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The Mighty Midgets Often referred to as the purest form of racing these "mighty midgets" are a racing history teasure.



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Old 08-19-2011, 05:47 AM   #1
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Here is a Edmunds Offy Midget I am currently building. It's 100% scratch built. I grew up around midget racing and later in life built and raced one locally.
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Old 08-19-2011, 06:55 AM   #2
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Wow, that's really a great job. There's some midget racers and model builders on this site that's going to enjoy that. Thanks for sharing Old Sprinter.
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Old 08-19-2011, 10:23 AM   #3
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Very cool! but you missed my birthday by a couple month's. So try to get it to me by Christmas. Just kidding, but that is a really amazing model, great work.
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:00 AM   #4
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That's amazing that you built that from scratch. It's a bit tough to understand the scale of the car. I would love to see a picture with you standing next to it or holding it.

How did you make the tires?
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excellent,that is real craftsmanship
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Old 08-19-2011, 11:38 AM   #6
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Good work !
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Old 08-19-2011, 05:58 PM   #7
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That's amazing that you built that from scratch. It's a bit tough to understand the scale of the car. I would love to see a picture with you standing next to it or holding it.

How did you make the tires?
It is 13 1/2" long from bumper to bumper. I built the tires and rims out of PVC pipe because it was the correct dia.
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Old 08-22-2011, 05:13 PM   #8
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Allright, she's ready to bust off and go racing. Needs numbers yet but thats what tape is for. Hope you all like it. I'm going to build an offset sprinter like the one Anthony Simone drove at Pheonix years ago and set a new track record. If you would like I'll post pictures as I go. I drew the plans this past weekend. Ken



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Here she is race ready.
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Old 09-03-2011, 06:43 AM   #10
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Here's the Grant King offset sprinter, I working on.
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