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#51 Noose

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 02:19 PM

I had one in my F1 car.


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Posted 09 October 2013 - 02:42 PM

Wish you could figure out how to put some Bruce, Thorne, or Henry driving ability in a jar, I'd buy a whole bunch of it!

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 02:56 PM

I am working on that, Kevin. It will be like Noose Juice for drivers. It involves some of John "Dr.Peppers" Austin's peppers and some other secret stuff. :)

And speaking of Noose Juice I bet we could have been even better if I would have had some.

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 03:40 PM

Sano Dave did.
 
:D
 
Ralph used mine.
 
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Posted 09 October 2013 - 04:04 PM

Wish you could figure out how to put some Bruce, Thorne, or Henry driving ability in a jar, I'd buy a whole bunch of it!


Kev,

I'd say "No can do, Bubbaloo", but Joe sort of disagrees  below.
 

Sano Dave did

 

I had one in my F1 car.


Probably the key in you making the A Main. LOL.
 
BTW, your eighth place lap total in the Can-Am PD A Main was the highest eighth/last place total ever at the Sano... so you got that goin' for ya. :)

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 04:58 PM

Greg VanPeenen has asked me to produce the modified nosepiece along with a lightened version of guide brace, time frame to be determined, but realistically, not in the next two weeks.

 
Interesting, I thought that's what R-Geo just released...

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 05:17 PM

Everyone loves a winner...


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Posted 09 October 2013 - 05:25 PM

BTW, your eighth place lap total in the Can-Am PD A Main was the highest eighth/last place total ever at the Sano... so you got that goin' for ya.


There ya go! LOL.

Motor hung a brush. Checked it out last night. Must have been from the wind velocity Matt caused.

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Posted 09 October 2013 - 06:55 PM

Motor hung a brush.


Joe,

Probably time to change your nickname. :laugh2:
 
To quote Sano Dave, "Yeah, Swiss, you crack yourself up sometimes".
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Posted 09 October 2013 - 07:41 PM

Interesting, I thought that's what R-Geo just released...


Yes, John.
 
That is what R-Geo just released. But some prefer the prototypes the way they are. If I have to keep cutting up the older JK chassis by hand I would have to sell them for $275 to $300 or more each.  

That is why I asked Mike if he could have the front section and pans made. Nothing interesting there, just good business. Giving people what they ask for. Some like R-Geo, some like the JK, it is what it is. The was no fee charged for the design and Rick has it out already.

I have more in the works and I will more then likely do the same thing with that. Project name Domesday. But I have to work on a new F1 and RetroPro and that will take awhile. So the other will have to wait. 
 
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Posted 10 October 2013 - 08:03 AM

My F1 had one of your 3/4" Brackets along with your flat guide tongue on it.

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 11:48 AM

Cap,
 
Thanks for mentioning that.
 
My mind is still a bit foggy from the weekend.
 
I guess that makes it a sweep in the Puppy Dog / "expert" classes.
 
BTW, the Can-Am A Main, along with a new distance record for the winner, Matt Bruce with 299-1/3 laps, with seven Versa-brackets, also holds the record for total laps by all eight racers, with 2,319 laps (289-7/8 average), surpassing the 2,300 laps (287-3/4 average) achieved previously at the epic Sano 5 A Main.

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Posted 10 October 2013 - 12:44 PM

Congrats to Duran Trujillo on his Can-Am win at the Summer Classic at BP Raceway, using a Chicagoland Raceway 2 degree bracket on his Greg VanPeenen built chassis.
 
The chassis also featured a Chicagoland Raceway coined steel guide tongue brace.

 
Mike,
 
Duran has won four in a row with that car on the King at BP. He is going to get one of the new ones to try shortly.

I would love to see Duran, Matt, Cap, Ralph, Sano Dave, Wes P., Mike Iles, and KVP running in an A Main. I would pay to watch that race.

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 03:41 PM

Greg Van Peenen has asked me to produce the modified nosepiece


This is coming along fine.
 
Geary started on the drawing yesterday and I'm guessing will start cutting them sometime today.
 
They will have a feature, which won't effect it being extremely close to the GVP ones originating from the JK nosepiece,
but will give builders a possible useful option to try on extremely fast tracks like Gerding Kings.

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Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:12 PM

How much will the new nosepiece cost?
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Posted 13 October 2013 - 10:41 PM


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Posted 14 October 2013 - 10:43 PM

How much will the new nosepieces cost?


Dr. Evil changed his mind.
 
$15 each for the nosepiece only.
 
For more info, go HERE.

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 07:54 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on his Can-Am win at the BRS race at his track this weekend, using the C/R angled Versa-bracket and coined steel guide brace.

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Posted 28 October 2013 - 08:06 PM

Brad's Can-Am also had a 3/4" C/R Bracket and C/R guide brace. Brad's winning WSC Coupe GVP Built X25P also had a C/R 3/4" bracket and guide brace.

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Posted 06 November 2013 - 01:20 AM

Congrats to Cap Henry on putting two more TQs and two more victories on the Versa-bracket's resume at the ORS race at Tom Thumb over the weekend.

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Posted 01 December 2013 - 10:20 PM

Congrats to Bud Bartos on his Stock Car win at the Penn-Ohio race at the Washington Slot Car Club using the C/R  original Versa-bracket, along with the C/R Brackagra bracket weight/brace and the C/R 3/4" coined steel nose piece on his immaculate Stocker chassis.
 
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Posted 02 December 2013 - 08:05 PM

 New 3/4" F1 bracket

 

.040" gusseted

 

$10.00 each (bracket only).

 

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 05:43 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on winning both F1 and Can-Am at the BRS race at Rt. 93 this past Saturday.

 

Cap used a 1" C/R bracket in F1 and a 3/4" C/R bracket in Can-Am, setting record lap totals in both classes.


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Posted 17 December 2013 - 07:50 AM

Congrats to Duran Trujillo and Tracy Chin on winning the A and B Mains at the Checkpoint Cup Warm-up race using the C/R 2 degree brackets.

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Posted 02 January 2014 - 12:49 AM

Congrats to Tracy Chin on his podium finish at the final Checkpoint Cup, in F1, against the BP regulars, using a Cap Henry built chassis, using the Versa-bracket and a C/R coined steel Versa-tongue.

 

Sidebar comment; IMO, Tracy, getting involved in Retro racing has made it that much cooler. What a ferocious competitor!


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Posted 13 January 2014 - 12:20 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on sweeping Can-Am and F1 the last two weekends at the races at TR Motorplex and Mark's Model World, using C/R brackets in all four cars.


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Posted 17 January 2014 - 01:23 PM

Congrats go out to "The Beast from the East", Matt Bruce, on his Checkpoint Cup victory in Can-Am, using a C/R bracket on his GVP-built chassis.


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Posted 24 February 2014 - 07:38 PM

Congrats to Dom Luongo (TQ), Eric Gerhken, and Collin Martin on their TQ and 1 ,2, 3 sweep of Can-Am at the NERR race this past weekend at Rapid  Raceway, using the C/R angled Versa-brackets.

 

Stay tuned in the next day or two for a pic of Retro racing's first production, angled, wide (1.370") motor bracket.


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Posted 25 February 2014 - 10:07 PM

Stay tuned in the next day or two for a pic of Retro racing's first production, angled, wide(1.370") motor bracket.


The bracket now can be seen at this LINK.


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 11:47 AM

Congrats to Ralph Thorne on his F1  win, including fastest race lap and total laps records at Retro South Race #2, at Cordele Model Speedway, using a C/R Versa-bracket.

 

Along with the bracket, Ralph also had a C/R Brackagra and coined steel Versa-tongue on his CHR-built Z-Rail chassis.


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Posted 03 March 2014 - 09:08 PM

Congrats to Matt Bruce on his record setting qualifying runs in both GTC-FK and F1 this past weekend at the Retro East race at Port Jeff Raceway this past weekend, using C/R Versa-brackets in his GVP chassis.

 

Also, on his F1 win,setting records for both a single race lap and total race laps.

 

Reminder, Chicagoland Raceway Versa-brackets, like all C/R Retro related parts, along with Backtrack chassis jigs, wire benders and Guide Buddies,

are available to raceways at a discount.
 


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Posted 15 March 2014 - 12:39 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on using a Chicagoland angled bracket to TQ in Can/Am, with a record 4.621.

 

Cap also used a C/R steel coined guide brace on his 18 rail self-built JK X25R chassis.


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 06:54 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on using  Chicagoland angled brackets to TQ in GTC PD, CanAm and F1 at R4/7,  all with track record times.

 

Cap also podiumed in all 3 classes.


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Posted 17 March 2014 - 07:23 PM

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Posted 19 March 2014 - 11:57 AM

Congrats to Matt Bruce, Cap Henry and Greg Fox on their 1,2,3 sweep in F1 at R4/7, using the C/R angled Versa-bracket.

 

The chassis, built by Greg Van Peenen, Mike Muir & Greg Fox, also used C/R Brackagra's(2) or Horseshoes(1)

and a C/R steel guide brace and a steel coined nose pc.


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Posted 24 November 2014 - 05:39 PM

I'm waiting for some race reports to be posted, to give everyone their props, but Eric Gehrken's record TQ run, and win, at HVR this past weekend, using a C/R Versa-bracket deserves special mention.

He also used a C/R 3/4" coined steel nose pc./ guide tongue.

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Posted 28 December 2014 - 12:10 AM

Now that Noose (not complaining-lol) has caught up with the race reports, time for some more props for the numerous racers using Chicagoland Versa-brackets in the last few months.

Sano 8

GTC-FK
2nd Tracy Chin
3rd Mike "Raisin" Garrett

GTC-Pro
2nd Mike Swiss
3rd Kevin Van Pelt

F1
TQ & 2nd place-Kevin Van Pelt

F1 Flat
3rd Mike Swiss

Can-Am Flat
1st Chuck Gambo
3rd Kevin Van Pelt

Can-Am
TQ Howie Ursaner (new record)
1st Joe Neumeister (new record)
2nd Howie Ursaner (5 ft. back)
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Posted 12 January 2015 - 07:26 PM

Congrats to Cap Henry on wins in both Can-Am and F1, this past weekend at HMS, using C/R 3/4" brackets in both cars.

The F1 was also sporting a C/R 3/4" brass nose pc.

Stay tuned in the next day or two, for an announcement on a new nose pc. and another chassis part.
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Posted 12 January 2015 - 07:52 PM

Bring it on Mike!!!


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Posted 12 January 2015 - 10:46 PM

Bring it on Mike!!!


X2! Always cool seeing what you come up with.

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Posted 13 January 2015 - 10:55 AM

Ohhhh I like new parts LOL.


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Posted 13 January 2015 - 11:33 AM

Always good to see what new stuff is coming from the creative minds of our suppliers :good:

 

Cheers


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Posted 13 January 2015 - 02:20 PM

Samples did make it in.

I'll post pics later when I get to the raceway.

I hope guys aren't disappointed. Lol

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Posted 08 June 2015 - 12:33 PM

Congrats to Gary Clinton Jr., Eric Gehrken, and Matt Bruce, on their wins in GTC-Pro, Can-Am and F1, at Retropalooza 6,

at Hudson Valley Raceway, using the C/R Versa-bracket.

 

Also, congrats to Les Chase on his record qualifying run in GTC-FK.

 

C/R Versa-bracket's, Retro racing's first production, straight mesh, angled face bracket, were used by 7 of the 12 racers,

on the podium, in GTC-FK, GTC-PRO, Can-Am, and F1.


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Posted 18 June 2015 - 01:45 PM

Congrats to John Weaver on his clean sweep of the American Raceways Extravaganza, using 3/4" C/R motor brackets in his James Grandi built, X25R Coupe chassis, and his Eric Gehrken built, X25R Can-Am chassis.

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 11:12 AM

Congrats to Eric Gehrken (1st Coupe), John Weaver(3rd Coupe & 1st Can-Am) and James Grandi (3rd Can-Am) on their podium finishes at Retro East Race #1 this past weekend, at FastTracks.

 

They all used 3/4" C/R Versa-brackets in their 3D and Grandi built X25R's.


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Posted 15 September 2015 - 06:58 PM

It was brought to my attention from the Retro East tech guy, that 4 out of the top 5, in Can-Am, were using the Versa-bracket.

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Posted 15 September 2015 - 07:34 PM

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Posted 10 December 2015 - 07:27 PM

I'm raising the price, as of this post , of all the standard width (3/4" & 1") Versa-brackets, from $9.50 t0 $10.00.

 

Thank you.


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Posted 10 December 2015 - 07:42 PM

2 less gumballs I can buy :( lol

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