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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. Hemi wound

    Started by brane, 08-13-2007 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,673
    08-14-2007, 10:47 PM Go to last post
  2. Armature epoxy?

    Started by DMW, 08-03-2007 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,622
    08-08-2007, 07:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Falcon7 motor - what changed?

    Started by jolt2, 08-06-2007 10:58 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,643
    08-06-2007, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  4. Question about volts vs amps readings

    Started by Cubic$Racing, 07-28-2007 09:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,317
    07-31-2007, 07:13 AM Go to last post
  5. Question Gear Ratios 101

    Started by Zippity, 07-27-2007 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,551
    07-28-2007, 01:57 AM Go to last post
  6. NEWS FLASH: Falcon 7 beats record

    Started by Double D, 07-27-2007 05:43 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,311
    07-27-2007, 07:38 PM Go to last post
  7. Changing Digital track direction

    Started by KraZy Kal, 07-18-2007 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,457
    07-25-2007, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  8. arm checker

    Started by jdracer, 07-21-2007 08:08 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,516
    07-23-2007, 07:57 AM Go to last post
  9. Air Gap question

    Started by Cubic$Racing, 07-20-2007 07:32 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,376
    07-21-2007, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  10. Wanted on Slick 7 Motors

    Started by mazur50, 07-01-2007 09:58 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,114
    07-20-2007, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  11. g-12 can ?

    Started by jdracer, 07-12-2007 06:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,537
    07-12-2007, 02:34 PM Go to last post
  12. X-12

    Started by hotcool35, 07-11-2007 02:27 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,099
    07-12-2007, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Womp rear tire diameter?

    Started by DMW, 07-10-2007 02:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,062
    07-10-2007, 10:25 PM Go to last post
  14. Silver-plated aluminum ML wire availability?

    Started by DMW, 07-08-2007 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,238
    07-09-2007, 12:03 AM Go to last post
  15. Koford Peugeot Trimming

    Started by JasonGuy, 07-02-2007 08:59 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,277
    07-04-2007, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Question Kamen magnets

    Started by Ron, 05-31-2007 08:26 PM
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    • Replies: 42
    • Views: 10,327
    07-03-2007, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  17. Where to get COM's

    Started by mazur50, 06-11-2007 02:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-16-2007, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  18. Air Gap

    Started by ET37, 06-11-2007 06:30 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,694
    06-11-2007, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Unhappy Soldering Iron woes...

    Started by Closet Racer, 08-18-2006 11:06 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    06-04-2007, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  20. Question Is this common for chassis clearance?

    Started by jolt2, 05-23-2007 03:06 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,652
    05-24-2007, 02:41 PM Go to last post
  21. Metal vs Plastic Spur (Crown) Gears

    Started by Zippity, 04-22-2007 09:13 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-24-2007, 05:25 AM Go to last post
  22. Chassis (brass plate) dimentions

    Started by Janders, 05-23-2007 04:58 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-23-2007, 04:58 AM Go to last post
  23. Lead Wire

    Started by mazur50, 05-10-2007 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,078
    05-10-2007, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  24. Les Wright

    Started by hlpressley81, 05-06-2007 04:06 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    05-06-2007, 07:50 PM Go to last post
  25. bushing alignment tools

    Started by B.Will, 05-05-2007 10:48 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    05-05-2007, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  26. Box 12 Chassis for slow tracks

    Started by Greg N, 05-01-2007 12:55 PM
    • Replies: 14
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    05-03-2007, 02:29 PM Go to last post
  27. Reuse motor brushes?

    Started by zaprp, 03-02-2007 08:10 AM
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,681
    04-30-2007, 11:58 AM Go to last post
  28. How do you remove old can bushes...............

    Started by Zippity, 04-24-2007 05:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,795
    04-25-2007, 02:51 PM Go to last post
  29. 2mm 0.078 Drill Blank

    Started by mazur50, 04-21-2007 11:01 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    04-22-2007, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  30. Magnet zapper plans

    Started by Joe243672, 04-21-2007 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    04-21-2007, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  31. Ultra sonic cleaner

    Started by kiwiracer, 01-13-2007 09:25 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 6,461
    04-20-2007, 02:31 AM Go to last post
  32. Jk Power Supply With rpm readout

    Started by Joe243672, 04-17-2007 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,858
    04-18-2007, 01:26 AM Go to last post
  33. Looking for Kelly Part Number

    Started by MantaRay, 04-12-2007 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    04-13-2007, 08:17 AM Go to last post
  34. The JK Products Cheetah 11 chassis ???

    Started by No3forever, 03-31-2007 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,696
    04-12-2007, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  35. Unhappy Flexi-5 Good?

    Started by Beadhead, 02-09-2007 05:43 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 5,076
    04-12-2007, 11:33 PM Go to last post
  36. Wheel/Tire make?

    Started by comagramps, 04-10-2007 03:32 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,282
    04-11-2007, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  37. Front Line Armature Meter

    Started by kbryanspokane, 04-09-2007 10:01 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 4,098
    04-11-2007, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  38. Digital read out in a Slick7 PS

    Started by Taillights, 03-29-2007 03:53 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,593
    03-30-2007, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  39. NorCal SCRA GT 12, which chassis?

    Started by gc4895, 03-19-2007 02:05 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,733
    03-22-2007, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  40. Eurosport Question

    Started by CORO KID, 03-11-2007 05:28 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,683
    03-20-2007, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  41. Hudy tire truer

    Started by Joe243672, 03-14-2007 06:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,491
    03-16-2007, 02:00 PM Go to last post
  42. Question Tire truers question

    Started by Closet Racer, 02-04-2007 09:26 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 4,882
    03-16-2007, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  43. Question Why do I smell Chlorine Gas?

    Started by dcb, 03-10-2007 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,521
    03-14-2007, 06:54 PM Go to last post
  44. Wright way gauss meter

    Started by Joe243672, 03-01-2007 03:25 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 4,060
    03-11-2007, 11:54 AM Go to last post
  45. What voltage do you use?

    Started by Closet Racer, 03-06-2007 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,752
    03-07-2007, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  46. Question rib body v no rib

    Started by thunderdome, 03-04-2007 10:13 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,424
    03-05-2007, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  47. Question Angled Pinion

    Started by rhino24, 02-26-2007 06:54 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,292
    03-03-2007, 02:25 PM Go to last post
  48. Anyone ever build an inertia dyno?

    Started by DesmoHead, 02-19-2007 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,655
    03-02-2007, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  49. Red face Guide Flag Thread Tool

    Started by gman54, 02-27-2007 07:45 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,827
    02-28-2007, 10:24 AM Go to last post
  50. oval racing chassis set-up tips

    Started by richard j. aman, 02-21-2007 10:59 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 5,030
    02-26-2007, 09:07 PM Go to last post

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