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#126 John Gorski

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Posted 28 May 2013 - 07:24 PM

Any one know where to buy an old Tub Track?

http://neophytte.min...c_id=1140036385


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Posted 30 May 2013 - 08:11 AM

John,

Where is it planing to be located? Did you try Yahoo group?

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Posted 01 June 2013 - 06:11 PM

Any one know where to buy an old Tub Track?

http://neophytte.min...c_id=1140036385

John

PM sent .

One for sale its the two piece copy.

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#129 Pat McGee

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Posted 19 July 2013 - 04:24 AM

A Flock of Eagles, continued....

 

Here's #1.  Five to go.....

 

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Car's really been finished and running for awhile, just no time now for slots!


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Posted 19 July 2013 - 11:03 AM

now thats what i,m talkin bout!    man that looks like that chassis will /does handle good.was wondering how the body is secured? 4 posts?and what arm is in there? i,m guessing a yellow jacket! i have made 2 of this type of build and they are fun and well worth the effort. the brush cup set-up really says it all pat. thanx for posting the flock...i was wondering what happened to,em. 


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Posted 20 July 2013 - 12:40 PM

A Flock of Eagles, continued....

 

Here's #1.  Five to go.....

 

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Car's really been finished and running for awhile, just no time now for slots!

Pat,

You are the man, how about a shot with Bodie off for me & Joe???

Thanks SJJ


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Posted 30 July 2013 - 12:31 AM

Here's a plucked Eagle.....

 

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The body mounts are kind of jury rigged, threw them on to take the car to play in Denver a few months ago.  #2's body mount system will be the same but different :wacko:, change will be retro fitted to this car.  The body can be mounted lower if you chamfer the front of the chassis and gear plate as we did in the day, but I'm not going to bother on this series of cars, they're built for play.  Joe, they'll all be powered by 6 ohm mean greens with Dash magnets.

 

Here's the latest build, this will have "trailing" bronze wipers.

 

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A solid pan version is up next.  Started this one for A.J., but I kinda like it.....

 

Hi, Nelson!!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Posted 30 July 2013 - 09:51 AM

Pat, what are Dash magnets? I think a lot of us racers want to know.


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Posted 30 July 2013 - 10:14 AM

Dash Motorsports T-Jet magnets, a lot of Fray guys use them.  Not quite as stout as my best Super II's, but a lot cheaper and easier to find, and will pass the lift test.  The Eagle has Super II's for now.  If they're not on the website, you can usually find them I think at Balls-Out or Lucky Bob's, or other suppliers.   http://dash-motor-sp...resta/index.php


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Posted 31 July 2013 - 06:48 AM

very cool pat i,m likin t he latest chassis that you have under construction. hummm trailing wipers ya say? plz post a pic of what that looks like when you get time i,m kinda curious. seems i get distracted when i see pics of what folk are buildin these days but building new chassis are on hold due to the work i have to catch-up.  but this winter i can see a new chassis in my mind just like the pics show!!  the flock is lookin nice man! dont look back they might be gainin on ya!


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Posted 15 August 2013 - 01:54 PM

Those bring back a lot of memories!


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Posted 08 September 2013 - 11:26 AM

Here are some pics of the wiper retension system I have been developing for the last few month.
I didn't show pictures of these before the Big Shot 2 race.
With this system the wipers never get messed up in the race, so you can keep on racing and not lose time trying to realign a wiper!2013-08-07 12.43.32.jpg 2013-08-08 21.06.04.jpg 2013-07-29 06.14.57.jpg
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Posted 08 September 2013 - 12:17 PM

Nice upgrade Mike--- the wipers keep aligned better than  way I'm sure!!


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Posted 08 September 2013 - 03:45 PM

Mike,

Looks Cool how about a top view?

SJJ


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Posted 08 September 2013 - 04:24 PM

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This is the prototype. It also styles a 3 point mounting system that allows the G3 chassis
to flex more to soak up the torque loading when punching the car. It tames the issue a bit to make
the car more stable coming off a turn.

The podium cars at the "Big Shot 2" race are all Doug Morris built or design cars.
One was a pickup shoe car and the others were wiper cars that I incorporated the wiper
retention system into. They were "wheel" by Rick Jocham, Dale Yamashita, Gary Morgan.
The cars ran flawlessly, with the wiper cars having no de-arrange wiper in any "off"
during the race.
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Posted 15 September 2013 - 07:13 PM

bbr thanx for posting the pics of the wiper set-up. it,s cool to see what folk are doing so i can get an idea what is possible and what works! nice job on all.i spect i,ll try something like that this winter when it,s slotcave time all the time.what a great way to pass a long winter...experimenting with the lil cars.


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Posted 29 September 2013 - 04:39 PM

Mike,

 

I see that the pick-ups are tucked up into the chassis on the trailing edge. Are they attached to anything or do they just stick up in the square hole?

 

That's why we all wanted a top view but it is not clear where they go at the trailing edge.

 

Pretty cool stuff!

 

Keep it in the slot,

 

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Posted 30 September 2013 - 03:41 PM

Mike,

 

I see that the pick-ups are tucked up into the chassis on the trailing edge. Are they attached to anything or do they just stick up in the square hole?

 

That's why we all wanted a top view but it is not clear where they go at the trailing edge.

 

Pretty cool stuff!

 

Keep it in the slot,

 

AJ

there is a "z" bend on the end of the wiper so the wiper is going nowhere. once the wiper is adjusted properly it will not get tweaked during a crash.


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Posted 02 October 2013 - 04:33 PM

My buddy "tjet tyco.JPG Chappy" is Maching these , Brass TYCO JET

SJJ


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Posted 02 October 2013 - 09:06 PM

Slick!

What is with the yellow and red endbells ?

Mike, next run of frames I have done will have slots cut to allow your pickup wiper setup to be done.  I like it and think in the near future it will be the way to go, Hats off to you sir! :hi: 


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Posted 04 October 2013 - 07:32 AM

sidejob i picked up 2 of the chappy chassis one like shown and the swing arm type. i had hopes to install the bigblock motors from chapperal however cuz the lead wire are  different than the older style can motors they are now going into the landshark kits that i have in the (to be built) shelf! just a question? is there a parts vender that sells mo powerful mags for the older cans and a hotter arm for the same? diggin the brass carz!!


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Posted 04 October 2013 - 10:06 AM

Joe I am out of endbells with carbon brushes. We may be SOL if Mabuchi does not care we have them. What is manufactured in the past is all we are likely to be stuck with.

My source has teased me saying he has more motors tucked away in his warehouse. He makes his money reselling medical equipment and will not get off his fat a$$ to dig them out. I find this typical because of the volume we deal with . 

In November I hope to have my foot in the door at a place that has a 3d printer.  I have a vision of an endbell that is old school Tyco style that you can use Tyco brush barrels or modern "Bigfoot" brushes. And straight up timing too for Wizzard Slottech arms.  I hope it will work out as I think it would solve a big problem.

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Here is one with lights . It uses the tiny N10 Mabuchi motor. 

Its on Ebay now!


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Posted 04 October 2013 - 12:12 PM

Joe,
I rebuild the older tyco pro cans with 440x2 mags and arm. If you want I can send you a couple motors? Oh boy Joe, I look forward to seeing you getting them running. The yellow and red on the bells is tape to insulate the brushes.
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Posted 05 October 2013 - 06:27 PM

RKinn "Robert Kinney" Is the Machinest that made these.

They have a great old school Gravity feel.Its amazing how the Can motor snaps right in.

SJJ


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Posted 10 November 2013 - 07:21 AM

This car was in Model car magezine June 1968.

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