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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???
  13. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. New bodies would be needed on any set you get. ...

    New bodies would be needed on any set you get. Consider outfitting older flexi such as Astro, JK Cheetah or what you might have with the 25K RPM motors for the kids cars.
  17. The WIRE SIZE must be considered as well. A foot...

    The WIRE SIZE must be considered as well. A foot of 14 ga choke is much different than 18 gauge.

    Flat track chokes will use a smaller wire than a wing car on a banked track.
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    nope, at least one has two part frame and...

    nope, at least one has two part frame and several allow different wheelbase. Jigging the frames square does not hurt.
  19. Since G7 is a wing car class and 'Eurosport is a...

    Since G7 is a wing car class and 'Eurosport is a flat track class, the footage of the choke should have higher numbers for the Euro motors.

    Choke footage ranges? --

    Choke wire size? --
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    Likely one of Chuck Gambo's designs. Unplated...

    Likely one of Chuck Gambo's designs. Unplated version could be one of the first pre-2000...1994 or so(?).
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    Having spent some years in sheet metal shops, one...

    Having spent some years in sheet metal shops, one of the bad natures for 'punched' blanks in that those cut from rolls of metal tend to have the memory of what part of the roll they came from and how...
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    Formed metal from sheet stock is more accurate. ...

    Formed metal from sheet stock is more accurate. With modern CNC laser or other cutting methods, no tooling cost is involved - only program and design. Design changes and updates can be implemented...
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    I think the alternate body mounting points work...

    I think the alternate body mounting points work with different classes. GTP would be pintubes as far apart as possible to leverage the body aero. I am sure one or more set of holes will fit body...
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    No rules? welcome back to the 1960's - maga?

    No rules? welcome back to the 1960's - maga?
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    Most rule sets have price ceilings that are...

    Most rule sets have price ceilings that are already maxed out. All slot companies are in BUSINESS to earn a living, not pay for your fun.
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