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    Grandstand

    I met you in Dalton Georgia in 1997. You built and delivered a nice 143' Grandstand to a raceway on Main st. called Race-A-Rama. It had a tight donut and a wicked dog-leg on the bottom straight but...
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    a good pic

    watch him race ! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyDiq9PlKBo

    http://www.glenphotos.com/memories/pln3.JPG
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    Paul Newman , Avid Racer Dies

    I pasted some snipets here covering his racing interest.

    I'm lucky that I got to watch him race a few times at Road Atlanta and the 24 Hours of Daytona

    Paul Newman died of lung cancer on...
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    here

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f176/JEngland100/jke202144.jpg?t=1218976703

    http://i47.photobucket.com/albums/f176/JEngland100/September_2007_077_sized.jpg?t=1218976869
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    Oil War ? Damn Straight it was an oil war

    I could vote for Obama if he were a middle of the road democrat because this country needs a good house cleaning. But please look at the link I posted and look at all of his affiliations and...
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    Not No But Hell No !

    I'm not voting for a marxist.
    I believe our founding fathers had it right although the Democratic party believes the concepts of Marx and Stalin are the solution.

    Don't be fooled.
    I dug deep...
  7. Thread: $/sq ft

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    help

    You can't hardly make it if your rent is over 1,200 per month. That's a fact. I know there will be people respond to that statement saying other things.

    You want your raceway on a high traffic...
  8. Thread: Gtp

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    Not !

    People used to like to race GTP cars because they looked like real gtp race cars. The racers that wanted pure speed had other choices and those of us who liked “scale” raced gtp and stockcar. Then...
  9. Dalton Georgia / Chris Dadd’s 145’ Grandstand

    DALTON GEORGIA / CHRIS DADD’S 145’ GRANDSTAND

    I’ve been asked to list this track on OWH.
    The track was built for a raceway in downtown Dalton called Race-A-Rama. I was there when Chris Dadds...
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    thats what we used to call a....

    That's what we used to call a ....
    " A HALF O' POUND OF HAND WOUND! " :D
  11. Are You Sure ?

    I use one of those because I'm too cheap to buy a new one. Ive had it for years and it has never put out much voltage but it has always been enough to break in a motor. Mine has never put out much...
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    know any hams ?

    An Amateur Radio Suppy House that has a repair shop can fix that.
  13. how far

    how far is the closest raceway? What kind of population do you have in your county? Youre looking at $15,000 for raceway with a very small parts inventory and one good used track. There is a ton of...
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    there is a privately owned track in morristown. I...

    there is a privately owned track in morristown. I believe they are members of OWH.
    OR
    You could come south to cleveland and then head home on I 24. We have two awesome tracks at thunder road. We...
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    Meet The Paper Clip

    It's called a Paperclip. It's 112 feet long. Don't be fooled by the long straight away and big high bank turn , yes its big and fast but this is also a driver's track. This track is a favorite of...
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    try a 12

    if its 64 pitch , try a 12.
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    black arts

    Kids! we didnt know an air gap from an airplane

    The Black Arts of slot car racing 101
    When I was a teenager , we raced Mura 20 motors in big heavy brass chassis. Those motors had way too much...
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    we used to sand by hand

    we took a dowel rod and glued some sand paper to it and sanded the magnets by hand. Crazy but true and it works. Just check them good with calipers. It would save you a few bucks or what ever money...
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    I suppose a raceway could hold a series and call...

    I suppose a raceway could hold a series and call it IROC. Everyone uses the same motor , chasis , gear , same tires. Specify part numbers for two bodies , a Ford and a Chevy just to make everyone...
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    Les

    You can send him a private measage to "Les" or
    Les wright
    po box 207
    London, ky 40743-0207
    606 878 8944
    leswright01@alltel.net

    If you buy something from him and it has a problem , he always...
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    Amateur Radio Supply Houses

    Amateur Radio is very popular in your country as I know because I have a "ham" license and "work" a station down under once in a while. Find a ham radio suppy house in your country and you have found...
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    I remember now

    I remember now. Thank you so much. I now remember which menu screen I am bypassing. Got it now ! Thanks !
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    I must be dense

    You know i must be dense because I don't get the select 1 . select 2 , select 3 part. Select what ? I hit the numbers 1,2,3 and nothing happened. I read that in the documantation. What I'm I missing?...
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    SRT Crash & Burn

    I'm trying to remember how that works. I looked in the documentation but it was a little vague. Seems like I remember a "CB" would appear.

    In the meantime we are running 2 on and 2 off , we cut...
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    Brazil

    If I went to Brazil , I would be on the beach with the most beautiful girls in the world !

    Les , didnt you win a race down there?
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