what´s on your bench right now? [1/43]

1/43rd Scale Slot Car Forum

what´s on your bench right now? [1/43]

Postby pfuetze » Sat Nov 01, 2014 4:15 am

on mine, there are still the same cars, BUT the workbench got a general clean up and i hope to find some time to really start with some of the cars.
The JCW plug got the whole in the grill filled and is now ready for vac-forming, both whole bodies and windows for the resin copy :)

Image
Last edited by pfuetze on Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:45 am, edited 1 time in total.
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby Arkay » Sat Nov 01, 2014 5:07 am

My bench actually is the floor...

Image

Roland
Arkay
 
Posts: 60
Joined: Sun May 11, 2014 11:07 am

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby transam6870 » Sat Nov 01, 2014 7:04 am

Everyone else`s cars :lol:
User avatar
transam6870
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 582
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:42 pm
Location: ks. ks? where is that?

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby pfuetze » Sat Nov 01, 2014 7:44 am

Roland, that layout looks great!
1/43rd or 1/32nd lane spacing?
2 or 3 lanes?
oval will be banked, infield with elevation changes?
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby Florida_Slotter » Sat Nov 01, 2014 8:27 am

Arkay,

I absolutely love the image in your post above:

Image


Especially the image in the upper right hand corner of the image you posted. That being the track diagram.

One of the places I have raced at in Florida is The Race Place in Holly Hill. It is adjacent to Daytona. They have a Daytona International Speedway replica track, that owner Greg Walker built.

Image


When he built his track back in the 1980's, he did not have the technology that is available today. I can see some digital switches selecting the track you run. So very nice.

I must say that a lap on the track at Holly Hill is a true experience to behold. I'm sure yours will be the same.
Florida Slotter, aka Marty Stanley
A Double 60's Racer - I raced back then and I'm in my 60's now
User avatar
Florida_Slotter
Scratch Build Guru
 
Posts: 1942
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 4:08 pm
Location: Florida

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby Arkay » Sat Nov 01, 2014 3:51 pm

It will be a 43rd scale track. Three lanes, 70 mm wide each.
The lane change will be electromechanical, not digital.
It is simply designed for changing the course. I like roadcourses but I love NASCARs as well. So I thought it might be funny to combine both if possible. The track is 19 m long, sufficiently dimensioned for my intentions, and has enough space for a bit of landscaping and life...
There will be no banking and no elevation changes, simply because the oval will be used as part of the roadcourse, too.

Roland


I must correct - of course there is an elevation change in the infield.
Last edited by Arkay on Wed Nov 05, 2014 7:41 am, edited 1 time in total.
Arkay
 
Posts: 60
Joined: Sun May 11, 2014 11:07 am

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby Broman62 » Sun Nov 02, 2014 11:00 am

Nothing right now as both T&S Raceways have been torn down and am in the works for a revamp!!!
HOME RACIN' GOO-GOO
User avatar
Broman62
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1199
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 6:29 pm
Location: Warren, Ohio

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby LloydL » Tue Nov 04, 2014 10:02 am

A mess, on what often passes as my workbench!



Image


Regards, Lloyd.
User avatar
LloydL
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 696
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:48 am
Location: Norwich, UK

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby pfuetze » Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:34 pm

You know, Lloyd, that looks a little like your track, too! I like the number of Minis i see in that picture :)
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby LloydL » Tue Nov 04, 2014 3:41 pm

It is part of my track Peter, it is just easier to work on there than on my bench sometimes!

Regards, Lloyd
User avatar
LloydL
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 696
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:48 am
Location: Norwich, UK

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby pfuetze » Mon Jun 20, 2016 12:24 am

Image

Image

There is progress on the Minis!
The 43Motorsports Mini Monaco will get the body mount glued in soon, ready for paint, well a little sanding is due in between.
And a 43Motorsports Mini Broadspeed GT morphed into a Mini Pickup.
Due to the small things that i do not like a 100% about the cast, i started with a new Mini Pickup from scratch. Will use the front half of one Heller kit and the body panels from a 2nd Heller kit to lengthen the body in the back. New rear body parts will be done from PS material.
I need to order PS round material in 1mm for the roll bar in the back after the drivers cabin.

Peter
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby LloydL » Mon Jun 20, 2016 1:49 am

Great job, as ever Peter!

Regards, Lloyd.
User avatar
LloydL
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 696
Joined: Thu Sep 06, 2012 5:48 am
Location: Norwich, UK

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby pfuetze » Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:11 am

Image

Image

the middle parts of the blue mini kit will act as rear body panels for the gray Mini. The rear will get a cover and a roll cage. Fender flares to follow as well.

looking forward to get the new chassis running. ball bearings in that small chassis along with nice gears - what will that sound like :D
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby BARC 1 » Wed Jun 22, 2016 4:36 am

That looks very nice Peter. I will be looking forward to seeing it when it is finished.

Cheers
Cheers
Image
User avatar
BARC 1
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1457
Joined: Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:03 pm
Location: Grande Prairie Alberta

Re: what´s on your bench right now?

Postby pfuetze » Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:21 am

Image

Image
User avatar
pfuetze
HRW SlotCar Veteran!
 
Posts: 1995
Joined: Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:35 pm
Location: Austria

Next

Return to HRW 1/43rd Scale

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 4 guests