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#1 tonyp

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 09:00 AM

Post your pictures of any of my old stuff you guys still have. I love seeing pictures of all the stuff I forgot I built from back in the old days and the Retro days, which are longer than the old days. LOL.

If I inspired you to build something post it, too. I'd love to see it.
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Posted 25 July 2015 - 09:06 AM

Here are some old cars from the full glue days to start it off.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 09:06 AM

Courtesy of Fred "da flash" Strauss.
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Posted 25 July 2015 - 09:29 AM

Beautiful work, Tony P.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:16 AM

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:21 AM

Got my first TQ with that car on Dom's, Hillclimb with a short Ti22 body. After the race sent the body to Outisite and told them if they made it 1/2" longer it would fit current cars and be killer.
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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:26 AM

Hi Tony,
 
I love your cars! Here's one I "put the buff to" for you.
 
First the original car:
 

Our friend and master painter Joe "Noose" Neumeister has a super-cool Tony P plate car that he still runs today. I believe it was made in 1978 and Noose would like it freshened up a bit. Here is the car with photos and comments courtesy of Noose:

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The chassis restoration:
 

It's out of the tumbler. Before I do the overnight WD40 soak I took some pictures:

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Here are some before and after pictures:

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The dark areas are pitting that is not going to come out unless you do serious metal removal. blink.gif

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What do you think, Noose?

 
Finally my tribute to your great original steel car:
 

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:31 AM

Here are some from the Raymond "Speedy" Gonzales collection. My best-ever customer.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:34 AM

What timeframe on those, Tony?


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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:35 AM

A couple more from Fred Strauss

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:36 AM

This is the oldest picture of one of my chassis the article in Car Model magazine.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:39 AM

And the next oldest. My first pro race was the big Cobra Mura event at Buzzarama in 1969? Was fifth qualifier, got cut out of a sit out by the last qualifier Tom Conlon, won the semi, and was sixth in the main.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:43 AM

Here's one of your many production chassis:
 

Okie Dokie, let's try out this new forum. I thought I just share some pictures of this restoration process to see how this new forum works. And away we go:

The victim....I mean subject of the restoration is an original Tony P $10 chassis build into a car back in the day and raced ever since. Here are some before and after pictures:

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 10:44 AM

Bob,

Which chassis? If you mean the TQ one you now own, it was the first year of Retro East so eight years ago.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 11:04 AM

Rick,

You make them look better than they ever did the first time around. That one you restored for me proudly sits in the display cabinet at work with a period-correct Mr. Noose body on it.
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Posted 25 July 2015 - 11:20 AM

Thank you, Tony. But, fellow Slotblogers, take a look at Tony's workmanship on this beauty. And remember he built his chassis in about one hundredth the time it takes me. He has "the .005" eyeball". Meaning he can just put a piece to be soldered down on the chassis and it's eyeball aligned virtually perfectly.
 

Tony P has been kind enough to send me a couple of his chassis to replicate and restore. The first one I going to tackle is one of his famous Isos. For some background on the Eastern Iso we have an article written by Tony for the Dec. 1972 issue of Miniature Auto Racing newsletter. I've included the first page here and the entire article will be available soon in a high resolution format on Steve Okeefe's web site:The Independent Scratch Builder

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Here is the chassis untouched for 32 years:

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Mike Steube was kind enough to share with me his method of restoring old chassis using a tumbler. I followed his advice and ordered this puppy and the polishing media:

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Unfortunately the polishing media is backordered... ARG! When it arrives I'll detail the process and results on some of my old collectable chassis on Steve's web site. For now the show must go on so I tackled the project the old fashioned way... elbow grease. I used Comet non-scratching cleanser, Tarnex, a wire wheel in a Dremel tool on the steel, and a little paste metal polish. I have not sanded any of the pitted steel (which appears as a darker area on the wire) or corroded brass. I just cleaned off the surface crud:

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If you look closely at the image below you may notice some engraving on the drop arm:

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Here's a closer look:

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The engraving says:

1975 ELSFORD ARCO WINNER
1/25/75
9th USRA WINNER CLEMENTON
RACEWAY
QUALIFING ROUND: 5.20 OFFICIAL
5.09 UNOFFICIAL
NEW 40 MINUTE RECORD


So we have a 1972 MAR article and a 1975 Iso race-winning chassis. I thought Isos went by the way side after the advent of the 1973 PdL Diamond design? Tony also had a version of that design he called Da Spyder. Here's my friend Rodney's prized all-original Da Spyder:

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Very soon after this chassis, Tony and the other Eastern builders went to the "L" arm front axles instead of the "Diamond" style. But why is an Iso winning races three years after it was supposedly rendered obsolete?

I asked Tony this very question and he was kind enough to reply:

"The date on the chassis would be correct. I engraved them as we used them.
Elmsford is a 220 Engleman... Isos seemed to run better on that track then spyder style."


All of Tony's very informative comments will be on :The Independent Scratch Builder soon.

Next up is the building of my first Iso. smile.gif Thanks, Tony. :up: 8)


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Posted 25 July 2015 - 11:40 AM

That was Ernie Provetti's chassis. He won the Elmsford Arco on the 220 and that chassis just ruled on the 165 Engleman at Clementon which was lengthened by changing the triangle donut into another finger.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 12:45 PM

Which chassis?

 
Post #8, the ones you built for Speedy.
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Posted 25 July 2015 - 12:47 PM

Most I guess were '73 to '76.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 01:32 PM

Great thread, guys!


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Posted 25 July 2015 - 05:35 PM

This my favorite TonyP chassis of all time... possibly my favorite slot car chassis period. :)
 

I started my Starship project a long time ago in a galaxy far far away... hmmm... well actually it was four forums ago biggrin.gif . I built my first chassis with the help of just two pictures kindly provided by Fred Da Flash... thanks, Flash! smile.gif

Here's the link:

Starship 2005, The Voyage Continues...

Tony P caught wind of my efforts and VERY kindly loaned me his original! Thanks, Tony. cool.gif

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It needed some help from Mr. Tumbler. Tumbling can't put metal back into the pits but it can sure get all the crap-o-la off and leave all the fabulous engraving intact:

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A closer look at some of the extensive engraving:

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Here's my recreation. It's one of my most prized possessions:
 

The pans should be jewelry. Mine were coarse sanded to debur them. Time for some serious "fix'n":

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YIKES. Look at the brass dust it took to get rid of the sanding mess :shok: . It was worth it me thinks. Look at the reflections from the restored pan:

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This effort does nothing to make the car faster, but it also does nothing to slow it down wink.gif . From this point on I kind of got carried away and just finished the chassis. It went into the tumbler for four hours and it looks, well, WOW to me:

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Next I'll put the same "Eddie 20" motor in it that I've been telling you about add nauseaum. A vintage Mura C-can setup with modern Pro Slot Drag 20 arm, magnets, brushes and springs... OH MY! It can't possibly work, except it does smile.gif .

Onward...

 

Thanks again, Tony, for your help with this one!


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Posted 25 July 2015 - 06:17 PM

My pleasure.

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Posted 25 July 2015 - 08:43 PM

Here is Tony's latest and last Starship he graciously gave to me a few years ago:

 

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This thread reminded me that there was some posting about a modern TonyP Starship showing up at a local raceway. Tony was surprised by this as he only made one and gave it to me. I always meant to take a picture that shows I still have the car but it slipped my mind (what mind I have left :wacko2: ) until now:

 

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Here's the body as last raced:

 

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Beautiful car, Tony, Thank you again!  :victory:


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Posted 25 July 2015 - 09:47 PM

How well does the Starship design (Retro and original) handle? Looks like it's beating King track records standing still :D , especially the original and the clone.  :heart:



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Posted 26 July 2015 - 07:07 PM

The original steel version was only fair. I think it was way too stiff. The Retro ones I built work very well and won a couple of races but were chunky. They were retired when some new lighter designs came off the jig.


"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 07 August 2015 - 07:17 AM

Steve Kempson found these from 1970 and '73 on a Swedish WEBSITE.

I used to have a few customers there back in the day.

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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 07 August 2015 - 07:23 AM

1973 chassis.

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 07:42 AM

Noose's Twistamon chassis. I built these special for the R4 for Noose, Jay Kisling, and Matt Bruce. Matt won with his.

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 07:51 AM

Another from Mr. Noose, the first NASCAR I built for on road. The original Piggysaurus. Still being used.

 

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Posted 07 August 2015 - 05:30 PM

The Piggysaurus gave me my first win in Retro East and has had several more podiums. Was used by Jerry Herbert to take a second just a few months ago.


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Posted 14 August 2015 - 02:45 PM

Like going back in time...
 
"It's Magic." :D 
 
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Posted 26 November 2015 - 02:23 PM

Don Barber team Camen team driver and super body painter still has his 1975 National winning car. He sent me a picture last night. That one year there were two nationals one in Austin and one later in the year at Elmsford. Don won with this chassis and I won with a duplicate at Elmsford and Don was second.

 

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Posted 26 November 2015 - 06:32 PM

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Looks like an O/S Lola?
Great painter and as I remember TQ'd and won the race decisively.

Tony, what made this design so good on Engleman tracks?
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Posted 26 November 2015 - 06:36 PM

Not sure they just seemed to work well on them. If you noticed Don ran without the springs on the front wheels. That seemed to make them go through glue better.

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Posted 27 November 2015 - 11:01 AM

Memories from 40 years ago... Don Barber's car is from the 1975 Nats held on my 180' Engleman in Converse (San Antonio).

 

Donnie's car was a missile from the time he first tried it early in the week, once he put a Parma Lola T290 on it, which was "The Body" for the track.

Tony's steel chassis was just plain better than the wire chassis that were more common at that time.

 

I had also been running steel but decided to go with tried and true wire and brass as did many others... a mistake as the glue was nowhere near as gooey as it had been in 1974 (Jan wasn't there with his "Sledsetter" :D ), and the lighter steel chassis got more bite on the looser track.

 

No front wheel springs... The weight transfer to the rear created by the sprung front wheels gave way more bite than was needed with Camen Brown in the big flat turns.

 

Nowadays we go just as fast around the track with a Group F car, but they sure don't get down the straights as quick as an 18t/24.  :laugh2: 


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Posted 27 November 2015 - 12:42 PM

Loved your Engleman. You ran an excellent facility back then to get two Nats in a row when the Nats were attended by more than twenty people. 


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 12:52 PM

It was about 15 years before my (racing) time but damn, full glue racing just sounds like a big, no-fun nightmare.


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 02:19 PM

It sucked,, but we did not know better back then. It just evolved that way.

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Posted 02 December 2015 - 02:40 PM

The OCD in me would have been pegged with sticky hands and controller handle.


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 02:48 PM

If you wore glasses you were in real trouble.


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 02:52 PM

Full glue cars used to create a "glue fog" after a couple hours. I used to clean my eyeglasses during a race with lighter fluid so I could see.


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Posted 03 December 2015 - 02:12 PM

It was worse for me; I was trying contacts for awhile but it seemed that the fumes seeped into the plastic. Couldn't get my fingers clean enough to chance taking the lenses out sometimes! I often wonder if my current asthma has something to do with that. Of course I was smoking a couple packs a day at the time so who knows?

 

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Posted 03 December 2015 - 02:32 PM

You guys had it easy. After the Saturday big races at Nutley I was the only one working on Sunday's and had to clean all that glue off the track, showcases, Windows and door knobs. It made a mess.

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Posted 03 December 2015 - 05:15 PM

So I was trying to figure out Don Barber's chassis and it wasn't til I blew it up that I got it (I think):

 

The red arrows point to the up stops for the plumber assembly.

 

The green arrow points to a piece of brass tubing that appears to be attached to the crosspiece to act as a downstop for the plumber assembly against the steel center section.

 

The white arrow is the retainer for the not-used front wheel springs.

 

Correct?

 

 

 

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Posted 03 December 2015 - 06:17 PM

Yes.


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Posted 03 December 2015 - 06:39 PM

Yup.

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Posted 03 December 2015 - 11:43 PM

Not really related, but at what point did glue start getting used, either direct on the track or spray glue?

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Posted 04 December 2015 - 06:36 AM

I went from 1/32 home racing to commercial tracks in Feb 1965. At that point tire traction was already being used. You would rub it into your tires and do a burn out in front of you at the drivers panel. The first person I saw that put glue on the track before the turns was PVA probably at the end of that same year. What started as a drop before each turn became 75 percent of the track glued on a blue King. After the glue disaster of a western states ( the one PDL won) Joel montage and I returned back east and decided we needed a change. We came up with 10" or so glue zones in front of turns as the only place you could glue. As the one running the USRA it was easy to push through and it became the standard until I quit in the 80's.
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Posted 04 December 2015 - 07:05 AM

Progression went
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Posted 04 December 2015 - 08:14 AM

Thanks Tony! I'm glad I've grown up in the spray glue era lol

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