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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 08:29 PM

If he had a notch on the "can" near the endbell, it could pass for an early Mura B Production. LOL.

 

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Posted 24 May 2017 - 08:44 PM

That's gonna be a really big eight-lane track! Forklifts for turn marshalls...


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 09:28 PM

No backstory? Come on! A photo like that needs some splainin'!


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Posted 24 May 2017 - 09:38 PM

A little bit of a back story;
 
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Posted 24 May 2017 - 09:56 PM

It's a Jail Door chassis built from a real jail door! :)
 
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Posted 25 May 2017 - 12:09 AM

I wonder if he used this "Moto-tool" to help build it.lol


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 12:19 AM

No bends in the bite bar...  LOL.   :laugh2: 

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 05:13 AM

I am not going to marshal that thing!


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 08:03 AM

Looking good, but how hard can it be to bend bamboo? 

 

Basket weavers do it all the time... :D


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 08:28 AM

Bamboo!? Once he's done with that, I'll take the left over bamboo and make a two-piece fly rod out of it. Excellent!


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 09:14 AM

Dig a 10 mile long groove in the Salt Flats, put a mast and sail on 'er, a drink holder, and Wheeeeeeeeeeeee!!! :dance3:


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 09:24 AM

Is that one of those new Redfox guide flags that will magically cut your time by a tenth or two? :)


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 10:17 AM

Hmmm, Lotus 40, Lola T70 Spyder, or Honker II? Whichever he chooses, it's going to take one big sheet of lexan and a LOT of Pactra...


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Posted 25 May 2017 - 11:16 AM

That guide tongue will never center with the lead wires routed like that.

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Posted 25 May 2017 - 01:18 PM

Let Havlicek rewind it with jumper cable wire  :victory:


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Posted 26 May 2017 - 04:36 PM

Loft Art Studio in San Pedro, Ca at 401 S. Mesa St.... It's east of Pacific on 4th Street... 310-831-5757


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Posted 26 May 2017 - 04:51 PM

Looks like it might need some big gears, Phil. LOL

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