High Boy chassis "How To"

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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby DixonJohn » Wed Mar 25, 2015 2:55 pm

Great HOW TO Dave :text-thankyouyellow:
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby RV Racing » Wed Mar 25, 2015 3:22 pm

Thank you for the info on soldering and jig, Dave. Much appreciated!

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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby J Y D » Wed Mar 25, 2015 6:17 pm

Simple & Easy to follow ... even I could do it.
Thanks for sharing ... J Y D :text-bravo:
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Wed Mar 25, 2015 7:29 pm

Happy to be of service!
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Wed Mar 25, 2015 11:45 pm

Here's a shot of the very same chassis. Just wanted to show what's possible. The only thing added here is the bar work.

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If I can do it, so can anyone. I really hope it helps some of you teetering on the edge, to jump in. Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Thu Mar 26, 2015 7:04 pm

It does, great job. Thanks for doing this. Need to pin it.
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Thu Mar 26, 2015 9:03 pm

Thanks Harry. And thanks for adding the pic on how to locate the wheelbase. That's good info that forgot to add.
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby Broman62 » Fri Mar 27, 2015 7:24 pm

Just an awesome "How To" SGD!!! Can be used (approximately) for every scale!!
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby Jabbatee » Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:30 pm

ShotgunDave wrote:Thanks guys. I hope it's easy enough to follow. I know there's interest in these cars, so my intent here is to show that it's not hard to do. There's no "Black Magic" involved at all. I really hope that just one person takes something from this and is able to build a car. I just hope I'm not rambling and the instructions are good.

If anyone needs a better picture of something, or a better explanation don't be shy. Ask away and I'll do my best.


Great tutorial Dave, thanks for all the information. As someone who has never done a build but has always been interested in doing so, I am that "one person" who will definitely benefit from this info. Seeing all the great builds that are done by members on this board has certainly been inspirational.

Thanks for sharing!

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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Mon Aug 03, 2015 9:52 pm

Thanks Joe, you just made my day! :D
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby Abarth Mike » Thu Oct 22, 2015 9:12 pm

I'm a bit late to the party. Sorry.

Will you elucidate a bit on the motor/axle alignment or is this taken care off buy putting the bushings on the bottom of the rail and using 1/2 stock? It all sounds too simply, which off course it isn't of might not be.

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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Fri Oct 23, 2015 1:40 pm

You are correct Mike. it really is that simple. The bushings are soldered to the top of the rail and the motor is located by the 1/2" plate. You can use the chassis in either direction too. Just flip it over.
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby scatman » Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:31 pm

Question, where do you put the iron tip when you apply heat?
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby ShotgunDave » Fri Oct 23, 2015 4:43 pm

After I apply flux and tin the iron tip, I put it right on the joint. The tip will heat up both pieces and the solder will flow right into the joint.

Good question Tony. Hope this helps.
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Re: High Boy chassis "How To"

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Sat Feb 20, 2016 11:09 am

Bump as requested.
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