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Ken Mifune
2004.05.27, 10:58 PM
Hello Mini-Zers,
My name is Kenichi Mifune, and I just received my Esso Supra today along with an X-Speed. The Esso is so much more impressive in person than in pictures. The fenders are so wide I doubt the mirrors will ever break off. Besides, I'll probably never race that body because it is so sweeet. ;)

All joking aside, the Esso is very cool. and check out the bonus item in the pic.

TNB
2004.05.27, 11:09 PM
If that's a Kyosho banner, I have two.

Ken Mifune
2004.05.27, 11:14 PM
thanks buzzkill. lol

TNB
2004.05.27, 11:18 PM
You can always take the car out of the box and take a photo. ;)

PAULANGELO
2004.05.28, 08:51 AM
TNB are you kidding? He could scratch it! :p

Ken Mifune
2004.05.28, 04:38 PM
It already needs repairs.

two bad pics...

pHREDD
2004.05.28, 08:34 PM
Looks Good Ken, Love the scale tools...... ;)

Ken Mifune
2004.05.29, 10:23 PM
thanks pHREDD.

couldn't find info so anybody... What tire compound is stock on the mr02? They seem much softer than my old-ish stock mr01s.


I love the blue/white scheme.

herman
2004.05.30, 10:18 PM
cool cars kenchi... mind giving us some info on the other two z's?

as for the tires i believe that they are of a softer compound... (thank goodness!!!) compared to the older versions... just don't know the exact shore... i guess it'll be 30-40... but i'm just guessing... :D

Ken Mifune
2004.05.30, 11:55 PM
thanks Butler :D lol

- '67 Corvette 427 Roadster (w/Viper mirrors). Parade driven.
- '95 Mustang Cobra. This one really takes a beating.
They're built a while ago, both on mr-01 chassis.

HammerZ
2004.05.31, 12:44 AM
I am looking forward to some MR02 custom bodies. BTW Ken is that 95 Mustang an AMT Snapfast kit? I have one that I am working on now for my project, along with a 96 Camero Z28. My plans are on my MR02MM chassis, cause both are 102 mm wheelbase cars, and I am not good at chopping them in half.

Ken Mifune
2004.05.31, 01:04 AM
It wasn't Snapfast but it was 1/25. At that scale the chassis will clear but the wheels might rub. Keep us updated.

a T-Bucket would be challenging.

HammerZ
2004.05.31, 01:27 AM
It was the purple color that had me going, my snapfast mustang is molded in purple, of course that will change. the T-bucket idea may need a whole new chassis layout with a micro servo wired to a mini z PCB. Maybe a brass chassis with a link from the micro servo to the front, hmmm. After looking at your pic again the headlights on the stang is more detailed than my snapfast kit chromed over piece. I went the snapfast route so I would not have to glue the hood on, I am trying to make it to take a beating.

TNB
2004.05.31, 02:25 AM
It already needs repairs.
two bad pics...
I was checking out mini-tools today--there were lifts, jacks, jack stands, tool boxes and so on. However, after totaling the costs I decided to purchase another OL instead since they were still some on sale. I also picked up some Tamiya tires for it and I don't think they look too bad--they are on the silver BMW. I still need to get some different shocks for it since the ones I modified at home were too stiff. I also like your vette too. ;)

herman
2004.05.31, 02:35 AM
thanks Butler lol

that's mr. herman j. butler to you.... :D
i must visit your album once in a while...