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Cunningham C2r - Really OLD school


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#1 mr moto

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Posted 03 June 2013 - 04:17 PM

Just finished this 1/32 Cunningham C2r based on the one that Briggs Cunningham drove at Le Mans in 1951. It's the first slot car I've done in a long time but I sure haven't updated my approach - it's totally old school. The body was adapted from the old Aurora kit and the driver comes from a Strombecker Testa Rossa (probably even older). The chassis is an EJ's #206 (a copy of an old Strombecker piece) and the motor is my very favorite - a Pittman DC-77. When I ordered the chassis, EJ's was out of wire wheel inserts so I made my own by turning down the Aurora wheels and I think they actually came out better than store bought. The decals are home-made. This is how the real thing looked in 1951:

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And this one is mine - Hope you enjoy!

 

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Edited by mr moto, 03 June 2013 - 04:18 PM.


#2 cobraman

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Posted 04 June 2013 - 02:30 AM

Looks very nice.



#3 Pete L.

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Posted 16 July 2013 - 03:43 AM

Wow, that is beautiful ...



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Posted 17 July 2013 - 05:42 AM

Wow, very nice. Now you need to do the C-type as a companion.  OH WAIT!!



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Posted 29 July 2013 - 06:41 AM

Now THAT is really ol'school and very nice!
 


Edited by Jairus, 29 July 2013 - 06:43 AM.