COLORADO NUT COMPANY ~ A JADED HISTORY as told by Billy Roos this past autumn (Sept. 2015) while sipping bloody beers at the Rocky Flats Lounge

The Rōbert [Cholo] Report (pron: Rō'bear Re'por)

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Colorado Nut Company was the 1st to domestically produce artificial nut/chalk stones in Amerika… Billy Roos & Paul Sibley in 1967 or 68 started out in a 10′ x 10′ Denver basement that had a hole cut in an exterior wall to pass stock through to the band saw in order to cut it … the work was slow & very inaccurate … eventually they bought a drill press. Billy & a lady friend, Julie Clemens rented a house in Eldorado Springs with a garage that became Colorado Nut Company’s new home. After a break up with the future-ex girlfriend a very short while later Colorado Nut Co. was evicted by the landlord for making too much noise…

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Billy and Paul, autumn 2014 (back of Wally Berg’s head) in Macho Acres courtyard .  rōbert photo

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One afternoon while driving to the dump in Marshall … Sibley spotted some…

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