Tamiya P34 Six-Wheeler

Before going on to another tank I have decided to have a go at something a bit different.

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I am a fan of Formula One and strange vehicles so I thought it was time to give the six wheeled Formula One car a go. I have been working on this one for a little while but Continue reading Tamiya P34 Six-Wheeler

Red Bull 7 Preparing the Bodyshell

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I did not intend to do any actual work on the display body as it requires removing the engine head to fit. My plan was to just wait for the display body.

SAM_5854The long awaited racing body arrived last week and was found in my local green Continue reading Red Bull 7 Preparing the Bodyshell

Red Bull 7 Progress

IMAG0458In this section of the Red Bull  build I have almost finished building the engine, its nearly ready to be fitted to the chassis.

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The final tyre has also been added to the car. This is great because I finally have all four wheels on the model but annoying because it has now out grown its old living space.

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With this 1:7 model and the 1:8 Hummer I am building its getting hard to find space to store these models.

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First parts of engine have arrived for my Kyosho Red Bull 7 build

The crankcase is the first part of the GX21 Nitro engine which will power my Red Bull 7 model. The GX21 is a 2 stroke engine capable of producing about 1.8bhp.

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The crankcase currently contains the carburetor attaching screw and two ball bearings.

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With the next batch of parts I get the crankshaft piston, cylinder head and rear engine plate.

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