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#51 SlotStox#53

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Posted 02 December 2015 - 07:20 AM

Thanks for sharing those amazing cars Don :good: Bet that super light one is a handful to keep in a straight line :D

The chassis in those Italian beasts are very unique. .




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Posted 02 December 2015 - 07:46 AM

It actually runs very well, Paul, surprisingly docile, but that may be because the French rewind is down on power and those huge tires keep it on the track! 

 

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Posted 02 December 2015 - 04:15 PM

Here are some CHOTI thingies that I envisioned...

 

One is gone to a new home but I would welcome it back, and two newer ones that I have and will hold on to!

 

The first one is the THORP branded Choti and then there is the FRENCH branded car and then the ROAD WARRIOR!

 

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 08:22 PM

I was hoping this thread would catch on but doesn't seem so! Thank you Jairus, Pablo and Don for your kindest participation anyway.

 

Here is another of the Can Am style thingie body the POINT originally created by Larry Shinoda-san and faithfully reproduced by Gene's World.

 

I don't own this car anymore and I truly miss it! The number 52 is used often on my cars and refers to my year of origin. This beautiful car was built and painted ny Jarius. I cannot find the chassis photos so far!

 

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Posted 05 December 2015 - 09:02 PM

If I had any built I'd surely post them! Loved seeing the collected vehicles :D

Got some hardware and bodies for various era's and categories with a couple of Thingies in the mix...
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Posted 28 December 2015 - 09:41 PM

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Hi Dave;

I realize it is a plug and not a body,but it is nice to look at.

 

Here is a forgotten Shinoda  GP, not seen often.

 

take care;

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 04:23 PM

That is a sweet looking plug Gene :D :good:

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 04:54 PM

Gene,

Will you be pulling Lexan over that?


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 05:42 PM

Gene,

Will you be pulling Lexan over that?

0.020 PETG only


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 06:04 PM

I'd love to have one if you do pull it! :heart:

 

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 06:40 PM

PETG is fine with me. Aren't soda bottles made from that stuff?


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 07:36 PM

PETG is fine with me. Aren't soda bottles made from that stuff?

yes NSF compliant 


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 08:08 PM

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These are the rarest of the Shinoda's

3-1/4 inch wide

 

I believe these were or near the end of the Shinoda body era.

All Shinoda's are works of art.

 

Maybe Philippe could comment on this one.

I believe he has a white completed car with the coupe body.

 

If you like I can keep posting the Shinoda mold line up for those interested.

If anyone has completed cars it would be nice to see the cars no matter the condition.

 

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 08:23 PM

Gene, there seems to be a renewed interest in thingies. Please continue to post your Shinoda mold lineup as you offered in the post above. I wouldn't mind seeing any of the Shinoda chassis that you built either. Thanks! I still recall the Shinoda vehicle you first posted on scratchbuilt.com in the early 2000's.


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Posted 29 December 2015 - 08:36 PM

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The Shinoda Hammerhead, very popular Groove racer.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:29 AM

YES!!!

 

Gene please continue showing your Shinoda molds and anything else that you want to!

 

 

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 01:36 PM

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The Shinoda Large Dart,  the black mold may have been a spin off, but nicely done.

Very impressive racer as you cab see.

 

I know of others, so post them here.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 01:43 PM

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The Shinoda small Dart molds, put a hot 26D in this little rocket, then hang on.

3 versions known, will post the 3rd. one when I can find the mold  :shok:

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 01:59 PM

IMG_1327_zpseoxqe0da.jpg Bat Car

 

IMG_1319_zpsajcaqj7e.jpg Bat Car Exothermic, style design

 

HH3.jpg  I carved the Bat Car wood mold from this small photo.

 

Still to this day the creator is unknown, some say it is a Shinoda, and this is the only documentation.

 

Makes a fine looking ride.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 02:26 PM

IMG_1321_zpsq9qzp6iq.jpgShinoda small bus, no air intake

 

IMG_1331_zpsy7cqk9eq.jpg Small bus, with long air intake

 

IMG_1315%201_zpswx9rposo.jpg Small bus with large air iintake

 

The Shinoda small buss were chopped down, buried in the grass flat and lethal on the track.

Strange thing ,3 versions, the air intake scoops you could add or remove from the original wood mold to suit your preference. options!

 

enjoy; gene\zr1

 

 


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 03:50 PM

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The Shinoda Super\Big Bus

 

2 versions shown, these are long, be the big mack daddy of the track.

Passing on the outside lane is instant death'

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 04:07 PM

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Dagger assigned name

 

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Shinoda GT assigned name

 

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2 Shinoda styles, forgot the names.

The green plug was carved from this photo

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 04:29 PM

The Dagger on top and Shinoda GT on the bottom.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 05:45 PM

Truly impressive line up of molds/styles from Shinoda :good:

The Dagger, small & large Dart in particular are really sweet :D

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 06:05 PM

I would really love a couple "Points" if you ever find the time Gene. :victory:

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 07:24 PM

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wood plug

 

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mold

 

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if you forget the name,look on the bottom.

 

The Hydro-Kompressor

 

Got crazy one nite and here it is.

 

Very unique and different, some racers built some neat racers off of this. 


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 07:27 PM

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Have no idea of origin, but I had to restore it.

Nice design


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 07:36 PM

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I carved the plug from this gigantic photo

 

 

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Shinoda GT,

This is a balsa hand carved plug.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 07:45 PM

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a photo tour of the REALM    http://slotblog.net/...e-a-photo-tour/

 

this was a mirror car.

Carved from this photo

 

Jairus done this one up right.

 

the Realm

 

A lot of bodies came off of this.

 

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 07:58 PM

Wanna see more?

 

its time to build, I like seeing completed racecars  [ racecar spelled backwards is racecar ]


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 08:26 PM

The Realm is stunning & Jairus did a great job with it. Superb "how to" Gene :good:

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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:40 PM

more more! makes want to try carving some bodies and rig up a vacuum former!


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Posted 30 December 2015 - 10:59 PM

more more! makes want to try carving some bodies and rig up a vacuum former!


Exactly what I was thinking :)

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 10:19 AM

Gene,

 

Thank you so very much for giving LIFE to this dying thread! I love all of your stuff (as you should know).

 

Please continue posting anything you want here and we will all gobble it up. You are the MAN!

 

 

 

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:34 PM

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1\32  Shinoda Point

 

The Shinoda Point

 

Favorite among thingie racers

 

The clear body is directly pulled from the original wood plug,the blue plug is a exact copy to preserve the past.

 

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:41 PM

THIS IS THE REAL DETROIT SLIDER, period, preferred food of the thingie racers;

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:47 PM

after intermission break

 

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The Classic Stinger

 

Yes a true thingie with class

 

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:56 PM

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The X-MINUS-1,  a request from Maximo

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 01:59 PM

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The Pinner GT

 

Makes a great racer.

 

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 04:07 PM

Thanks for sharing, Gene.


Fun way to end the year!

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Posted 31 December 2015 - 05:35 PM

Thanks for sharing more Thingies Gene! Don't know why but I can see a lot of these bodies with hot 26D's underneath :D

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 01:46 PM

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A couple more Shinoda's

 

enjoy; gene\zr1


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Posted 01 January 2016 - 01:53 PM

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Classic Manta Ray, the other is a new era version at 3-1\4 wide, low profiled.

 

Jairus, would you be interested on the first project car.

 

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 01:56 PM

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Classic Viper and the sidekick Lotus 30

 

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 02:07 PM

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go to THE LINK       http://slotblog.net/...-with-contours/

 

This is not a thinigie, but a How To, for the first timers in mold carving.

Get your tools out,get interested and post you work here.

 

enjoy; gene\zr1


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Posted 01 January 2016 - 02:16 PM

One of my favorite builds of all time.
Think I built three of them.

 

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 05:18 PM

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ok,that's it for now

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puling bodies tomorrow, send request to;

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hope you all will try and build a thingie, thanks for all your support.


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Posted 01 January 2016 - 06:09 PM

Thanks to you Gene! 

 

Glad to see you back on the board. 

 

Happy New Year! 

 

Don 



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Posted 01 January 2016 - 07:28 PM

Pugs rule!

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Posted 01 January 2016 - 07:32 PM

Pugs rule!

o-yes they do, Lucy the pug.


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