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    I've been a racing fan all my life (and aerospace-obsessed since Apollo). Cars, motorcycles, airplanes, etc. Learning to drive and race the Skip Barber formula cars is the most fun I've ever had on the ground, though I expect the Ultima to surpass that experience.

    I've been aware of Ludemann for awhile (nice stuff). In a similar vein, this shop is scratch-building a replica of the venerable Porsche 917: Icon Engineering - Replica 917, 917RSK, Design, Engineering and Manufacture or Retro Sports Cars.

    I could talk about go-fast stuff all day long. Feel free to write me directly anytime to chat.

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    Congratulations Brendon! Oh My! 917! My favorite all time...used to sketch them in class when bored!

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    The 917 always makes me think of Mark Donohue. I was a huge fan and just re-read his book The Unfair Advantage. If you haven't read it yet, consider it highly recommended.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kbalch View Post
    I've been a racing fan all my life (and aerospace-obsessed since Apollo). Cars, motorcycles, airplanes, etc. Learning to drive and race the Skip Barber formula cars is the most fun I've ever had on the ground, though I expect the Ultima to surpass that experience.

    I've been aware of Ludemann for awhile (nice stuff). In a similar vein, this shop is scratch-building a replica of the venerable Porsche 917: Icon Engineering - Replica 917, 917RSK, Design, Engineering and Manufacture or Retro Sports Cars.

    I could talk about go-fast stuff all day long. Feel free to write me directly anytime to chat.

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    Congratulations Brendon! Oh My! 917! My favorite all time...used to sketch them in class when bored!

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    ...thought I hadn't posted it. I'll take a look for the book, Thanks!
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    Brendon, both the plane and scribing tool are beautiful! Where can I find the plans to make them? Thanks for sharing.

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    I really like the brass inlay on the face, that tool should last forever. Inspiring ideas.

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    Hi Brandon! First off, beautiful workmanship! I'm assuming the tool in the picture is not in the state you would use it? I noticed the end of the blade sticking out of the holder. Do you have plans to "clip" those before use? I wouldn't want you to cut yourself on the part sticking out.


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