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  1. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  7. 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? --
  8. 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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    Trumps metal tariff is messing with brass and...

    Trumps metal tariff is messing with brass and steel prices for short-run chassis makers. Buy now before it kicks in or forces end of production runs.

    B&E: Facebook - B&E Slotsport. Nickelback...
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    ISRA-slot.com is home for info.

    ISRA-slot.com is home for info.
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    Reread the first post. They are both storefronts...

    Reread the first post. They are both storefronts within a block of each other and they are not competing for the same racers. They do not even have race dates overlapping.

    In the mid 1960s,...
  17. :D Maybe we need some tracks in the retirement...

    :D Maybe we need some tracks in the retirement homes recreation rooms....
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    Slotracer1, "Sorry to be harsh, but sounds like...

    Slotracer1,
    "Sorry to be harsh, but sounds like more of a backyard raceway than a commercial. I support the distributors decision. The other guy relays on racers to keep his doors open, he doesn't...
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    I have always maintained accounts with more than...

    I have always maintained accounts with more than one distributor for many reasons. You cannot rely on any one shelf to have all that you might need and many brands are not stocked by everyone. We...
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    My flexi fiesta test car is 13/37 for the flat...

    My flexi fiesta test car is 13/37 for the flat track and 14/37 for the king. Some are trying 34-35T spurs until they burn up. Have not counted wire, but the arms might have 29ga wire on them.
  21. Thread: .459 g7

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    Got a few .459 myself that I putter with for...

    Got a few .459 myself that I putter with for non-wing flat track cars.
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    If you solder the motors in frames, be sure to...

    If you solder the motors in frames, be sure to tin those area before painting and masking them before painting.
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    Not sure about the 'OIL BASE' a problem as much...

    Not sure about the 'OIL BASE' a problem as much as not letting the paint dry and cure before adding the tape...or not allowing the tape to be 'relaxed' when applied. If you stretch the copper when...
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    I have not noticed any 'sticky' problems with any...

    I have not noticed any 'sticky' problems with any CURED glossy paint and copper tape. Many of our 1/32 club tracks use a flat chalkboard paint and have no issues either.
    Most current track builders...
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    like 'goo-gone'...?

    like 'goo-gone'...?
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