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#151 SlotStox#53


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Posted 19 May 2014 - 01:57 PM

Congratulations to all who made this Proxy such a great event to read up on and follow as a spectator :good:

Seeing the construction of the cars with all the fabulous woodworking really inspired me to have a go. Just wasn't in a position to build/compete , but will look at building a Goodwood proxy car :D

Long live the art of wooden slot car bodies !!!!!!!
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Posted 19 May 2014 - 02:39 PM

Amen Paul. 


Jairus, what's the current status on this? Have you sent back the cars? Do we owe you some postage? I kinda lost track of what's going on here.... 




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Posted 19 May 2014 - 03:22 PM

Mailed the first car today.  Hoping to get all the French cars in the mail tomorrow Don.
Will notify you soon as I can.

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Posted 19 May 2014 - 04:38 PM

First and foremost a big thanks to Jairus for setting up this proxy.

Another big thanks to all participants who entered and actually made good on their words,

last but certainly not least a thanks for the tracks that welcomed us  :victory:


As it was my first Balsa car and always having had a huge admiration for the people who made cars like this,
I can now say that this admiration has at least doubled knowing what it takes to make one.


I could not have said it better then Paul so I will quote him to rub it in a bit more.

Long live the art of wooden slot car bodies  :excl: 


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Posted 19 May 2014 - 05:27 PM

Thanks for all your hard work Jairus.   :thank_you2:   Rodney and I had great fun teaming up and building our cars. :D

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Posted 20 May 2014 - 07:46 PM

Congratulations to all the builders--but especially Bruce! I got to see his work up close and it was just amazing---all the cars looked very nice!!  Bruce certainly put in the time and effort to create and outstanding little car!! :)

She's real fine, my 409!!!

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 04:01 PM


Bruce congratulations for this first place, it is deserved, it is a very nice car.

With Nicolas, we are very happy to have managed to build a wooden car.

Thank you, Jairus, Don, Rodney, Jaak, Bruce, Rick, Nicolas for this great adventure

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 02:44 PM

Thanks guy's, I feel very honored to have been a part of this event, a big congratulations to all of you too.


Just got  the car back in the mail and wow, what a nice display base!!! Thanks Jairus :D

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 05:38 PM

Wow that display base is just beatiful ! Your totally awesome Merc looks perfect on it :good: Great job Bruce :)

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