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Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding Today, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By s.o.f.
Glue for Clear Plastic Parts

I've been using white glue (Bondfast) to glue various clear parts in place as it does not discolour the material. The problem I've found is that it is not terribly strong.

With my last build...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 02-13-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By s.o.f.
Thanks. The car is 1:32 scale. The car was...

Thanks. The car is 1:32 scale. The car was significant enough that it made the Porsche Museum and apparently will be run at Goodwood this year for the first time.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 02-13-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By s.o.f.
Porsche 909 Bergspyder

I’m always on the lookout for a true hill climb car and at the top of my list was the 1968 Porsche 909 Bergspyder.

In the sixties the European Hill Climb Championship meant something and Porsche...
Forum: News & Reviews 02-11-2019, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By s.o.f.
It was great that they showed MacLaren. Oh and...

It was great that they showed MacLaren.
Oh and it's a nice cool (-5) day here with a beautiful storm on the way.
Is that sun? In Vancouver? In winter?
Forum: News & Reviews 02-09-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By s.o.f.
Thanks for this. I trust it's on Netflix...

Thanks for this.
I trust it's on Netflix Canada? Journey to Lemans has a similar theme if you haven't seen it.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 01-18-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 211
Posted By s.o.f.
Too much grip!

I know that that this has come up before but maybe there is some fresh thinking. I am nearly finished a scratch build and I'm having issues with the car hopping and "chattering" in the corners. I am...
Forum: The Paddock 01-11-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 34,720
Posted By s.o.f.
I raced at Lorne Park Raceway which was in a huge...

I raced at Lorne Park Raceway which was in a huge room above the plaza. Four 1:24 tracks plus an HO track. When slot racing died off it became a pool haul.
A friend of mine and I took the train and...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 12-19-2018, 07:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By s.o.f.
OK here we go again! I need to clear coat a WHITE...

OK here we go again! I need to clear coat a WHITE car and it's winter so I can't spray it outside. :(

I had one incident where a white cockpit cowling yellowed after I dipped it in Future so I am...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 11-13-2018, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By s.o.f.
Ferrules for Webers

Hi there,
Can anyone tell me what type of store sells "ferrules?" These are the little "trumpets" that some people use for weber carbs.
Also, what diameter is best suited for 1:32 scale engines?...
Forum: News & Reviews 10-17-2018, 06:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,454
Posted By s.o.f.
Worth every penny!

Worth every penny!
Forum: 1/24 Scale Slot Cars 09-12-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 691
Posted By s.o.f.
Good topic! I am keen to hear the responses.

Good topic! I am keen to hear the responses.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 05-27-2018, 07:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 889
Posted By s.o.f.
Frank Costin, designed the March 711 body work on...

Frank Costin, designed the March 711 body work on which the Eifleland car was based. Another designer, Sandro Colombo (sp?) took it a step further. I really liked the "tea tray" nose.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 05-02-2018, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,303
Posted By s.o.f.
I have a 48' single lane hill climb with a couple...

I have a 48' single lane hill climb with a couple of very tight turns (google Brenner Pass Hill Climb for images.)
The fastest car I have is the Thunderslot Lola. Not far off that are the NSR...
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 04-14-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 573
Posted By s.o.f.
MR Slot Mazda - SOLD

MR Slot Mazda (https://www.panjo.com/buy/mr-slot-mazda-374650?utm_source=Panjo&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=ShareYourListing)

Very lightly used car that just doesn't suit my tight hill climb. ...
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 04-14-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 331
Posted By s.o.f.
AutoArt Subaru AWD - SOLD

AutoArt Subaru AWD (https://www.panjo.com/buy/autoart-subaru-awd-374649?utm_source=Panjo&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=ShareYourListing)

AutoArt Subaru with shaft driven AWD
These are a blast...
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 04-09-2018, 03:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By s.o.f.
I dropped the price

I dropped the price
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 04-09-2018, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 252
Posted By s.o.f.
Highly Tuned Ninco Lotus Exige - SOLD

Highly Tuned Ninco Lotus Exige (https://www.panjo.com/buy/highly-tuned-ninco-lotus-exige-374535?utm_source=Panjo&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=ShareYourListing)

This Exige includes CB wheels,...
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 04-09-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 415
Posted By s.o.f.
Fly Ferrari 512S - Targa Florio Model (C-26) - SOLD

Fly Ferrari 512S - Targa Florio Model (C-26) (https://www.panjo.com/buy/fly-ferrari-512s-targa-florio-model-c-26-374534?utm_source=Panjo&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=ShareYourListing)

I have too...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 03-16-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,760
Posted By s.o.f.
My first routed track was 47' long. I made...

My first routed track was 47' long. I made mistakes but as you have experienced it's all man-made stuff and repairable.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 02-21-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,512
Posted By s.o.f.
Thanks very much for the 908/3 tuning report....

Thanks very much for the 908/3 tuning report. I've always loved the 1:1 car so this model is on my list.
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 02-10-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By s.o.f.
Price Drop!

Price Drop!
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 01-30-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By s.o.f.
Price Drop

Price Drop
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 01-22-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By s.o.f.
I dropped the price.

I dropped the price.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 01-18-2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,373
Posted By s.o.f.
Very cool. Can you post any photos? When I found...

Very cool. Can you post any photos? When I found this one I was sold on the livery.
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 01-18-2018, 04:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 999
Posted By s.o.f.
Scalextric C457 - Ferrari F1/87 - SOLD

Scalextric C457 - Ferrari F1/87 (https://www.panjo.com/buy/scalextric-c457-ferrari-f1-87-372493?utm_source=Panjo&utm_medium=bbcode&utm_campaign=ShareYourListing)

Made in Spain and sold in the UK,...
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