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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. Power Supplies

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    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. Need to get a WFO Electronic Controller Fixed

    Started by J&B Bear, 10-12-2009 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,654
    10-14-2009, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  2. 64 pitch from 72 pitch ?

    Started by Dlg142, 10-10-2009 04:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,604
    10-12-2009, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  3. F7 Amp Draw?

    Started by backintheslot, 10-05-2009 08:59 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,682
    10-07-2009, 05:13 PM Go to last post
  4. Blank Arms To Wind, Who Has Them

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 09-16-2009 10:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,576
    09-28-2009, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  5. Which Setups Do You Recommend?

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 09-24-2009 01:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,801
    09-26-2009, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  6. What Is The Purpose Of Stack Grinding?

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 09-21-2009 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,364
    09-22-2009, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Gear ratio and Brush question...

    Started by Greg123456, 09-16-2009 07:59 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,221
    09-16-2009, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  8. tumbler

    Started by John Chevy, 06-01-2009 02:48 PM
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,154
    09-10-2009, 09:15 PM Go to last post
  9. Moved: Directions On How To Build Your Own Track

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 08-19-2009 11:10 PM
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  10. comm diameter vs. resistance

    Started by rca90gsx, 08-23-2009 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,863
    08-24-2009, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  11. Armature Meter And Armature Balancing

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 08-24-2009 01:07 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,280
    08-24-2009, 04:00 PM Go to last post
  12. Red face Ooo--ouch----sharp---cut---blood---

    Started by Phil I., 08-20-2009 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    08-23-2009, 08:21 AM Go to last post
  13. The "Dual Saw" - anyone else?

    Started by bres3000, 08-17-2009 11:00 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,912
    08-19-2009, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  14. Exclamation 22 mag motor question

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 08-16-2009 09:22 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,003
    08-18-2009, 02:47 PM Go to last post
  15. Pro GP12 Question

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 08-17-2009 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,087
    08-17-2009, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  16. Question speed fx

    Started by threestoogess, 08-16-2009 04:23 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    08-17-2009, 04:20 AM Go to last post
  17. Different motor?

    Started by Chris Dadds, 08-11-2009 10:52 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    08-16-2009, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  18. is this motor any good?

    Started by quakebo, 07-04-2009 08:57 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    08-09-2009, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  19. Cool Gearing

    Started by threestoogess, 08-09-2009 07:35 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,142
    08-09-2009, 07:35 AM Go to last post
  20. Oven temps for epoxy curing

    Started by Rhett M, 07-21-2009 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-26-2009, 04:07 AM Go to last post
  21. 16d Kelly g-2 VS Camen

    Started by NitroNick01, 07-20-2009 06:42 PM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,491
    07-24-2009, 09:54 AM Go to last post
  22. 4.5 Chassis Questions

    Started by Rhett M, 07-19-2009 03:52 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-22-2009, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  23. Wing Car Chassis

    Started by hrnts69, 07-13-2009 09:32 AM
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    07-17-2009, 10:31 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,347
    07-01-2009, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  24. timing suggestions for contender

    Started by Rhett M, 06-24-2009 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,081
    06-24-2009, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  25. Gears for 2mm axle

    Started by Rhett M, 06-23-2009 09:33 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-23-2009, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  26. Brushless motors

    Started by crazyjr, 06-21-2009 12:12 PM
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    06-22-2009, 02:07 PM Go to last post
  27. Need advice on C-can Big-arm Contender set-up

    Started by Rhett M, 06-21-2009 10:46 AM
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    06-21-2009, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  28. Womp Gear

    Started by gman54, 04-23-2009 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-17-2009, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  29. power supply question

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 06-11-2009 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 10
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    06-17-2009, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  30. Brushes with "SHUNTS"

    Started by bres3000, 06-16-2009 05:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-16-2009, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  31. GT1 bodies

    Started by John Chevy, 06-05-2009 07:08 AM
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    06-08-2009, 06:06 AM Go to last post
  32. jail door tires

    Started by John Chevy, 06-02-2009 04:32 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-04-2009, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  33. hudy com lathe

    Started by quakebo, 05-31-2009 01:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-31-2009, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  34. Death Star Magnets

    Started by salford13@sc.rr, 05-24-2009 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-26-2009, 10:17 AM Go to last post
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    05-24-2009, 11:55 PM Go to last post
  35. What else can be done?

    Started by eaddict, 05-20-2009 09:32 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-22-2009, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  36. Magnahone Turtle

    Started by tnttires, 05-12-2009 05:45 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-19-2009, 11:46 AM Go to last post
  37. Power Supply Help

    Started by motoxracerz, 05-12-2009 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    05-15-2009, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  38. B-Production Cars (1/24 and 1/32)

    Started by hrnts69, 05-12-2009 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-15-2009, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  39. Motor keeps coming loose!

    Started by Beadhead, 12-30-2006 10:40 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 22
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    05-08-2009, 09:06 AM Go to last post
  40. Weight

    Started by NitroNick01, 04-15-2009 07:00 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,298
    05-07-2009, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  41. Pro Slot arms

    Started by mikeinclover, 04-16-2009 02:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    04-18-2009, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  42. S16d

    Started by Raunchy, 04-15-2009 07:14 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-15-2009, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  43. Pinion 7T 72pitch 2mm-axel

    Started by Bengt, 11-09-2005 03:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
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    04-14-2009, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  44. Gearing for Engleman

    Started by RogerU, 03-28-2009 06:13 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,294
    04-07-2009, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  45. Cool Timing

    Started by threestoogess, 04-05-2009 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,483
    04-06-2009, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  46. dyeing guide flags

    Started by jmac, 03-13-2009 07:10 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    04-04-2009, 02:20 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,220
    03-29-2009, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  47. Question Which magnet zapper?

    Started by RollinI, 03-23-2009 06:33 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,136
    03-24-2009, 07:33 PM Go to last post

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