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    Parma Crown Gear Diameters

    Does anyone have any information on the diameters of Parma 48-pitch crown gears?

    Our local club retro rules don't spec a minimum rear tire size. We just need to clear 1/16" in the rear. That means...
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    Thanks Bill, Just what I needed to know. Our...

    Thanks Bill,

    Just what I needed to know. Our local club in St. Louis doesn't get too hung up on soldering in motors vs. using screws and we don't use ball bearings. Slick 7 makes a really nice...
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    Rehco Inline motor bracket for retro racing

    Has anyone used this Rehco inline bracket for retro racing?

    http://www.ncphobbies.com/motor-brackets-1/24-chassis-parts/rehco-16d-inline-motor-bracket-1-slot-cars/reh3000s/

    Even though it's...
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    Steve,

    A word of advice...make it easy for established racers to show up at your raceway, take their cars out of their boxes and go racing!

    Pick a standard set of rules such as ISRA or USRA so...
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    I started racing on that track at Crown Hobbies...

    I started racing on that track at Crown Hobbies in Miami. You knew your car was a rocket when it went airborne over the hump and landed back in the slot with a loud thump.
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    The ultimate wire bending tool

    On EETimes today, I discovered a reference to this desktop, CAD based rapid prototyping tool for piano wire bending. Imagine the possibilities for the Retro crowd and revenue opportunties for...
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    One of the biggest problems is simply getting in...

    One of the biggest problems is simply getting in and out of the airport. It sometimes has taken me over an hour just to get from the terminal to the rental car lot. That being said, the Mattel...
  8. Looking for a safe, reliable mail order pharmacy

    Hi Guys,

    I've a prescription for meds that aren't covered under my health insurance. Does anyone know of a safe, reliable mail-order pharmacy that they've used in the past? I've heard some...
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    PS-4002 as an enduro motor?

    We're investigating putting on our first club enduro - a two hour, flexi chassis based event. Does anyone have any experiences (good or bad) with the PS-4002 as an enduro motor? Do the coms and the...
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    Ended up adding just a tiny bit of lead on each...

    Ended up adding just a tiny bit of lead on each pan, just behind the forward pin tubes. The car was much happier and on rails for the most part. To sum it up, all it took was a combination of...
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    What's Paragon...and where do I buy it?

    What's Paragon...and where do I buy it?
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    Pencil hubs

    I'll try to track down some pencil hubs. Does Eddie still have those? May have a few of those laying around...then get Roger at Mid America to mount some of his rubber on them for me.

    Less...
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    Thanks

    I found that the pans were slightly dragging in the rear which appeared to have caused the unpredictable, loose behavior I was seeing. I'd still like to tighten the care up even more...but the car is...
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    Need more bite with JK 1/32nd C11 Chassis

    I'm using the JK C11 1/32nd scale chassis for club racing on tight wooden tracks and can't quite seem to get enough bite with it. It's the 3-piece version. The tracks we are racing on are definately...
  15. Thanks Jeff! Mike, while I share your...

    Thanks Jeff!

    Mike, while I share your sentiments about front wheels, I need to abide by the rules that the local club tracks in St. Louis use. I'm the newbie here and if I want to race, they are...
  16. Front wheels for JK 1/32 Cheetah 11 3-Piece Chassis

    I've got to mount front wheels on this 1/32nd 3 piece flexi chassis so that the wheels touch the track before the chassis does.
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    Thanks! I'm moving into the area and will contact...

    Thanks! I'm moving into the area and will contact both clubs through their websites.

    Mark - you have a PM
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    Slot car racing in St. Louis area?

    Are there any 1/24th or 1/32nd raceways or clubs active in the St. Louis area?
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