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    Mercedes W196
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    With Scalextrix Ferrari 375 chassis and driver
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    Cheers
    NimROD
    Last edited by -nimrod-; June 28, 2020, 05:18 AM.

  • #2
    Looking great
    More to collect and do in 1/24
    Dangermouse to the rescue.

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    • #3
      Looks great!
      Kevan - Isle of Man
      Life is like a box of Slot cars...πŸš“πŸš—πŸššπŸšœ

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      • #4
        Vlad, what is the 2nd car down on the left? Looks like some kind of Maserati?.....
        Stan S.
        Newberg, OR
        Autodromo Rossa Colline (Red Hills Raceway)
        Member NASTE (Northwest Association of Slot Track Enthusiasts)

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        • Kevan
          Kevan commented
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          Bugatti T251

      • #5
        Great era for GP cars, the one I didn't know and had to google was the third down on the right which is a Cooper-Bristol T23
        Kevan - Isle of Man
        Life is like a box of Slot cars...πŸš“πŸš—πŸššπŸšœ

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        • #6
          OOOOO ...

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          • #7
            What does the chassis look like. Could you please post a picture .
            rastas.

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            • #8
              Too cool!, Nice work, they’ll be great!

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              • #9
                Hi All,

                Glad you like them, I've added the names to help

                Rastas - I have no chassis but I know another member CCobra did a lot of work for the Auto Union AVUS Chassis.

                Cheers
                NimROD

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                • #10
                  ok thanks, NimROD . do you scan the models to get the files or find them elsewhere , I seen a vid that showed a little bit about scanning a bonet , just wanted to know if that's something to look into down the road?

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                  • #11
                    HI All,

                    An Update, but first,

                    Rastas - Hi Mate, no scanned models, all are freely available in the Net, they just need a little clean up and fixing to print right.
                    Remember I'm still pretty much a hack at this, some models have been heavily modified such as the Ferrari 350 CAN-AM, I'm partial to that model as it took my over 6 weeks to get it just right.

                    Bugatti T251

                    This body one printed great and the Scaley Ferrari 375 chassis fits almost perfectly. Printed with Z= 0.1mm, it would be like injected plastic at 0.05mm.

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                    Cheers
                    NimROD

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                    • #12
                      Thanks, those are great looking cars ! I hope I'll be able to get a print out that good one day! Congrats.

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                      • #13
                        Hi All,

                        Lancia D50

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                        Cheers
                        NimROD

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                        • #14
                          Hello Nimrod,
                          I'm loving the Lancia D50! With resin versions its challenging getting the side-tanks lined up vertically and longitudinally so having them designed in is ace.

                          Leo

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                          • #15
                            Hi Leo,

                            For the Lancia D50 It was an exercise in keeping as many parts on the print as possible.
                            I wasn't sure if it would print well at all, but surprisingly, came out great
                            Using the PLA+ it is also very strong and flexible.
                            If there were any weak points, it's easy enough to reinforce the model in the next print.
                            The joys of 3D printing

                            Cheers
                            NimROD

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