Optimus no. 11 find

Discussion in 'Optimus No:11' started by kenpyro, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. kenpyro

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    I just scored this Opty 11 and am waiting for it to arrive. It should be with me in a week or so. When she arrives in the flesh I will post more pictures and give a detailed description.

    Needless to say I am very excited. Initially, I was getting discouraged due to the high prices of the 41, 43 and 11's but my jaw dropped when I made an offer on this and it was accepted!!

    She had the original wrench and pricker.

    Probably not a good idea to repaint huh? Just clean it up and fire her up.

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  2. Wim

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    Hi Ken, "just clean her up & fire her up" that's the way to go mate as that's what they were made for! ;) :D/
    Nice score! You might find the 11 outperforms the 111's (or at least, so does mine :content: ).
    All we have to find next is a decent 22 :whistle: =P~

    Best regards,

    Wim
     
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    She arrived today. She took a bit of a beating. The retaining clip that holds the two halves together was broken, but other than that all is well.

    I wanted to see if there were any issues with her firing up. Well see the first picture. That was quickly repaired and fired up again. Success!

    Unfortunately, Grams will have to go for a face lift of sorts. Repaint. I will be trying to match the original color as much as possible. Then from there I will fettle to make her look like new!

    Enjoy!

    KenPY

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