These 2 chassis are salvageable and have a bright future:
Others were not so lucky, and ended up in the "round file":
Some historic bits were salvaged:
The Ferrett chassis had a sweet spring suspension gizmo:
But tonight it was liberated from it's jail door cell - right into the round file along with lots of other junk
When I snagged this stuff on Ebay, I knew they would all be "salvage jobs".
Today was the day, and I'm glad it's over