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#1 OFFLINE   Jersey_Devil

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Posted 17 March 2020 - 05:18 PM

I haven't been on DX in some time with a lot of personal issues taking priority, as well as my decision to wean myself from this hobby, but I still appreciate great modelwork of all kinds. I've been watching a lot of YouTube videos of radio-controlled model planes of all eras, types, sizes and scales with joy and wonder. My appreciation for the creativity of those R/C fliers led me to sample a vid featuring one of the tiniest scales (previously 1/43rd was the only sub-1/18th scale I even deigned to notice) and I was blown away.

This first video is a record of the home conversion of a Busch Mercedes W123 sedan in 1/'87th scale (which comes with working head- and taillights, for slightly less than 20 Euros!) from a static model to a running, R/C car, truly amazing in this scale. If you want to skip the construction details, jump to the 5:00 mark in the video to see the incredible features of the completed model:

https://youtu.be/K25GcOsoQ2U


In this second video, see a whole miniature town filled with working radio controlled 1/87th land and water vehicles - all home-made!:

https://youtu.be/cVa8u1eIsHU


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#2 ONLINE   D N'D-Land

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Posted 18 March 2020 - 06:52 AM

Hey Red! glad to see you online my friend!! :yahoo: Hopefully all issues will be resolved soon and well :hope:
I'm gonna' go and check out your video links, after I do a couple of posts here on DX!

Please take care and Cheers! :occasion14:

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