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#1 Maximo

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 09:09 PM

I have NEVER seen this mystery Thingie that appears to be a production RTR Ready-to-Run?

 

Also appears to be powered by an In-line Mabuchi FT36D.

 

Anyone know what this is??? 

 

Reminds me of and similar to an ad in a 60's Slot Car Magazine....!

 

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Posted 03 December 2019 - 11:18 PM

Has  a AMT Fantum/Bandido feel to it, but I have never seen a complete car.

 ......and I think it is 1/32 scale?


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Posted 04 December 2019 - 12:30 AM

I've not seen that one either, not that I can remember anyway. :unsure:

 

I like it...


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Posted 04 December 2019 - 03:45 AM

HI all..

This thingie is easy to find at Top-toys in Italy. Now is a reissued thingie from an old one. I got it a few months ago. Fits an AMT chassy. It's called Speedy Thunder, reissued from old Ritrosi brand.

 

www.toptoys-italy.com is the place. I'm not making marketing with it. So tell me if not correct to post the web page to correct text.

 

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 08:52 AM

I like that body.    If anybody is smart enough to order from this company, I would be in to share costs and get 2-3 of these bodies.

 

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Posted 04 December 2019 - 10:24 AM

Thank you all for the information!


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Posted 04 December 2019 - 10:35 PM

Cool!  Web site says it is mounted on a Professor Motor repop AMT 1/24 frame -- it must have some kind of adapter for the body mounts because looks like it mounts with regular flexi body clips.  Not sure I'm ready to pop for about $225 (200 euro), but it gives me an idea of how to use some of the AMT frames I've been hoarding.


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 03:03 AM

I have NEVER seen this mystery Thingie that appears to be a production RTR Ready-to-Run?

 

Also appears to be powered by an In-line Mabuchi FT36D.

 

Anyone know what this is??? 

 

Reminds me of and similar to an ad in a 60's Slot Car Magazine....!

 

attachicon.gifEuro Thingie.jpg

 

attachicon.gifStylizg Tool.jpg

I guess that picture comes from this sale on ebay....

https://www.ebay.it/itm/333423113296


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 04:18 AM

The original kit. Pictures made available courtesy of Dario Gueci.

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Posted 05 December 2019 - 09:42 AM

They show the body only available on their website and I think it says they have 12 in stock.    I may try to contact them and see if we can work thru the language barrier.


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 08:53 PM

Speaks perfect English.  I've met him at the vintage events in Roncole, Italy.


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 09:19 PM

thanks Brad, I'll see what I can do


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Posted 05 December 2019 - 09:44 PM

I'll go for a couple bodies.

 

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Posted 18 May 2023 - 01:28 PM

I 've always liked making replicas of rare slot cars...

This is the replica of the Ritrosi speedy , a very rare Italian thingie.

I gave the original to LASCM and I'm happy with a replica.

The materials are all original. Ritrosi used AMT parts with a chromed frame. The green painted engine has the Ritrosi (repro) labels, the polystyrene box is of the same size as the original and the silk-screened parts derive from the original. The instructions are good copies. The bodywork of the Cyclone, which was inserted in the original box, is still original too. The transparent body of the Speedy is produced in replica by Toptoys Italy.

Here the result ....

 

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Posted 19 May 2023 - 01:07 AM

Riccardo,

 

Nice replica! I got that body through Matt D and Gene Adams a year back.

 

Can't find a photo of my build but I keep looking...


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