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  1. Ok, So if you guys are done hi jacking my thread....

    Ok, So if you guys are done hi jacking my thread. hhhrrruuumph! Ok, SO I actually got to race with 5 other guys on a 2 lane track at the same time. What a Kick! No parade at all. You still have...
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    The Day of the race grows near so.....BUMP. ...

    The Day of the race grows near so.....BUMP.

    Later The sorry no grind Rockinator
  3. No Video Game

    fester, I wouldn't dream of...what ever it was you were asking if I was doing. :confused:

    1/32 Digital Slot Car racing. On a track. In a house or Garage. Kind of like regular slot cars with a...
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    1st Digital race for 2011. DRAWW

    Re Posted by Permission from our Yahoo Group

    The first DRAWW race for 2011 will be at Greg's house (that's me! ).
    Date: January 9th
    Time: 3pm-6pm
    Bring: Yourself. Oh, you can bring cars if you...
  5. DRAWW New Digital Slot Club in Pacific Northwest

    So, what is DRAWW? Well, the forum name should help. We are the Digital Racing Alliance of Western Washington. That's about as simple as it gets, but to expand on that, we are a casual racing group...
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    Giving Money to Paul....

    ....for web site maintenance is like giving cash to a drug addict for coffee. Sure he makes some minor payments to his web site, otherwise his supply of cash dries up. I'm afraid that if I donate...
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    Driving Style

    Paul, You always make note of my "behind the back relaxed"driving style. It should be noted that I only drove that way for 1 heat of the entire race. The cord on that particular controller is kind...
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    Anyone want to buy some RARE HARD to FIND???

    So does this mean my box of 50 Tyco Nascars is now worth something? First $1500.00 can have them!! :D :D

    Later, The needing to pay for my routed track Rockinator
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    More info on Fred and PA Slots

    I just got off the phone with Allen Smith, Fred's boss up in P.A. and founder of Scalextric USA. The shop has indeed moved to Tacoma. It's now in a warehouse at 3030 68th Ave. W. Unit E. Tacoma,...
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    Anybody seen or Heard from Fred?

    Fred Forrest that is. Last I heard he was moving back to Seattle around the 1st of June. I understand the slot car shop in P.A. closed and so Fred has relocated. I have no phone number for him and...
  11. Thread: t-jet ?

    by TheRockinator
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    Less Nut Jobs racin' t-jets?

    Maybe, but far more loose nuts. But it's the nature of the beast. What works on one car may not work on the next. However, the new "boil n block" chassis alignment tool inproves the consistancy of...
  12. Thread: t-jet ?

    by TheRockinator
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    t-jets are great on ANY track.....

    ....except ones with high banks. the stock t-jets tend to fall off the banked turn. However a tuckaway with stock power is almost built for t-jet racing. You wouldn't want to run a super fast...
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    Another option

    There is also a small group of us forming a once a month t-jet group if you don't mind slower cars. So far we have 4 tracks in varrious states of repair in the area. Mine for example still only has...
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    Great Pics Paul!

    Paul, Thanks for posting the pics. Now I can show my wife I really WAS playing with toy cars. :D

    You even spelled my name right!

    (My wife's aunt spells it "Rocque" Oh well, she's in her...
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    Happy 51st!

    Dude, NO FREAKIN' WAY I'm older than you.

    Have a GREAT ONE:D

    Later, The lookin' at Paul yesterday and I still can't believe I look older than THAT Rockinator

    P.S. Note the smile :p
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    OWH Wins in IROC

    Yep. Paul can be WAY TOUGH particularly with slower cars. :D

    I sure had a good time at the race though. I hope to do better next time!

    Later, The just about tired from all the racing the last...
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    WARNING!!!

    TheRockinator is ON HIS WAY!!

    Yes, that's right, the locally renown Captain of Team Northwest of T-Jet Fray style racing will be dipping his toes into the rarified, and what some consider "dark...
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    Attachment

    I like silicone. It can also deaden the sound some. Make sure you get something that can be peeled off in the future in case you ever want to change/repair a section of the track. Of course if you...
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    What to use as table "pad:

    A couple of thoughts on that.

    Carpet -Pros. Quiet. looks good, easier on cars that deslot.
    Cons. hard to get track "perfectly" level as track will tend to settle in. holds dust, more likly to...
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    I'm glad someone agrees with me....

    ..it's tough to win when you're playing 11 on 17 or however many refs there are added to 11.

    Disgruntled in Seattle, crap, I'm going to work before I break a slotcar in frustration.

    Later, The...
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    How does it even the playing field?

    Everybody STARTS with exactly the same magnets.

    I agree about the banning t-jet magnets from a t-jet race though. The first time I read that JL's ONLY were allowed I thought. Wow, my car is...
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    Rulez is rulez but...

    ..in what way does this one keep someone from building a car the way they want? The JL mags are almost as strong and stronger in some cases than super 2 mags. If your mags are too strong you can...
  23. Oh well...

    Sorry, No airfares, we travel by Van.

    But now I can add you to the ever growing list of guys who "want to go but......."

    Later, The never would have made it as a coprorate recruiter Rockinator
  24. Open invitation to any t-jet racers interested in joining team Northwest at the Fray.

    Fellow Northwest, or anywhere you're from for that matter, t-jet enthusiasts. Team Northwest is looking for 1 or 2 or even 3 people to join us at the Fray in Ferndale the weekend of February 11th...
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    Just wishin' you well...

    ...don't forget to duck. (quack)

    Glad to hear you are well. Let me echo the above post whe I say when you get back we have reserved a spot for you on Team Northwest for the Fray. (Formerly...
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