Jump to content




Photo

Beaver Valley


  • Please log in to reply
229 replies to this topic

#1 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 18 November 2014 - 12:24 PM

By popular demand from some variously-popular guys: a thread about this chassis and some of the ways it can be done up.
 
WAR BEAVER got its start as this year’s chassis in Retro East’s annual six-hour Enduro. We tried to come up with a frame that would deliver satisfying performance and would be durable enough to survive the race in a wide range of conditions.  Several participants in that event remarked that the effort was successful on all counts. Based on the enthusiasm and a lot of requests, we tooled up a complete kit.
 
This chassis may be ideally suited to kitting. It was engineered to be simple and straightforward to build and to maintain, and as such it’s well within reach of any reasonably careful builder; a couple of small mods from the original Enduro cars were made to make the assembly even easier, and with the detailed instructions supplied it’s possible to go from kit bag to finished chassis in an hour and a quarter.
 
In this thread we’ll talk a little about the engineering thought that went into the basic WAR BEAVER, and also show some of the variants from the original that have come along so far.
 
113van 01.jpg
 
We tend to call anything with divergent rails “Tripods,” and often they really aren’t; this one aren’t. But, the triangles formed by the parallel center section with the two divergent “spread” rails, all locked solid together, makes for a very rigid structure that still twists nicely. The most important bit here is in how the axle tabs in the nosepiece are bent to align with the spread rails, so that they can be joined along that edge without having to bend back into line. Lapping the rail in this way gives us a stronger joint and eliminates the need to add extra braces to the nosepiece, and also eliminates having to bend the wire back parallel to the center rails: that second bend would make a vulnerable stress point in a head-on impact, an unsupported place that would try to crumple. We saw some proof of that thinking at our June Enduro, where at least one racer took a full-punch wallshot and drove away chuckling.
 
The other thing you see here is the attempt to mount the pan hinges with a minimum of bendy fuss: the intent is to run hinge wires along the front and rear edges of the pan, making it necessary to make only one bend per side up to the top surface of the brass, and that one’s got plenty of room to bend in.
 
The standard BEAVER performs ably, and I hope a couple of guys who’re driving them now will chime in here with their comments; at the same time, there’re always fellows who just can’t resist playing around a little…
 
IMG_2320.JPG
 
Here’s Joe Neumeister’s tonyp-built car, with .055" wires and cut-down pans. This  appeared at last month's Sano, and would have competed but for a last-minute discovery that too-soft fronts were scrubbing off speed in the bank. It'll be under a Coupe this week at HVR, and we shall see –
 
TonyP 10-rail 01.JPG
 
- And here'sTony’s own, using .047" rails. I believe this was sold right at the race after this pic, and he's got another now. Notice the little crossbrace on the center section, by the motor bracket: that bracket’s Dremeled out and the wire is soldered straight across the inside of the motor face. It's a great help with unwanted twist in these multi-rail cars.
 
Wally Beev 03.jpg
 
Duffy mounted a Wallenda perimeter to the standard center, to make – what else? “Wally And The BEAVER.” Jersey John took this one, tore the Brady pans off and dropped the axles, and pressed it into service in Can-Am Plus; did pretty well with it, too.
 
So – what’s next?


  • Noose and tonyp like this
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder




#2 Tex

Tex

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,907 posts
  • Joined: 07-July 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denton, TX

Posted 18 November 2014 - 04:47 PM

I can't repeat what I'm thinking. Yes, to answer the question/remark you haven't asked/said yet.


Richard L. Hofer

Remember, two wrongs don't make a right... but three lefts do! Only you're a block over and a block behind.

#3 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 19 November 2014 - 08:55 AM

Here is one I made to a customers specs for a RetroPro. Came out at 34 grams...

 

IMG_0122.JPG

 

IMG_0123.JPG


  • Noose and SlotStox#53 like this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#4 JerseyJohn

JerseyJohn

    Posting Leader

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,865 posts
  • Joined: 05-September 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Northern NJ

Posted 19 November 2014 - 07:26 PM

Rabid Beaver By JJ Chassis. 53 grams of pure animal...

WP_20141119_001.jpg

 

WP_20141119_003.jpg

 

WP_20141119_005.jpg


  • Noose likes this
JJ TRADE MARK BANNER copy.jpg

John Chas Molnar

"Certified Newark Wise Guy since 1984" (retired)
"Certified Tony P Chassis God since 2007"
" Internationally Know Slot Car Racing Celebrity "
https://www.facebook...nchassisworks/#
Email me
 


#5 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 20 November 2014 - 02:39 PM

IMG_2441.JPG

 

I see your Beaver and raise you one.


"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#6 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 20 November 2014 - 03:05 PM

IMG_2181.jpg

 

A trio of Beaver.


  • Tim Neja, JerseyJohn and James Fetherolf like this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#7 Noose

Noose

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,140 posts
  • Joined: 08-November 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denville, NJ

Posted 20 November 2014 - 03:07 PM

Let's call this "Sano Beaver".  It was my back-up car at the Sano. Recent changes to the type of front tires has made this a "go to car" for me. 

 

SanoBeaver.jpg


  • James Fetherolf likes this

Joe "Noose" Neumeister
Sometimes known as a serial despoiler of the clear purity of virgin Lexan bodies. Lexan is my canvas!
Noose Custom Painting - Since 1967
Chairman - IRRA® Body Committee - Roving IRRA® Tech Dude - "EVIL BUCKS Painter"

"Team Evil Bucks" Racer - 2016 Caribbean Retro Overall Champion
The only thing bad about Retro is admitting that you remember doing it originally.


#8 Half Fast

Half Fast

    Keeper Of Odd Knowledge

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,837 posts
  • Joined: 02-May 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NYC, Long Island

Posted 20 November 2014 - 03:34 PM

Nice work, guys.

 

I have always liked to see pictures of Beavers!

 

Cheers,


Bill Botjer

Faster then, wiser now

 

 


#9 Tex

Tex

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,907 posts
  • Joined: 07-July 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denton, TX

Posted 20 November 2014 - 04:42 PM

I can't stand it any longer! Beaver Valley! Beaver Valley! Beaver Valley! Beaver! Beaver! Beaver! oh. oh! Oh! OH! OOHHHH!!!

 

Aaaahh.

 

Whew. Had to get that out.

 

Back to your regularly scheduled programming. Sorry for the interruption.


  • Mike Patterson likes this
Richard L. Hofer

Remember, two wrongs don't make a right... but three lefts do! Only you're a block over and a block behind.

#10 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 20 November 2014 - 04:45 PM

It's the title of a Disney nature film from like '54 or thereabouts.


Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#11 Half Fast

Half Fast

    Keeper Of Odd Knowledge

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,837 posts
  • Joined: 02-May 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NYC, Long Island

Posted 20 November 2014 - 05:09 PM

... and here I thought it was more like a Russ Meyer flick. :)
 
Cheers,

Bill Botjer

Faster then, wiser now

 

 


#12 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 20 November 2014 - 06:01 PM

Gentlemen, try to maintain a little decorum here. I know I haven't made it all that easy, but please at least make a convincing show of it.


Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#13 The Number of

The Number of

    Checkered Flag in Hand

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,439 posts
  • Joined: 29-February 08
  • Gender:Male

Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:29 PM

Well, you started it what is next? Angry beaver, blind beaver, a lightweight shaved beaver? STOP THE MADNESS!
Bill Fulmer

The lack of any credible evidence is proof the conspiracy is working!

#14 Tex

Tex

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,907 posts
  • Joined: 07-July 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denton, TX

Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:29 PM

It's the title of a Disney nature film from like '54 or thereabouts.

 

Oh, it's SO much more than that.


Richard L. Hofer

Remember, two wrongs don't make a right... but three lefts do! Only you're a block over and a block behind.

#15 Half Fast

Half Fast

    Keeper Of Odd Knowledge

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,837 posts
  • Joined: 02-May 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NYC, Long Island

Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:56 PM

Duf-
 
I'm sorry I started this thread on the road to perdition.
 
Cheers,
 
PS: The Road to Perdition was a Bob Hope movie I think! :) (Special obscure reference for Duffy.)
  • Duffy likes this

Bill Botjer

Faster then, wiser now

 

 


#16 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:56 PM

Well - right now we're tossing various names around for the upcoming F1 kit. Included on the short list is STEAMER DUCK. Y'like?
  • Foamy likes this
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#17 Half Fast

Half Fast

    Keeper Of Odd Knowledge

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,837 posts
  • Joined: 02-May 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NYC, Long Island

Posted 20 November 2014 - 07:58 PM

I am going to have to work hard to make something out of that name. Sounds like a Bada$$ Bird.
 
Cheers,

Bill Botjer

Faster then, wiser now

 

 


#18 The Number of

The Number of

    Checkered Flag in Hand

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,439 posts
  • Joined: 29-February 08
  • Gender:Male

Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:01 PM

Sofa King Steamer Duck?
Bill Fulmer

The lack of any credible evidence is proof the conspiracy is working!

#19 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 20 November 2014 - 08:23 PM

Oh, behave.


  • Foamy likes this
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#20 Tex

Tex

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,907 posts
  • Joined: 07-July 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denton, TX

Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:00 AM

You have GOT to be kidding!? We're slot car guys! :laugh2:
  • Noose likes this
Richard L. Hofer

Remember, two wrongs don't make a right... but three lefts do! Only you're a block over and a block behind.

#21 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:38 AM

Oh. Right. I forget sometimes.


Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#22 Tex

Tex

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 8,907 posts
  • Joined: 07-July 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denton, TX

Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:55 AM

I'll be good now. I just HAD to get that other thing out of my system. I'm better now. The doctor said so.


Richard L. Hofer

Remember, two wrongs don't make a right... but three lefts do! Only you're a block over and a block behind.

#23 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 21 November 2014 - 09:08 AM

See? Obamacare works.


  • Tex likes this
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#24 gas

gas

    Rookie Keyboard Racer

  • Full Member
  • Pip
  • 48 posts
  • Joined: 28-December 08
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:NM

Posted 21 November 2014 - 10:42 AM

TonyP's with the motor in it is a Mountain Beaver.


George Ewing

#25 CoastalAngler1

CoastalAngler1

    Outlaw Racer

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,270 posts
  • Joined: 03-May 14
  • Gender:Not Telling
  • Location:Quit Wishin Go Fishin

Posted 22 November 2014 - 12:04 AM

Podium threat.

Charlie McCullough

Charlie's Speed Shop

JK Hawk Horsepower Specialist

Bartos Chassis  CHR Cars

Outisight Bodies

Mossetti Racing

 


#26 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 27 November 2014 - 08:18 AM

The Mountain Beaver was really good on the Hillclimb. Unfortunately I got walled down the back straight in practice and bent the pans up. Not enough time to fix it before end of tech so I could not run it in the race. Probably the fastest car I ever had on the Jacksonville Hillclimb.

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#27 JerseyJohn

JerseyJohn

    Posting Leader

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,865 posts
  • Joined: 05-September 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Northern NJ

Posted 27 November 2014 - 11:18 AM

My second beaver version.

WP_20141126_003.jpg

WP_20141126_004.jpg
JJ TRADE MARK BANNER copy.jpg

John Chas Molnar

"Certified Newark Wise Guy since 1984" (retired)
"Certified Tony P Chassis God since 2007"
" Internationally Know Slot Car Racing Celebrity "
https://www.facebook...nchassisworks/#
Email me
 


#28 Samiam

Samiam

    Posting Leader

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 4,491 posts
  • Joined: 18-January 12
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Long Island, NY

Posted 27 November 2014 - 12:23 PM

Nice chassis build, John.
 
Boy, if that bench could talk. Looks like it has lots of build stories etched into its surface.
  • JerseyJohn likes this
Sam Levitch
 
"If you have integrity, nothing else matters, and if you do not have integrity, nothing else matters."
     Robert Mueller, special counsel (2013)

#29 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 27 November 2014 - 02:01 PM

Lots of joints were rolled on that bench in the '60s.
  • S.O. Watt, Joe Mig, Mike Patterson and 2 others like this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#30 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 30 November 2014 - 01:24 PM

t1.jpg

t2.jpg

Octo-beaver. 50 grams.
  • Noose likes this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#31 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 30 November 2014 - 05:23 PM

Enduro chassis for Terry Tawney. 48.6 grams.

t1.jpg

t2.jpg
  • Noose and CoastalAngler1 like this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#32 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 02 December 2014 - 07:58 PM

King Track Beaver for Mr. Noose. 49.8 grams.

image.jpg

image.jpg
  • Noose and Dave Reed like this

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#33 Noose

Noose

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 21,140 posts
  • Joined: 08-November 06
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Denville, NJ

Posted 02 December 2014 - 08:07 PM

Looks great!!

Joe "Noose" Neumeister
Sometimes known as a serial despoiler of the clear purity of virgin Lexan bodies. Lexan is my canvas!
Noose Custom Painting - Since 1967
Chairman - IRRA® Body Committee - Roving IRRA® Tech Dude - "EVIL BUCKS Painter"

"Team Evil Bucks" Racer - 2016 Caribbean Retro Overall Champion
The only thing bad about Retro is admitting that you remember doing it originally.


#34 Michael Rigsby

Michael Rigsby

    SRT Motorsports

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,914 posts
  • Joined: 27-July 08
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:a Southern state

Posted 03 December 2014 - 05:32 PM

Got one of these kits coming. Can't wait to put it together.


  • Noose likes this
"... a good and wholesome thing is a little harmless fun in this world; it tones a body up and keeps him human and prevents him from souring." - Mark Twain

#35 Mr. Hollywood

Mr. Hollywood

    Rookie Keyboard Racer

  • Full Member
  • Pip
  • 32 posts
  • Joined: 18-February 14
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:OH

Posted 03 December 2014 - 08:10 PM

How does one purchase one of them Beavers?
Joseph Gerencser

#36 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 04 December 2014 - 09:21 AM

Mr. Hollywood: check your PMs.


Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#37 gotboostedvr6

gotboostedvr6

    Checkered Flag in Hand

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,288 posts
  • Joined: 19-July 11
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Mt. Laurel

Posted 04 December 2014 - 06:27 PM

Tony,

That thing is right up my alley.

Who offers the nosepiece and motor mount?

Those who work for a living are being quickly overwhelmed by those who vote for a living.

Thomas Jefferson: "Paper is poverty. It is only the ghost of money, and not money itself."
-David Parrotta


#38 SlotStox#53

SlotStox#53

    Posting Leader

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,936 posts
  • Joined: 13-March 13
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:TX

Posted 04 December 2014 - 07:52 PM

Speak to the gentleman above you... Heavy Metal Industries will sort you out!  :good:

#39 gotboostedvr6

gotboostedvr6

    Checkered Flag in Hand

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,288 posts
  • Joined: 19-July 11
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Mt. Laurel

Posted 04 December 2014 - 09:21 PM

Here is the chassis tony posted earlier that is missing now.

aa806e1aa86b2a013632164c915df974.jpg

425739d1fbe2b5531b96a252fbef0467.jpg

Those who work for a living are being quickly overwhelmed by those who vote for a living.

Thomas Jefferson: "Paper is poverty. It is only the ghost of money, and not money itself."
-David Parrotta


#40 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 04 December 2014 - 10:10 PM

Not real sure why you say "missing," David, it's right there in response #31.

That chassis uses the stock Duffy HMI motor bracket and WAR BEAVER nosepiece and pans. PM me for details.


Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#41 gotboostedvr6

gotboostedvr6

    Checkered Flag in Hand

  • Full Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 1,288 posts
  • Joined: 19-July 11
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Mt. Laurel

Posted 04 December 2014 - 11:54 PM

I see it now post number 30 for me.

Those who work for a living are being quickly overwhelmed by those who vote for a living.

Thomas Jefferson: "Paper is poverty. It is only the ghost of money, and not money itself."
-David Parrotta


#42 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 07 December 2014 - 03:40 PM

Enduro chassis setup.

t1.jpg

t2.jpg

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#43 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 07 December 2014 - 04:40 PM

One of two headed way up north for a punched King.

[t1.jpg

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#44 Cap Henry

Cap Henry

    CHR Cars

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,626 posts
  • Joined: 25-October 08
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Bellevue, OH

Posted 08 December 2014 - 07:41 AM

Duffy or Tony, are the wide pans like in Post 32 an option with the kit or are they some of Tony's crafty work?

Team PSC
Parma PSE
CHR Cars
JDR-Joe Dirt Racing


#45 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 08 December 2014 - 07:50 AM

We're developing wide pans. We've sourced a nice stiff alloy and we're trying out .025" sheet here. Once we get the configuration we want we'll be offering them.


  • Half Fast, Cap Henry and ejgehrken like this
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder

#46 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 10 December 2014 - 02:24 PM

Let's go, I need more pans...

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#47 Cap Henry

Cap Henry

    CHR Cars

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 2,626 posts
  • Joined: 25-October 08
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Bellevue, OH

Posted 10 December 2014 - 07:59 PM

Sounds good, Duffy!

Team PSC
Parma PSE
CHR Cars
JDR-Joe Dirt Racing


#48 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 13 December 2014 - 08:06 AM

t1.jpg

t2.jpg

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#49 tonyp

tonyp

    Grand Champion Poster

  • Subscriber
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 13,752 posts
  • Joined: 12-February 07
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Sanford, FL, land of lizards and big roaches

Posted 13 December 2014 - 05:01 PM

Death Beaver. Killer F1 kit prototype.

t1.jpg

"And if my thought-dreams could be seen they'd probably put my head in a guillotine. But it's alright, Ma, it's life, and life only." - Dylan

1965 "Evil Bucks Racer" Team
Revtech Team Trinity
Noose Painted Bodies
Retro East co-founder
American King track single lap world record holder & 40 minute total lap record
First IM Nationals Champion
Arco Champion
Car Model Magazine Series Amateur Champion
2016 ORS Anglewinder Constructors Championsh
ip


#50 Duffy

Duffy

    a dearly-missed departed member

  • Member at Peace
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 3,791 posts
  • Joined: 25-January 09
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Geographically Brooklyn, Politically Berkeley

Posted 13 December 2014 - 05:07 PM

Death OTTER. Way too skinny for a Beaver.
Michael J. Heinrich
1950-2016
Requiescat in Pace
 
And I am awaiting
perpetually and forever
a renaissance of wonder





Electric Dreams Online Shop