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    Use the one you have. Harbor freight sells those...

    Use the one you have. Harbor freight sells those soft tool bags, measure that power supply. Those tool bags if you get their sales flyers the bags are good price. I use one to carry my controllers...
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    There are various soldering tools for electronic...

    There are various soldering tools for electronic circuit board work that can be used for slot car work. I am a electronic technician by training and worked on circuit boards and for working on my...
  3. That is so cool, great slot car theme song and...

    That is so cool, great slot car theme song and played at all slot car races.:) :D
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    A cox prototype maybe? Cox may have been...

    A cox prototype maybe? Cox may have been developing a adjustable side winder chassis. My have to find any info when this chassis made and maybe the history of cox in the early days of slot cars.
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    I will buy it when it comes viable and hope...

    I will buy it when it comes viable and hope Difalco adds a chassis box for protection, or I will make one using clear plastic parts box.
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    I saw what that stand looks like, you can make a...

    I saw what that stand looks like, you can make a home made one and save time and money, just a thought.
  7. try to find out gearing se up and type of tires...

    try to find out gearing se up and type of tires they are using.
    the other guys are they using electronic controllers and what type do you have?
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    If going spend a lot of money on these motors...

    If going spend a lot of money on these motors might as well buy that chinese company that makes these motors and make improvements and even the playing field.
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    If the combo erasers could not be found then...

    If the combo erasers could not be found then maybe able to get them separately
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    I been using since the 60's an combo ink and...

    I been using since the 60's an combo ink and pencil eraser to polish my 3/32 and 1/8 axles. I clamp the axles in my electric drill and I have full control in the polishing.
    I use also jeweler's file...
  11. That's a good question. I would try to find a...

    That's a good question. I would try to find a raceway that is a reasonable driving distance if not then have resort online buying and setup my own home track.
  12. I do not buy any slot car stuff online, i buy all...

    I do not buy any slot car stuff online, i buy all of the stuff from the slot car raceway i go to, because like to see what i am actually buying and to support that raceway.
    Buying on line to think...
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    On this site, search how to to bench test a...

    On this site, search how to to bench test a controller.
    Google how to test a slot car controller, you have a power supply and volt meter, is it a volt ohm meter, should be able to check any...
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    Put back that 6.3vac transformer back in, that 12...

    Put back that 6.3vac transformer back in, that 12 vac output from that transformer is most likely cooking those transistors.
    Go on line Google how to check to trouble shoot a simple power supply and...
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    The cost of these tires for any wing class is...

    The cost of these tires for any wing class is nuts. One bad wall shoot or being hit by another car and that costly tire is history.
    If a person can they can build a jig to hold the tire and drill...
  16. I have scx 1/43 analog set up on a 3' x 6' table,...

    I have scx 1/43 analog set up on a 3' x 6' table, 2 lane and i included a main straight and bank turn.
    Whether you have digital or analog 1/32 make interesting.
    Some sites have examples of track...
  17. I have alot of them, but I donot do any racing, I...

    I have alot of them, but I donot do any racing, I go to my local track and bring my current of over 100 cars from group 12 wings , womps, nacar and trucks, couple of scratchbuilts. I buy used ones...
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    I recently bought one at the raceplace in nj and...

    I recently bought one at the raceplace in nj and it is quiet. This is a flat track car for the home and commercial tracks. Speed will depend on track power. If the car sells well maybe have different...
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    What a room. This video is great, the fact is it...

    What a room. This video is great, the fact is it gives ways to setup a room like that when space is a factor. The cost is very reasonable. I have a garage and use it for storage, work shop and have...
  20. Thread: 7 years

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    memories

    Born and raised in Brooklyn, as a kid, I watched as the WTC was being built and working in the area, took these buildings for granted, also going the under ground mall to eat, browse, shop.
    I seen...
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    I have many womps, the chassis so many different...

    I have many womps, the chassis so many different configs from it.
    I have acouple few that can keep up with a flexi type cars, getting the right setup is trial and error, but when you get there......
  22. Thread: Flexi-5

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    Sticky: Great chassis

    About the fall of 2006 i bought the f5, out of the box, ran it on a king and was impressed, the stock deathstar was a dog, replaced it a proslot fx and much better running. I dismantled the car, afew...
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    I bought last year an F5 rtr car

    I bought an rtr F5, ran ok out of the box.
    I did some changes to it, put in a proslot speed fx bal. 16d motor, go over the chassis and corrected anything that was not looking right.
    Changed gearing...
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    Sears and Home Depot sell these digital meters....

    Sears and Home Depot sell these digital meters. They vary in price, and features.
    Besides using for slotcars, they are very useful for the home and the car.
    There are many brands and the better...
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    I got home from work and watched some parts of...

    I got home from work and watched some parts of the game.
    This erks me...... bottom of the 9th with bases loaded and 2 outs, as Yogi would say "IT AIN"T OVER TILL ITS OVER" I am not going to name...
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