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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. 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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    • Threads: 116
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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. 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. What Size Hone?

    Started by TheChad, 09-05-2014 10:44 PM
    2 Pages
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    11-08-2015, 10:39 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,621
    10-21-2015, 10:20 AM Go to last post
  2. Determining Rollout

    Started by La Cucaracha, 10-01-2015 05:00 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,975
    10-10-2015, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  3. Best way to cut a cobalt magnet

    Started by Thunderthumb, 10-05-2015 09:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,483
    10-09-2015, 11:55 AM Go to last post
  4. AMP Draw on Motors?

    Started by Thunderthumb, 09-23-2015 08:47 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,736
    10-09-2015, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  5. Motor Cleaning

    Started by Shawty, 04-30-2007 07:20 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
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    10-07-2015, 08:27 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,821
    10-01-2015, 07:38 AM Go to last post
  6. Sealed Motor comm clean by pyramid effect

    Started by swodem, 09-19-2015 07:12 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,930
    09-24-2015, 11:24 AM Go to last post
  7. Motor acting funny

    Started by Thunderthumb, 09-05-2015 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 3,200
    09-09-2015, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  8. Best C can Enbbell

    Started by Ron, 10-08-2014 11:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,932
    09-07-2015, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  9. a born again newby

    Started by nick2x, 08-17-2015 12:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-07-2015, 09:30 AM Go to last post
  10. Cleaning the racing surface

    Started by Zippity, 07-11-2015 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 12
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    09-07-2015, 09:08 AM Go to last post
  11. New to slots cars need some help with chassis parts?

    Started by Tech-7, 05-19-2015 12:35 PM
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,660
    08-03-2015, 04:59 PM Go to last post
  12. Hawk and proslot US arm for can-am racing

    Started by browndude, 07-03-2015 01:16 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,669
    08-02-2015, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  13. Open Class / OMO Radial Magnets

    Started by Thunderthumb, 06-15-2015 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    06-15-2015, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  14. Low-cost Dremel Project for Pitboxs That Runs Off Your Power Supply

    Started by MikeC, 06-12-2015 11:51 PM
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    06-14-2015, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  15. What front axles and tires do you use?

    Started by Tech-7, 05-20-2015 08:13 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,858
    05-21-2015, 10:21 AM Go to last post
  16. Question Flat Wire wound Proslot 27 Arms

    Started by hesketh, 10-23-2003 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    05-17-2015, 05:01 PM Go to last post
  17. 27 motor sounds funny any suggestions?

    Started by Thunderthumb, 03-11-2015 08:52 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-17-2015, 06:14 AM Go to last post
  18. S16C Arm resistance readings

    Started by FC363, 04-28-2015 05:59 PM
    • Replies: 11
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    04-30-2015, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  19. More Zapper HELP Please!!

    Started by mike7130, 04-24-2015 08:34 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,634
    04-25-2015, 12:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Question on mounting tire donuts???

    Started by Ben Taxel, 02-19-2015 01:58 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-20-2015, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  21. Upping ProSlot 16D with yellow arm- First timer.

    Started by browndude, 04-15-2015 10:27 PM
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    04-19-2015, 01:25 AM Go to last post
  22. Slick 7 Bushings

    Started by Ben Taxel, 04-16-2015 09:24 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-17-2015, 12:08 AM Go to last post
  23. HELP!! My Trick Tracks magnet zapper Is broken

    Started by mike7130, 04-06-2015 10:17 AM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,457
    04-13-2015, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  24. CRP 27 Motor Magnet Replacement

    Started by Thunderthumb, 03-15-2015 07:35 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,252
    03-17-2015, 09:27 AM Go to last post
  25. Chassis Design Beuf Wedge? Boola Shuttle?

    Started by Thunderthumb, 03-16-2015 04:40 PM
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    03-13-2015, 10:16 AM Go to last post
  26. Weak Magnet help.

    Started by gokart, 03-09-2015 05:31 PM
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    03-09-2015, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  27. Building Motor

    Started by TheChad, 07-04-2014 04:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-22-2015, 09:29 AM Go to last post
  28. Champion chassis handling

    Started by Kawi rider 13, 06-02-2011 01:29 AM
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    02-16-2015, 12:22 AM Go to last post
  29. Axle straightness

    Started by Zippity, 02-11-2015 12:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-12-2015, 01:49 PM Go to last post
  30. Air core magnet zapper plans

    Started by Joe243672, 06-08-2008 04:43 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    02-12-2015, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  31. Question on mounting tire donuts???

    Started by Ben Taxel, 02-07-2015 01:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    02-07-2015, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  32. Min and Max a Soldering Iron should go to

    Started by Thunderthumb, 02-04-2015 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    02-07-2015, 11:37 AM Go to last post
  33. I wanna make one !

    Started by flyracing, 01-24-2015 03:07 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    01-26-2015, 01:44 AM Go to last post
  34. Question?????

    Started by clydeomite, 01-22-2015 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    01-23-2015, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  35. Here`s something I`ve never seen

    Started by La Cucaracha, 01-13-2015 05:59 PM
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    • Replies: 19
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    01-19-2015, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  36. Question Allen wrench size for Tuna Tires 1/8 X .790

    Started by CmdrRoot, 01-11-2015 03:17 PM
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    01-11-2015, 08:21 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,834
    01-06-2015, 08:15 AM Go to last post
  37. Braid Juice??

    Started by ET37, 12-18-2014 06:33 AM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,812
    12-26-2014, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  38. 3rd eye Hitman dip switches

    Started by Slow Poke, 12-20-2014 03:45 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    12-23-2014, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  39. Chassis clean up....

    Started by vfitom, 12-17-2014 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,530
    12-18-2014, 10:07 AM Go to last post
  40. Koford Power Supply

    Started by TheChad, 09-06-2014 10:40 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
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    12-03-2014, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  41. Removing a Motor from a Chassis?

    Started by joeymorgans, 11-25-2014 08:31 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    motor chassis remove
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 5,172
    11-30-2014, 07:17 PM Go to last post
  42. Strap Can Motors

    Started by TheChad, 02-28-2014 10:13 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 57
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    11-24-2014, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  43. Triggerman contact info

    Started by badvader1956, 11-14-2014 11:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    11-14-2014, 12:59 PM Go to last post
  44. Find DCR Don Campbel????

    Started by Priently, 11-10-2014 05:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-10-2014, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  45. what are the rules for 27 light

    Started by Priently, 11-08-2014 05:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,149
    11-09-2014, 07:35 PM Go to last post
  46. Team Cobra Power feed

    Started by Priently, 11-08-2014 05:22 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 974
    11-08-2014, 10:55 AM Go to last post

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