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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. 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. Sprint Car Setup

    Started by Parocket, 08-18-2002 03:02 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,323
    08-18-2002, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  2. set screw

    Started by pbj59, 07-26-2002 02:56 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,816
    08-16-2002, 07:32 AM Go to last post
  3. Armature Selection

    Started by ryan540, 08-09-2002 02:58 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 4,274
    08-15-2002, 04:17 AM Go to last post
  4. Speedway SlotCars is moving!

    Started by Rotorranch, 08-13-2002 10:39 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 731
    08-13-2002, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  5. Question challenger 2 set up

    Started by mudhen, 08-10-2002 05:13 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,246
    08-13-2002, 05:28 PM Go to last post
  6. Kelly setups... air gap

    Started by Tmoore, 08-04-2002 06:54 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,130
    08-08-2002, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  7. quad magnets in a c-can

    Started by mudhen, 08-04-2002 02:50 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,266
    08-08-2002, 06:12 PM Go to last post
  8. Magnet zapper plans

    Started by mazur50, 07-10-2002 01:15 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 5,022
    08-07-2002, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  9. Question Rear Track Width

    Started by eap9, 07-30-2002 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,760
    08-01-2002, 03:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Attention Larry Sheperd

    Started by RickB, 07-27-2002 11:27 AM
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    07-27-2002, 11:27 AM Go to last post
  11. Question Group 20 Racing?

    Started by eap9, 07-21-2002 09:20 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,900
    07-25-2002, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Question Air Gap

    Started by eap9, 07-20-2002 06:48 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,464
    07-21-2002, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  13. Question Cobalt Magnet Installation

    Started by eap9, 06-29-2002 09:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,584
    07-19-2002, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  14. Handy Tool on Sale

    Started by cheater, 07-17-2002 03:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,160
    07-19-2002, 05:47 AM Go to last post
  15. Question Floating Pins

    Started by eap9, 07-14-2002 03:55 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,664
    07-18-2002, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  16. Question How much juice to zap cobalts?

    Started by Overdrive, 07-03-2002 07:25 PM
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    • Replies: 26
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    07-17-2002, 05:42 PM Go to last post
  17. Slot car chassis dynamics

    Started by dretceterini, 06-22-2002 05:05 AM
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    • Replies: 56
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    07-16-2002, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  18. Question Matched Magnets

    Started by eap9, 07-15-2002 08:19 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,089
    07-16-2002, 05:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Question what the ??? (eyelets?)

    Started by ryan540, 07-12-2002 04:18 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    07-15-2002, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  20. Question Is it true that a super 16-D armature....?

    Started by ryan540, 07-12-2002 03:58 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,139
    07-13-2002, 01:07 PM Go to last post
  21. converting a C-1/ motor

    Started by mudhen, 07-10-2002 01:56 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-12-2002, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  22. In or Out

    Started by ryan540, 07-12-2002 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,311
    07-12-2002, 06:49 PM Go to last post
  23. Question Motor class Chart

    Started by wstender, 07-03-2002 06:43 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-12-2002, 05:49 AM Go to last post
  24. Question abour Wasp and Hornet motors

    Started by Hurricane145, 06-17-2002 11:25 AM
    • Replies: 11
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    07-10-2002, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  25. Question Why own a Super 16-C?

    Started by Jim Person, 07-08-2002 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-09-2002, 01:17 PM Go to last post
  26. Smile take me now, lord!

    Started by mudhen, 07-02-2002 05:49 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,448
    07-03-2002, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  27. Question Boxstock Chassis

    Started by eap9, 06-27-2002 04:55 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    07-02-2002, 11:08 PM Go to last post
  28. need riteways web site

    Started by mudhen, 06-29-2002 03:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    07-02-2002, 08:14 PM Go to last post
  29. Trued Armatures

    Started by eap9, 06-28-2002 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,605
    07-01-2002, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  30. Tyco Track help for a newbie

    Started by ebdteacher, 06-26-2002 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    06-28-2002, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  31. Question Box 12 Motor

    Started by eap9, 06-24-2002 07:55 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    06-26-2002, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  32. Question Chassis mods

    Started by Midnight, 06-24-2002 07:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-25-2002, 07:10 PM Go to last post
  33. spray glue recipe

    Started by UncleBuck, 06-22-2002 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-24-2002, 09:28 PM Go to last post
  34. Volts Vs Amps

    Started by multiracer, 06-17-2002 07:27 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    06-24-2002, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  35. Treated Tires

    Started by enzeder, 06-13-2002 01:55 AM
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    06-23-2002, 09:26 AM Go to last post
  36. another question about mags

    Started by jake, 06-03-2002 06:35 PM
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    • Views: 3,763
    06-21-2002, 11:28 AM Go to last post
  37. Question 16-d builders

    Started by mudhen, 06-15-2002 08:18 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,229
    06-20-2002, 10:20 PM Go to last post
  38. Talking Prime Racing Unsolicited Testimonial!

    Started by Rotorranch, 06-09-2002 11:17 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,338
    06-20-2002, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  39. body pins and 80 pitch gears

    Started by mudhen, 06-07-2002 07:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,051
    06-20-2002, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  40. Question magnet zapping out of the can?

    Started by mudhen, 06-14-2002 11:29 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    06-19-2002, 09:26 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,210
    06-19-2002, 07:50 AM Go to last post
  41. The 6 Wheel March Ford

    Started by c_i_5, 06-16-2002 11:10 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    06-17-2002, 10:33 AM Go to last post
  42. Question A call to Arms! Ok, just an Arm question

    Started by TheRockinator, 06-06-2002 04:10 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,496
    06-14-2002, 09:24 PM Go to last post
  43. Question front wheel play

    Started by mudhen, 06-06-2002 07:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,341
    06-12-2002, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  44. Thumbs up motor rebuilding

    Started by loosenuts77, 06-10-2002 06:35 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,715
    06-11-2002, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  45. Question cobalt

    Started by loosenuts77, 06-09-2002 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,137
    06-10-2002, 06:31 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,779
    06-09-2002, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  46. Parma Nascar Bodies

    Started by DDDDDDerek, 06-02-2002 09:10 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    06-05-2002, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  47. less brakes

    Started by mudhen, 06-01-2002 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,980
    06-04-2002, 09:30 PM Go to last post
  48. Kelly Mags

    Started by DDDDDDerek, 06-02-2002 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,708
    06-04-2002, 04:32 PM Go to last post

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