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  1. I think the decline in numbers is due to other...

    I think the decline in numbers is due to other factors

    Slot car racing is a hobby, people do it for entertainment in the last 20 years new sources of entertainment have developed.
    If you did...
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    Hi Woofer, this forum is for people who mainly...

    Hi Woofer,

    this forum is for people who mainly race at commercial tracks. either 1/32 or 1/24 scale. a lot of tracks have scalectrix series, but some may also have tyco tracks you will have to...
  3. guys starting racing again

    I think Mike Swiss is sort of correct about retro.

    a few of the wing car racers in the 80's have started racing again here. they picked retro vs wings for the following reasons.

    a. Cost
    b....
  4. http://www.slotcartalk.com/slotcartalk/showthread....

    http://www.slotcartalk.com/slotcartalk/showthread.php?12211-Different-tracks&highlight=

    this is a post from 10 years ago about the same subject by Paul Ciccarello.
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    HI Chad, Dont worry about the redline. Does...

    HI Chad,

    Dont worry about the redline. Does your motor have the U shaped wire that holds the magnets apart, Just swap the magnets over and put the U shaped wire in top and bottom to hold the...
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    Hi Stuart, Thanks for the reply I think there...

    Hi Stuart,

    Thanks for the reply I think there could be room for a new product here. For Group racing the current controller is a bit oxymoronish ie A choke and a better (lower resistance) full...
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    pics

    Any pics of the cars? ... I love seeing them.... with the body off.

    Like they used to do around 6 years ago

    Mick
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    Hi Cambo, Thanks for the info thats exactly...

    Hi Cambo,

    Thanks for the info thats exactly what i was after, i don't mind about the extra cost.
    I will check it out this week

    regards
    Mick
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    Lowest Loss Blast Relay ie best?

    Hi All,

    I am after some info on a quality power relay ie lowest net loss.

    I think these are a bit of a trade off as a good quality relay with silver contacts may have a strong coil that...
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    Hello, Are there any of these for sale?

    Hello,

    Are there any of these for sale?
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    Hi Ron, For hornsby a lot of guys will like a...

    Hi Ron,

    For hornsby a lot of guys will like a longer chassis around 4.5-4.6. (as per Lindsay's Post above) Tim Tyler may get another batch of the S7 you may be able to buy in. Aussie G27 lite...
  12. Hi Ron, The best idea if you are starting out...

    Hi Ron,

    The best idea if you are starting out is to email Buef or PA Watson and order a body from them. You just need to tell them your chassis length ie the distance from the middle of the axle...
  13. Thread: Suggestion

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    Suggestion

    I think this section is good but doesnt get much use, my suggestion is to open it up and allow tracks to post their records here if they wish, then for example if i wanted to compare records at...
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    Another Australian actually Australian Racing...

    Another Australian actually Australian Racing Legend Garry Johnson made some, First was a wedge and then a peremiter the perimiter was best. Gary's is better than 2KK.

    I have 2 wedges it turned...
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    Hi Hof, my understanding is the only rule is :...

    Hi Hof,

    my understanding is the only rule is : "it has to be commercially available". For G7 there is no rule so you can run what you want. there should be rule book in the uSRA section.
    ...
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    Hey I dont mind a slot car crashing into me,...

    Hey

    I dont mind a slot car crashing into me, those things look like they would do a lot a damage.
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    Hi Cardiac, You use spring insulation, you can...

    Hi Cardiac,

    You use spring insulation, you can buy it at the slot car raceway.

    Michael
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    Hi Willies, I agree with what Hesketh posted....

    Hi Willies,

    I agree with what Hesketh posted. You are slightly in the wrong area of the board too. The motors you are asking about are for wing classes, the better section for wing motor questions...
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    Hi Dan, Thanks for the guidance, I think you...

    Hi Dan,

    Thanks for the guidance, I think you are right about the fuse being a protector for the controller, a number of friends have blown transistors and some of them with more complicated chokes...
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    fuse question on Ruddock Chokemaster

    I have a Ruddock chokemaster, it works great I really love it. My car stops and I have a look at the car to see what's wrong, generally in the heat of the race you assume its the car. Cant see...
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    motors

    Hi witty,

    on some motors you can change he timing by rotating the endbell. Much simpler than changing the timing on an arm and is reverseable. If you change the timing on an arm most likely you...
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    viper

    Hi Milton,

    I like the viper for g12 better than supra/tesla its faster with good bite.

    I have tried cutting the back to shorten it but its no good only cut the front. This limits it to how much...
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    dimmer

    Witty,

    The dimmer migtht work if you put it on the AC side. The DC side will blow the dimmer.

    I suggest a trinity PS it has auto input voltage sensing ie it will take either a 110v or 240V...
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    the straw that broke the camels back

    As I see it the argument is over what straw broke the camels back combined with the law of diminishing returns.

    This effect is highlighted quite clearly at the recent worlds. The race total in G27...
  25. Thread: G7 Arms

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    G7 Arms

    Hi Monty,

    I race G7 and have been doing for so for a while. The best thing about G7 is that they go really fast and you can pick your arm. This is what my question is about. Recently there has...
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