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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. 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. Moved: Wing car body building 101

    Started by BallisticBob, 10-30-2011 11:20 PM
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  2. JK Tires

    Started by Janders, 09-25-2012 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,337
    09-26-2012, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  3. Acid paste flux

    Started by badvader1956, 09-19-2012 11:34 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,265
    09-24-2012, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  4. Need help removing tip off soldering iron

    Started by mike0550, 09-20-2012 05:03 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,192
    09-24-2012, 12:13 PM Go to last post
  5. soldering irons

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-17-2012 10:21 AM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,062
    09-23-2012, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  6. How to mount tire rubber.

    Started by badvader1956, 09-19-2012 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,154
    09-21-2012, 03:14 PM Go to last post
  7. gear selection

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-19-2012 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,190
    09-20-2012, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  8. soldering

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-17-2012 08:00 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,450
    09-18-2012, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  9. soldering

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-16-2012 12:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,798
    09-17-2012, 09:23 AM Go to last post
  10. Moved: Track Power!

    Started by Janders, 08-21-2012 04:01 PM
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  11. Gearing Help

    Started by La Cucaracha, 09-08-2012 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,384
    09-11-2012, 11:00 AM Go to last post
  12. tires

    Started by slotracer45, 08-23-2012 06:53 PM
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    • Replies: 31
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    09-08-2012, 03:10 PM Go to last post
  13. chassis

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-07-2012 07:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,338
    09-08-2012, 11:19 AM Go to last post
  14. Question Big or small hubs

    Started by rossi, 09-04-2012 05:02 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    09-05-2012, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  15. gears

    Started by sirlard1954, 09-04-2012 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 861
    09-04-2012, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  16. desoldering

    Started by sirlard1954, 08-31-2012 08:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-04-2012, 01:32 PM Go to last post
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  17. brush springs

    Started by sirlard1954, 08-27-2012 07:03 PM
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    08-27-2012, 07:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,993
    08-22-2012, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  18. mags that are epoxied

    Started by dante, 08-13-2012 11:21 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,695
    08-13-2012, 10:41 PM Go to last post
  19. pinion

    Started by sirlard1954, 08-11-2012 09:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,209
    08-13-2012, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Air Brush recommendation???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 08-13-2012 02:48 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,079
    08-13-2012, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  21. pitch

    Started by sirlard1954, 08-11-2012 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,008
    08-13-2012, 07:09 AM Go to last post
  22. Returning Racer seeks some advice

    Started by Bradinski, 07-12-2012 04:48 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    08-08-2012, 02:11 AM Go to last post
  23. contender - gearing

    Started by slotracer45, 07-26-2012 08:11 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    07-30-2012, 08:53 AM Go to last post
  24. commutator.... where to buy?

    Started by lucapgt, 07-13-2012 02:38 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,388
    07-28-2012, 09:42 AM Go to last post
  25. instructions for BRP Motor Analyzing Dyno

    Started by dante, 07-22-2012 01:22 PM
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    07-22-2012, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  26. solder

    Started by sirlard1954, 07-17-2012 12:34 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-19-2012, 05:11 PM Go to last post
  27. axle and oilites

    Started by sirlard1954, 07-15-2012 08:40 PM
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    07-18-2012, 04:52 AM Go to last post
  28. speed

    Started by sirlard1954, 07-15-2012 11:11 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,790
    07-16-2012, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  29. Whats the deal with unthreaded guide flags? err

    Started by dhamby, 02-02-2011 12:35 PM
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    07-16-2012, 03:36 PM Go to last post
  30. classes

    Started by sirlard1954, 07-16-2012 07:51 AM
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    07-16-2012, 08:23 AM Go to last post
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    07-15-2012, 06:18 AM Go to last post
  31. how small on a Proslot S16D comm diam

    Started by Gill A, 07-14-2012 10:21 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-14-2012, 11:24 PM Go to last post
  32. $50 Kelly 16D Arms

    Started by La Cucaracha, 07-10-2012 08:04 PM
    • Replies: 10
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    07-13-2012, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  33. final drive ratios

    Started by sirlard1954, 04-30-2012 08:09 PM
    • Replies: 13
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    07-13-2012, 05:17 AM Go to last post
  34. brush hoods in alignment

    Started by dante, 07-11-2012 01:00 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    07-11-2012, 01:46 PM Go to last post
  35. Seeking pictures of 1/24 Stock Car Interiors.

    Started by Mark 42, 07-08-2012 08:49 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 877
    07-10-2012, 11:25 AM Go to last post
  36. "newbie" questions

    Started by pitts12driver, 07-06-2012 09:59 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,187
    07-07-2012, 07:51 PM Go to last post
  37. zapping Puppy Dogs

    Started by stevphens, 07-05-2012 05:09 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,357
    07-05-2012, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  38. Hudy switch

    Started by Gill A, 07-03-2012 01:29 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,594
    07-04-2012, 07:13 AM Go to last post
  39. Help.....

    Started by Car33, 06-27-2012 12:15 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 765
    06-27-2012, 12:15 PM Go to last post
  40. To many chassis in 1:24!

    Started by 68Deville, 06-14-2012 07:14 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,267
    06-15-2012, 08:09 PM Go to last post
  41. What is a proper power supply on a King Track?

    Started by 68Deville, 06-11-2012 05:58 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,995
    06-12-2012, 08:29 PM Go to last post
  42. Wheel Jigs - Measurement? (How do they work?)

    Started by lucky7, 05-30-2012 02:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,582
    06-01-2012, 04:56 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,346
    06-01-2012, 02:37 PM Go to last post
  43. Slot box help

    Started by Yellowbug, 05-26-2012 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,662
    05-27-2012, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  44. Koford/Hawk6 Neo Motors

    Started by La Cucaracha, 08-16-2011 06:27 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 4,427
    05-20-2012, 12:07 PM Go to last post
  45. chassis

    Started by sirlard1954, 05-19-2012 10:18 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,132
    05-20-2012, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  46. A dumb question on 4" car vs 4.5" car

    Started by dante, 05-16-2012 10:57 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,220
    05-18-2012, 12:31 PM Go to last post

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