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Posted 20 June 2015 - 07:39 PM

GT1 is one of our most competitive and long standing True Scale classes here at Electron Raceway. The class specifies a Scholer or Plafit chassis with custom brass side and front pans and powered by either a Falcon or Hawk 7 motor. Images of several cars in the class are shown in the Electron Raceway sub forum entitled Electron Raceway Classes (see the link http://slotblog.net/...aceway-classes/ then cursor down and select True Scale GT1)

Jack has been running his Nissan R390 for some time with a modicum of success (see the image below of a recent grid Jacks R390 is on the first row on the right). A few weeks ago, Ron unveiled his new Nissan R390. An image of this ride is shown below.

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My shelf of unbuilt models included the very same car. The Tamiya model had been gathering dust for at least a couple of years. The R390 is quite wide front and rear and should be a very competitive ride in GT1. Rons recent build inspired me to get cracking. Below are a few images after paint. Ill post a recap of the build in the Electron Raceway sub forum entitled Electron Raceway Projects (see the link for other recent builds http://slotblog.net/...ceway-projects/

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