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#251 Mark Johnson

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 08:36 AM

Lovely car . very retro !






#252 tomacci

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 09:01 AM

This is my last build, a z rail sidewinder with a bronze center rail. This was inspired with conversations with Mike Swiss. It won one race this season in the Midwest Series and a top two car in my box.
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Very nice work! I like the metal in-lay at the front end.


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#253 Joel Pennington

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Posted 07 March 2017 - 06:44 PM

I did the tungsten in lay with a 1/16 end mill. The .032 brass piece was temporarily glued to a plate for the milling.
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Posted 10 March 2017 - 11:41 AM

Nice car joel!

The next big Gravity race is St Patty's day weekend in Milwaukee. Good luck to all racers!


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Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:02 PM

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 Possibly the fastest inline car i have built,this is the 8th place car at the Nats last year driven by hotshot Craig Reynolds of Florida. I ran into him with 15 minutes to go in practice and with only about 10 minutes to prepare and try the car on a couple lanes. He was awesome. 

When Craig was a kid his folks would drop him off for the day to race in Indiana HOPRA. Sometimes that was 100 miles or more! He was brought up right.

Nice guy Jerry Craft of Colorado now owns this car.

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."If there is, in fact, a Heaven and a Hell, all we know for sure is that Hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Pheonix." Dr Hunter S Thompson 1937-2005
"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?" - Jack Kerouac 1927-1969
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Posted 10 April 2017 - 10:07 PM

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I have been working on this a couple years. Bob Collaran tried it out in Boston at the Nats last year. It was 1/2 to 1 second off the pace.


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"Everything you love, everything meaningful with depth and history, all passionate authentic experiences will be appropriated, mishandled, watered down, cheapened, repackaged, marketed, and sold to people you hate." Von Dutch [Kenneth R. Howard] 1929-1992
."If there is, in fact, a Heaven and a Hell, all we know for sure is that Hell will be a viciously overcrowded version of Pheonix." Dr Hunter S Thompson 1937-2005
"Whither goest thou, America, in thy shiny car in the night?" - Jack Kerouac 1927-1969
"Hold my stones". Keith Stone
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