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    In the 90s I use to race the PARMA Pontiac Grand...

    In the 90s I use to race the PARMA Pontiac Grand Prix (Michael Waltrip #30 Pennzoil) in 4" NASCAR. It looked fairly realistic. Most everyone at that time used the O/S Monte Carlo and it didn't look...
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    Great question Don and I'm glad you asked it. I...

    Great question Don and I'm glad you asked it. I use a fold out U-TUBE florescent light but I to could use more and brighter light. I have seen that Matt Bruce, I believe, uses a sewing machine...
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    I had my track in the early 90s and the first...

    I had my track in the early 90s and the first thing that got them was the speed. It's the same now but more than ever because the cars are faster then ever. USRA GP12s turn times now that were GP...
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    Yea Mike I don't think there is an ISRA/USA...

    Yea Mike I don't think there is an ISRA/USA anymore. It use to exist on the east coast but haven't seen anything recently.
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    Poll: I don't like racing on ovals. If they're too...

    I don't like racing on ovals. If they're too small going in circles makes me puke. I have raced on them but not my favorite.
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    So heavier spring tension that applies more...

    So heavier spring tension that applies more pressure to the comm. and increases friction is the cure for high timed arms overheating? Funny, why didn't I think of that?
  7. You guys did a very good job. Wish I still lived...

    You guys did a very good job. Wish I still lived in my home town, I'd be over there all the time. Maybe if Barb and I decide to come home this spring or summer you'll let me stop by and turn a few...
  8. If I manage to make it I have a big surprise for...

    If I manage to make it I have a big surprise for you guys this year. I've retired the old Proslot arms I was using in the past 4 races and this year and replaced them with some new arms, they will...
  9. Provided my old body holds out Barbara and I hope...

    Provided my old body holds out Barbara and I hope to make it.
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    swodem, I don't race GP12 a lot anymore, it use...

    swodem, I don't race GP12 a lot anymore, it use to be my favorite wing car class. I raced it in the Mid-Atlantic series for several years. As I recall I would refresh all the motors after every race...
  11. Were these motors called Super "C"s? I don't...

    Were these motors called Super "C"s? I don't have any I just noticed an article in one of my old Scale Auto magazines.
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    jenson, did you ever check the brush overlap? ...

    jenson, did you ever check the brush overlap? Brush overlap can cause a lot of heat. I run the same PS .540 @ 45 degree arm with Cahozza T5 magnets in Red Fox cans and had an overheating and push...
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    Be careful Phil your logic might upset the slot...

    Be careful Phil your logic might upset the slot car King. The problem isn't that some people adapted to a bad situation but why did they all bring the wrong body to the big dance? Could it have...
  14. Had a fun time as always. Barb and I enjoy...

    Had a fun time as always. Barb and I enjoy racing with the Gaithersburg 1100 group. Hope to see everyone next year. Thanks to Mic and Speedzone for putting this on since Mimi gave up on us.

    I...
  15. No mention if the King track will be available...

    No mention if the King track will be available for practice on Friday. Their normal hours are 3pm-9pm, just wanted to know if they'll be opening early on Friday for out-of-towners.
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    That's a great idea but it doesn't matter.

    That's a great idea but it doesn't matter.
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    Mike, I'm sorry that I take the rules so...

    Mike, I'm sorry that I take the rules so seriously maybe I should ignore them. I'm sorry that you don't understand my point, maybe one day you will. I just hope it won't take as long as it did in...
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    Mike, I never saw what number was on the miracle...

    Mike, I never saw what number was on the miracle body stack, I was told they were #369 bodies and yet I have been buying #369 bodies since 2015 and they all had the winglets just like most of the...
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    Mike, I think your missing something here. The...

    Mike, I think your missing something here. The only O/S Bentley bodies I have purchased over the last 4 years were #369 on the packaging and on the body flashing. They have all had the winglets on...
  20. Bring some honey Nick I need to get another jar.

    Bring some honey Nick I need to get another jar.
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    John, they are O/S bodies. Mike, when the O/S...

    John, they are O/S bodies.
    Mike, when the O/S Bentley 069 was deemed illegal in 2015 the new body was given the #369 and was revised. The USRA legal version was suppose to have been made without...
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    Mike, what you don't understand is that there...

    Mike, what you don't understand is that there were no legal bodies available to the general public, even the raceways owner had the wrong bodies until a stack magically appeared. I've purchased that...
  23. Where are all the guys that use to race at...

    Where are all the guys that use to race at Mimis???
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    Thanks for the reply guys. My solution was if...

    Thanks for the reply guys. My solution was if 90%+ of the racers wanting to run the #369 body had the same body I had then why not run them, no one would have had an unfair advantage and it wouldn't...
  25. I hope to make it provided the old bod holds out.

    I hope to make it provided the old bod holds out.
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