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Way Back Wednesday: D1RC Winter Series

I was sorting through my ‘liked’ pages on Facebook and came across Radical Muppets Photography owned by Bradley Giles and Zoe Ramsey (facebook link here: www.facebook.com/RadicalMuppetsPhotography ). They’ve been inactive for quite some time but used to shoot the RC drifting … Continue reading

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Scalextric K.I.T.T Restoration

A few weeks ago Craig Hamnett very kindly sent me over two ‘loft find’ slot cars. One was a Datsun 240Z and the other was K.I.T.T, or a black Pontiac Trans-Am. For those of you that don’t know K.I.T.T is … Continue reading

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Balsa Wood Super Cub Build: Part 1

Hi guys, Nearly as long as there have been aircraft there have been model aircraft. Now-a-days the majority if aero modellers build either static plastic kits such as the Airfix DH88 Grosvenor House kit (build thread here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/11/08/air-racing-dh88-comet/ ) and RC … Continue reading

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MrD Slot Drag Racing, Chelmsford, December 2016

Chaps and Chapettes, Most of the slot car stuff I cover on this blog tends to be 1/32 scale circuit cars; Formula 1, LeMans and such. However, the other month I discovered the MrD Slot Drag Racing Championship who race … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-3

Having painted the figures in part 1: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/02/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-1/ … …and having sprayed and started building the body in part 2: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/08/08/1910-omnibus-slot-car-build-part-2/ … … It was time to assemble the rest of the lower body. Assembling the body of a 1910 bus … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce slot car build part 3

Hi all! So last week the rest of the parts to build the Rolls arrived and we were able to get the chassis folded up. If you haven’t read last weeks entry you can find it here:  https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/03/18/rolls-royce-slot-car-build-part-2/ Today the … Continue reading

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Rolls Royce slot car build part 2

As some of you may recall a month or so ago I introduced you to the Rolls Royce slot car shell I had sitting in my cupboard that I wanted to build with you guys. If you do remember, here … Continue reading

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Autosport International Part 5: Radshape RC

Radshape RC are one of the largest RC shops here in the UK. They are based in the Midlands and hold a massive stock of a wide variety of models. They also have a drift track and a ‘scale mountain’ … Continue reading

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Meet Quasimodo

Ladies and Gentleman, it is time for me to present to you my new drift car; Quasimodo! Quasimodo is a BMW E46 that Rayleigh Tyres picked up for me at a decent price and are preparing for me. whilst it … Continue reading

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