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#101 Noose

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Posted 31 January 2015 - 08:18 AM

Mirage not McLaren. And awesome

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Posted 31 January 2015 - 08:20 AM

LOL they all look the same to me.

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Posted 19 February 2015 - 04:08 PM

Just received my "Sano" beaver from Cap. What a beauty. Convinced me to return to the r-4!


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Posted 20 February 2015 - 06:43 AM

Since the beginning of the year, I haven't has much time to build or even work on my slot cars.  Finally found some time this week to start the build.  It took me a while to find it but it was in the last place I looked.  Using a few hours of the time I found, I now have a War Beaver ready for final assembly to make it a roller.


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Posted 20 February 2015 - 07:48 AM

 Finally found some time this week to start the build.  It took me a while to find it but it was in the last place I looked.

 

That's usually the way with time. One of Roger Zelazny's books has "The hardest thing about time is doing it."


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Posted 20 February 2015 - 10:28 AM

The Fuehrer is getting really upset...he wants his War Beavers!!! :laugh2:


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Posted 20 February 2015 - 10:51 AM

Since the beginning of the year, I haven't has much time to build or even work on my slot cars.  Finally found some time this week to start the build.  It took me a while to find it but it was in the last place I looked.  Using a few hours of the time I found, I now have a War Beaver ready for final assembly to make it a roller.

 

Hey Eric - 

 

Will you be running your War Beaver in the upcoming R4??

 

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Posted 21 February 2015 - 07:05 AM

That was my plan all along but just couldn't get the build started for the warm up. 


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Posted 22 February 2015 - 06:26 AM

Duffy when are you shipping my 24 beavers and my half dozen prototype coupe kits. Get off the blog and get you'd brass to Florida.

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 10:51 AM

Tony,

Apparently you are not aware of the forces involved here. There are other racers who are not happy about not getting their War Beavers. Have you seen this?: http://slotblog.net/topic/57159-damned-beavers/  :laugh2:


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Posted 22 February 2015 - 11:48 AM

Pic of a new basic War Beaver build for a local racer, Nathan "The Kid" Pickett, aka "The Georgia Flash".  Call it the "Georgia War Beaver" if you will. Standard buildout with HVR fronts, bearings in rear, Tony P wire guides.  One thing I have done on this one that I didn't do on mine what to add a .019 piece of wire on top of the .047 wire going into the bite bar tubes on the center section.  This limits up and down movement a little on the pans and allows full uncut tires to be run. I use a metric sized round tube on the pans instead of the square tubing.  I noticed on mine that with the full length pans the excess pan movement on the hillclimb would scrub the tires.  On mine, I just trimmed the rear of the pan .020, on Nathan's, I just added the wire to limit the up and down to cap it before it touched the tire.  Can be removed if running a true .812 tire. Should be a reliable runner for the young mans first Can Am.  Waiting for his granddad to let me know what kind of F1 chassis he wants built.

 

Nothing fancy here, just wish I could afford a tumbler instead of having to use Comet and a toothbrush, but I know it won't break if he walls it. 

 

I will say this.  The War Beaver kit is the most complete and easiest kit for any builder to do.  The motor brackets are perfect, and I do only a minimal amount of sanding to level anything. A lot of build options available for the builder and my next one will be a multirail design which suits my driving style better.  Can't wait for the F1 kit to come out

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 05:48 PM

News flash. The War Beaver F1 kit wins the grrrr P1 series race. Brian Ambrose was TQ with a new track record and won the a main turning 4 more laps than the can am winner. A beaver beat down.
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Posted 22 February 2015 - 06:06 PM

Cleaver! Cleaver! Cleaver!

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 06:31 PM

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Posted 22 February 2015 - 09:27 PM

Love the new proto type.

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 12:54 PM

Yea that looks cool, just getting the pans would be nice...


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Posted 23 February 2015 - 01:31 PM

So when will the F1 kit be available to the general public, who are waiting with baited breath (whatever the Hell that means)

 

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 05:34 PM

Here is the Beaver GP driven by Brian Ambrose that won this weekend and I believe broke single and race lap records. Ill have to check when Grant posts race.

 

 

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 06:23 PM

Very cool looking Beaver F1 :good:

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 07:54 PM

A Tony P build (I asume) with a motor marked "Matt Bruce" a pretty potent combination!

 

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Posted 23 February 2015 - 09:00 PM

Nah, that's a Duffy build, Tony-tuned. Proto Beaver GP kit. Shaping up to be pretty darn good too.


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Posted 23 February 2015 - 09:22 PM

My Duffy built War Beaver & Spanker Beaver as raced this past weekend at the RMRRA race. I took the War Beaver in its first outing to a podium position and the Spanker Beaver which my son raced is actually my favorite. They get better everytime I put them on the track. 

 

I too am excited for the F1 kit.

 

They are worth the wait!

 

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Posted 24 March 2015 - 09:11 AM

Tested my new CHR built War Beaver Sunday at Swiss's. I turned my fastest time ever there at 4.702. M


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Posted 24 March 2015 - 09:13 AM

Mike then took her out for a 4.66 blast, A main time at the Sano! Best car ever right out of the box!


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Posted 24 March 2015 - 11:25 AM

Grant Gorner got a good third place on the really tricky and hard as hell Holly Hill track this weekend with one. He said it was way better than any of the cars he built. 


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Posted 24 March 2015 - 11:36 AM

Are the wider pans available yet? 


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Posted 24 March 2015 - 12:09 PM

Keep on his ***, I need them too.


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Posted 24 March 2015 - 06:08 PM

A War Beaver went to the R4, won a main.  It was my best finish at an R4.

 

Had more fun battling with Rick Starkey for first place while racing next to each other in the last heat.  Most fun I've had in a retro race.

 

I second JohnnySlotcar's comment (in #124).  To see what the car could do, I took very few liberties with the build.


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Posted 02 April 2015 - 09:53 AM

My war beaver build using the GTC Pans, Chicagoland Guide Tongue and Motor Bracket. Came out to 57 grams, perfect for Ohio tracks.

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 10:13 AM

Yummmmm. My 4 rail of .047 worked great...


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Posted 02 April 2015 - 12:20 PM

With 0 tuning the car was matching the track record.


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Posted 02 April 2015 - 01:34 PM

Cap-

 

What is the diameter of the wire mounting the floating center weight?

 

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Posted 02 April 2015 - 02:59 PM

.039, here the rest of the specs too 4" WB, .90" GL, 8 rails .047, 2 OD hinge box tubing with .039 wire hinges, rear stops are 3/32 OD box tubing with .047 stops. 


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Posted 06 May 2015 - 10:49 AM

IMG_3955.jpg IMG_3957.jpg GTC For Mr. Noose.

 


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Posted 06 May 2015 - 02:13 PM

I love my Beaver- Bruce Jenner! ROFL


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Posted 07 May 2015 - 09:08 AM

Great looking GTC's Cap & Tony! 


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Posted 10 May 2015 - 12:55 PM

A little peek behind the curtain at Duffy's Evil Lair. (traditionally, The Lair must either be in bold font or set out by three-dot ellipsis, fore & aft, the only use of that damned convention I'll ever stoop to. The Snob Has Spoken. or typed. whatever.)

 

You're looking at today's outlay of parts in process, both for War Beaver Can-Am and Coupe and the first run of Beaver F1 chassis kits. We had to modify the Crooked Bender™ to do the F1 nosepiece but it's running now; I expect to have hard news on this in the next week. Stay tuned.

 

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Posted 17 May 2015 - 09:30 PM

just got a chance to examine my package. best protection I have seen BTW - padded envelope inside a hard box. Parts are very accurately done and flat flat flat. super job sir.

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 06:19 AM

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Gonna try this for our next hill climb race. .039 rails weighs in at 52 grams. Flex feels real nice I think it is going to be good. Went with 4" wb and 7.50 gl.
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"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

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Posted 18 May 2015 - 05:18 PM

^^^^^This is the one that I am watching the results of! ^^^^^


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Posted 21 May 2015 - 04:20 PM

Skinniest SOB in the Valley: the Beaver F1.

 

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This is the proto build of the kit components. We supplied everything needed to build this 'cept solder, and engineered the hard & fussy bits to fall together conveniently: this first one went from opening the bag to into the tumbler in one hour fifteen minutes. 46.2gr.

 

The first kits are heading out to Hudson Valley Raceway, PM Jim if you're interested.

 

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Posted 21 May 2015 - 06:01 PM

Very neat looking F1 design/kit/build Duffy :good:

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 06:38 AM

You got to be kidding, you don't supply solder flux and the iron to build this in the kit!
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Posted 22 May 2015 - 07:37 AM

That's in the "options"   :laugh2:


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 03:08 PM

Oh. Lol. Prototype do it for 6 hours straight beaver prototype is in the tumbler. Came in at 58.3 grams. Pictures when the beaver is all cleaned up and pretty.

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 03:09 PM

By the way I just saw that zombie beavers has been added to Netflix.

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Posted 22 May 2015 - 03:41 PM

 Pictures when the beaver is all cleaned up and pretty.

 

This should be nice. There's nothing like the look of a clean one.


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 09:16 PM

:D BOB, You said a mouth full :D


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Posted 22 May 2015 - 10:10 PM

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