Happy birthday, Vanessa's Lunch Box!

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Happy birthday, Vanessa's Lunch Box!

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Tamiya's Vanessa's Lunch Box was released on this day June 23, 1987.
34 years old today and still available in stores. Talk about fun giver!!

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I recently got a Lunch Box and it’s a blast to drive...Highly recommended! Vanessa still looks great for her age! There have been black, red, blue and gold special editions too.

I unfortunately learned the lesson that ABS plastic and Loctite don’t like each other and had to replace some parts..
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BattleTrak wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:11 pm I unfortunately learned the lesson that ABS plastic and Loctite don’t like each other and had to replace some parts..
Yeah, Loctite for plastic is just weak CA glue.
Always looking for new and interesting ways to waste money.

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juicedcoupe wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:14 pm
BattleTrak wrote: Wed Jun 23, 2021 11:11 pm I unfortunately learned the lesson that ABS plastic and Loctite don’t like each other and had to replace some parts..
Yeah, Loctite for plastic is just weak CA glue.
No.. apparently Loctite has something in it that induces cracks and dissolves the plastic in comes in contact with..not cool!

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Re: Happy birthday, Vanessa's Lunch Box!

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That's what I'm taking about.

They actually make a Loctite specificly for plastics. If you read up in it, it is CA.

But yes, the solvent in regular Loctite will attack plastics.
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I thought Tamiya had something in it that induces cracks without the need for anything else.
I was old school - when old school wasn't cool !

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RC10th wrote: Fri Jun 25, 2021 8:57 am I thought Tamiya had something in it that induces cracks without the need for anything else.
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Re: Happy birthday, Vanessa's Lunch Box!

Post by Lowgear »

:lol:

I'd like to add to this thread that if anyone's ever looking for the Lunch Box font, it's called Neon Lights.

https://fonts2u.com/neon-lights.font?ptext=Lunch+Box

https://www.dafont.com/neon-lights.font?text=Lunch+Box&psize=l

I noticed the 'C' is a little bit different though. Nothing a graphic design program of your choosing can't fix.

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Lunchbox is the perfect tool for the beach... Although probably underpowered out of the box (I'd like to have a big brushless combo in it, right now...
I buy kits to build and ru(i)n them :-)

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My favorite RC of all time.

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