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Forum: Vintage RC 1 Day Ago
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Posted By DerbyDan
It was Minichamp's impressive 'showroom' over on...

It was Minichamp's impressive 'showroom' over on Tamiyaclub that really got me into Vintage R/C - I hope you are not getting rid of your entire collection??
Forum: Vintage RC 18-10-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 437
Posted By DerbyDan
I'm not sure if we got the 'Dirt Spec' car as a...

I'm not sure if we got the 'Dirt Spec' car as a kit here in the UK?:eh?:

This is a pretty good run down of all the Team Losi cars, including the XXX buggies....
Forum: Wanted 17-08-2018
Replies: 0
Views: 141
Posted By DerbyDan
Carisma GT24 1/24th RTR Buggy

I'm looking to build one of NRC's excellent YZ-4s (Mini Yokomo YZ-10 recreation) - which uses the Carisma GT24 buggy & GT24R rally car as a base.

The Buggy seems to have been discontinued but the...
Forum: Vintage RC 07-03-2018
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By DerbyDan
RJH Models sticker..... I used to be sponsored by...

RJH Models sticker..... I used to be sponsored by them :thumbsup:

As already said, this looks like the original 'Superdog fighter' - otherwise known as the '870c'
Forum: Vintage RC 05-01-2018
Replies: 11
Views: 913
Posted By DerbyDan
Steve's (Penguin) Xcellerator body for the XX is...

Steve's (Penguin) Xcellerator body for the XX is spot-on - I donated an original un-cut Losi body for use to get the mould produced, I'd say the quality & sharpness of Penguin's moulds are on a par...
Forum: Vintage RC 11-10-2017
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Sticky: Lazer zxr
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Posted By DerbyDan
The spacing of those four lower fixing holes look...

The spacing of those four lower fixing holes look suspiciously XX/XXT?

Watching this build with interest James.... looks very nice indeed :drool:
Forum: Vintage RC 02-10-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,158
Posted By DerbyDan
Loving that Motor mount Martin - being three...

Loving that Motor mount Martin - being three sided it gives optimum support for the motor - mine was made as a simple 'L' shape (like the original 'Halliday' one was) - which under heavy landings off...
Forum: Wanted 29-09-2017
Replies: 3
WANTED tamiya frog
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Posted By DerbyDan
If Durango cannot help.... I see Mark Stanton has...

If Durango cannot help.... I see Mark Stanton has one for sale over on the Iconic RC Sales FB page ;-)
Forum: Vintage RC 29-09-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,158
Posted By DerbyDan
Penguin's LWB Meteor body was moulded from a...

Penguin's LWB Meteor body was moulded from a shell I donated - it was a used/trimmed but good condition shell (hence some of the vagueness around the front) that came from an 'ebay special' Meteor I...
Forum: Vintage RC 28-09-2017
Replies: 30
Views: 2,158
Posted By DerbyDan
Both Meteors are looking great guys!:thumbsup: ...

Both Meteors are looking great guys!:thumbsup:

Nice work finding an alternative solution for the supply of driveshafts, I've managed to collect a few decent sets... but this only really gives...
Forum: Vintage RC 20-09-2017
Replies: 5,878
Sticky: Lazer zxr
Views: 412,257
Posted By DerbyDan
:drool: Wow - love the tub car especially!.......

:drool: Wow - love the tub car especially!.... Personally I don't think there's anything you can do to fix the tub chassis - just send it to me & i'll dispose of it in an environmentally friendly...
Forum: Vintage RC 11-09-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By DerbyDan
;) ...

;)

https://www.tamiyaclub.com/tcimages/28990/img28990_03072009133841_2.jpg

I forgot to add that I also own a Da-Bomb Losi YOYO too :-)
Forum: Vintage RC 05-09-2017
Replies: 21
Views: 1,525
Posted By DerbyDan
In chronological order - I own; x3 JRX2 -...

In chronological order - I own;

x3 JRX2 - x3 (plus poss enough parts to build a 4th)
x1 JRX Pro
x1 JRX Pro SE (to be re-built with a retro-fit XX gearbox)
x3/4 Double Xs - 1x Kinwald, 1x...
Forum: Vintage RC 20-07-2017
Replies: 10
Views: 622
Posted By DerbyDan
The wide 4wd cut staggers in yellow compound were...

The wide 4wd cut staggers in yellow compound were perfect on the front of my ProCat last year (& the year before that) - you do have to use foam inserts in them, which you don't use with the narrow...
Forum: Vintage RC 19-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
No worries, thank you for looking for me, looks...

No worries, thank you for looking for me, looks like Welshy is able to help :thumbsup:
Forum: Vintage RC 18-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
PM sent ;)

PM sent ;)
Forum: Vintage RC 14-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
Not wishing to turn this thread into a 'Wanted'...

Not wishing to turn this thread into a 'Wanted' advert..... but if you could have a look for me I would be very grateful, maybe let me know via PM?;)
Forum: Vintage RC 14-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
This is the bit I need Welshy... :( (not the ball...

This is the bit I need Welshy... :( (not the ball joint)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/DerbyDan/Kyosho%20Lazer%20ZX/IMG_18441_zpsew8qxbsc.jpg
Forum: Vintage RC 14-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
Yes - the ZXR is my entry for 4wd on Sunday.......

Yes - the ZXR is my entry for 4wd on Sunday.... its still only exists as a box of bits.... but they are now a collection of clean bits & I've collected a few parts (like the front shock tower) that...
Forum: Vintage RC 14-06-2017
Replies: 45
Views: 3,652
Posted By DerbyDan
@ Catman79 Your Lazer looks lush!:wub ...

@ Catman79

Your Lazer looks lush!:wub

I see we've got the same front shock towers, I found the one on my car was cracked when I stripped it down, so put an order with Fibrelyte - I figured...
Forum: Vintage RC 13-06-2017
Replies: 18
Views: 1,114
Posted By DerbyDan
Standard wheels are 2.2" - so all current tyres...

Standard wheels are 2.2" - so all current tyres will fit ;)
Forum: Vintage RC 09-06-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,521
Posted By DerbyDan
Thank you Welshy.... the paint scheme is based on...

Thank you Welshy.... the paint scheme is based on a photo I'd seen of a TopCat raced by Phil Davies... except his shell had (in very typical 80s style) a cartoon picture of Garfield across the front!...
Forum: Vintage RC 09-06-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,521
Posted By DerbyDan
Here you go ;) ...

Here you go ;)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v228/DerbyDan/Schumacher%20TopCat/DSC00765_zpsb681d304.jpg...
Forum: Vintage RC 08-06-2017
Replies: 56
Views: 3,521
Posted By DerbyDan
An MG Orange dot was my first non-silver can 540...

An MG Orange dot was my first non-silver can 540 motor! The Orange (Wet Magnet) & Brown dots really were THE stock motor to have back then, & was perfect for 'pepping' up the performance of my...
Forum: Vintage RC 03-05-2017
Replies: 15
Views: 1,410
Posted By DerbyDan
Great looking XX James - a very 'of the era'...

Great looking XX James - a very 'of the era' paint job there :cool: Will this be your 2wd entry for this year's Revival?
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