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Old 12-11-2015, 01:38 AM
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That is pretty damned interesting.
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I like that hydro-dipping is extremely thin unlike vinyl wraps, and weighs next to nothing.
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Old 12-11-2015, 08:36 AM
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Originally Posted by Greg Sharpe
How to mourn the loss of your silver, red or blue plated M-chassis, in an easy 4 step process.

Step 1:
Hot lap the field at the last trophy race. (Your results may vary)


Step 2:
Disassemble car back down to the exploded view from the manual.
Step 2b:
Forget to write down hot setup from last trophy race.


Step 3:
Send a new, non-plated chassis out for hydrodipping service. I reccomend Maine Coast Customs. Pick a design or color that will set your M-chassis apart from the crowd and help you forget all the stripped screw holes in your previous chassis.


STEP 4:
Assemble with pride.
Whats good Sharpe… Modifications to chassis's are not TCS legal … hard to see what color you went with in the photo? Can't wait for 2016 season to start, although not happy just ordered my Reedy 21.5. Did you have something to do with this?
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Old 12-11-2015, 08:51 AM
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Isn't that a wood grain pattern? Like found in your dad's cars?
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Originally Posted by Greg Sharpe
How to mourn the loss of your silver, red or blue plated M-chassis, in an easy 4 step process.

Step 1:
Hot lap the field at the last trophy race. (Your results may vary)


Step 2:
Disassemble car back down to the exploded view from the manual.
Step 2b:
Forget to write down hot setup from last trophy race.


Step 3:
Send a new, non-plated chassis out for hydrodipping service. I reccomend Maine Coast Customs. Pick a design or color that will set your M-chassis apart from the crowd and help you forget all the stripped screw holes in your previous chassis.


STEP 4:
Assemble with pride.
Oh, how many times I have forgotten step 2b...

looks really neat! nice work.
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Originally Posted by (0000000000)
Franko....that was pretty harsh....
Nice work in Kelowna, Chuck.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:13 AM
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The only way to make an M-chassis better is woodgrain
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Old 12-11-2015, 03:51 PM
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I'm thinking plaid.
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Old 12-11-2015, 04:10 PM
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It looks nice, but how much does it weigh??? You can use CA glue to strengthen stripped holes....
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Old 12-11-2015, 05:05 PM
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It's balsawood, very light.
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Old 12-11-2015, 05:18 PM
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Yeah.

Stay away from teak and mahogany. Those woods are heavy.
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Old 12-11-2015, 09:28 PM
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Just stumbled across this howardcano classic in an old thread
Yes. I was born with a hot soldering iron in my hand... my mom said that hurt.
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And.....now this thread has clearly gone sideways
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Old 12-12-2015, 01:26 AM
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Nah this is the M-chassis thread. We understeer, not oversteer.
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Old 12-12-2015, 04:20 AM
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I thought my comment about Pinocchio was more creative, but perhaps more offensive.
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