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Post  rsv1cox Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:37 pm

Found at the local flea mkt.

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Post  Marleysky Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:28 pm

Cool antique! Assume it's battery powered?  Good Canidate for a friction drive Enya?

Second look, I noticed it is a "Remco" product. I was sooo disappointed when I received the Remco SHark one Christmas wayyy back in the early 60's. Check out the high speed operation of the SHARK in comparison to a 049 powered vehicle!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J9c97cm4ZVI

lol!


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Post  GallopingGhostler Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:59 pm

Here's another tether car for $1,800.00, 2 days more on the bid. Nice, but a little pricey:

E-Bay Item# 253976663318, Original Vintage Dooling Broothers Mercury Tether Car with Engine
Vintage U control tether car S-l16058

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Post  Cribbs74 Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:08 pm

Marleysky wrote:Cool antique! Assume it's battery powered?  Good Canidate for a friction drive Enya?

Second look, I noticed it is a "Remco" product. I was sooo disappointed when I received the Remco SHark one Christmas wayyy back in the early 60's.  Check out the high speed operation of the SHARK in comparison to a 049 powered vehicle!  

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J9c97cm4ZVI

lol!

I just watched the video, that’s too funny. I can almost hear the disappointment.
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Post  Mark Boesen Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:32 am

Marleysky wrote:Cool antique! Assume it's battery powered?  Good Canidate for a friction drive Enya?

Second look, I noticed it is a "Remco" product. I was sooo disappointed when I received the Remco SHark one Christmas wayyy back in the early 60's.  Check out the high speed operation of the SHARK in comparison to a 049 powered vehicle!  

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=J9c97cm4ZVI

lol!

lol, thats a lot faster then the Baja Bug i got for Christmas
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Post  GallopingGhostler Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:10 pm

Here's something that may be of interest to those who don't want to spend the high dollars to create a vintage looking replica. Most likely one would have to roll their own powertrain. Also, I don't know how sturdy they would be for tether use.

Ebay #381372936330, Authentic Models PC015 Hornet 1930s Tether Car Replica US $94.00 incl. shipping. Dimensions: 9.75 x 5.25 x 3.75 in. (24.5 x 13.5 x 9.5 cm)
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Ebay #253744361358, Authentic Models 1930s Indy Racer Replica Silver With Red Seat US $112.95 incl. shipping. Size: 12.2" length x 5.1" width x 3.5" height
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Post  MBT85 Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:14 am

Shocked  Shocked That Yellow car is just something else, look at the dual exhausts, the suspension, and most obvious that AMAZING drive-train/diff.......This is something I wish I could afford right now, so so so in love!!!! Damn! Damn! Damn!
Thank you for sharing
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