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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. 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. 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. Controller Talk

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    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. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Mini Motor Mania

    Started by oldweirdherald, 11-06-2006 09:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 14,687
    01-25-2010, 08:33 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: 48,950
    05-24-2013, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  3. 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: 25,499
    03-23-2014, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  1. $50 Kelly 16D Arms

    Started by La Cucaracha, 07-10-2012 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,292
    07-13-2012, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  2. "Balanced" Hawk 7s

    Started by aquavelvis, 12-29-2011 04:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,313
    01-03-2012, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  3. "jiggy"

    Started by gman54, 02-11-2005 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 870
    02-11-2005, 07:32 PM Go to last post
  4. "jiggy" Chassi Jig + Radius Tool

    Started by gman54, 02-09-2005 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,493
    02-14-2005, 11:02 AM Go to last post
  5. "New" Camen 16D set-up

    Started by No3forever, 01-05-2005 10:18 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,147
    02-06-2008, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  6. "newbie" questions

    Started by pitts12driver, 07-06-2012 09:59 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,187
    07-07-2012, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  7. .500" diameter G12 armatures??

    Started by Zippity, 02-14-2004 11:17 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,345
    02-16-2004, 02:52 PM Go to last post
  8. .540 arms?

    Started by LoudCat, 01-17-2009 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,018
    01-31-2009, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  9. Question .560 Arm tubes

    Started by 1SLOWHAND, 01-28-2008 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,071
    01-28-2008, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  10. Question 0-80 can to endbell threads

    Started by moregoo, 12-21-2003 01:19 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,319
    12-22-2003, 09:37 AM Go to last post
  11. Moved: 1/24 scale clear 4 and a 1/2 inch truck bodies

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 06-28-2011 07:59 PM
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  12. 1/24th Eurosport Weights

    Started by EdC, 07-08-2013 09:54 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 4,427
    07-08-2013, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  13. 1/32 Mack c-can euro

    Started by Mic Byrd, 02-02-2012 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,244
    02-04-2012, 04:39 AM Go to last post
  14. 1/8 or 3/32 axle (and some other build questions)?

    Started by Kombi, 02-26-2012 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,467
    02-27-2012, 08:31 AM Go to last post
  15. Question 16 D amp draw

    Started by mudhen, 03-07-2003 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,819
    04-08-2003, 08:38 PM Go to last post
  16. Question 16-d builders

    Started by mudhen, 06-15-2002 08:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,175
    06-20-2002, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  17. 16d armature winding

    Started by yellowpete, 03-19-2011 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,427
    03-20-2011, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  18. 16D Can Straighning Tool Dimensions

    Started by 26dlover, 08-17-2014 03:13 PM
    16d, motor building, vintage slot cars
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,580
    08-18-2014, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  19. 16d comm size?

    Started by Robertw321, 01-12-2005 04:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,004
    01-15-2005, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  20. 16d Kelly g-2 VS Camen

    Started by NitroNick01, 07-20-2009 06:42 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,490
    07-24-2009, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  21. Question 16D setup

    Started by Slotcarjames, 08-24-2006 10:07 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,553
    08-31-2006, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  22. 16D Setups

    Started by slotcar fever, 11-12-2008 12:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,913
    01-20-2009, 04:05 AM Go to last post
  23. 16D setups

    Started by crashracer, 04-07-2011 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,395
    04-08-2011, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  24. Question 1st Time replacing can bushings

    Started by Moth Audio, 04-25-2003 05:08 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,125
    04-28-2003, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  25. 2010 PMP GT-12 Chassis Instructions

    Started by Kyle H, 10-25-2011 03:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,218
    10-29-2011, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  26. Exclamation 22 mag motor question

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 08-16-2009 09:22 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,003
    08-18-2009, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  27. 240 volt power supply

    Started by Zippity, 10-07-2006 01:04 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,935
    10-24-2006, 11:44 AM Go to last post
  28. 27 8mag Tech Help

    Started by SLOTKAR RACER, 03-02-2004 09:41 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,589
    03-03-2004, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  29. 27 motor sounds funny any suggestions?

    Started by Thunderthumb, 03-11-2015 08:52 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,576
    05-17-2015, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  30. 2mm 0.078 Drill Blank

    Started by mazur50, 04-21-2007 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,716
    04-22-2007, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  31. 2mm Axle for Hudy Tire Truer?

    Started by Jerry123, 03-18-2008 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 5,523
    07-05-2010, 08:11 PM Go to last post
  32. 32* Box 12 motors...

    Started by purpleslash, 06-01-2003 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,277
    06-01-2003, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  33. 3rd eye Hitman dip switches

    Started by Slow Poke, 12-20-2014 03:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,698
    12-23-2014, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  34. 4" brass pan

    Started by N F Vantine, 07-05-2004 01:54 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,422
    07-07-2004, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  35. Angry 4" cheetah chassis

    Started by wittyracin, 01-25-2010 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,891
    01-26-2010, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  36. 4" Flexi chassis at the Nats

    Started by Greg N, 04-26-2006 02:20 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,897
    05-05-2006, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  37. 4" nascar

    Started by rhino24, 01-18-2005 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,795
    01-20-2005, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  38. 4" Nascar Questions...

    Started by flea, 05-09-2005 06:26 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,440
    05-13-2005, 04:28 PM Go to last post
  39. 4.5 Chassis Questions

    Started by Rhett M, 07-19-2009 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,867
    07-22-2009, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  40. 4.5" champion chassis

    Started by dmann, 02-08-2006 11:43 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,272
    02-09-2006, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  41. 4.5" Nascar Set-up

    Started by Michael, 08-16-2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,431
    08-17-2011, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  42. 4.5" set-up tips

    Started by HotRodLarry, 01-16-2005 11:09 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,104
    02-09-2005, 12:03 PM Go to last post
  43. 4.5" stock car tech tool

    Started by hath27, 11-01-2007 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,895
    11-04-2007, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  44. 45 degree arm question

    Started by Closet Racer, 03-29-2004 09:04 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,713
    04-04-2004, 05:59 PM Go to last post
  45. Question 459 question for MSWISS

    Started by macman, 12-18-2003 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,908
    12-29-2003, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  46. 48 pitch 1/8 axle crown gears

    Started by Mahill, 04-21-2006 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,300
    04-24-2006, 12:50 AM Go to last post
  47. 48 pitch spur

    Started by sirlard1954, 10-08-2012 08:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 933
    10-08-2012, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  48. 48P Gear questions???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 07-04-2006 03:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,134
    08-07-2006, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  49. 4inch Chassis Clearance

    Started by ET37, 12-20-2004 04:50 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,435
    01-03-2005, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  50. 501 16-D deathstar

    Started by slotracer_x, 08-17-2005 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,442
    10-01-2005, 08:23 PM Go to last post

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