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#126 bbr

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Posted 12 June 2019 - 07:35 AM

Maybe one made with depleted uranium. :)


Armor piercing guide flag, incase I run out of 45 acp, lol
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Posted 12 June 2019 - 08:51 AM

Nice evolution engineering of a good idea.
How about an edm steel piece with a square hole that you can fill with lead or tungsten for the next evolution

Lots of ways to do it.

I'm trying to keep it affordable/not super-time consuming.
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Posted 13 June 2019 - 05:09 AM

I haven’t broken mine, believe me it was not from lack of trying.


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Posted 13 June 2019 - 02:13 PM

I hit an F1 square in the middle of the straight at R4 with no damage the guide, great piece Mike
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Posted 14 June 2019 - 01:07 PM

Now, that the bullets have stopped flyin', and the smoke has cleared, looking at Noose's race report, CR Low CG flags were in 12 of 15 (80%) of the podium cars that were competing for "Donship", Friday-Sunday.

 

It was a mix of the original model, and the new model, which I officially announced for sale, this week.

 

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Posted 19 June 2019 - 03:46 PM

I've been hard at work, filling orders as fast as I can.

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Taking a flash pic, of the plastic version, gives one a pretty good idea of the internal structure / design.

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For those who have already gotten these, and might think, it appears I haven't shoved the insert, all the way, up into the pocket, this shot shows what one is seeing, is the CNC milled, outer radius.

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Posted 20 June 2019 - 09:33 AM

You are spending a lot of time on these. I hope you are seeing some return, I would hate to see a really good idea go away

because there is no payback. 



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Posted 20 June 2019 - 10:42 AM

It's like anything else.

The more you make, the more proficient you get at it.

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Posted 20 June 2019 - 02:27 PM

Mike,

 

I recently ordered 6 of your original-design weighted flags via Tapatalk. No reply. Have you not accessed that message service recently? I ask as that is my usual form of communication with you.

 

Thanks,

 

Bernie


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Posted 20 June 2019 - 02:53 PM

I never received anything in my PM's.

 

I'm guessing it shows "not read yet", on your end.

 

I've never been on Tapatalk, but I do see

'Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk'

in previous orders, from you.

 

So, you still want 6 of the old style, threaded?


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Posted 20 June 2019 - 05:19 PM

Yes, please
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Posted 20 June 2019 - 05:26 PM

Got it.


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Posted 12 July 2019 - 03:44 PM

Hello:
I would like to buy these great guides, I'm from South America,
How could I do?
Thank you


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Posted 12 July 2019 - 04:03 PM

Hi Carlos,

Thanks for the inquiry and kind words.

PM me here, with how many you would like.

Threaded or unthreaded?(my threading is 10-32 U.S)

When they are ready to ship, I will contact you with the amount and you can PayPal or provide me me with a CC#.

You can also contact me at;
mikeswiss86@hotmail.com

That is also my PayPal address.

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Posted 16 July 2019 - 08:15 AM

Thanks for your answer.


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Posted 05 August 2019 - 08:09 PM

Congrats to Keith Libby, Gary Clinton Jr., Vinnie Cafazzo, & Joe "Chubby" Salzman, on sweeping all the podium spots, at last Saturday's, NERR / Retro East, "Battle of the Colonies", at  Bristol 1010 Raceway, using various versions of the CR Low CG, Red Fox guides.

 

Keith TQ'ed both classes, won GTC, and was runner-up in Can Am, to take the "Governor of the Colonies" award.

 

Gary was the Can Am winner, and 3rd, in GTC.

 

Vinnie Cafazzo was the GTC runner-up.

 

Chubby was third in Can Am.

 

Keith ran the integral pinned, graphite guide in GTC, but used the newly released, integral pinned, "plastic" guide, in Can Am.

 

Keith also uses my CR021, lowered nylon guide nuts.

 

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Posted 06 August 2019 - 09:37 PM

Guide Shoe Central being amazingly clean can only mean one thing.
 
For the first time since I came out with the Low CG guide, 15+ months ago, I'm 100% caught up with back orders.

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Posted 07 August 2019 - 04:04 PM

looks like that Navy surface plate is right up front!


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Posted 19 August 2019 - 07:41 AM

Congrats to Eddie Shorer on turning high lap total (losing to a handicap system) at the monthly D3 hardbody race at BP Raceway, over the weekend.

Eddie had a CR Low CG guide in the Pablo built Lola T70, he drove.

Pablo also used a CR004 2 degree guide tongue on his awesome build.

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Posted 19 August 2019 - 10:41 PM

Here's a bottom pic of Pablo built, Eddie Shorer driven Lola T70.

 

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Eight-time G7 King track single lap world record holder

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Posted 30 August 2019 - 03:59 PM

Congrats to the fast cats in Retro East, at their season opener.

 

CR low CG guides took 4 of the 6 podium spots, including both TQ's, setting 3 records, at the annual John Gorski Sr. Memorial Race, at Fast Tracks Raceway, in Bally, Pa.

 

Jimmy Williams Jr. TQ'ed Stockcar and Can Am, with TQ records, and won Can Am, with a new lap record, used the pinned Red Fox, graphite, model.

 

Keith Libby was 2nd in both Stocker and Can Am, using the pinned Red Fox, low friction nylon, model.

 

Brian Cochrane was 3rd in Stocker, using the original, older style one, invented in 2018.


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Inventor of the Low CG guide flag 4/20/18
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Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990), eight G7 main appearances
Eight-time G7 King track single lap world record holder

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 01:02 PM

Congrats to Gary Clinton Jr., on taking the Stockcar win, at the NERR season opener, at Speedy's Fast Lane, 2 Saturday's ago, using the original CR weighted guide (2.4G).

 

Dominic Luongo was using the newer model (2.5G), with integral post protection, to take 2nd in Stockcar.


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Inventor of the Low CG guide flag 4/20/18
IRRA® Components Committee Chairman
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Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990), eight G7 main appearances
Eight-time G7 King track single lap world record holder

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Posted 02 September 2019 - 03:15 PM

At our last GRRR race at the Race Place in south Daytona I actually had a chance to do an AB comparison. Definitely faster and easier to drive with the weighted guide on my stockcar.
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Posted 02 September 2019 - 06:58 PM

Using the weighted guide for some Flexi, GTP and Group F Cars. on a 145ft reversed hillclimb . I may not have the fasted cars, But they are staying in the slot better now than they did with conventional guides.

 

The "flexi" is a Proslot sealed PS2002 in  a JK C21

The GTP is a Proslot  sealed PS4002 ina JK C43 "Aeolos"

My group F is a typical box stock perimeter chassis  with a sealed PS4002 as well

 

I doubt the better performance has anything to do with my driving skills. I credit the flags from Mike for cutting 1-2 tenths off my best laps in any of the cars. At least now  I am in the middle of the pack instead of the back.


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Posted 01 October 2019 - 07:38 PM

Congrats to Keith Libby, on his 2 TQ's, and 2 wins, at Retro East Event #2, at Speedzone, 2 weekends ago.

 

Keith used a pinned "plastic", CR Low CG flag on his GTC car, and a pinned graphite model, on his F1 car.

 

Jerry Herbert and Jimmy Williams, also used pinned graphite ones, to sweep the GTC podium.


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Inventor of the Low CG guide flag 4/20/18
IRRA® Components Committee Chairman
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Two-time G7 World Champion (1988, 1990), eight G7 main appearances
Eight-time G7 King track single lap world record holder

17B West Ogden Ave., Westmont, IL 60559, (708) 203-8003, mikeswiss86@hotmail.com (also my PayPal address)

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