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krow113
08-17-11, 12:14 PM
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/08/370.jpg
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/08/371.jpg

ScaleMotorcars
08-17-11, 12:16 PM
Thank you sir. Looking great.. gringrin

shadetree
08-24-11, 06:21 PM
Great work Krow
marc

Dr Dave
08-29-11, 04:37 AM
Nice work James. Nothin' like shiny sparkles for a show bike 1thumbup1 So mate, how about some more picspicpic Please! I can never get enough.

Brizio
09-02-11, 09:20 PM
Very nice!

krow113
10-21-11, 12:05 PM
Mark ,Dave ,Briz -Thanks-http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/10/102.jpg

ewaskew
11-12-11, 06:57 AM
Very nice bike man
Earl

krow113
11-12-11, 11:57 AM
E - Thanks- The model does build into a neat early show bike.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/11/188.jpg

krow113
11-13-11, 11:40 PM
Here's the left side of the engine...
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/11/225.jpg

krow113
11-24-12, 01:59 PM
Due to asystematic targeting and harrassment campaign by a few trolls at Modelers Alliance I am forced to end my internet modeling experience.


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shadetree
12-01-12, 08:22 AM
James your work is great. Don't let a a few idiots keep the rest of us from enjoying your work.
Marc

krow113
12-01-12, 01:05 PM
Thanks Marc I will find you when I return.

skymnky272
02-05-13, 03:00 PM
Great build,,I have one of these,that I got at a swap meet,it was built 30 yrs ago,its a total glue bomb,,so Im gonna disassemble,strip all paint/glue and restore. I read some where this was the 1st large scale bike kit Revell ever made,,way cool guy.

krow113
02-06-13, 02:50 AM
Skymnky Thanks for your interest.
Remembering Revell Model Kits lists the 'Triumph Custom Show Bike' as its fourth 1/8 scale mc kit.
The kit tires are solid rubber a good thing , but in these later years of the kits life the rubber dries out.I split Oranges front tire mounting it to the base. I wonder if an Armor All treatment would help.
Also the kit plastic at this age is very brittle, I would be very careful cleaning the parts off. I would opt for an ebay buy before attempting cleanup. They are available ,usually under $100.00 if thats possible for you.
The kit spokes are passable , barely! The chain can be made to look okay as well.
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2011/11/191.jpg

I built Orange to experiment with metalflake finishes mostly, as it is an inaccurate (not that I mind) kit of a Triumph , a Bonny with 2 carbs or Tiger with one. A few other technical discrepancy's are evident as well, this is of little consequence as the model is pretty cool. If it was a 'full on ' build I would replace the chain and lace the wheels accordingly. I remember it was a bit of a battle to build but worth it.

shadetree
02-07-13, 07:08 PM
James glad your posting again. Anything new in the works
Marc

krow113
02-08-13, 12:40 AM
Marc -Thanks-
Here are the first castings of the 1/8 scale superset!
Sprockets:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2013/02/90.jpg
Primary drive pully's:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2013/02/91.jpg
Carb , magneto , intake manifold:
http://www.scalemotorcars.com/forum/images/imported/2013/02/92.jpg

Super happy about these , time spent on the casting setup paid off with completely bubble free parts.