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#1 F1fletch

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Posted 15 September 2020 - 11:22 AM

Good day, everyone.

I have a Horky and Dubick chassis I received in a purchase and I would like to get them repaired and refinished?

Any recommended options? I reached out to Dubick but I am not sure what they might be able to do and shipping would probably kill me. ;(

Thanks.

 

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Posted 15 September 2020 - 02:58 PM

If you can get the steel parts that are broken it's very straightforward to do these yourself.

 

Cleaning the chassis, I would recommend using "Naval Jelly" and a stiff brush... possibly more than one time. I am having great results with that - it's for cleaning steel, removes bluing and rust. Repairing is as simple as desoldering the parts, making sure they're clean, then putting it all back together.

 

I have repaired a couple of eurosports previously, and had to do some creative replacement of the shaker keepers - not even sure if they call them that anymore. But mine are all for play and not raced. If you are really in need, I can do the work for you, but I am not a pro. this is a hobby. I just take pride in doing the refurbishments. (I did a lot during this pandemic).


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Posted 15 September 2020 - 03:22 PM

IF it was mine, I'd send it to Pablo. He's refurbed a of couple of cars for me, and built a few more new cars, and all were way past my expectations.

 

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Posted 15 September 2020 - 04:29 PM

Pablo?
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Posted 16 September 2020 - 12:25 AM

Don't worry, he'll read the post. He once told me you can't even fart on this website without him knowing.  :shok:


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Posted 16 September 2020 - 07:15 AM

Darren, he's also probably gone inland a ways to ride out hurricane Sally for a few days.


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Posted 16 September 2020 - 07:39 AM

He's currently gone inland, and apparently has no internet at the moment.

 

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Posted 16 September 2020 - 11:37 AM

Darren, I have zero experience with that type of chassis, sorry. Never owned one, never fixed one.

 

I'd go with mreibman


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Posted 16 September 2020 - 11:38 AM

You can't go wrong with George Russell, he does this for me regularly.

 

He is a multi USRA National eurosport champion!


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Posted 17 September 2020 - 12:26 AM

Thanks for all the help guys, George reached out to me and we are trying to line up parts ;)


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