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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. 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. 80 pitch gears

    Started by dmann, 04-03-2006 05:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,141
    04-03-2006, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  2. gearing a gr.12 flexy for a king track

    Started by mudhen, 03-31-2006 03:09 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,309
    03-31-2006, 11:47 PM Go to last post
  3. tires and stuff...while we're at it

    Started by mudhen, 03-31-2006 07:19 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,411
    03-31-2006, 09:26 PM Go to last post
  4. Question interior painting

    Started by 8 lane racer, 03-26-2006 05:58 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,963
    03-28-2006, 09:54 PM Go to last post
  5. More Guide Flag Mods...

    Started by flea, 03-17-2006 05:43 AM
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 6,913
    03-27-2006, 05:58 AM Go to last post
  6. where the hel@ is my motor mount

    Started by mudhen, 03-16-2006 09:28 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,846
    03-23-2006, 02:58 AM Go to last post
  7. speed fx motor brushes

    Started by slotracer_x, 03-22-2006 06:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,247
    03-22-2006, 08:44 PM Go to last post
  8. Help....Regarding Webster Slot Boxes

    Started by MantaRay, 03-13-2006 08:34 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,234
    03-20-2006, 04:43 PM Go to last post
  9. Question on Wing Cars???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 03-14-2006 01:12 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-16-2006, 09:21 PM Go to last post
  10. Airgap for C-12?

    Started by Anthen27, 03-09-2006 09:36 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-13-2006, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  11. Building a Slow Car

    Started by dr_feelgood69, 02-26-2006 05:40 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    03-13-2006, 09:36 AM Go to last post
  12. Using Weight To Fine Tune A Flexi-chassis

    Started by richard j. aman, 03-12-2006 03:04 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    03-12-2006, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  13. who's winning with what?

    Started by mudhen, 03-09-2006 09:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,301
    03-10-2006, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  14. Carbon Fibre Chassis Setup/Testing

    Started by Mr Tim, 03-08-2006 07:38 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-09-2006, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  15. C-can straightening question...

    Started by Closet Racer, 03-05-2006 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-08-2006, 07:25 PM Go to last post
  16. Ohm checking 16d & S16D motors???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 03-08-2006 06:30 AM
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    03-08-2006, 06:30 AM Go to last post
  17. dyno testing

    Started by gt40steve, 02-24-2006 04:34 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-07-2006, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  18. JK Millineum chassis

    Started by brownie374, 03-05-2006 09:24 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    03-07-2006, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Guide flags

    Started by brownie374, 03-05-2006 09:28 PM
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    03-05-2006, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  20. goat boy aligment jig

    Started by gary risk, 03-03-2006 12:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    03-04-2006, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  21. motor tools

    Started by jmac, 03-01-2006 05:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    03-02-2006, 09:17 PM Go to last post
  22. Newbie motor question - need repair advice

    Started by DesmoHead, 02-27-2006 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    03-02-2006, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  23. Sealed 501 Death Star

    Started by dr_feelgood69, 02-21-2006 06:35 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-26-2006, 10:25 AM Go to last post
  24. Help: With building Kelly D Cans

    Started by MantaRay, 02-19-2006 02:34 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-24-2006, 04:31 AM Go to last post
  25. JK Power supplies

    Started by Youngy, 02-10-2006 01:13 AM
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    02-23-2006, 05:09 PM Go to last post
  26. Rebalancing, when should it be done??

    Started by Grandi Racing, 02-23-2006 12:03 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-23-2006, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  27. outlaw 16-D

    Started by SRX, 02-16-2006 07:13 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-17-2006, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  28. Wing Car Guide Flag Mod

    Started by flea, 02-15-2006 04:51 AM
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    02-17-2006, 04:35 AM Go to last post
  29. Does angle of motor help handling?

    Started by pickup63chevy, 02-13-2006 11:56 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    02-16-2006, 10:43 PM Go to last post
  30. Question Speed F/X Motors

    Started by Jesse Wagler, 02-14-2006 12:06 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-15-2006, 09:07 PM Go to last post
  31. Magnet Zapper

    Started by charlieslot, 02-12-2006 02:29 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-14-2006, 05:46 PM Go to last post
  32. Question Tires...4" classes?

    Started by Big Willy, 02-09-2006 12:46 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-11-2006, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  33. Soldered Spring loaded bushings???

    Started by pickup63chevy, 02-07-2006 07:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-10-2006, 12:16 PM Go to last post
  34. 4.5" champion chassis

    Started by dmann, 02-08-2006 11:43 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-09-2006, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  35. Question Magnet Dust

    Started by sam_i_am2714, 02-09-2006 01:43 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-09-2006, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  36. Solder Iron

    Started by Janders, 02-08-2006 04:28 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-08-2006, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  37. JK Indycar chassis

    Started by Bobhardt, 02-07-2006 03:01 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-08-2006, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  38. power supply size

    Started by jwillie, 02-06-2006 12:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-07-2006, 02:42 PM Go to last post
  39. Soldering Iron Temp Control

    Started by Wallbasher, 01-10-2006 11:09 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-02-2006, 03:12 PM Go to last post
  40. ? best 16-D setup

    Started by slotracer_x, 01-24-2006 08:30 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,502
    02-01-2006, 10:32 AM Go to last post
  41. Arrow S16D Bruiser

    Started by Ron, 01-29-2006 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-31-2006, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  42. foam rubber tires ???

    Started by one27ray, 01-30-2006 06:45 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-30-2006, 06:45 PM Go to last post
  43. Motor Oilites

    Started by Janders, 01-24-2006 04:22 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 16
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    01-29-2006, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  44. setup questions

    Started by Bigkid129, 01-28-2006 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,373
    01-28-2006, 09:35 AM Go to last post
  45. Question C Can D Can question

    Started by Slotcarjames, 01-27-2006 05:28 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,173
    01-27-2006, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  46. Question To shield or not to shield

    Started by 1SLOWHAND, 01-26-2006 11:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,390
    01-27-2006, 10:26 AM Go to last post
  47. Gluing Tires! No not on track, but Donut and Rim!

    Started by Janders, 01-25-2006 08:27 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,654
    01-26-2006, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  48. How would you??

    Started by Bigkid129, 01-24-2006 08:08 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,979
    01-26-2006, 04:15 AM Go to last post
  49. Question Help! I need brakes!

    Started by eaddict, 01-23-2006 09:01 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,294
    01-23-2006, 10:00 AM Go to last post

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