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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. 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. Question Chassis Blueing (Chassis protection)

    Started by Zippity, 07-16-2007 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,770
    05-27-2011, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  2. Armature tag identification

    Started by Chaparel, 05-26-2011 08:25 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,479
    05-27-2011, 12:58 AM Go to last post
  3. Turbo Blasting?

    Started by vegas, 02-17-2011 09:13 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 6,357
    05-26-2011, 01:42 PM Go to last post
  4. Best GT12 chassis for a Blue King

    Started by Pontiac Jack, 05-07-2011 03:41 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 6,602
    05-22-2011, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  5. The Ideal Home Pit Space

    Started by webbmeister25d, 04-03-2011 10:35 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 10,437
    05-14-2011, 11:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Moved: Magnetic track surface

    Started by kiwiracer, 05-07-2011 02:49 AM
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  7. Hudy Comm Lathe Questions - Slot VS RC

    Started by SlotsRFun, 05-02-2011 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,724
    05-02-2011, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  8. Talking Any Motor Dynosand arm resistance meters?

    Started by dragd, 04-23-2011 08:32 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,379
    04-24-2011, 01:05 AM Go to last post
  9. What can I soften up some Hard Tires with?

    Started by rj1988, 04-18-2011 03:06 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,443
    04-22-2011, 05:32 PM Go to last post
  10. Chassis I.D. Please

    Started by BDLC, 04-19-2011 05:45 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,683
    04-20-2011, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  11. Carbon fiber hubs vs. Magnesium hubs

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 04-15-2011 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,131
    04-19-2011, 03:47 AM Go to last post
  12. hawk 7 motor endplay question

    Started by balln68, 04-13-2011 06:11 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,905
    04-17-2011, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  13. silongies,silicone covered foam.

    Started by jasburrito, 04-13-2011 10:13 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,180
    04-13-2011, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  14. Spur Gears

    Started by La Cucaracha, 03-28-2011 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,715
    04-09-2011, 10:56 PM Go to last post
  15. Need help with tires?

    Started by rj1988, 04-08-2011 05:36 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,227
    04-09-2011, 01:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Tires

    Started by popfreedle, 02-17-2011 04:05 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,948
    04-09-2011, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  17. 16D setups

    Started by crashracer, 04-07-2011 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,619
    04-08-2011, 08:58 PM Go to last post
  18. Using Flitz metal polish

    Started by Modlerbob, 03-30-2011 01:36 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-08-2011, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  19. Normal mag gap in engins...

    Started by jockefors, 04-03-2011 02:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,173
    04-03-2011, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  20. G7 459 to 480

    Started by jockefors, 04-01-2011 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,879
    04-03-2011, 01:42 AM Go to last post
  21. Brass or plastic gears...

    Started by jockefors, 03-30-2011 11:31 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-30-2011, 11:31 PM Go to last post
  22. building a race x12 engin

    Started by jockefors, 03-28-2011 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,146
    03-30-2011, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  23. Mod a S16D Parma twister

    Started by jockefors, 03-28-2011 11:12 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,078
    03-28-2011, 10:12 PM Go to last post
  24. Parma FCR racer's thread

    Started by Zac Fick, 03-26-2011 04:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,254
    03-26-2011, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  25. Moved: Need help mounting FCR body!

    Started by racereric, 03-22-2011 01:57 PM
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  26. 16d armature winding

    Started by yellowpete, 03-19-2011 08:06 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-20-2011, 04:19 PM Go to last post
  27. Unhappy Help please

    Started by sped74, 03-06-2011 11:36 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-08-2011, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  28. Any feedback on this item

    Started by jeff martel, 03-07-2011 07:30 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,222
    03-07-2011, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  29. Tire cutter

    Started by jeff martel, 03-06-2011 05:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-06-2011, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  30. Proper motor break in

    Started by jeff martel, 02-27-2011 06:01 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-02-2011, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  31. tire choice for not so clean oval

    Started by 8 lane racer, 02-27-2011 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    03-01-2011, 03:21 PM Go to last post
  32. Proper motor break inn

    Started by jeff martel, 02-27-2011 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-28-2011, 12:58 PM Go to last post
  33. mosetti 1/32 euro

    Started by Mic Byrd, 02-28-2011 06:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    02-28-2011, 06:26 AM Go to last post
  34. In line dimmer for temp control?

    Started by Kyle H, 02-19-2011 06:52 PM
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    02-24-2011, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  35. power supply question

    Started by jeff martel, 02-10-2011 05:19 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 8,733
    02-21-2011, 06:33 PM Go to last post
  36. retro gear ratio's

    Started by Zac Fick, 02-20-2011 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,917
    02-20-2011, 10:26 PM Go to last post
  37. Question about armatures

    Started by Modlerbob, 02-18-2011 12:21 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,458
    02-19-2011, 02:53 AM Go to last post
  38. Installing tire donuts

    Started by dmann, 02-15-2011 06:57 AM
    • Replies: 13
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    02-17-2011, 01:14 PM Go to last post
  39. Moved: track layout help

    Started by Jeff Elliott, 02-05-2011 06:34 PM
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  40. Looking for help: breaking in motors

    Started by jeff martel, 02-11-2011 08:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,462
    02-11-2011, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  41. Hawk motor (JK and Koford)

    Started by jmwaite, 02-09-2011 09:31 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 5,546
    02-11-2011, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  42. motors (falcon)

    Started by popfreedle, 02-08-2011 04:44 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 4,352
    02-09-2011, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  43. Brake parts cleaner

    Started by balln68, 02-08-2011 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,852
    02-08-2011, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  44. Hawk 7 turbo blast motor

    Started by Civiclater, 12-25-2010 07:06 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 7,495
    02-01-2011, 05:54 PM Go to last post
  45. Help with euro sport build, old pse chassis

    Started by Liquidlogic, 02-01-2011 10:14 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,272
    02-01-2011, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  46. Tips for improving handling - autonomous slot car

    Started by alexx88, 01-30-2011 06:19 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,036
    02-01-2011, 04:48 AM Go to last post
  47. Question Trinity Zip Free - part number 6683?

    Started by Racin67Chevy, 01-26-2011 07:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,457
    01-31-2011, 09:34 AM Go to last post
  48. Arm Balanceing

    Started by Mic Byrd, 01-31-2011 05:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,307
    01-31-2011, 09:01 AM Go to last post
  49. Cheetah 11

    Started by brianambrose17, 05-08-2007 04:02 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 119
    • Views: 35,970
    01-31-2011, 03:32 AM Go to last post
  50. Weighting a chassis

    Started by fred_bloggs, 01-25-2011 04:30 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,563
    01-25-2011, 09:56 PM Go to last post

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