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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. 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. Gearing question for 72P - Falcons/ProSlots

    Started by Noose, 01-31-2008 11:30 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,477
    02-01-2008, 08:59 PM Go to last post
  2. C can setup help for usra gtp class

    Started by wayfastwhitey, 01-29-2008 11:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,980
    01-30-2008, 06:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Question .560 Arm tubes

    Started by 1SLOWHAND, 01-28-2008 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,473
    01-28-2008, 09:23 PM Go to last post
  4. Oval Racers

    Started by 8 lane racer, 01-13-2008 06:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,923
    01-28-2008, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  5. Lola-C Red Fox ?

    Started by Double D, 01-24-2008 06:13 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,990
    01-24-2008, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  6. Dick P I15 Chassis still legal

    Started by Lambert, 01-24-2008 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,505
    01-24-2008, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  7. Parma adjustable endbell

    Started by dmann, 01-21-2008 07:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,858
    01-23-2008, 03:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 5,245
    01-23-2008, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  8. Arm Rebalancing

    Started by Grandi Racing, 01-20-2008 02:57 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,014
    01-21-2008, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Cheetah 11 problem

    Started by Beadhead, 01-15-2008 08:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,592
    01-16-2008, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Flat Track Grp 10 and 12 Motors?

    Started by steve h., 01-12-2008 06:29 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 3,841
    01-16-2008, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  11. Question Spray glue mixes?

    Started by jolt2, 01-05-2008 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,460
    01-14-2008, 04:45 PM Go to last post
  12. GT1 and ARP pinions ?

    Started by moregoo, 01-09-2008 07:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,695
    01-11-2008, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  13. Champion 601

    Started by dannybob, 01-07-2008 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,215
    01-08-2008, 12:24 PM Go to last post
  14. Weight Saving tips

    Started by Grandi Racing, 11-30-2007 08:12 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,058
    01-07-2008, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  15. East Coast Retro New Tech Tool

    Started by Noose, 01-03-2008 10:08 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,307
    01-03-2008, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  16. Arm wire

    Started by Joe243672, 12-25-2007 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,931
    12-28-2007, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Lap times for GT12

    Started by spud80, 11-13-2007 09:22 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,218
    12-25-2007, 10:13 PM Go to last post
  18. moving up from 48p

    Started by loosenuts77, 12-18-2007 10:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,537
    12-24-2007, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Question Int 15 info please

    Started by mudd75, 10-22-2007 04:20 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,157
    12-12-2007, 04:21 AM Go to last post
  20. Cool need help with gearing on king blue king

    Started by bob h, 12-04-2007 05:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,413
    12-05-2007, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  21. Question Int 15 qualifying

    Started by Mikey_13, 11-25-2007 12:51 AM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 5,139
    12-02-2007, 08:45 AM Go to last post
  22. straighten .025 cheetah 11

    Started by Firerescue127, 11-27-2007 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,832
    11-29-2007, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  23. Pushing or Pulling Magnets

    Started by tnttires, 11-21-2007 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,760
    11-26-2007, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  24. Perfect Setup or Perfect Arm?

    Started by tnttires, 11-21-2007 06:36 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,080
    11-25-2007, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  25. Soldering

    Started by Roho21, 11-23-2007 11:02 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,530
    11-23-2007, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  26. Setting gear mesh.

    Started by Jad_Eisert, 11-21-2007 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,569
    11-23-2007, 07:42 AM Go to last post
  27. Pro Slot Big Bruisers

    Started by Grandi Racing, 10-26-2007 05:40 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 6,681
    11-21-2007, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  28. gp35?

    Started by Jad_Eisert, 11-17-2007 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,683
    11-18-2007, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  29. brake less armatures

    Started by Gill A, 11-15-2007 03:05 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,795
    11-18-2007, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  30. Gr.12 Pinion

    Started by GaryG, 11-16-2007 10:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,348
    11-16-2007, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  31. car hits wall, magnets lose strength?

    Started by Grandi Racing, 11-12-2007 12:18 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 3,402
    11-14-2007, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  32. Thicker armature spacers

    Started by ncsercs, 11-13-2007 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,907
    11-13-2007, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  33. Cheetah 11 4.5" chassis ?

    Started by Double D, 11-11-2007 07:36 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,890
    11-12-2007, 12:38 PM Go to last post
  34. Oil bottle cap

    Started by Janders, 10-14-2007 07:24 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 6,864
    11-07-2007, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  35. 4.5" stock car tech tool

    Started by hath27, 11-01-2007 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,533
    11-04-2007, 05:40 PM Go to last post
  36. Tire Grip

    Started by Ron, 11-04-2007 04:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,491
    11-04-2007, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  37. Gearing for a ps big dog motor

    Started by brassrodman, 11-01-2007 06:50 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,573
    11-02-2007, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  38. SpeedFX Chassis???

    Started by cdavis7, 10-19-2007 04:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,799
    10-30-2007, 09:01 PM Go to last post
  39. Best solution/method for cleaning armatures

    Started by Cubic$Racing, 10-20-2007 03:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,899
    10-27-2007, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  40. Motor Bushings?

    Started by Mike Patterson, 10-19-2007 06:44 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,473
    10-22-2007, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  41. Falcon 7 Break- In

    Started by gman54, 08-23-2007 10:19 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 7,923
    10-22-2007, 05:43 AM Go to last post
  42. BOW's Pit Light

    Started by Janders, 10-21-2007 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,374
    10-21-2007, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  43. Motor Break-in

    Started by viperfred, 05-24-2007 02:48 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 18,116
    10-14-2007, 09:24 AM Go to last post
  44. Parma 502

    Started by spud80, 10-05-2007 06:42 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,674
    10-12-2007, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  45. Magnet Hones

    Started by Joe243672, 10-06-2007 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,367
    10-07-2007, 03:39 PM Go to last post
  46. ??? about a Hudy Com Lathe Tune Up

    Started by MantaRay, 10-04-2007 05:28 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,279
    10-05-2007, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  47. Boxstock Chassis Advice

    Started by BucKy, 09-24-2007 02:29 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,070
    10-02-2007, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  48. Inexpensive way to true tires

    Started by outofround, 08-28-2007 10:58 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 8,761
    09-27-2007, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  49. Silver Solder

    Started by Big Ron, 09-23-2007 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,361
    09-23-2007, 12:18 PM Go to last post

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