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Video: FAST Fiberglass Statue Mold Field

FAST: The Fiberglass Statue Factory

Sparta, Wisconsin

FAST President Jim Schauf tells us about the appeal of his "Bone Field" -- a landscape of hundreds of fiberglass molds, source of thousands of roadside statues.

Video Transcript

FAST: Fiberglass Mold Yard

[FAST President Jim Schauf stands in the vast mold yard]

Schauf: Most people think that this stuff out here is they call it the bonefield, because they think it's junk.

You know rejects, seconds.

They don't realize that it's molds, which is really the lifeblood of the company.

That's really the niche of our company, is a lot of people that do fiberglass stuff, but we have this huge inventory of molds.

So we actually have bus tours that are on schedule, they bring bus tours through and people walk through the mold field.

Word of mouth advertising. It may not even be the person that stopped, they may say something to somebody.

I think word of mouth, we've done a lot of business because of that word of mouth....

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