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Local man builds replica of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ motorcycle
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Jeff McClure is a long-time fan of Prince. Aside from being a full-time magician and entertainment consultant, McClure builds replica movie props for collectors around the world. The 34th anniversary of Purple Rain's release was in August, and to commemorate Prince's death, life and legacy, McClure built an exact replica of Prince’s famous purple motorcycle. he also has a replica of Prince's famous Telecaster guitar. - photo by Scott Rogers
The first prop Jeff McClure remembers tinkering with was a “Ghostbusters” proton pack, part of the ghost-hunting gear used in the movie to blast ghosts. He said there were some things about it he didn’t like, so he started refurbishing it and changing it to make it better.