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    “Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the...

    “Hate, it has caused a lot of problems in the world, but has not solved one yet.”

    ― Maya Angelou
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    It's very sad for me that John has reacted as...

    It's very sad for me that John has reacted as strongly as he has to to a mod's well-intentioned comments at my forum (which BTW were expunged from the thread with a couple of hours of being posted)....
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    Michael, This was a complete disposal sale and...

    Michael,

    This was a complete disposal sale and everything was sold at no reserve.

    Dave's widow sold the house here in Georgia and moved in Kansas City.
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    Just wanted to remind folks that the no-reserve...

    Just wanted to remind folks that the no-reserve auction of tools and equipment from the late David Liebenthal's shop ends in less than two days. As of this post, only three of the 30 lots have...
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    Proformance/Liebenthal online auction

    Many here know that David Liebenthal passed away last month after a long struggle with diabetes and renal failure. His wonderful widow Jacque is relocating out of Atlanta to be nearer to her family...
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    Proformance is correct.

    Proformance is correct.
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    David Liebenthal, 1951-2019

    The graveside service for David Liebenthal will be held on Saturday, January 26, 2019, at 12:30 PM at Honey Creek Woodlands, a natural burial ground owned and operated by the Monastery of the Holy...
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    Not the best time to rag on Les... The story...

    Not the best time to rag on Les...

    The story is that Les's house burned to ground this morning, a total loss including a rescue dog they'd just retrieved.

    So sad...
  9. Freddie, Since 1939, the Indy 500 qualifying...

    Freddie,

    Since 1939, the Indy 500 qualifying is the total speed over four laps, not the single best lap.

    You're correct about the World 600.
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    American Wire Gauge (AWG) is a US standard set of...

    American Wire Gauge (AWG) is a US standard set of non-ferrous wire conductor sizes. The "gauge" means the diameter.
  11. Karl, Tony evidently hosted his pics at...

    Karl,

    Tony evidently hosted his pics at Photobucket and when they chopped the ability to link stored pics to third-party sites like OWH, unless you 'subscribed' for a bit less than $400 a year,...
  12. My records indicate it is an Ogilvie King, based...

    My records indicate it is an Ogilvie King, based on the owner's statement.
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    I can reach it, no problem. ...

    I can reach it, no problem.

    https://www.alphaslotracing.com
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    Sam, Working on memory, the way oilites are...

    Sam,

    Working on memory, the way oilites are made is to mix bronze powder with small plastic balls and then to press that mixture into molds under heat, whereupon the plastic basically evaporates,...
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    The rear of a Flexi-1 was narrow, so that wasn't...

    The rear of a Flexi-1 was narrow, so that wasn't an issue back then, Frankie.
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    Funny you should mention that, Sam. Years ago,...

    Funny you should mention that, Sam.

    Years ago, when I sweat-soldered my motors solidly to Parma Flexi-1 chassis, I carefully positioned the motor to accommodate the few ratios we used on the Ga...
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    "Oilite is a porous bronze or iron alloy commonly...

    "Oilite is a porous bronze or iron alloy commonly impregnated with an oil lubricant and used in bearings. The original Oilite and Oilite Plus are bronze alloys, while Super Oilite and Super Oilite 16...
  18. Kevin, Not to put to fine a point on it, have...

    Kevin,

    Not to put to fine a point on it, have you ever been involved with the USRA as an official or as somone who has volunteered for duties pursuant to the org?

    Those of us who have tried to...
  19. Yes, I believe that is the case.

    Yes, I believe that is the case.
  20. Jeff, As I said, "as far as I know" and that I...

    Jeff,

    As I said, "as far as I know" and that I never saw any conclusive evidence to support the incorporation claim.

    Would you agree that the org is not incorporated now, better than fifteen...
  21. Roman, I was involved in discussions about...

    Roman,

    I was involved in discussions about this about ten years and never have seen any solid evidence that your claim is true.

    Like you said, not that it really matters now.
  22. AFAIK, the USRA is not and has never been...

    AFAIK, the USRA is not and has never been incorporated, despite rumors to the contrary.
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    Funny, but P-1 mentions nothing about slot racing...

    Funny, but P-1 mentions nothing about slot racing or slot racing tracks on their website or Facebook page... Only R/C and MiniZ racing.
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    Lee, Say you buy a stamped steel chassis that...

    Lee,

    Say you buy a stamped steel chassis that isn't flat out of the bag. Making it flat would be modifying it, wouldn't it? Is that cheating by your interpretation?

    FWIW, many rule sets do...
  25. Ageed, Hang in there, my NZ friends. Hope...

    Ageed,

    Hang in there, my NZ friends. Hope everyone is safe!
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