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    1. Kit: , by (VIP/Sponsor) PROPELLER is offline
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      Model Scale: 1/8 Rating:  Thanks: 3
      Started: 03-10-18 Build Revisions: Never  
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      I'm waiting to a clear sheet for completed the Bugatti...
      It's time for a new challenge!
      It will be of course another french car, the "Avions Voisin Record 1927".






      Unfortunately, the real car has been destroyed. My basis will be a re-builded one,
      with many genuine parts except the engine, the 8 cylinders has been replaced by a six cylinders.
      Take a look at:
      http://www.automobiles-voisin.fr/e_record_1927.html


      So, it will be a replica of... a replica!


      This time 100% scratch built!
      First steps, after lot of drawings:



















      And yes! No paint, no pain…


      Dan.


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    Avions Voisin Record 1927 1/8
    Rear suspensions now.
    The goal, note the size of the rear axle! (Photo ADT Tours, France)




















    Who said a lathe is needed?






    Dan.


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    Looks great Dan.
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    Great to see you doing another project Dan. Always enjoy your work and learn much from your problem solving. :)
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    Thanks guys!
    More soon... Dan.


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    Today, the new and definitive jig...








    Very useful for settings!









    Dan.


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    After the first paint coat the chassis is drying. It's now time to deal with the front axle and
    his reinforcements...



    On the background, the deal:













    Of course, some machining, as usual!













    Dan.


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    Thanks markus! Any update on your magnificent work is waited by me and surely by others too...
    Dan.


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    As we are waiting for any update of your fantastic build
    Thierry
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    Me too! (You have followers all over the world!)
    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
    self-construction and self determination
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    Thanks gentlemen for your very, very kind words...

    Dan.


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    Thanks Dan. I`m still working on the car but i have little time and all i`m doing this time requires good preparation (door cut-outs ....) and needs thorough research. To make useable photos will take time. Please be patient with me. Markus
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    Front axle, more...


    In 1/1 Avions Voisin Record 1927 1/8 scale, and mine:











    Spokes? Not yet!















    Dan.


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    Very nice axle! Is that steel? It looks very well made.
    -craftsmanship is a lifelong project of
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    You are a great mechanic and machinist, Dan :)
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