridge" now. Not sure he makes a good doctor.

[EC, 06/11/2020]

Holding a giant toothbrush -- a giant among dentists?

Nearby Offbeat Places

Statue of Liberty with Lamp GlobeStatue of Liberty with Lamp Globe, Blue Ridge, GA - 1 mi.
Big Leaping TroutBig Leaping Trout, Blue Ridge, GA - 1 mi.
Expedition Bigfoot, the Sasquatch MuseumExpedition Bigfoot, the Sasquatch Museum, Cherry Log, GA - 4 mi.
In the region:
Pig Hill of Fame, East Ellijay, GA - 14 mi.

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