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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. 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. 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: 17,737
    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: 37,571
    05-24-2013, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  3. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Mini Motor Mania

    Started by oldweirdherald, 11-06-2006 08:56 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 11,054
    01-25-2010, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  1. Anglewinder set up

    Started by Boddz, 06-20-2017 03:27 AM
    anglewinder, magnet racing, set-up help
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,119
    06-20-2017, 06:57 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 49
    • Views: 9,869
    06-13-2017, 09:25 AM Go to last post
  2. Guide flag blade length

    Started by Zippity, 05-26-2017 03:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,250
    05-27-2017, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  3. Axle recovery

    Started by swodem, 02-10-2017 03:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 700
    02-12-2017, 11:41 AM Go to last post
  4. 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: 6,000
    01-13-2017, 04:52 AM Go to last post
  5. Help with Parma FCR Tunning

    Started by Opie, 01-18-2011 09:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 9,045
    10-27-2016, 08:04 PM Go to last post
  6. How do I ID a gear to determine its pitch?

    Started by Zippity, 09-04-2016 08:47 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,668
    10-18-2016, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  7. SP armature

    Started by dmann, 10-16-2016 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,238
    10-17-2016, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  8. Super 16C arm wire size

    Started by dmann, 10-10-2016 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 636
    10-10-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  9. Where i Can buy blank armatures and commutators?

    Started by lucapgt, 08-24-2016 03:43 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,106
    10-01-2016, 11:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 471
    09-26-2016, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  10. What happened to floating body mounts?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-01-2016 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,373
    09-22-2016, 12:44 PM Go to last post
  11. The case for/against shunting a G12 motor

    Started by Zippity, 06-04-2016 12:50 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,322
    07-17-2016, 04:13 AM Go to last post
  12. Please ID this setup

    Started by Zippity, 06-24-2016 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,874
    07-08-2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  13. magnet matching question

    Started by RobertBG, 06-22-2016 07:57 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,801
    06-24-2016, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  14. Magnets that extend past the ends of the can

    Started by RobertBG, 06-20-2016 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 993
    06-20-2016, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  15. What motor is this?

    Started by lucapgt, 04-15-2016 08:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 5,325
    06-20-2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  16. Gears and a gear guard

    Started by RobertBG, 06-16-2016 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-17-2016, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  17. Smile Smashing donuts

    Started by swodem, 06-11-2016 11:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-12-2016, 08:48 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 811
    06-09-2016, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  18. wing car chassis assembly tips and tricks

    Started by RobertBG, 06-07-2016 08:01 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-07-2016, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  19. Weights relation to lap times?

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

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,203
    06-06-2016, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  21. why timing in EB vs in arm?

    Started by qtupro, 06-05-2016 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-06-2016, 04:13 AM Go to last post
  22. Shunts with Proslot brushes

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 08:26 AM
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    06-04-2016, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  23. trying to figure out these new offset gears

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

    Started by RobertBG, 05-31-2016 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    06-01-2016, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  25. has anyone tried epoxy to bond a unplated chassis

    Started by RobertBG, 05-29-2016 06:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-31-2016, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  26. Rear axle lift?

    Started by Zippity, 05-26-2016 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    05-30-2016, 08:39 AM Go to last post
  27. Can you cut ceramic mags?

    Started by RobertBG, 05-11-2016 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    05-28-2016, 03:59 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,312
    05-18-2016, 04:55 AM Go to last post
  28. Old magnets

    Started by RobertBG, 05-08-2016 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,159
    05-09-2016, 05:17 AM Go to last post
  29. MUR 3304 "Tiger milk"

    Started by dlatch, 04-25-2016 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 981
    04-25-2016, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  30. Hot Super 16c

    Started by chris35c, 04-11-2016 06:27 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,892
    04-15-2016, 08:19 AM Go to last post
  31. Good for a laugh!

    Started by triggerman, 04-07-2016 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,457
    04-09-2016, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  32. Speed Tires

    Started by Oldguy, 03-27-2016 06:19 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,411
    04-08-2016, 06:07 AM Go to last post
  33. Airgaps for flat track motors?

    Started by Zippity, 04-05-2016 03:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 855
    04-05-2016, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  34. What is this motor good for?

    Started by Zippity, 03-12-2016 09:14 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 3,956
    03-23-2016, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  35. Can is higher than the magnets any big deal?

    Started by Thunderthumb, 03-21-2016 06:16 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 868
    03-21-2016, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  36. Soldering 16D can bushing

    Started by gc4895, 02-19-2016 12:13 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,617
    03-02-2016, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  37. Guide Flag Thickness

    Started by fastvince, 02-24-2016 12:42 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,406
    02-29-2016, 08:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,724
    02-22-2016, 01:53 PM Go to last post
  38. Hawk 7 Question

    Started by Ben Taxel, 02-17-2016 03:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,126
    02-18-2016, 02:28 PM Go to last post
  39. Hawk on a flat track

    Started by gc4895, 02-18-2016 10:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 858
    02-18-2016, 02:11 PM Go to last post
  40. In the Cheetah 11, Hawk or PS 4002 motor?

    Started by gc4895, 02-14-2016 08:18 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,070
    02-14-2016, 12:27 PM Go to last post
  41. Help using a Wright Way Tire Truer

    Started by gc4895, 02-10-2016 11:16 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,462
    02-11-2016, 06:01 PM Go to last post
  42. Pro Slot S16D and 16D motor use and maintenance

    Started by gc4895, 02-10-2016 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,221
    02-11-2016, 04:28 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 966
    02-10-2016, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  43. Gearing up for the Div 2 Nats

    Started by Mic Byrd, 02-08-2016 01:25 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 632
    02-08-2016, 01:25 PM Go to last post
  44. Polishing your axles

    Started by Racerchaser96, 01-17-2016 05:38 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,003
    01-21-2016, 06:39 AM Go to last post

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