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  • Headhunter
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    Nice work guys! One of my favorites, the 550A has beautiful lines. I've been searching for one in 1/32, still on the hunt...

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  • jhrico
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    Great cars!

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  • YHR
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    Thanks Lloyd.

    Missing your entries at this years Kleskun Hills Proxy. I hope you can make it next year.

    Cheers


    Dan

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  • Lloyd.L
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    Two more fine models, great job Dan!

    Regards, Lloyd.

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  • YHR
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    Thanks Peter.

    The 550A kind of snuck up on me too. When I got those rims and big tires on it it it just looked like a race car.

    It goes pretty good too.

    Cheers

    Dan

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  • pfuetze
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    The 550 is really nice!
    So is the 956!
    I like both liveries, nice paint and decals.
    The shape of the 550 really gets me
    Very nice interior on the 956! Awesome!

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  • YHR
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    Porsche 956

    Alongside the 550 coupe I was building this 956.

    A Heller kit repainted and done up in BARC livery.

    A Gift Card chassis in a sidewinder configuration leaves a lot of room for an interior.

    This is using the new Barc Block 12 volt 16K rpm 6 pole armature motor.

    PGT cox super scale urethanes sanded down

    Built to send to Peter's 143 Pronomag in February







    Last edited by YHR; 10-12-2016, 07:05 AM.

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  • YHR
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    Porsche 550 A

    Porsche 550 A

    Home cast resin shell

    Gift card chassis in and inline configuration

    Barc Block 12 v 16K rpm 6 pole armature

    Barc Bite urethane tires.







    Head to Head against, Peter's Mini

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  • gabriel_paul
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    fantastic job!

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  • YHR
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    Digital Ferrari 250

    Well as the Ferrari 250 is one of my favorite cars it was on my dream team for my digital line up.

    I got this done and running and am pleased to be racing it in Digital.

    So far I have

    Porsche 906
    Porsche 917
    Ferrari P4
    Ford GT 40

    # 5 is the Ferrari 250 SWB









    So don't let people tell you you can't do digital in 143, These Carrera decoders are just right for my sidewinder chassis, giving me full featured D132 style racing
    Last edited by YHR; 06-04-2016, 08:07 PM.

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  • Lloyd.L
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    Amazing Dan! I thought I could think out of the box, but you are full of surprises!

    Regards, Lloyd.

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  • YHR
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    Digital chassis

    As I have now entered the digital world, I have fine tuned the Gift Card chassis to something else now, and the "gift card" is no longer a part on the parts list. In addition I was not going to incur the expense of chipping every car I wanted to run and wanted to make a chassis with an adjustable wheel base so something different had to be done.

    Instead of the Gift card I now am using pieces of old Carrera Go track. I had been cutting up track to build special track sections, and realized the track material would make a good chassis



    You can get about three cars out of one section of Carrera track as indicated by the red lines.

    So I now had a large supply of chassis material as I am utilized old track which I had no use for.



    The next change has been surrounding the sidewinder motor arrangement. I now build these as a pod. The Angle mount, motor, bearing block and axle are an assembled pod. Positions are fixed and the whole unit then can be moved forward or backward in the chassis to accomodate different wheel bases. In addition two front axle shafts are now included allowing another place for wheelbase adjustments.





    Using trued urethane tires I am finding I get a good performing chassis without the addition of any Brass plate. The photos above show a magnet in place, but this is being built as a ghost chassis, and the magnet addition just makes it a more challenging car to drive against. Normally this chassis would have no magnet.

    Here is the chassis all outiftted with a Carrera D132 chip





    Hopefully a picture says a thousand words, and i won't get much more prescriptive about how this all comes together.

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  • gabriel_paul
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    bravissimo!!!!!!!!!

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  • cyclone60
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    Good looking car !

    Bravo !

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  • pfuetze
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    the Lotus looks really good, Dan!
    Very nice work!

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