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    It would seem we've struck a sore nerve. Sorry......

    It would seem we've struck a sore nerve. Sorry... won't happen again.
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    That cerainly puts it all in one place! With the...

    That cerainly puts it all in one place! With the work you've done here, now there are THREE new forums for Texas slot racers.... just can't tell which one any particular racer will use. Time will...
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    There's nothing wrong with posting here, same as...

    There's nothing wrong with posting here, same as there's nothing wrong posting somewhere else also. We may be a bit spoiled by having had a blog exclusively for us in Texas. Someone's offered us that...
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    Quick update, Scott... ain't good. Felix e-mailed...

    Quick update, Scott... ain't good. Felix e-mailed the service provider, only to have the e-mail bounced back. Read into that what you will.
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    I just sent Felix a message about it on FB.

    I just sent Felix a message about it on FB.
  6. Thread: Speed Tires

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    Weeeeellll, actually speed rubber would finish a...

    Weeeeellll, actually speed rubber would finish a heat in retro racing and worked quite well... to the detriment of whoever followed onto that lane in the next heat. In retro racing, only one set of...
  7. Thread: Leo Winters

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    I didn't know Leo, Tony, but I offer my...

    I didn't know Leo, Tony, but I offer my condolences to his family and friends such as yourself. R.I.P., Leo.
  8. Thread: Brakes

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    Don't open up the oillites; doing so would induce...

    Don't open up the oillites; doing so would induce "slop" and reduce efficiency of tranferring power from the motor to the track.
  9. Thread: Origins of Retro

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    I'm sure glad ALL you guys kept scratchbuilding...

    I'm sure glad ALL you guys kept scratchbuilding alive!
  10. Thread: Origins of Retro

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    I appreciate all those that helped bring retro...

    I appreciate all those that helped bring retro racing about also. It was around April of 2006 when I rediscovered slot cars after a 30+ year hiatus. When I first opened a door to a commercial slot...
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    Both RGEO and Precision Slot Cars make retro...

    Both RGEO and Precision Slot Cars make retro building jigs.
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    Also, the motor will be dictated by what rules...

    Also, the motor will be dictated by what rules your local retro racers run under. You might be using something like a Falcon 7 or JK Hawk Retro. Or you might be using a Pro Slot 4002B "Puppy Dog". Or...
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    Make it easier on yourself and buy an RTR from...

    Make it easier on yourself and buy an RTR from someone first. That way, you can be racing quicker. While at the race, you can scope out the other chassis' and get ideas about what you might try.
  14. Thread: Happy Birthday OWH

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    HBD, PK! Must be a hunnert by now.......... lol

    HBD, PK!

    Must be a hunnert by now.......... lol
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    R.I.P., Marty. My contact with Marty was with...

    R.I.P., Marty.

    My contact with Marty was with a group of geeks who started a little e-mail group. Marty, Rick, Duffy, myself and a couple of others. Basically, we tried to outdo one another using...
  16. Thread: Riders put back

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    We don't have any formal rule but I think the...

    We don't have any formal rule but I think the concept of "forward progress" would be accepted... the car DID travel that far(although, not under it's own driver's actions). If cars tangle on the...
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    Roger that!

    Roger that!
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    It's up & running again! Thanks, Felix!

    It's up & running again! Thanks, Felix!
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    I "talked" with Felix on FB. He's going to...

    I "talked" with Felix on FB. He's going to contact excoboard. Fingers crossed!
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    I'm so dumb.... forgot all about "El Gato"! I...

    I'm so dumb.... forgot all about "El Gato"! I sent him a message on Facebook.
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    Well, I struck out. Neither of the people that I...

    Well, I struck out. Neither of the people that I knew who used to be associated with our local Texas blog are active with that site any more and haven't been for quite some time. I got nada....
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    OK, so I struck out with dood #1. I sent a...

    OK, so I struck out with dood #1. I sent a message to dood #2 on FB. I haven't heard back from dood #2 BUT I at least now get the main page for the Texas blog. However, when I try to open a thread, I...
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    I checked with the dood but he don't do the Texas...

    I checked with the dood but he don't do the Texas blog no more. Sorry. I'll check with another dood.
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    Yeah, I've seen that also. I was hoping that a...

    Yeah, I've seen that also. I was hoping that a person of authority over that site was looking into things. I'll check with a guy who may be able to help.
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    And a Happy New Year to you, too!

    And a Happy New Year to you, too!
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