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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. Ultrasonic cleaner question

    Started by raisin27, 02-26-2013 09:26 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,605
    03-05-2013, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  2. Cooling Fans

    Started by desertracer, 07-03-2006 09:43 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 6,624
    03-03-2013, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  3. Spur gear diameters?

    Started by Zippity, 02-23-2013 02:15 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,718
    02-24-2013, 06:42 PM Go to last post
  4. Newbie Cheetah 7 GT-1

    Started by pwilli, 02-10-2013 07:52 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 978
    02-15-2013, 08:12 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,095
    02-14-2013, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  5. Chattering tires

    Started by cudakidslotcars, 02-04-2013 05:49 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,276
    02-13-2013, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Question Pre-Race check list / task list

    Started by Mark 42, 02-13-2013 10:01 AM
    check list, checklist, pre-race, prerace, tasks
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,769
    02-13-2013, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  7. Arm shaft question and RPM tester ?

    Started by Slotcarjames, 02-03-2013 09:34 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,666
    02-07-2013, 12:42 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,533
    02-07-2013, 12:19 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,651
    02-03-2013, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  8. solder

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-31-2013 07:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 992
    01-31-2013, 07:42 PM Go to last post
  9. speed fx chassis

    Started by Dave VanHorn, 01-24-2013 04:19 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,123
    01-28-2013, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  10. wires

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-26-2013 11:57 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,527
    01-28-2013, 01:01 PM Go to last post
  11. motors

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-27-2013 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,202
    01-28-2013, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  12. wonder rubber question

    Started by the magician, 01-23-2013 08:59 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    01-24-2013, 07:04 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,680
    01-24-2013, 06:59 AM Go to last post
  13. wire gauge

    Started by sirlard1954, 01-10-2013 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,558
    01-11-2013, 07:22 AM Go to last post
  14. wing cars

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-31-2012 10:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,162
    01-01-2013, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  15. Chassis Length and Weight

    Started by glueside, 12-07-2012 05:20 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,392
    12-18-2012, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  16. solding on brass chassie

    Started by stevetheugly, 12-16-2012 02:53 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    12-18-2012, 02:14 PM Go to last post
  17. arms

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-17-2012 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,334
    12-18-2012, 12:28 PM Go to last post
  18. running on 12 volts

    Started by stevetheugly, 09-30-2012 05:06 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,839
    12-16-2012, 03:06 PM Go to last post
  19. ohms

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-14-2012 04:58 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-14-2012, 11:40 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,276
    12-13-2012, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  20. tires

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-06-2012 10:48 AM
    2 Pages
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    12-11-2012, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  21. tires again

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-10-2012 08:28 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-10-2012, 09:10 PM Go to last post
  22. Drag Motors, what`s the difference?

    Started by La Cucaracha, 12-10-2012 07:28 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-10-2012, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  23. lspeed

    Started by sirlard1954, 11-12-2012 12:55 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
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    12-10-2012, 12:37 AM Go to last post
  24. Tired of Looking

    Started by Mic Byrd, 12-04-2012 05:22 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    12-04-2012, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  25. handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-02-2012 04:42 AM
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    12-04-2012, 06:32 AM Go to last post
  26. tires

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-03-2012 07:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    12-03-2012, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  27. deathstar

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-02-2012 07:11 PM
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    12-03-2012, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  28. motors

    Started by sirlard1954, 12-02-2012 04:46 AM
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    12-02-2012, 06:38 PM Go to last post
  29. Question Parma Deathstar

    Started by threestoogess, 03-07-2012 03:30 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 7,841
    11-24-2012, 09:26 PM Go to last post
  30. Bad brushes?

    Started by basserx, 11-21-2012 10:45 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-24-2012, 09:39 AM Go to last post
  31. Bushings/Oilites

    Started by crashracer, 10-24-2012 08:17 PM
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    • Replies: 15
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    11-23-2012, 07:46 PM Go to last post
  32. contender motor

    Started by slotracer45, 07-26-2012 08:05 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
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    11-21-2012, 02:40 PM Go to last post
  33. Motor Chart

    Started by polesitter, 11-19-2012 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-19-2012, 01:32 PM Go to last post
  34. breaking in motors

    Started by sirlard1954, 11-18-2012 10:16 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,423
    11-19-2012, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  35. axles

    Started by sirlard1954, 11-18-2012 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    11-18-2012, 10:00 PM Go to last post
  36. tension again

    Started by sirlard1954, 11-12-2012 01:08 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    11-17-2012, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  37. Motor magnet polarity

    Started by GaryG, 11-03-2012 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    11-16-2012, 12:55 PM Go to last post
  38. Question JK Wonder Rubber

    Started by Ron, 11-10-2012 06:22 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    11-10-2012, 06:22 PM Go to last post
  39. handling

    Started by sirlard1954, 10-10-2012 04:08 PM
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    10-28-2012, 06:27 PM Go to last post
  40. tension

    Started by sirlard1954, 10-25-2012 06:37 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,102
    10-25-2012, 09:45 PM Go to last post
  41. Parma .010 FCR COT BODY Top Front Fender Cracks

    Started by gman54, 10-24-2012 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 7
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    10-25-2012, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  42. Moved: Eldon 'Syncronized' cars... mod available to other makes

    Started by ed52, 10-12-2012 08:12 AM
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  43. 48 pitch spur

    Started by sirlard1954, 10-08-2012 08:06 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-08-2012, 10:42 AM Go to last post
  44. break in motors

    Started by sirlard1954, 10-03-2012 05:36 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,023
    10-04-2012, 11:11 AM Go to last post

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