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#1 MSwiss

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Posted 21 March 2019 - 07:25 PM

Chuck brought this by last Sunday, but I finally got around to posting.

Looking a lot like a late '60s Pro car, this was raced in the Chicago area club series, probably in the '80s or '90s. Chuck can confirm the exact era.

It's been restored to with modern era rear tires, along with a nice, freshly-painted, Mura two-hole can.

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A simple shaker, floating body mount system, like seen on both vintage and current Retro F1 cars.
And a body that looks like a real car. LOL.

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Some cool, set screw, Cox mag front wheels, I'm guessing that were intended for 1/32 cars.

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I purposely took a shot of the back, both to show Chuck's nice wire bending, but mostly to highlight the brass reinforcement I'm kind of surprised didn't make it to more axle tube anglewinders.
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Posted 21 March 2019 - 08:29 PM

Beautiful workmanship...
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Posted 21 March 2019 - 09:45 PM

Sano! :good:


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Posted 22 March 2019 - 08:10 AM

Great workmanship, but my favorite part is the body that looks like a real car.  :good:


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Posted 22 March 2019 - 11:03 AM

Superb workmanship for sure. How many of us take the time to break all the sharp edges on the sheet brass parts. I usually do it

on steel chassis, but often don't bother on brass and wire chassis. Known Chuck for quite a while, and all his chassis are spectacular.

He taught me a lot in my formative Eurosport years.  


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Posted 28 March 2019 - 06:37 PM

That's a bitchin body.  Is that a Nissan?


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Posted 28 March 2019 - 06:56 PM

body - I think it is a Betta Nissan ZX (Camel GT series) from early 1990s.


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