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#76 Gene/ZR1

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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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#77 Gene/ZR1

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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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#78 Gene/ZR1

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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.

 

enjoy; gene\zr1


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#79 Gene/ZR1

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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.

 

enjoy; gene\zr1


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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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#85 Gene/ZR1

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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.

 

enjoy; gene\zr1


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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

a fun request project

 

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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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#96 Jairus

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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;

 Genes_World@ymail.com   for info.

 

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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