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Forum: Slot Car Tech Tips - Q&A

Slot car tech tips and advice - ask those nagging questions about the technical side of slot car building and slot car racing. "Real time answers - even to stupid questions"!

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    1. Slot Car Racer

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      In this forum, I am purely a slot car racer. I only post about what I am doing with my slot car racing program. My purpose is to discuss slot car racing as a builder and as a racer. This is about tire wrenches, comm truer, soldering iron, acid flux, axle spacers, guides, cans, magnets, motor spacers....you name it, if it has to do with slot cars, I am on it. I am Slotcar Racer. This is a "blog" style forum - NO NEW THREADS - just one daily blog thread lead by Slotcar Racer.

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    2. Lee Gilbert has been a top builder of winning slot cars since back in the "Golden Age" 1960's, with wing slot cars in the 70's & 80's, and in the 90's to present times is building winning Eurosport and flat track slot cars. Lee will answer your questions about Eurosport and flat track "scale" slot car racing here.

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    3. Ask the man behind Best O' West, Monty Ohren all your tech questions. Monty is a first class guy and one of the premier slot car motor builders.

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    4. Multiple National and World Champion Paul Ciccarello answers questions about slot cars - from Womps & Flexi Cars, to Scale Eurosport & Group 7 Wing Cars. Since Paul C has become involved primarily with R/C racing now, this forum is closed to posting new questions - but still can serve as a reference for reading past Q & A.

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  2. Here's a forum for slot car track owners to share their knowledge and experience with other current and prospective slot car track owners.

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  3. Track Building

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    Slot car track building - wood track & table construction, design, wiring, power, lap counters, etc. for building home/club tracks.

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  4. Questions, answers, & advice about power supplies... by & for track owners & potential track owners, as well as those building tracks.

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  5. Lap Counters & Software - Tech Tips Q & A for questions, tips, advice, etc about slot car lap counters & software.

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  6. Slot Car Controller Talk - Tech Tips Q & A for questions, tips, advice, etc about slot car controllers.

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    1. Joe's Track of Courage - threads related to the building of a custom controller & track for Joe Paulin - who was left quadriplegic after an auto accident.

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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: The First Big Mag "How To"

    Started by Quickerthanu, 07-13-2008 08:03 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 40
    • Views: 32,771
    03-23-2014, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Pit space & pit boxes

    Started by team burrito, 06-06-2010 12:01 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 59,425
    05-24-2013, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  3. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Mini Motor Mania

    Started by oldweirdherald, 11-06-2006 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 17,428
    01-25-2010, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  1. Any help Telling me what Donuts I have?

    Started by wayfastwhitey, 08-27-2020 07:35 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 323
    08-28-2020, 02:37 AM Go to last post
  2. Group 12 motor springs

    Started by Ron, 02-02-2020 01:01 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,911
    02-13-2020, 07:17 AM Go to last post
  3. Soldering tools

    Started by sirlard1954, 07-30-2019 12:50 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,989
    07-30-2019, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  4. Advice from an Old Weird Slot Car Racer

    Started by oldweirdherald, 04-01-2019 05:55 PM
    slot car tech tips
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,508
    04-04-2019, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  5. Best oil to use or does it really matter

    Started by jeffmartel, 03-03-2019 04:17 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,381
    03-10-2019, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  6. bench test power supplies

    Started by Michael.cannonj, 02-18-2019 05:17 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-25-2019, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  7. Tire Truer Drum Cleaning

    Started by Mike57DD, 02-11-2019 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,214
    02-22-2019, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  8. How To Test Controller @ Home?

    Started by TheChad, 10-05-2014 09:12 AM
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,992
    12-22-2018, 01:55 PM Go to last post
  9. Phoenix Motors

    Started by dlatch, 09-02-2018 06:11 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,747
    09-03-2018, 08:55 AM Go to last post
  10. Drag Racing Reaction Time

    Started by topfueler, 08-31-2018 01:42 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,402
    08-31-2018, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  11. Hoods aluminium endbells.

    Started by Slotracer1, 08-08-2018 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 3,394
    08-08-2018, 06:46 PM Go to last post
  12. Wrinkle painting cans.

    Started by Slotracer1, 07-30-2018 04:52 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,579
    08-02-2018, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  13. Track Painting Question

    Started by MLC1964, 07-28-2018 05:23 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    07-31-2018, 08:12 AM Go to last post
  14. Handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 4,759
    06-06-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  15. Gears

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-06-2018, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  16. Multi Magnet Motors

    Started by Ron, 02-12-2018 05:58 AM
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    02-21-2018, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  17. Goat Boy magnet air gap slugs

    Started by Zippity, 02-10-2018 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-11-2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Choosing a Tire Durometer

    Started by zinnco, 07-28-2011 07:47 AM
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    02-08-2018, 05:51 PM Go to last post
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    02-08-2018, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  19. Info on Bent Axles

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-05-2018, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  20. Big Diameter G12 Arms

    Started by Ron, 01-28-2018 06:15 AM
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    01-28-2018, 05:52 PM Go to last post
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    01-21-2018, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  21. Handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-02-2018 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    01-03-2018, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  22. Aluminium vs steel wing chassis

    Started by Slotracer1, 01-02-2018 12:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-02-2018, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  23. Team Integy Zapper

    Started by Bugboy209, 12-28-2017 09:43 AM
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    01-01-2018, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  24. Installing bearings

    Started by Slotracer1, 12-29-2017 04:42 PM
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    12-30-2017, 04:02 AM Go to last post
  25. gearing new .560"D. 38 deg S16D

    Started by GaryG, 01-16-2008 09:28 AM
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    11-25-2017, 10:27 PM Go to last post
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    11-25-2017, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  26. Rear axle lift?

    Started by Zippity, 05-26-2016 04:34 PM
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    11-25-2017, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  27. The case for/against shunting a G12 motor

    Started by Zippity, 06-04-2016 12:50 AM
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    • Replies: 33
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    11-25-2017, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  28. wing car chassis assembly tips and tricks

    Started by RobertBG, 06-07-2016 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-22-2017, 02:40 AM Go to last post
  29. why timing in EB vs in arm?

    Started by qtupro, 06-05-2016 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-21-2017, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  30. What happened to floating body mounts?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-01-2016 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-20-2017, 02:21 AM Go to last post
  31. magnet matching question

    Started by RobertBG, 06-22-2016 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    11-18-2017, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  32. Hall Effect Sensor for Wrightway magnet matcher

    Started by wink, 11-10-2017 01:05 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    11-15-2017, 08:54 AM Go to last post
  33. PS4002FK slight change in spec?

    Started by swodem, 10-21-2017 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,954
    11-03-2017, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  34. Poll Poll: Which motor would you choose?

    Started by robinboer, 11-01-2017 06:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,771
    11-02-2017, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  35. Body pins vs clips why don't they line up?

    Started by Fast Freddie, 10-03-2017 12:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,270
    10-04-2017, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  36. Smile Smashing donuts

    Started by swodem, 06-11-2016 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 4,875
    09-30-2017, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  37. Question Mossettie steel pans

    Started by prog1800, 08-26-2017 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    09-08-2017, 08:05 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 22,337
    08-07-2017, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  38. FITT tyre truer

    Started by swodem, 07-23-2017 05:21 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,527
    07-24-2017, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  39. where to start.

    Started by kbbgood, 07-22-2017 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,007
    07-22-2017, 10:08 AM Go to last post
  40. Trying to get Manta Ray to handle...

    Started by AuroraAFX1, 07-18-2017 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 907
    07-18-2017, 06:53 PM Go to last post
  41. Anglewinder set up

    Started by Boddz, 06-20-2017 03:27 AM
    anglewinder, magnet racing, set-up help
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,906
    06-20-2017, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  42. Guide flag blade length

    Started by Zippity, 05-26-2017 03:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-27-2017, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  43. Axle recovery

    Started by swodem, 02-10-2017 04:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,214
    02-12-2017, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  44. Coil vs Rectifier based Ceramic Zappers & Radial Mags

    Started by TheChad, 05-12-2016 02:46 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 11,709
    01-13-2017, 05:52 AM Go to last post
  45. Help with Parma FCR Tunning

    Started by Opie, 01-18-2011 10:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 13,762
    10-27-2016, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  46. How do I ID a gear to determine its pitch?

    Started by Zippity, 09-04-2016 08:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,758
    10-18-2016, 09:52 PM Go to last post

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