As some of you may know, I'm a commercial photographer that gets some great opportunities to shoot epic movie and tv cars (and as you can see from my wallpaper on my laptop above).

Recently, I came across a cool company called Flash Rods that makes custom memory storage (hard drives and thumb drives) based from 1:18 scale models and matchbox cars, including movie and tv cars like the Ecto1, Back to The Future Delorean, and A Team Van.

I've been using these things as promotion gifts to deliver files to clients (mainly the affordable flash drives). Sometimes I will have them make a custom full size hard drive to deliver project files after an advertising shoot (aka bigger budgets) as a gift to the client. It leaves a memorable impression. The Mercury drive below was used to deliver files to Discovery Channel after we shot a print ad.

The quality is great. I'm having Dave over at Flash Rods make me a beautiful custom Mad Max Interceptor that will sit on my own desk.

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If they don't have something listed on their site, message them about what you'd like and they will give you a quote about what it would take to make a particular custom drive for you.

Check out: http://www.flashrods.com/