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#1 MG Brown

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Posted 31 July 2020 - 01:26 PM

Apparently some raceways around the country are trying a "Bomber" class with the same technical rules as the Stock Car class but with 1950's bodies.

 

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1955 Chevrolet and 1957 Plymouth available from Caveman Bodeez.

 

Please direct rules and technical questions to the AWRA website.


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Posted 31 July 2020 - 02:42 PM

I have a Ford bomber mold I am working on too. So much to do, so little time.


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Posted 31 July 2020 - 06:00 PM

I have a Ford bomber mold I am working on too. So much to do, so little time.

 

Brian- we appreciate all of the work you put into your bodies and interiors. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.


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Posted 31 July 2020 - 07:26 PM

I like the '55 Chevy.


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Posted 01 August 2020 - 11:36 PM

We race them weekly at our track & once per month in a series race with another track.

 

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Posted 02 August 2020 - 07:19 AM

Is the Vette another Caveman body?


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Posted 02 August 2020 - 11:26 AM

Is the Vette another Caveman body?

 

 

That's not one of mine.


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Posted 02 August 2020 - 12:43 PM

Is the Vette another Caveman body?

 

Bill, The body is from S&E Raceway. I wish that it was a caveman body. These bodys break real easy. We now allow bodys from the 50s,60s, & 70s. I'm going to start running a caveman Camaro body.



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Posted 02 August 2020 - 02:03 PM

I think S&E uses PETG plastic instead of lexan. That would be a reason why they break easily, especially if they're painted with lacquer. PETG is easier to mold, molds details better, but should be painted with acrylic paints. Thanks for your reply.


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Posted 02 August 2020 - 06:54 PM

Is the Tamiya polycarbonate paint lacquer based ?

 

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Posted 02 August 2020 - 09:44 PM

I don't use Tamiya polycarbonate paints & I'm not well acquainted with them. Are you using spray cans or paint out of bottles? Do you clean-up with a solvent or do you use water? Looking online, I found Tamiya sells both acrylic & lacquer thinners. Then the online site indicated both thinners work well with Tamiya .acrylic paints. I didn't find anything indicating whether their polycarbonate spray cans are lacquer or something else. If it's lacquer, it should craze the hard plastic of a model kit. Hopefully, someone who has used it will chime in & post their experience using it.


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Posted 06 August 2020 - 12:59 PM

Caveman sells a 3d 1/32 chassis that looks interesting
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