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    Just finished cleaning up the F1 car for the...

    Just finished cleaning up the F1 car for the Nats. Installed a new mill. Camen Gulliver F1. PK .460" arm. No more specifics at this time.

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    Must be time for my semi annual post on the...

    Must be time for my semi annual post on the thread I started. Frank Sarkela put on an excellent show over this past weekend. One of the best events at SCR in ages. Touted "NORCAL USRA" we ran Box...
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    It's impossible to get the rear pin tubes square...

    It's impossible to get the rear pin tubes square to the pans if you install them as the last step after the entire chassis is assembled. So it kind of made more sense to put the tubes in while the...
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    Finished up a Richard Mack Speed 12 chassis for...

    Finished up a Richard Mack Speed 12 chassis for someone and took a shot of soldering in well aligned pin tubes
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    The testing did pay off yesterday, won the 1/24...

    The testing did pay off yesterday, won the 1/24 Eurosport race at SCR, but just barely. Hermanator was really strong with a stout motor and steady driving. I dumped it at least three times in the...
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    Heading up to Slot Car Raceway, SOT2006,...

    Heading up to Slot Car Raceway, SOT2006, 2008A2012USRASN. Testing The Squid on both GT12 cars today, mainly trying it on the new Speed 12. Got it working really well with a JK Products BMW last...
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    Will do Mic. He's back in the slot room now...

    Will do Mic. He's back in the slot room now working on some C Can set ups. I'll tell him you liked it.
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    Yeah guys, sorry, I've had S16C on the brain...

    Yeah guys, sorry, I've had S16C on the brain building some for a client. Everything I said applies to the C Can. As far as D Can stuff goes, I have minimal experience with those lumps. Freddie's...
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    Hey Mike, The .560" airgap is great for using a...

    Hey Mike,
    The .560" airgap is great for using a .540" dia arm on a flat track. But on a King you should knock those magnets out and pick up a pair of the latest Kamen C Can magnets. These are the...
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    Thanks Mike, and Merry Christmas from Slotcar...

    Thanks Mike, and Merry Christmas from Slotcar Racer to all readers.
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    OK, time to ride tomorrow. Up to Slot Car...

    OK, time to ride tomorrow. Up to Slot Car Raceway, Rohnert Park, Calif, site of the 2006, 2008 and 2012 USRA Scale Nationals and the last NORCAL Eurosport Club Race of 2013.
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    It’s good to know that readers are interested in...

    It’s good to know that readers are interested in my recent trip to Southern California. For me it was one of those painful, yet necessary experiences as a racer. When I left Berkeley at Noon on...
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    Pretty much all packed for The Cave. I put...

    Pretty much all packed for The Cave. I put Protodog together last night and will bring a Starfighter for it as a practice car. Of course I'm thinking ahead and bringing an R10 for it too because...
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    Change of plans for Friday. Stopping at Comcast...

    Change of plans for Friday. Stopping at Comcast in Livermore to pick up Hermanator for a full road trip. We got Extended a Stay near The Cave for $40 a night on Priceline. All stuff is ready to...
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    Jaybird, we're running the same Audi R10 this...

    Jaybird, we're running the same Audi R10 this Saturday as you are running on LMPs at your race. ISRA USA also runs that body in GT12. I have a JK BMW painted and ready to mount but plan to try it...
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    Testing went really well, did everything on...

    Testing went really well, did everything on orange on the Testarossa. Used only one chassis, the older 2012 Horky I ran at the Nats earlier this year. Plugged in 7 motors, one getting a 3.13,...
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    Heading up to SCR to try out aforementioned...

    Heading up to SCR to try out aforementioned eurosport motors in one of the 2012 Horky chassis. First motor is a PK 18/25 in a 10 mag set up. Yes, I'll bring the choke....

    I also freshened up a...
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    On Saturday the 16th we had the car all loaded...

    On Saturday the 16th we had the car all loaded and everyone was ready to leave Dodge
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    Alan, shhhhhhh! Don't talk about that or FX...

    Alan, shhhhhhh! Don't talk about that or FX might get goofy and we all know what happens....it is NOT a good thing. Mike Williams was blazing fast at that Nats. I think he TQd at least a couple if...
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    Yeah Alan, it's been a great week up here. We're...

    Yeah Alan, it's been a great week up here. We're heading back today, spend the night in Roseburg, OR.

    I was thinking about Mike's track and how similar it looks to The Anaconda. Mike was...
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    Been off the puter a few days and look what I...

    Been off the puter a few days and look what I come back to! Wife, the beagles and I have one more day here on Vashon Island then we drive home Saturday with older daughter fighting for space in the...
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    I'd pull the guide assembly completely apart,...

    I'd pull the guide assembly completely apart, clean all the surfaces and parts of solder, apply a fair amount of acid flux and resolder it.
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    Now now, let's not have any silly talk about...

    Now now, let's not have any silly talk about Slotcar Racer retiring. I work at an optometry school and in case you didn't know, HIPAA regulations are getting stricter and stricter. As a result, the...
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    Not much else to do today but make some tires.......

    Not much else to do today but make some tires....
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    I just got back from SCR a little while ago. I...

    I just got back from SCR a little while ago. I remember posts about brushes getting used up and this is the first time I experienced it myself. I broke in a new arm for a customer, first did a very...
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