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    JK used to have some when Jerry was the owner. ...

    JK used to have some when Jerry was the owner. Not sure since Tim bought it?
  2. I agree, who really cares? 99% of the racers...

    I agree, who really cares? 99% of the racers race by their local tracks house rules. Whether that's limiting gearing, tires, bodies, or whatever? It's usually decided by the track owner and/or...
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    I believe the first chassis to be a Czech chassis...

    I believe the first chassis to be a Czech chassis from around 1994-1996ish? The second as previously identified is a JK from a couple years prior.
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    I don't know why I bother? hA

    You're trying to take plastic car motor lingo or in this case H&R motor lingo which is the same. They seem to rate motors as 18K rpm, 25K rpm 40K rpm 50K rpm and so on. That ignores any variance in...
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    What I know or don't know is inconsequential to...

    What I know or don't know is inconsequential to what you are doing or are trying to do. I raced retro for a number of years and had a decent Puppy Dog program. I found a 10K rpm variance from...
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    Really? Go buy yourself one of these and a...

    Really?

    Go buy yourself one of these and a 2mm axle plastic hub rim and figure it out.
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    I believe he lives in Ohio? Try Koford, they...

    I believe he lives in Ohio? Try Koford, they might know how to get in touch with him?
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    I think you missed my point? It's a toy car, not...

    I think you missed my point? It's a toy car, not 1:1. Everything from one doesn't translate back and forth between the two. Gearing for peak rpm at the end of the longest straight doesn't always...
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    I've know Larry since 1991 when I walked into his...

    I've know Larry since 1991 when I walked into his raceway. Larry at times is a better racer, but I always build a better car. This is where Larry and I differ. Larry is concerned about theoretical...
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    it might be sarcastic, but it's good solid advice

    it might be sarcastic, but it's good solid advice
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    Have you asked to try their cars or do you have...

    Have you asked to try their cars or do you have too much pride? Maybe that will tell you if their cars handle better than yours or if it's gearing or motor? Obviously with your 29 years of...
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    No, my interpreting the rules is what brought...

    No, my interpreting the rules is what brought innovative retro chassis into the market place. A couple years ago, if you were racing a retro chassis from a particular manufacturer, I was the one who...
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    Biggest difference I see between racing slot cars...

    Biggest difference I see between racing slot cars and REAL cars is:

    Everyone at the Nat's thinks with luck, the right tires and a good motor they can win and be a 'PRO" and win. They race because...
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    Again, it's a poorly written rule. It...

    Again, it's a poorly written rule. It accomplishes nothing but requiring someone to spend more money to accomplish the same thing. We all draw our line of what's acceptable. I don't cheat with...
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    Maybe you should have answered his question? ...

    Maybe you should have answered his question? Maybe we should have just told the OP to F-off and figure it out for himself?

    I get rules and am usually better than most at interpreting them. The...
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    You do understand all this is, is just math? ...

    You do understand all this is, is just math?

    It's determined by the size of the gear you're running and what the clearance rules are for the class you're running or the facility you race at. ...
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    Always run the hardest tires you can and still...

    Always run the hardest tires you can and still have grip. Only you know how your track is glued. Might be stuck and your running natural rubber tires and are too bound up. Car might feel great...
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    Why negative energy to Cahoza? Has anyone...

    Why negative energy to Cahoza?

    Has anyone even considered the Euro to Dollar exchange rate might have something to do with the restructuring of pricing? Personally, I don't know or even care if...
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    You don't know Rick Benardo? Everything is...

    You don't know Rick Benardo? Everything is always available or updated. Email him or find him on Facebook

    scrgeo@comcast.net
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    Not sure if this is a rhetorical question? ...

    Not sure if this is a rhetorical question? Either way, it's not my problem. I'm just being a non-approved messenger sharing some information based on what I'm seeing that my FB friends are...
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    Roger Schmitt has been live almost everyday on...

    Roger Schmitt has been live almost everyday on his personal Facebook Page, not the Mid-America one. Just Friend him and you'll be able to see it
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    Nobody cares about your eBay auction analysis,...

    Nobody cares about your eBay auction analysis, but your whacked in the head and think your doing the slot car community a favor. In reality, your just showing how small the community is and how...
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    Dude: You have major issues. Excluding...

    Dude:

    You have major issues. Excluding plastic cars there's maybe 10,000 people world wide that are into commercial slot cars and I think I'm being generous with that estimate? You should be...
  24. What world are you living in? It's not the 80's...

    What world are you living in? It's not the 80's anymore. Kids play https://minecraft.net , GTA or do other things. My son is 15, I don't think he or his friends have played with RC cars since they...
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    I would think most of the guests are like me? I...

    I would think most of the guests are like me? I don't log in unless I'm going to post, so therefore I look like a guest. You might find a few who are truly guests, but IMO anymore than 1/2 dozen of...
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