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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. Track Owner's Corner

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    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. 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. 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: 20,835
    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: 41,686
    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: 12,529
    01-25-2010, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  1. Handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:24 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 976
    06-06-2018, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  2. Gears

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 867
    06-06-2018, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Multi Magnet Motors

    Started by Ron, 02-12-2018 05:58 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 43
    • Views: 4,177
    02-21-2018, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  4. Goat Boy magnet air gap slugs

    Started by Zippity, 02-10-2018 02:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 672
    02-11-2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  5. Choosing a Tire Durometer

    Started by zinnco, 07-28-2011 07:47 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 9,455
    02-08-2018, 05:51 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 447
    02-08-2018, 08:28 AM Go to last post
  6. Info on Bent Axles

    Started by sirlard1954, 02-04-2018 07:01 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 603
    02-05-2018, 01:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Big Diameter G12 Arms

    Started by Ron, 01-28-2018 06:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-28-2018, 05:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 400
    01-21-2018, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  8. Handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-02-2018 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 631
    01-03-2018, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  9. Aluminium vs steel wing chassis

    Started by Slotracer1, 01-02-2018 12:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 463
    01-02-2018, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  10. Team Integy Zapper

    Started by Bugboy209, 12-28-2017 09:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 554
    01-01-2018, 01:10 PM Go to last post
  11. Installing bearings

    Started by Slotracer1, 12-29-2017 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 594
    12-30-2017, 04:02 AM Go to last post
  12. gearing new .560"D. 38 deg S16D

    Started by GaryG, 01-16-2008 09:28 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-25-2017, 10:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,343
    11-25-2017, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  13. Rear axle lift?

    Started by Zippity, 05-26-2016 04:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,633
    11-25-2017, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  14. The case for/against shunting a G12 motor

    Started by Zippity, 06-04-2016 12:50 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 8,101
    11-25-2017, 08:34 AM Go to last post
  15. wing car chassis assembly tips and tricks

    Started by RobertBG, 06-07-2016 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,424
    11-22-2017, 02:40 AM Go to last post
  16. why timing in EB vs in arm?

    Started by qtupro, 06-05-2016 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,306
    11-21-2017, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  17. What happened to floating body mounts?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-01-2016 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,071
    11-20-2017, 02:21 AM Go to last post
  18. magnet matching question

    Started by RobertBG, 06-22-2016 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,954
    11-18-2017, 09:05 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
  20. PS4002FK slight change in spec?

    Started by swodem, 10-21-2017 02:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,335
    11-03-2017, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  21. Poll Poll: Which motor would you choose?

    Started by robinboer, 11-01-2017 06:24 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 619
    11-02-2017, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  22. Body pins vs clips why don't they line up?

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

    Started by swodem, 06-11-2016 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,478
    09-30-2017, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  24. Question Mossettie steel pans

    Started by prog1800, 08-26-2017 12:14 AM
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    09-08-2017, 08:05 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 14,819
    08-07-2017, 01:09 PM Go to last post
  25. FITT tyre truer

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

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

    Started by AuroraAFX1, 07-18-2017 06:53 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 234
    07-18-2017, 06:53 PM Go to last post
  28. Anglewinder set up

    Started by Boddz, 06-20-2017 03:27 AM
    anglewinder, magnet racing, set-up help
    • Replies: 1
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    06-20-2017, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  29. 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
  30. Axle recovery

    Started by swodem, 02-10-2017 04:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,290
    02-12-2017, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  31. 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: 8,511
    01-13-2017, 05:52 AM Go to last post
  32. Help with Parma FCR Tunning

    Started by Opie, 01-18-2011 10:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 10,586
    10-27-2016, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  33. How do I ID a gear to determine its pitch?

    Started by Zippity, 09-04-2016 08:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,857
    10-18-2016, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  34. SP armature

    Started by dmann, 10-16-2016 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,762
    10-17-2016, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  35. Super 16C arm wire size

    Started by dmann, 10-10-2016 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 966
    10-10-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  36. Where i Can buy blank armatures and commutators?

    Started by lucapgt, 08-24-2016 03:43 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-01-2016, 11:46 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 744
    09-26-2016, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  37. Please ID this setup

    Started by Zippity, 06-24-2016 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,491
    07-08-2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  38. Magnets that extend past the ends of the can

    Started by RobertBG, 06-20-2016 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,354
    06-20-2016, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  39. What motor is this?

    Started by lucapgt, 04-15-2016 08:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 7,739
    06-20-2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  40. Gears and a gear guard

    Started by RobertBG, 06-16-2016 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,182
    06-17-2016, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  41. Weights relation to lap times?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-06-2016 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,357
    06-06-2016, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  42. Older chassis for non king tracks?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,765
    06-06-2016, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  43. Shunts with Proslot brushes

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 08:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 920
    06-04-2016, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  44. trying to figure out these new offset gears

    Started by RobertBG, 06-01-2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,439
    06-03-2016, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  45. Updating a older Koford Int 15 Feather setup

    Started by RobertBG, 05-31-2016 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,026
    06-01-2016, 08:10 AM Go to last post

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