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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. Soldering help

    Started by RacerChaser, 02-11-2012 04:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,809
    02-12-2012, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  2. Zappers: Carlisle vs. BOW vs. WrightWay

    Started by lucky7, 02-09-2012 09:12 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,756
    02-11-2012, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  3. Repair loose magnet??

    Started by timz4111, 02-10-2012 08:31 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,651
    02-10-2012, 02:54 PM Go to last post
  4. Wink Guide Adjustment question???

    Started by Slotcarjames, 02-10-2012 04:42 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,897
    02-10-2012, 12:50 PM Go to last post
  5. best 4" chassis for Proslot grp12 strap can motor

    Started by Zac Fick, 01-18-2012 01:07 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,484
    02-09-2012, 02:12 PM Go to last post
  6. Motor current draw

    Started by inteva6184, 02-04-2012 07:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,883
    02-06-2012, 09:25 PM Go to last post
  7. 1/32 Mack c-can euro

    Started by Mic Byrd, 02-02-2012 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,498
    02-04-2012, 04:39 AM Go to last post
  8. Tires simple quistion.

    Started by 68Deville, 01-29-2012 09:51 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,920
    01-31-2012, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  9. Soldering = Heat = how much gauss loss?

    Started by lucky7, 01-23-2012 08:32 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,123
    01-28-2012, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  10. Itís this right; the koford G12 front is 0.090?

    Started by dante, 01-25-2012 11:44 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,487
    01-26-2012, 01:36 PM Go to last post
  11. small diameter arms vs. big diameter arms

    Started by the magician, 01-25-2012 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,016
    01-26-2012, 06:20 AM Go to last post
  12. MAGNET ZAPPERS (which one to buy?)

    Started by DIRT TRACKER, 12-12-2011 09:30 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 10,288
    01-24-2012, 09:38 PM Go to last post
  13. American Made S-16d armitures

    Started by HillbillyYart, 01-21-2012 10:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,071
    01-21-2012, 10:57 AM Go to last post
  14. Question Body Pin Tubes or Clips?

    Started by Mark 42, 01-15-2012 01:09 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    beginner, flexi, pin tubes, turbo
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 6,604
    01-20-2012, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  15. Spring Dyno

    Started by Hilb1le, 01-20-2012 09:59 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,277
    01-20-2012, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  16. parma 41/2 fcr

    Started by fester, 10-02-2011 06:56 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,137
    01-19-2012, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  17. Motor question (from a newbie)

    Started by Mark 42, 01-17-2012 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,758
    01-18-2012, 08:42 PM Go to last post
  18. Why does it happen?

    Started by Michael, 01-17-2012 06:46 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    01-18-2012, 06:26 PM Go to last post
  19. Gearing for X-12?

    Started by HillbillyYart, 01-09-2012 12:44 PM
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    • Replies: 34
    • Views: 6,040
    01-18-2012, 12:26 PM Go to last post
  20. Epoxy between Com sections ...?

    Started by lucky7, 01-05-2012 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,763
    01-06-2012, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  21. chassis

    Started by Hilb1le, 01-06-2012 08:28 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    01-06-2012, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  22. "Balanced" Hawk 7s

    Started by aquavelvis, 12-29-2011 04:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    01-03-2012, 02:50 PM Go to last post
  23. Moved: FCR Handling - FCR Bodies vs. Truck Bodies

    Started by kazooracer, 01-01-2012 10:56 PM
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  24. Zapping weakens magnets??

    Started by lucky7, 12-19-2011 08:36 PM
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    • Replies: 35
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    12-22-2011, 05:36 PM Go to last post
  25. Diamond coated drum for Hudy tire truer

    Started by EdC, 05-16-2011 08:16 AM
    • Replies: 14
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    12-20-2011, 02:16 PM Go to last post
  26. New guy with a JK cheetah21

    Started by inteva6184, 12-15-2011 12:11 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 9,881
    12-19-2011, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  27. Question Kefx2000

    Started by Hilb1le, 11-02-2011 07:39 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,194
    12-18-2011, 05:41 AM Go to last post
  28. jk 3030

    Started by Twnchgr, 12-11-2011 02:26 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,836
    12-14-2011, 07:00 AM Go to last post
  29. Need help with pyramid power supply

    Started by Kit, 12-09-2011 04:13 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,720
    12-13-2011, 07:15 PM Go to last post
  30. Cool c12 Qualifyer

    Started by steveburris, 12-10-2011 06:05 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,034
    12-10-2011, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  31. JK 1/32 GTP Motor Mounting

    Started by PileDriver, 12-07-2011 09:12 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-07-2011, 12:29 PM Go to last post
  32. Chassis building

    Started by robinboer, 08-28-2011 03:39 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 17
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    12-05-2011, 01:26 PM Go to last post
  33. JK C11 Family 1 Piece Pans - 2 types

    Started by pilmat, 12-03-2011 07:04 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,142
    12-03-2011, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  34. Koford M530E my first wing chassis

    Started by dante, 11-29-2011 08:38 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,165
    12-02-2011, 01:15 PM Go to last post
  35. MURA #1218 super 16c motors ?

    Started by dhamby, 11-27-2011 05:16 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 4,254
    12-01-2011, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  36. Question mag zapping

    Started by Hilb1le, 11-29-2011 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,743
    11-30-2011, 10:39 PM Go to last post
  37. Why super glue?

    Started by pfindeis, 11-29-2011 06:21 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 5,978
    11-30-2011, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  38. Motor Braze!

    Started by Janders, 11-29-2011 06:19 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,692
    11-30-2011, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  39. Question Big diameter which setup/can

    Started by robinboer, 11-02-2011 05:01 PM
    540, big diameter, setup, x12
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,748
    11-27-2011, 12:48 AM Go to last post
  40. Timing

    Started by Hilb1le, 11-22-2011 09:53 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,220
    11-22-2011, 12:51 PM Go to last post
  41. Question Timmng

    Started by threestoogess, 11-20-2011 08:43 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,284
    11-20-2011, 01:30 PM Go to last post
  42. difference between drag and "normal" motors

    Started by robinboer, 10-20-2011 01:52 PM
    drag racing, motor
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 5,765
    11-20-2011, 10:41 AM Go to last post
  43. Question Kelly-kfx Motors

    Started by threestoogess, 10-30-2011 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,271
    11-18-2011, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  44. Moved: wing kits - what material?

    Started by Kehlo, 10-31-2011 01:21 AM
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  45. Difference in Cahoza Magnets

    Started by Joe Rocket, 11-04-2011 07:00 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,206
    11-05-2011, 04:12 AM Go to last post
  46. help with my painting

    Started by Diogo Matos, 10-31-2011 04:31 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,263
    10-31-2011, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  47. Thumbs up Armature Rewinding

    Started by threestoogess, 10-30-2011 08:11 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    10-30-2011, 08:11 AM Go to last post
  48. New Kelly D-Cans??

    Started by No3forever, 06-25-2006 06:37 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,273
    10-29-2011, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  49. 2010 PMP GT-12 Chassis Instructions

    Started by Kyle H, 10-25-2011 03:40 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,982
    10-29-2011, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  50. How Many Volts?

    Started by Michael, 08-28-2011 06:05 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,126
    10-29-2011, 02:57 PM Go to last post

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