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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. Slot Car Racer

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      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. Track Building

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    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. Super 16C arm wire size

    Started by dmann, 10-10-2016 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,544
    10-10-2016, 07:31 PM Go to last post
  2. Where i Can buy blank armatures and commutators?

    Started by lucapgt, 08-24-2016 03:43 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,797
    10-01-2016, 11:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,269
    09-26-2016, 07:15 AM Go to last post
  3. Please ID this setup

    Started by Zippity, 06-24-2016 09:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,372
    07-08-2016, 08:31 PM Go to last post
  4. Magnets that extend past the ends of the can

    Started by RobertBG, 06-20-2016 11:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,932
    06-20-2016, 03:44 PM Go to last post
  5. What motor is this?

    Started by lucapgt, 04-15-2016 08:22 AM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 9,767
    06-20-2016, 07:52 AM Go to last post
  6. Gears and a gear guard

    Started by RobertBG, 06-16-2016 04:38 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 4,126
    06-17-2016, 08:10 PM Go to last post
  7. Weights relation to lap times?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-06-2016 07:41 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,827
    06-06-2016, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  8. Older chassis for non king tracks?

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 10:08 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,430
    06-06-2016, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  9. Shunts with Proslot brushes

    Started by RobertBG, 06-04-2016 08:26 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-04-2016, 08:26 AM Go to last post
  10. trying to figure out these new offset gears

    Started by RobertBG, 06-01-2016 12:59 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,213
    06-03-2016, 07:51 AM Go to last post
  11. Updating a older Koford Int 15 Feather setup

    Started by RobertBG, 05-31-2016 12:43 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,901
    06-01-2016, 08:10 AM Go to last post
  12. has anyone tried epoxy to bond a unplated chassis

    Started by RobertBG, 05-29-2016 06:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 3,123
    05-31-2016, 12:25 PM Go to last post
  13. Can you cut ceramic mags?

    Started by RobertBG, 05-11-2016 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,702
    05-28-2016, 03:59 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,345
    05-18-2016, 04:55 AM Go to last post
  14. Old magnets

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

    Started by dlatch, 04-25-2016 09:18 AM
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    04-25-2016, 09:18 AM Go to last post
  16. Hot Super 16c

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

    Started by triggerman, 04-07-2016 05:26 PM
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    04-09-2016, 06:23 AM Go to last post
  18. Speed Tires

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

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

    Started by Zippity, 03-12-2016 10:14 PM
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    03-23-2016, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  21. Can is higher than the magnets any big deal?

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

    Started by gc4895, 02-19-2016 01:13 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-02-2016, 01:47 PM Go to last post
  23. Guide Flag Thickness

    Started by fastvince, 02-24-2016 01:42 PM
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    02-29-2016, 09:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,887
    02-22-2016, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  24. Hawk 7 Question

    Started by Ben Taxel, 02-17-2016 04:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-18-2016, 03:28 PM Go to last post
  25. Hawk on a flat track

    Started by gc4895, 02-18-2016 11:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,678
    02-18-2016, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  26. In the Cheetah 11, Hawk or PS 4002 motor?

    Started by gc4895, 02-14-2016 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,988
    02-14-2016, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  27. Help using a Wright Way Tire Truer

    Started by gc4895, 02-10-2016 12:16 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-11-2016, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  28. Pro Slot S16D and 16D motor use and maintenance

    Started by gc4895, 02-10-2016 12:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-11-2016, 05:28 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,617
    02-10-2016, 05:15 PM Go to last post
  29. Gearing up for the Div 2 Nats

    Started by Mic Byrd, 02-08-2016 02:25 PM
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    02-08-2016, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  30. Polishing your axles

    Started by Racerchaser96, 01-17-2016 06:38 PM
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    • Replies: 16
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    01-21-2016, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  31. Alignment tool for PS4002FK brush hoods

    Started by JayGee, 01-17-2016 12:55 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    01-18-2016, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  32. ProSlot PS4002-FK Break In Tips

    Started by La Cucaracha, 01-18-2016 07:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,537
    01-18-2016, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  33. Champion chassis handling problems.

    Started by Chaos, 01-02-2016 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-06-2016, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  34. Hudy Vs. PN Racing Tire Truer?

    Started by Gestin, 01-04-2016 07:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    01-04-2016, 09:47 PM Go to last post
  35. Reamer size for 3/32 axle bushings

    Started by JayGee, 12-06-2015 04:14 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,254
    12-24-2015, 02:31 PM Go to last post
  36. GP12 Proslot Mini Motor Performance

    Started by JayGee, 12-12-2015 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,130
    12-12-2015, 04:12 PM Go to last post
  37. soldering in motors

    Started by jeffmartel, 12-05-2015 08:02 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,464
    12-06-2015, 05:37 AM Go to last post
  38. proslot 16d motors

    Started by sstihltoe, 12-01-2015 04:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,433
    12-01-2015, 06:19 PM Go to last post
  39. Total Advance with a OMO Motor

    Started by Thunderthumb, 11-26-2015 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,129
    11-27-2015, 09:32 AM Go to last post
  40. Motor Cleaning

    Started by Racerchaser96, 11-21-2015 07:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,804
    11-23-2015, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  41. loose motor shaft...

    Started by team burrito, 11-22-2015 12:53 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-22-2015, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  42. Bowcobalt Please chack your PM

    Started by Thunderthumb, 11-15-2015 10:58 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,472
    11-15-2015, 10:58 PM Go to last post
  43. J/C Armature Meter JC-001?????

    Started by clydeomite, 11-12-2015 11:12 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,137
    11-12-2015, 01:44 PM Go to last post
  44. Motor magnet strength funny problem

    Started by Thunderthumb, 11-08-2015 07:05 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,449
    11-11-2015, 04:49 PM Go to last post
  45. Air Gap

    Started by golftooter, 02-12-2013 08:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    air gap, armature, magnets, shimming
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 8,050
    11-10-2015, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  46. axle bushings?

    Started by Racerchaser96, 11-08-2015 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,819
    11-09-2015, 11:26 AM Go to last post

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