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#1 Ted Bier

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 01:33 PM

Found this at the bottom of a box.

Don't remember who made the chassis, don't think it's Parma.

I know it's a Jet Guide (flag) because that's what it's stamped!

 

Any ideas!?

 

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#2 Greg Erskine

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 01:54 PM

Parma Womp-Womp would be my guess.
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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:34 PM

That is an old Parma Womp-Womp chassis... the newer ones have two axle holes in the front.
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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:35 PM

Champion?

Parma had the wonp and it seems like Champion had the Thumper or something like that. They looked almost the same except I remember the Womp being brass and the Champion being silver-colored. But then that was 30 years ago so don't trust my memory on it. I never raced them.
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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:40 PM

My guess is a Womp.

They were made in both steel and brass.

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:49 PM

Definitely a Parma Womp-Womp chassis.

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#7 Ted Bier

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:49 PM

Leaning towards the Womp.

Champion Thumpers look like this:

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 02:54 PM

It's an early Womp chassis, like others have said! :)

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Posted 26 December 2018 - 04:12 PM

LVJ makes a nice brass version with a separate front end that can be adjusted for wheelbase. I have used a few to build home racing 1/24 cars. They are an easy to build into early style slot cars. It would be nice to see them  manufactured with about 1/2 inch more length. For guys that don't solder it would make it totally a bolt-together design for length.
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Posted 26 December 2018 - 05:09 PM

Ted, some Thumpers don't have the front wings (ears) like that one in your post #7.


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Posted 26 December 2018 - 10:49 PM

The early Thumpers have a slot where the ribs are in the second generation.
 
Old Riggen line had aluminum and brass frames with rounded ends and short clips for both can and endbell drive 16D motors.

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