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  1. Actually, the one that always sticks out in my...

    Actually, the one that always sticks out in my mind is the first "pillow block" rear end design ( as opposed to a rear brass axle tube--trend of the time), that did not catch on and should have!
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    H-B day Mr. Gerding!

    H-B day Mr. Gerding!
  3. Rumors/Reports of my Demise/Heart Attack/ Death are Premature!!!

    OK Everybody,

    Rumors/Reports of my Demise/Heart Attack/ Death are Premature!!! I had hoped to not have to deal with this situation on a public basis, but in the small slot community, rumors can...
  4. Yes, they actually worked, but more often than...

    Yes, they actually worked, but more often than not they would get bent up and throw an imbalance from that or improper installation--as well as some spinning down the front chute faster than the car...
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    Happy B-day big boy!:D I got a bunch of...

    Happy B-day big boy!:D

    I got a bunch of presents here on the work table for U--will send asap.
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    Shootout--Nats warm-up at Mimi's???

    So who's doing what, when, how?--what's going on?

    What's up?
  7. Thread: body hieght

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    excellent info/explanation Bill!

    excellent info/explanation Bill!
  8. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    Sounds good to me --go for it!

    Sounds good to me --go for it!
  9. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    Also be sure and measure the tip strength --the...

    Also be sure and measure the tip strength --the majority of the people think that these motors are "pushers" which means the stronger mag tip should be the one when the arm is exiting the field--not...
  10. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    If anything they gauss higher because they are...

    If anything they gauss higher because they are .450 long instead of .500 long--that makes a bigger difference than thickness. Yes, thickness will make a difference in gauss, but length has proven...
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    Happy B-day!

    Happy B-day!
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    What he said!

    What he said!
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    TV and Radio are usully more expensive than they...

    TV and Radio are usully more expensive than they are worth. If U can cut a deal with local cable co. to spot ads like on local zip code broadcasts on the speed channel, U already have a qualified...
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    U mean for the track surface itself? If so,...

    U mean for the track surface itself?

    If so, Might want to try track owners forum--or contact Gerding or other builders--or track owners that have been around a while.
  15. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    I agree with U 100% Dougie--and U know I love U...

    I agree with U 100% Dougie--and U know I love U Boobala, and i'll kiss U right in the middle of your bald head to prove it, next time I see U--I won't argue any point U make, with one exception. By...
  16. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    If U are a serious enough racer to care about...

    If U are a serious enough racer to care about whether your magnets are matched up to whatever method U believe in, buy several sets (or more) at one time. When U look in some peoples boxes and they...
  17. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    There is a lot of truth to your statements--more...

    There is a lot of truth to your statements--more truth than theory, that u have actually proved over the years--which is more than evident by U and your guys results in many different ceramic magnet...
  18. Thread: Kamen magnets

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    Hey bent--solder in a motor that the mags are a...

    Hey bent--solder in a motor that the mags are a perfect match, (full solder joint side and rear) with the axle in place, then gauss read the mags--the rear will be considerably higher now that it's...
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    Mikael, It's always nice to see when the cream...

    Mikael,

    It's always nice to see when the cream rises to the top, Especially when that person is a class act from the word go--whether in slot racing or life in general!

    Nuff said!
  20. Thread: Motor Break-in

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    It's not going to soak up water when dunked for...

    It's not going to soak up water when dunked for 40 seconds, since there is no solvent in it to break down the motor brushes. If U run it for 5 minutes like I have been U have the time to listen for...
  21. Thread: Motor Break-in

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    Water works just fine for me. The one and only...

    Water works just fine for me. The one and only purpose is so the motor brush is making as high a % of contact with the comm as possible. I, like many of the older traditionalists, are/were resistant...
  22. Thread: Pro Group-7

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    Congratulations Again Beuf! It's an honor to...

    Congratulations Again Beuf! It's an honor to build your chassis for U! U done me proud buddy!

    Sedric--Congrats-- Almost got it-- U should be extremely proud!
  23. Thread: Pro Group-27

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    Congratulations Mikael--seems to be a habit--A...

    Congratulations Mikael--seems to be a habit--A GOOD ONE!!!
  24. Thread: One-Motor-Open

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    In today's market, anytie U can get 50 entries in...

    In today's market, anytie U can get 50 entries in any class--any event--any circumstances--WHATEVER-- I think racers, raceway owners, regional and national organizations, should take a hard look at...
  25. Thread: One-Motor-Open

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    Way to go Forrest--it's about time U knocked down...

    Way to go Forrest--it's about time U knocked down a major win!!!
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