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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. 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. Power Supply - Will this suffice??

    Started by molarman, 07-27-2006 07:28 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,648
    08-11-2006, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  2. Question Train power pack???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 08-11-2006 03:54 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 936
    08-11-2006, 06:02 AM Go to last post
  3. Question F-1

    Started by El Tejon, 08-07-2006 01:17 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,878
    08-09-2006, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  4. 48P Gear questions???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 07-04-2006 03:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,167
    08-07-2006, 09:33 PM Go to last post
  5. Brush Hood Alignment Tools

    Started by molarman, 08-02-2006 05:50 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,301
    08-03-2006, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  6. Motor Timing Adjusting

    Started by molarman, 08-02-2006 05:58 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 7,054
    08-02-2006, 01:31 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,335
    07-30-2006, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  7. segmented magnets vs. singles

    Started by mudhen, 07-26-2006 08:32 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 5,177
    07-29-2006, 03:02 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,393
    07-29-2006, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  8. Question Need more speed on trioval???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 07-24-2006 03:32 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,616
    07-27-2006, 08:05 PM Go to last post
  9. gluing magnet' s

    Started by EuroSlotRacer, 07-26-2006 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,573
    07-26-2006, 09:41 PM Go to last post
  10. Red Fox Chassis

    Started by Slotracer152, 07-11-2006 09:08 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,286
    07-26-2006, 07:04 AM Go to last post
  11. Proslot Speed FX S16D Gearing

    Started by Mr Tim, 07-26-2006 06:56 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,990
    07-26-2006, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  12. Can you solder stainless components?

    Started by LooseScrews, 07-25-2006 10:36 AM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,027
    07-25-2006, 07:34 PM Go to last post
  13. Question Straightening a chassis

    Started by Greg123456, 02-07-2006 07:03 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 7,120
    07-25-2006, 06:35 PM Go to last post
  14. Question Eurosport Chassis???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 07-10-2006 04:08 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,267
    07-15-2006, 10:05 PM Go to last post
  15. Moved: choke or wire on regulator

    Started by EuroSlotRacer, 02-22-2010 01:50 PM
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  16. Turbo Flex set-up... (axle height)

    Started by glazump, 06-05-2006 07:59 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
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    07-08-2006, 10:28 PM Go to last post
  17. open amatures

    Started by EuroSlotRacer, 06-25-2006 10:09 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 6,343
    07-04-2006, 02:51 PM Go to last post
  18. Checking Axle Straightness?

    Started by Steve in CT, 06-24-2006 04:55 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-02-2006, 06:43 PM Go to last post
  19. Who made these frontwheels,

    Started by Janders, 06-19-2006 07:48 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,621
    06-30-2006, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  20. guide spacers & boxstock weight

    Started by vincentgilbert, 06-27-2006 04:22 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,996
    06-29-2006, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  21. Question Koford CNC can question

    Started by Slotracer152, 06-19-2006 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,320
    06-21-2006, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  22. wrightway magnet zapper and matcher

    Started by slotracer_x, 03-05-2006 05:13 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 8,624
    06-17-2006, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  23. u build 'em euros

    Started by mudhen, 04-09-2006 05:38 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,620
    05-31-2006, 12:39 AM Go to last post
  24. Hudy Setup

    Started by Dlg142, 05-20-2006 08:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,471
    05-22-2006, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  25. Question ?? - reducing axle friction

    Started by SlowBeas, 02-07-2006 07:13 AM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 60
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    05-19-2006, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  26. Popping

    Started by Fast_mick, 04-17-2006 05:56 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,158
    05-18-2006, 04:50 AM Go to last post
  27. Question guide flag

    Started by 8 lane racer, 05-09-2006 03:23 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,977
    05-18-2006, 04:49 AM Go to last post
  28. Question What makes a car driveable?

    Started by SlowBeas, 05-12-2006 10:49 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,487
    05-14-2006, 01:18 PM Go to last post
  29. going back to road racing

    Started by steven, 05-11-2006 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,217
    05-13-2006, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  30. Setting up a Pro Slot Tripod Chassis

    Started by No3forever, 04-26-2006 09:24 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-08-2006, 08:40 PM Go to last post
  31. cutting magnets

    Started by 16d, 05-06-2006 08:12 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,798
    05-07-2006, 09:44 PM Go to last post
  32. Endbell Timing

    Started by ziffffff, 05-06-2006 04:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    05-06-2006, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  33. cheetah 7 on a king track

    Started by Grandi Racing, 04-08-2006 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-06-2006, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  34. 4" Flexi chassis at the Nats

    Started by Greg N, 04-26-2006 02:20 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-05-2006, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  35. Koford vs Magnehone brush radius tools

    Started by Closet Racer, 04-28-2006 10:59 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,554
    04-30-2006, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  36. why don't my 16d's have brakes/

    Started by mudhen, 04-29-2006 08:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,346
    04-30-2006, 06:43 AM Go to last post
  37. hudy grinding wheel

    Started by 16d, 04-28-2006 07:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,285
    04-29-2006, 04:27 AM Go to last post
  38. 48 pitch 1/8 axle crown gears

    Started by Mahill, 04-21-2006 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,362
    04-24-2006, 12:50 AM Go to last post
  39. Testing Armatures?

    Started by BADBH, 04-20-2006 12:04 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,007
    04-20-2006, 12:04 AM Go to last post
  40. eurosport motors

    Started by mudhen, 04-16-2006 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,036
    04-19-2006, 04:18 PM Go to last post
  41. Cheetah 7 "bite bar" question...

    Started by Closet Racer, 04-11-2006 08:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,604
    04-12-2006, 09:04 AM Go to last post
  42. Question oval racing

    Started by 8 lane racer, 03-27-2006 05:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,880
    04-09-2006, 09:08 PM Go to last post
  43. Need recommendation on gears???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 04-07-2006 04:21 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,266
    04-08-2006, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  44. Is it just me or are all kelly D-cans incredibly screwed up??

    Started by Grandi Racing, 04-01-2006 05:54 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 6,717
    04-08-2006, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  45. Question motor timing

    Started by 8 lane racer, 04-01-2006 03:00 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,483
    04-06-2006, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  46. Voki & Cahoza Cans

    Started by Quickerthanu, 03-21-2006 09:39 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,202
    04-05-2006, 03:49 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,098
    04-04-2006, 10:10 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,163
    04-04-2006, 12:32 PM Go to last post

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