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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby Junior » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:37 pm

Very nice Harry, sign me up for the chassis building seminar in Sept.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:47 pm

Ok, check! A man of your status needs no reservation of course. Your usual table will be cleared and filled with Slotburgers and BBQ with room for a setup block :)
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby munter » Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:52 pm

Try main rails of .062" wire. If one length doesnt do it you can add another one, side by side.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby Ky.Slot Racer » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:23 pm

Guess I need some coffee, that`s nice !
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby ShotgunDave » Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:21 pm

Nice simple design Harry. I like it! Can't wait to hear how it runs.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby dge467 » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:10 pm

Looks great Harry!! I got to give the brass chassis build a try!
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Mon Aug 07, 2017 7:18 pm

Thanks, it came out pretty good in the shakedown runs.

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All standard Showdown Series gear on this one. Piranha motor, 9/27 Slot.it.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby waaytoomuchintothis » Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:02 pm

...and silent gears, perfect bearing centers, run-in motor, low center of gravity, perfect tire profiles, stable guide, etc. Look out, guys. He's serious.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:08 am

LOL, well Rob...the problem is that none of that amounts to a hill of beans with my driving "skill" :) All the rest of the guys that race here have the same, if not better precision AND they can drive. So being last is common for me, but now I can do it in style :)

Mounted the body using my regular old techniques. I shimmed the body from the underneath to get the ride height I wanted and then slipped in the plastic mounting plates, and glued in place.

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Used Evergreen sheet plastic this time. 2MM thick. I tacked in with CA (SuperGlue) and then flowed more glue after it dried.

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Just a slight amount of rake.

Now to prep the body and get my paint right.

More Joe will be mandatory for that. :auto-checkeredflag:
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby btaylor » Wed Aug 09, 2017 8:30 am

Sweet looking ride Harry! That is one heck of a package you have there. looks like it will be a fun car to drive. I cant get over how clean your chassis' look when finished. I work to fast most times, and the end result shows it. Of course when I do slow down and pay attention to detail, they still don't come out as good as yours.

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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby ShotgunDave » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:36 am

I'm liking the looks of this one Boss. I can't wait to see what the paint is going to look like!
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Wed Aug 09, 2017 12:48 pm

Thanks guys. Paint. Yes. Well that's where things get ugly. Lol
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby chappy » Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:32 am

Harry , that is looking great. The chassis build is to be admired , and the body placement gives that ready to race look to all comers.
Looking forward to the livery and finished set up.
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Re: Having coffee with it

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Fri Aug 18, 2017 6:43 pm

Thanks guys - well a few more hours and countless cups of joe.

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Had these decals for a long time and thought: "Why not"? Just a theme car as usual.

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The General took ownership :) We had some fun tonight under the lights.
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Re: Having coffee with it - DONE!

Postby strangebrew » Fri Aug 18, 2017 8:08 pm

Check out the SHINE on that faded paint job!!
.................Nice job......................
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