** Build of the Month Contest - February 2022 ** - Winner - PARMA01

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February Build of the Month Winner - Shane301



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Choose the winner

Poll ended at Sun Feb 27, 2022 1:12 pm

coxbros1
5
8%
TheDiamondOne
2
3%
LoboNYC
8
13%
THEYTOOKMYTHUMB
2
3%
HorseNZ
1
2%
PARMA01
23
38%
JohnE
8
13%
mtbkym01
1
2%
BattleTrak
8
13%
TokyoProf
2
3%
 
Total votes: 60

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** Build of the Month Contest - February 2022 ** - Winner - PARMA01

Post by scr8p »

Open To Any Manufacturer!

OK, this will be the thread for the February 2022 Build of the Month Contest.

Refresh yourself with the rules before entering - http://www.rc10talk.com/viewtopic.php?f=98&t=35923

Please remember, no chit chat until all of the entries are locked in so they can stay grouped together.

GOOD LUCK!!!

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** Place Holders **

If you would like to enter the contest, create a post as a "place holder". DO NOT POST ANY PICS. You have until the 5th of the month to lock in a spot (10 entries max). You will then have 2 days to edit your post and attach the pics of your entry. The poll will be started on the night of the 7th. If you have not submitted your pics by then you will be removed from the contest.

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Recreation of my favorite 2wd buggy back in the 80s....always wanted one but never could afford one back then....click on pic for clarity
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Built this Kyosho Ultima to replicate the 1st rc car my brother and I raced back in 1987. We didnt have much money, so we bought the kit and split racing duties between us, until Derek was able to buy a JRX2. Its complete with oe shock towers and Kyosho LeMans 360ST motor, just like we raced it back then. Like all of our builds its full runner to boot.
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1 beautiful emerald green anodized RC10DS chassis, 1 awesomely detailed Tamiya Porsche 911 body, 80+ donor parts from a crashed Mustang DS, much time, lots of love, and 2 creative hands. These are the ingredients used to build this Porsche.

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Rebuilt RC10B4. Not a huge fan of the B4 body and definitely not a fan of cab forward bodies so adapted a B3 to fit
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This will be my first BOTM attempt my much loved
1994 Yokomo yrx10 & Porsche 917k with gulf livery

Was the ultimate pro 10 chassis for me as a youth , finally found a mint condition and soon got the upgrade bug .
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My RC10 stealth car, short arm version based on the chassis kit that Michael Vollmer sells.

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A Javelin assembled out of left over Optima Parts
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Another botm virgin here.. This is my Team Losi JRX2 restoration.

What started off as “Hey, I think I have enough extra parts to build a JRX2” ..turned into a full on obsessive build using as many correct, early parts as I could find. It does have a few subtle upgrades like ball bearing steering bellcranks, .050” shorter toe-in rear arms and then the not-so-subtle Wild Cherry wheels. No build thread but it’s my nicest restoration so far. The chassis took a lot of work to remove the super glued edges and a thick clear paint..but what was underneath is beautiful!

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First time participant so I will go in with my favorite 4wD buggy of all time. This is my special build of the Tamiya Avante (2022 "TCS" Tokyo Custom Special is the name I gave it). The foundation is a 2011 reissue chassis with a 2018 30th anniversary chrome plated body, and 1988 vintage tamiya electronics from the time period. Graphite steering assembly to match the graphite front to back. Spacers inside rear shocks to reduce the ride height. I added a vintage Avante sticker to an rc stand for that final touch. Will create a separate post later to show you the build. Click on the photo for a high-resolution photo. Thank you.
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Go ahead and get your pics up guys.

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Check out the Wimpy motor in the Javelin! 8)
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THEYTOOKMYTHUMB wrote: Thu Feb 10, 2022 1:04 am Check out the Wimpy motor in the Javelin! 8)
Wish it was a real one, but looks the part 8)
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I feel this is gonna be a tough choice, plenty of beauties showcased
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