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    I'm an old slot guy, that played with RC. I think...

    I'm an old slot guy, that played with RC. I think a few years from now there could be something available. Right now the stopping point for brushless slot, is the varying power as the controller...
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    One question, Why limit the chassis's? there are...

    One question, Why limit the chassis's? there are 4 different parma's and two champions for 4" and two parma's as well as the Tflex for 4.5". I liked the flexi 2's
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    Womp/thumper on a modern homeset track

    I have a love for the womp/ thumper that goes back nearly 20 years, Easy to setup and hard to drive fast. Since i don't have a local track and with gas prices the way they are, I am planning to setup...
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    Your description of this chassis reminds me of...

    Your description of this chassis reminds me of the JK scorpion 2 chassis, the one with the bolt and nut in the center. I had and played with one (both 4" and 4.5") and found that while fast in loose...
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    Is it like Larry's Old orange? With the...

    Is it like Larry's Old orange? With the switchback? Do you have pics? I guess its time to get the old womps back out.

    Edit: One more question, Which track is getting replaced? The oval or the...
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    Hey RogerU, I PM'ed you. Did you ever check...

    Hey RogerU, I PM'ed you. Did you ever check Wilbur Of L&W speedway in Macon, Ga Might still have the origional Middle Ga Slot Car (Larry Tucker's track) orange, I know it was last used at Nellie's...
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    I ran my womps a bit different, I never stiffened...

    I ran my womps a bit different, I never stiffened or weighted my cars.

    My setup involved making sure the chassis was straight, If it was a parma womp (i used steel chassis not brass) i used .790...
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    Ok, saw them while wandering around. might get...

    Ok, saw them while wandering around. might get some and build some outlaw setups (as in fun cars) thanks.

    One more question, On Ebay. Is it safe to assume that anyone selling magnets in mass...
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    I know this thread is on two specific magnets for...

    I know this thread is on two specific magnets for 16D's, But has anyone tryed the Camen demon 16D's? Are they close to those mentioned here? The part number is #K-550
  10. Thread: titanium axles

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    Also, If you run bushings (pretty sure Titanium...

    Also, If you run bushings (pretty sure Titanium would be illegal in stock and scale classes) the titanium will wear the bushings faster. We experimented with them in the 90's, setup only good for one...
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    Awesome as always, How do you come up with the...

    Awesome as always, How do you come up with the name/number? Is it the way they were classed back then?
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    I wish you were closer to Statesboro, Ga, it...

    I wish you were closer to Statesboro, Ga, it sucks to be 100 miles from the nearest track. On the orange, does it have the switchback up top or a straight? I used to race on an american orange at the...
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    Why, the womps will make better drivers. No...

    Why, the womps will make better drivers. No offence, but a flexi is a flexi, both are easy to drive. I've had a 1/32 flexi parma and a parma Int. 32, both were great and fun, but nothing near as the...
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    My dad and his best friend were talking about...

    My dad and his best friend were talking about them, I was into rc's then, so i caught some of what they were talking about. My dad's friend said they opened a track nearby, I was curious and tagged...
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    Thanks Monty, I was actually asking if it was...

    Thanks Monty, I was actually asking if it was possible. I'm not sure if i'd buy them there, just something to show what i was thinking, I have always built my motors for torque and geared...
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    Cobalt magnets in C or D can motors

    How would they run? I know they would be illegal to race, i have no desire to cheat, They would just be for fun running. I built a GTP in the 90's with a bearing supported G20 (class run s16's at the...
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    Thanks guys, I was more curious than anything. I...

    Thanks guys, I was more curious than anything. I understand the hows and whys, was just curious if it had been tryed, figured it had.

    Mike R, skewered was the word i was looking for.
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    Angled or twisted armatures

    I raced slots in the 90's and spent most of this decade in rc, I am always looking and thinking in terms of better performance. One thing i noticed before the brushless revolution in RC, was a line...
  19. FL slotter, i used to run an outlaw womp. We used...

    FL slotter, i used to run an outlaw womp. We used the standard width gauge for tech, Yes most run the wheels outside the body. Running an outlaw (for mid 90's) 16D, shimmed up S16 magnets on a...
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    Poll: I chose first and last, I just stepped up from...

    I chose first and last, I just stepped up from one finger to two last year. And i usually only post if i can help or add to the conversation. I thought i had a track near me, but don't so i can't...
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    I to am glad to see CMF3 Posting again, I miss...

    I to am glad to see CMF3 Posting again, I miss the stories as much as the buildups.
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    I love reading your buildups, always get a...

    I love reading your buildups, always get a history less along with them and some insight on what was done in the day
  23. Thread: Homemade tires

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    thanks for the info guys, I bookmarked both links...

    thanks for the info guys, I bookmarked both links Zippity, thanks. As for the concerns of those who don't get it, I'll get my supplies (doughnuts) from my nearest track when i can. but they are over...
  24. Thread: Homemade tires

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    Homemade tires

    Not sure if this is the right place for this, but nowhere else looked right. I'm interested in making my own tires, never liked the idea of throwing away a perfectly good wheel. What and where do you...
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    That may be, its been a while since i saw my...

    That may be, its been a while since i saw my first and last F1 race. Not much fun to watch when someone has to lift
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