20 Apr 2009

Tamiya released a Turbo Optima on a Tamtech Gear Hotshot chassis!!!

Really? nope, this was a (late) april fool :-D
Today I have to present you Croky_b, a fellow optimaniac friend of mine!
He's really gifted and succeeded to repro some Lazer ZX/ZX-R, Maxxum FF and even a self-made from scratch Mini-Turbo Optima bodies!
The latter is his last work to date, he wanted his TamtechGear Hotshot to be fitted with a Turbo Optima body!!!
Problem: the Tamtechgear's scale is 1/16th, and Kyosho's venerable Baja bug series are 1/20th...
So why not build the body from scratch?
Here are some more pics of his amazing work!

Photography by croky_b