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#1 Gene/ZR1

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 02:15 PM

Spectra and Lotus 19 coming soon, the Lotus 19 has been a pistol.

 

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Spectra

 

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Lotus 19

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 04:19 PM

Ya know I'm gonna want a couple of each!


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Posted 10 August 2018 - 05:53 PM

Wow! Really wanted one of those Lotus 19 ever since Rick built one and that original Autohobby 60s shell went for $200+ just the other day on fleabay :shok:

Look forward to this one :D

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Posted 10 August 2018 - 07:12 PM

A Lotus 19 for me too, please.


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Posted 12 August 2018 - 05:06 AM

Amen! A Lotus for me too Gene, maybe two... 

 

Didn't know you did non-Thingie bodies! It looks very nice. 

 

Actually got one a couple years ago from a seller in Canada, but it was such a poor repro that I sent it back... 

 

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Posted 12 August 2018 - 01:32 PM

Last I knew, JK products has a Lotus 19 mold and pulled some a few years ago,  I got one and sent another to PdL.


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Posted 17 August 2018 - 01:36 PM

Is the Spectra bod available for sale yet?


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Posted 17 August 2018 - 01:53 PM

Is the Spectra bod available for sale yet?

 

2-3 Weeks out, I'm casting 12 new molds in one day. hang in there


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Posted 01 September 2018 - 05:55 AM

Will be interested in buying 3 of the Lotus 19s when ready.  How do we order?


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Posted 13 September 2018 - 01:05 PM

LOTUS 19 UPDATE

 

Mold is done, bodies soon.

I made a set of contact lens and glued on to the casting mold for the headlight covers so the covers will be raised above the body.  I thought this may look better than just a cut in lens outline.

 

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 02:56 PM

Here's  the Lotus 19, I'm building one of these.

 

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 03:31 PM

Did you run any non Thingies back in the 60s Gene, or only the Thingies? 

 

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 03:59 PM

Did you run any non Thingies back in the 60s Gene, or only the Thingies? 

 

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I had this Lotus 19 with a 26D , using a Dynamic sidewinder motor carrier with brass tongue and home made brass pans. I'm going to do a recreation.

 

Also I had a Lotus 30 inline brass rod 16D and raced it at Tom Thumbs in Columbus Ohio in a 1967 Arco Race or something like that, but bent the rear threaded axle. so that was that.  Can't remember much of that race except it was very crowded that day, my uncle lived in Lancaster, Ohio so we had a room and food.

 I do like scale cars very much so.

 

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Posted 18 September 2018 - 04:10 PM

I have extra NOS Dynamic sidewinder motor carriers if you need one. They are 26D Dynaflex, just let me know.


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Posted 18 September 2018 - 04:30 PM

This guy takes to a new level.  I believe Gene's work rivals any we have ever seen.


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Posted 18 September 2018 - 04:57 PM

I agree, especially since Victor has gone quiet.


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Posted 18 September 2018 - 05:36 PM

Victor is right there, also!


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