TRON /free/ 1:?

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  1. mikezax

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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    Great find!! :)
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    I knew you are ingenious but this is again mind-blowing! :)
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    Thanx :), I want to go back to what has returned to my modeling and it was mainly motorcycle models, so after the 74-Z Speeder Bike I did the Daimler Reitwagen, the Suzuki GSX R750 and now the Tron.
    It's also a small reminder of the models I've made years ago:
    Jawa TS-500 a Yamaha YZ-500:
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    BMW R 16 with side-car:
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    and post apocalyptic motorbike - Mad Zax's Chopper :) :
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    zathros -----SENIOR---- Administrator Moderator

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    I love the BMW with the sidecar!! I owned a Velorex sidecar for many years, and logged many 1000's of miles with it. ;)
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    I glued it BMW about 8 years ago, I was still young :)
    I even received a certain price from a local salesman Schreiber-Bogen (model of your choice) ;)
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    You are a master modeler, Mike! I too love the sidecar - and that cute dog! :)
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    ...thanx, but here are far better modelers ;)
    ...BMW - I think I would probably do otherwise today, but I liked it that way :)
    ...I like dogs with a chin (I have a third schnauzer already) , so therefore is in the sidecar this dog;)
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    I loved my sidecar. I rode my motorcycle 6 years straight, through snow and any kind of weather. I could carry tools and cold weather ger in the trunk, and also carried a sleeping bag, in case I got too cold, which did happen one night. It was 10 degrees Fahrenheit, and I had to pull over, and craw inside the sleeping bag, inside the side car. I was up to temperature with 10 minutes, put on some warmer gear, and made it home. It also was 1:00 a.m., not many places open in the backwoods of Connecticut. Actually, no places open!!! :)

    Mine was exactly like the one pictured below, except I mounted a headlight in place of the small light on the fender, a Halogen that was extremely bright. I should have never traded that side car for a car, and I never should have sold the car I traded it for!! :) :

    velorex_560_jawa_1.jpg
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    nice motorcycle, what a brand it is ?

    Today, at least a few photos of the pedestal, I carved the letters, the foil will be glued inside yet...
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    I have no idea, but knowing how much that sidecar weighed, it must have had to work hard to reach 35 mph! ;)

    Nice stand, the cuts out are really "classy". ;)
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    I like the base. It looks good so far!
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    Thanx, The pedestal is almost finished (except lighting):):
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    ...today I did the lighting, I finally used 14 LEDs...it looks good, photos soon...;)
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    TRON (motorcycle) is finished, not yet stuck on the mat...
    ...on the pad still finishing up lighting...;)
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    ...the lighting is finished, I used 14 LEDs, it's powered by a 4xAA battery ;)
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    That stand is really excellent. The concept lends itself nicely for many different model displays. Very nice!! :)
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    Thanx.

    I have been warned, however that this electrical connection may cause problems and therefore please pay attention to the following warning:

    DO NOT USE THIS CONNECTION IF YOU USE THIS APPLICATION IN YOUR PROJECT IT IS AT YOUR RISK !!!

    My note:
    ...the pedestal has light me today for more than 8 hours (without any problems), but the introduction notice is still valid !
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