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NEW Escort MK II 1/5

Discussion in 'Large Scale RC Paint and Bodies' started by spitfire, Jul 1, 2012.

  1. voo2doo

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    Here is my conversation on Youtube to his friend.....

    yoodoo1221 week ago
    Can you make just one more, I'll pay you well.
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    Jari Vasarainen1 week ago
    I don't even live in Finland anymore. All the tooling is there. I will ask my friend if it is possible. You will really need to make it worth his while if he has time. He is the original manufacturer of these shells. He does not speak English much at all.
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    yoodoo1221 week ago
    Thats good.If you can talk to him and get back to me with a price that would be appreciated.
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    Jari Vasarainen1 week ago
    I sent him a message and he told me he is not going to make more shells for now. He does not hhave the time for it now. In the future, yes.
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    yoodoo1221 week ago
    ok, I appreciate your effort. Thanks.
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    yoodoo1221 week ago
    Will he sell the molds for them?
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    Jari Vasarainen5 days ago
    No, he does not want to do that.
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    yoodoo1221 week ago
    I need this shell , can you still buy them?
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    Jari Vasarainen1 week ago
    Not available anymore, sorry.
     
  2. voo2doo

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    There is another gent on Youtube at the moment that was making them about three years ago. He has a contact email so I have sent him a message. He also makes the Opel Ascona shell too.I'll fill you in on the details when I get chance and he replies.
    Ooo , this could be another interesting project if I can sort the shells out.
    J
     
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    true voo2doo.. that guys so talanted in making these . how do we go about asking wether others on here want one. then put orders in to him. he mght change his mind wen he sees the green stuff the legal green lol... :)
     
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    didnt see that other reply u sent about bloke on youtube ..like you said let us know wot he says m8 thanks....
     
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    voo2doo been thinking about trying to find a talanted sculpture maker. from a college or sumert. and see if he /she can do a escort rest we can do our selfs. lexan/ old hoover/portable heater. make our own vacume molding .... think its a good money earner especially 1/5th /1/6th scale..... its proper got me thinking this...:)
     
  7. atom3624

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    Spitfire, or Claude in Belgium is the one who can do this.
    He would need convincing of course, but with genuine interest, I'm sure he could do it.

    I pulled out of a one-off Ram shell for my 1/8 Raminator - unfortunate but costs for just one would be too great.
    If there's a bulk order of 10 or even 20, or if 'somebody would consider being in agreement / sales' it might work ....

    I cannot speak for him, but from previous communications, I know he knows his stuff - what capacity he has I've no idea - full-on work-place or small garden shed ...

    Al.
     
  8. voo2doo

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    Yes , I have thought of asking someone who is shit hot at making molds to do this shell myself. I work with a girl who makes sculptures and I'll ask her Monday.
    I'll make a thread or something similar on here and ask .If there are enough he might go into production again.
    J
     
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    I have just emailed her and she said it was beyond her skill set.
    J
     
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    Click on the poll in the " Other manufacturers" thread.
    J