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    I've used wet belt sanders with fine-grit...

    I've used wet belt sanders with fine-grit silicone carbide belts, for excellent results an ceramic slot car magnets. Fast stock removal, very fine finish, no cracking or chipping of the material.
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  2. Does anyone have contact info for Bob Morton? ...

    Does anyone have contact info for Bob Morton? I'd sure like to get back in touch with him - we used to be part of the same "team" back in the 1970's when I could make a Texas Series race now and...
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    Having numerous health issues of my own, I know...

    Having numerous health issues of my own, I know how frustrating they can be.

    GET WELL BILL!
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    Quarters are just another set of consis under...

    Quarters are just another set of consis under another name. Simpler to not add more terminology where not needed.
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    The Cheeta 11 also has the motor box "drop thru"...

    The Cheeta 11 also has the motor box "drop thru" feature, and is available in .025 or .032 thicknesses. Aluminum pans are also an option with the C11.
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    Look for a used cargo truck of adequate capacity...

    Look for a used cargo truck of adequate capacity on your local Craigslist, etc. Buy one cheap, do your track move, then sell it. Even at a loss, it should be cheaper than U-Haul or Ryder. Just...
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    Unless you have someone long-term who is...

    Unless you have someone long-term who is absolutely reliable as a store manager, I would forgo the two-store option. Two tracks in one location should be lower overhead, and you'll be able to keep...
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    Delrin is notoriously difficult to bond. If...

    Delrin is notoriously difficult to bond. If you're going to try 3M 08001 Yellow Super Weatherstrip and Gasket Adhesive (yellow snot?), proper preparation may make all the difference. First, scuff...
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    http://excoboard.com/TexasSlotCars is working for...

    http://excoboard.com/TexasSlotCars is working for me - lots of new posts from Jan. 01 thru today.
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    A new track, built on-site, is going to be much...

    A new track, built on-site, is going to be much more expensive than a used one. But, with the used track option, you must factor in transportation costs and track refurbishing.

    Used is still lots...
  11. Poll: My favorite tracks have all been Englemans (with...

    My favorite tracks have all been Englemans (with esses), from 180' to 220' long. Have raced wing cars in major races on all of them. Speed-bowl King tracks just don't compare.
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    Thanks for the link - that model looks very...

    Thanks for the link - that model looks very interesting. Now I get to shop around for the best price...
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    I went looking for an Iwata HP-B2 for myself, to...

    I went looking for an Iwata HP-B2 for myself, to replace a bottom-feed Paasche. The most knowledgeable sources indicated the HP-B2 has been discontinued. Do you have any recommendations for a...
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    A friend of mine w/ IROC race experience...

    A friend of mine w/ IROC race experience suggested the use of driver's cards (one assigned to each driver), placed where the car stopped at the end of the heat.
    When all cards are in place, move...
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    I'm kinda offended that this thread has 12 posts,...

    I'm kinda offended that this thread has 12 posts, only one of which is on-topic. Would really like to know of any rumored newly approved products for 2016.
  16. You need to obtain a compass - pretty much any...

    You need to obtain a compass - pretty much any kind. Even the cheapest toy compass will do for your purposes. Use the compass to determine which magnet has the concave face showing N polarity. ...
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    I raced at Checkered Flag from 1968 to 1972 -...

    I raced at Checkered Flag from 1968 to 1972 - from '70 to '71 I worked behind the counter for Erv Schmidt. What a great guy!

    His tracks were a 220' Engleman (with esses) and a 150' custom...
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    What specifically do you want to know about...

    What specifically do you want to know about soldering in controller resistors? The question is a little vague, and I dislike answering what wasn't needed.
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    For those of us not in the know, which Mike? ...

    For those of us not in the know, which Mike? Does he have a website - if so, would you post a link?
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    Is the trailer included in the sale? Does the...

    Is the trailer included in the sale? Does the track have any timers or lap counters with it?
  21. PM sent with e-mail address.

    PM sent with e-mail address.
  22. Do you have any pictures you could post?

    Do you have any pictures you could post?
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    What model is your Hudy comm lathe?

    What model is your Hudy comm lathe?
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    How does the Parma "Big Mama" braid (P663B)...

    How does the Parma "Big Mama" braid (P663B) compare with the Prime Racing "High Performance" braid (PR-RGB100s)? They're both 408 strand products...

    Why is the Parma twice the cost of the Prime...
  25. Thread: Tyres coning

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    I'm really glad the old tip worked with new...

    I'm really glad the old tip worked with new rubber. We seldom cut over a 1 deg. angle back in the day, as the effect on the outer O.D. was excessive with more angle.

    Still good to hear positive...
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