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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. 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. SlotSide Power Supply

    Started by Wallbasher, 03-21-2009 09:02 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,043
    03-24-2009, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  2. rear end

    Started by 8 lane racer, 03-01-2009 11:00 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 4,328
    03-17-2009, 05:30 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,129
    03-16-2009, 08:24 AM Go to last post
  3. Tapered Air Gaps?

    Started by slotcar fever, 03-14-2009 07:05 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,159
    03-15-2009, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Koford Power Supply Woes

    Started by gman54, 03-14-2009 08:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,438
    03-15-2009, 03:30 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 839
    03-15-2009, 05:10 AM Go to last post
  5. Tire question

    Started by No3forever, 11-13-2006 04:09 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,602
    03-15-2009, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  6. Question Pink end bell on Parma, is it a #501?

    Started by jolt2, 12-30-2007 10:02 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,386
    03-14-2009, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  7. Thumbs up Diamond Bit

    Started by Phil I., 03-12-2009 02:25 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,478
    03-13-2009, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  8. falcon motors

    Started by 8 lane racer, 03-13-2009 08:25 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,341
    03-13-2009, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  9. Workbench gauss

    Started by timz4111, 03-10-2009 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,932
    03-13-2009, 06:24 AM Go to last post
  10. Soldering Gun or Wand

    Started by Raunchy, 03-10-2009 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,279
    03-12-2009, 04:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,666
    03-10-2009, 05:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Drilling Endbell

    Started by Janders, 03-28-2008 04:59 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,634
    03-08-2009, 08:22 PM Go to last post
  12. New arm on the block

    Started by Multiracer II, 02-13-2009 06:17 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,574
    02-28-2009, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  13. Motor Builders Secrets Tips and Tricks?

    Started by slotcar fever, 02-21-2009 07:42 PM
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 6,390
    02-24-2009, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Driving Styles and Technique

    Started by slotcar fever, 02-21-2009 07:15 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-23-2009, 10:08 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,246
    02-23-2009, 06:29 AM Go to last post
  15. Red face Koford Brush question???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 02-20-2009 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,620
    02-22-2009, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  16. How Do You Achieve Better Motor Cog?

    Started by slotcar fever, 02-21-2009 07:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,083
    02-21-2009, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  17. Question G12 Magnets

    Started by racycasy, 02-01-2007 01:41 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,777
    02-21-2009, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  18. SWITCHING or REGULATED POWER SUPPLY?

    Started by slotseeker, 02-18-2009 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,392
    02-21-2009, 07:58 AM Go to last post
  19. Favorite Lead Wire? Why?

    Started by slotcar fever, 01-19-2009 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,714
    02-15-2009, 10:12 PM Go to last post
  20. guide flag

    Started by KRAKSHOT, 01-28-2009 10:29 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,769
    02-15-2009, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  21. inline gears

    Started by 8 lane racer, 02-13-2009 04:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-13-2009, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  22. Question Arm Testing 101

    Started by Southslot, 01-28-2009 09:06 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,285
    02-07-2009, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  23. S16C vs Contender

    Started by slotcar fever, 01-31-2009 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,020
    02-07-2009, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  24. gear charts

    Started by 8 lane racer, 02-05-2009 07:01 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,464
    02-06-2009, 06:34 PM Go to last post
  25. Cutting Magnets

    Started by Ron, 02-05-2009 02:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,191
    02-05-2009, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  26. Honing magnets

    Started by Janders, 02-04-2009 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-04-2009, 06:00 PM Go to last post
  27. Tires/C11

    Started by Raunchy, 08-14-2008 11:28 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,696
    02-04-2009, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  28. Cahoza tapping screws

    Started by Janders, 02-02-2009 02:17 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-04-2009, 02:44 AM Go to last post
  29. shaker tubes?

    Started by stevphens, 02-03-2009 09:46 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-03-2009, 10:24 PM Go to last post
  30. Flat track setup

    Started by kuech, 03-02-2003 06:40 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    02-02-2009, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  31. Is it Magic?

    Started by Brant, 08-08-2002 06:46 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,511
    02-02-2009, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  32. Stamped steel chassis weight

    Started by GaryH, 11-08-2003 05:51 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-01-2009, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  33. Storage Question

    Started by Car33, 01-30-2009 12:31 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,174
    01-31-2009, 06:46 AM Go to last post
  34. .540 arms?

    Started by LoudCat, 01-17-2009 10:23 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-31-2009, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  35. How many times do you have your armatures balanced?

    Started by molarman, 11-03-2008 04:06 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,931
    01-30-2009, 06:19 AM Go to last post
  36. Question Endbell alignment

    Started by Closet Racer, 01-17-2007 10:54 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,731
    01-28-2009, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  37. Favorite Guide Flag?

    Started by slotcar fever, 01-19-2009 12:44 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,146
    01-24-2009, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  38. Magnet shim material

    Started by Firerescue127, 01-21-2009 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 927
    01-21-2009, 08:21 PM Go to last post
  39. Unhappy Jk C 11 Help

    Started by Phil I., 08-04-2008 10:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,941
    01-20-2009, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  40. 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
  41. Theory behind wing car chassis length

    Started by slotcar fever, 12-15-2008 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,157
    01-20-2009, 01:49 AM Go to last post
  42. Wink New Jk C11 2 Peice

    Started by Phil I., 11-01-2008 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,938
    01-19-2009, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  43. Thumbs up Mossetti Boxstock Chassis#206

    Started by Phil I., 01-12-2009 12:10 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,793
    01-12-2009, 10:53 PM Go to last post
  44. Stamped steel / flexi chassis jig ...

    Started by NduroRacer, 01-02-2009 10:24 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,752
    01-02-2009, 06:48 PM Go to last post
  45. GT12 chassis question

    Started by Chasegtp1590, 12-29-2008 10:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,091
    12-30-2008, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  46. Lightbulb Brake Lights

    Started by JayGee, 08-16-2004 08:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 6,973
    12-23-2008, 10:58 AM Go to last post

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