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    Thanks Brad. Good to see you AND congrats. I...

    Thanks Brad. Good to see you AND congrats.

    I had a blast. It was good to race again after so long, but man, did I need a bit more grunt. A lot has changed, but much has stayed the same.

    I...
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    Any results? I had to boogie before the storm...

    Any results?

    I had to boogie before the storm Sunday.
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    I’m in. :cool:

    I’m in.

    :cool:
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    Hey Paul! You too. Thanks. How’s things...

    Hey Paul!

    You too. Thanks.

    How’s things with you and yours?
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    I remember meeting him for the first time. He was...

    I remember meeting him for the first time. He was very friendly, but pulled no punches.

    I told him that the first slot car I literally ever owned was a 27 built around a Madman chassis and that I...
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    RIP Andy "Paisan" DiFranco

    I recently learned of the death of an old friend and Northeast racing legend Andy DiFranco.

    Andy hadn't raced in recent years due to the illness that eventually took him, but will be remembered...
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    Happy Birthday you old weird bastard. You...

    Happy Birthday you old weird bastard.

    You still look like me or are you getting less handsome?
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    Booth Machine made them too, although a looong...

    Booth Machine made them too, although a looong time ago.

    They were wide, but pretty chunky too.
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    I didn't check any reviews now and back then...

    I didn't check any reviews now and back then there were none.

    As I mentioned, if the paint viscosity is wrong, it can be terrible. My first attempt, I thinned too much and it dribbled past the...
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    Ben, I have used that one a few times on some...

    Ben,

    I have used that one a few times on some of the tracks at Port Jeff, and got really great results considering the price compared to the Beugler.

    Experiment with paint viscosity, it can...
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    In the 3rd photo, it looks to me like you might...

    In the 3rd photo, it looks to me like you might be spraying too tight a pattern, possibly with too small a tip and needle.

    I'm sure your brush came with an assortment of tips. Try the largest...
  12. Thread: Tunkels

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    It might be time to consider another track...

    It might be time to consider another track builder then.
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    Ed & Karol Tunkel 330 Pattie Gap Rd....

    Ed & Karol Tunkel
    330 Pattie Gap Rd.
    Philadelphia, TN 37846
    Phone: 1-865-376-4382
    1-865-898-9678

    http://www.slotcars.org/tunkeltracks/
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    I think that if Shontel were offended, that would...

    I think that if Shontel were offended, that would make sense to me.

    Ron being offended seems silly and more driven by a need to comment than anything else. Dozens of people read Dave's post and...
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    I find nothing offensive about Dave's post.

    I find nothing offensive about Dave's post.
  16. It was Chris Schaffer who "spotted Devil Pain" as...

    It was Chris Schaffer who "spotted Devil Pain" as I remember. I miss Chris.

    Paul, do you still have that rant I posted disguised as that kid??

    You're right Doug, the best stories do come...
  17. That's not all it has. Lol It would be a wild...

    That's not all it has. Lol

    It would be a wild scene for sure.

    It would bring the best and worst out of everyone and I really think that the next year's Nats would be VERY well attended.
  18. This is exactly what the governing body in F1 did...

    This is exactly what the governing body in F1 did some years ago, and in the exact situation: A few teams with loads of sponsorship money had piles of tires at their disposal as well as other money...
  19. "Actually,nascar and F1 are two forms of 1/1...

    "Actually,nascar and F1 are two forms of 1/1 racing where rules have been implemented to slow down the cars and lower the cost of racing. But then those are fairly obscure forms of racing that aren't...
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    I see that in the first general rule under "1...

    I see that in the first general rule under "1 Scale".

    I remember seeing those crazy Mozetti chassis run in the past. No way they were even 4" long.

    Is that a relatively recent rule?
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    "Top three" vs. "Top three"...I was so busy...

    "Top three" vs. "Top three"...I was so busy looking at the three pics on the top, that I never noticed the flags unbolted.
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    I think they're just bodies Ron. :whistling:

    I think they're just bodies Ron.

    :whistling:
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    Absolutely! Great Job Larry. Great pic of...

    Absolutely! Great Job Larry.

    Great pic of Curnutte too. He won concourse with his eyes closed. :)
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    "You guys haven't really addressed any of the...

    "You guys haven't really addressed any of the ideas I made in the opening post."

    Yes we have.
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    " How is a 25-30 year old who has some time for a...

    " How is a 25-30 year old who has some time for a new hobby supposed to get into this?"

    Find a track, hang out there a while on race nights and if it seems like something you want to try, befriend...
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