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    Cut? As in water jet cut? YES: Common CURRENT...

    Cut? As in water jet cut? YES:

    Common CURRENT practice for 'fish' and modern donuts for RC and 1/24 commercial slot cars is to use a CNC water jet cut of the cured foam loaves. Older SBR rubber...
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    Royale on the Royal?

    Royale on the Royal?<img src="http://slotblog.net/uploads/monthly_03_2016/post-4-0-22603200-1457361538.jpg" alt="FTblack.jpg"/> Counterclockwise?
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    I add banana sockets to my power supplies so I...

    I add banana sockets to my power supplies so I can use other cords and accessories.
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    There are several 'commercial slotcar...

    There are several 'commercial slotcar distributors' easily found as well as the 'non-commercial' 1/32 and HO 'homeset' suppliers. I recommend contacting and registering with several as current...
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    Only listing were for wire wheel inserts. I...

    Only listing were for wire wheel inserts. I recall one set of wheels with fins in the 1960s patterned after a real prototype wheel. I think the aero drag exceeded any improvement of performance.
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    Many would be #2 Pan head self tapping (sheetmetal) screws. Small sizes are hard to find, and many #2s strip out. I ended up using #4 size in my Whisperjet rental cars years ago.
    Ace Hardware or...
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    Parma FCRs may be hard to find, but MidAmerica...

    Parma FCRs may be hard to find, but MidAmerica has reintroduced a CLONE of the 4.5" FCR - the frames and rollers are available to raceways from ERI and REH distributors. The 4 " has also shipped...
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    A useful alternative is the 'BSV' gears marketed...

    A useful alternative is the 'BSV' gears marketed by MidAmerica. !/8" and 3/32" axle sizes from 26T to 44T in 48 pitch. PN 148xx and 248xx.
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    RIP John. Look around in Heaven, there IS a...

    RIP John. Look around in Heaven, there IS a perfect Raceway and a lot of racer/angels waiting for you in the next heat.
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    RIP Marlon, Condolances to the family.

    RIP Marlon, Condolances to the family.
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    Used systems can be problems whatever you find....

    Used systems can be problems whatever you find. New ones are somewhat limited to Lapmaster and Trackmate. They both count laps and provide data to printout with modern computers. SRT systems are...
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    http://www.usraslots.com/usra-rules/ Here are...

    http://www.usraslots.com/usra-rules/ Here are the rules for the past 20 years.

    https://docs.google.com/document/d/1LSUZ0vhS162zbe37odEGr9p3S8DwnNFnPXLt-Rw8WCk/edit and here is the 'Final 2019...
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    The TECH HAS to go "BY THE RULEBOOK" as...

    The TECH HAS to go "BY THE RULEBOOK" as published. Fundamental professionalism and failure on the part of whoever published the rulebook.
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    Written rules are the ones that THE COURTS go by,...

    Written rules are the ones that THE COURTS go by, and so must the racers. If the rulebook does not match at the table, BOYCOTT.

    It is the only professional thing to do, other than get the...
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    Now all we need is to make SRT compatible with...

    Now all we need is to make SRT compatible with modern computers and printers.
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    and 'the final lap' has not been taken fifty...

    and 'the final lap' has not been taken fifty years later.....
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    You DO realize every SRT copy has a printable...

    You DO realize every SRT copy has a printable manual in the software. I cannot say I have seen this issue myself. Some very low timed armatures do act strange and I like to add leveling strips in...
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    Contact Trakmate for the best TECH help. I think...

    Contact Trakmate for the best TECH help. I think the DP3000 only displays on a computer screen.
    http://www.trackmateracing.com/shop/en/content/15-dp3000-dp2000
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    Tracks for commercial raceways have NOT been mass...

    Tracks for commercial raceways have NOT been mass produced 'cookie cutter' designs since the 1960s. While some designs get replicated, every track builder adds their own unique element in the...
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    One of the BIG racing variables with thin or...

    One of the BIG racing variables with thin or thick, bushing, ball bearing or oilite or plastic friction points. The wrong oil in some applications can seize a shaft or wear out an oilite prematurely.
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    Think I heard about helium filled and capped...

    Think I heard about helium filled and capped axles once.....could not tell them from solid. Magnetic and amazingly light.
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    bad link???

    bad link???
  23. No need to breathe the rubber dust.....

    No need to breathe the rubber dust.....
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    Gum eraser from an art/drafting supply or...

    Gum eraser from an art/drafting supply or woodworking supply. Cleans most belt and drum sanders.
  25. Roar stock worked for me. The mail order...

    Roar stock worked for me. The mail order "American Science & Surplus" had a bunch for >$10 last I knew.
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