September 05, 2015

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Aurora Thunderjet 500 and Compatible Pancake Slot Car Motor Armatures

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GRRR round #9 at Melbourne Sept 26, new oval details

When we race at Bill's on Sept 26, we will be running stockers on his new oval. This oval is shorter on each straight by 2 feet and the braid recess is zero.  I posted this to let everyone know a suttle but important difference between the old oval and the new oval.  The old oval had to be replaced due to water damage.

 

We will also be running Can-Am and GT Coupe on the hillclimb.

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F1 do not turn wheels?

Hey guys just got in a new F1 and it does not appear to have turning from wheels (like the ninco F1 do). I could be wrong but I remember owning a scalextric F1 (renault) that did turns wheel?

Did scalextric stop this features on newer cars? why? - or am I mistaken?

Thanks

September 04, 2015

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Monogram "Forty Niner" Slingshot Dragster

I've always wanted to build a 1/32 rail dragster. I was inspired by Bob Braverman's 1964 Rod & Custom Magazine build article but I never seemed to get around to it:

 

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That is until I stumbled across a vintage model kit I hadn't seen before on eBay:

 

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It's a 1962 model kit from their "compact Model" series:

 

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The other model cars in this series are described as 1/32 scale but I believe this dragster is a bit bigger. Nowhere in the paper work or on the box can I find any mention of what scale it is:

 

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It's still smaller than 1/24 but bigger than a true 1/32 scale. Bob Braverman's build was a bit bigger than 1/32 scale too. He even used a 1/24 model kit motor in his rail.

 

I also found pictures of someone's beautiful build of this kit. I think it looks SOOOOOOOO cool:  :wub:

 

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The first thing I had to figure out were the front wheels. I almost tried to use the one piece model kit wheels and tires. :unknw:

 

Then I found some pictures of period rails with "full moon" hubcap fronts:

 

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So.........here are the fronts I'm going with:

 

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The full moon hubcaps are from the AMT double dragster kit and sanded down to fit. They'll be painted with Tamiya gloss aluminum. Also shown is a Dynamic 1/16" axle reducer for a wire front axle:

 

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The model kit rear wheels/tires were cut down into wheel inserts:

 

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I used 30mm Germans and Russkit wheels at first:

 

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The 30mm (on the left below) were a bit smaller than the model kit's rears so I also mounted up some 40mm Germans (on the right below):

 

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Next up is choosing a motor and starting the rails frame...........

Recent garage sale find...

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For Sale: Third Eye FET2 controller w/ meter & warranty - SOLD!

I have for sale a Third Eye FET2 with all the latest updates, including the new metal cover with meter!  

 

This was my "Backup" controller.  It has been used very little and diligently maintained and upgraded by Howard himself.

 

Since I'm currently using the latest Third Eye controller, the NFET3, this controller is no longer my backup.

 

Howard graciously offered the controller to me to sell, and apply the proceeds towards GoFund Me my fundraiser to help cover the costs of my upcoming trip to the Czech Republic for the 2015 ISRA World's.

 

So, here's your chance to get a great controller that is in great condition, at a great price, with the full 30-day factory warranty, and help out a fellow racer in the process!

 

This controller sells new for $489 without the meter, and $600 with a meter.  

 

Asking $350, obo, Lower 48/PayPal only. I'll cover shipping.

 

Thanks for looking!

 

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BNIB Racer Ferrari 250 GTO

BNIB Racer Ferrari 250 GTO

Brand new, never removed from crystal case, Racer Silverline Ferrari 250 GTO. Only able to ship within US continental 48 states.

List Date: 9/4/2015

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1976 Lotus Esprit S1

How many silver Aston Martin DB5 model kits have been made? Pretty much every slot car manufacturer has had a go over the years, but if you prefer your vodka martini (shaken, not stirred) with more of a '70s style where can you go for a Lotus Esprit slot car?

Now, you can go to chase-cars. Pay attention 007


This comes with driver and optional passenger


It fits to a chase-cars chassis with steering, or of course you can fit your own chassis.




1958 Plymouth Fury - Christine



The 1958 Plymouth Fury was a very special car before it was chosen as a book and movie star, the powerful motor and good handling transformed the reputation of Plymouth, that's without the drop-dead styling.

Never before made in 1:32 scale, this resin bodyshell can now be yours to terrorise punks from motor shop class.








1963 Herbie, 1965 Thorndyke Special from The Love Bug

The most successful movie of 1969, the stunt drivers were the same team that did Bullitt and the racing cars in the background were spectacular. Millions of people took Herbie to their heart but what if you want a slot car version?

The only place to get a true 1963 VW Bug ragtop is chase-cars, it also comes with a great set of graphics which are accurate to the 1969 film.

The bodyshell is resin cast in one piece


Once you've applied the Volkswagen L87 pearl white and fitted the graphics it already looks right


Fit a chase-cars narrow chassis and hit the track


But you'll need someone to race against, and what better villain than Peter Thorndyke? The Intermeccanica Apollo hasn't been made as a slot car before, here's your only chance to get one in 1:32 scale


Once again the resin bodyshell is molded in one piece for toughness and it includes the graphics you need too.




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La polémique de Spa dégonflée

Pointé du doigt après l’éclatement de pneus dont ont été victimes Rosberg et Vettel à Spa il y a quinze jours, le manufacturier italien Pirelli a répliqué. Avec le soutien de la FIA et de la FOM !


Pirelli se défend d'être responsable des incidents de Spa. (Reuters)

Ouvertement mis en cause par Sebastian Vettel il y a deux semaines à Spa, après l’éclatement en course d’un pneu de la Ferrari du pilote allemand (*), Pirelli s’est officiellement dédouané alors que se profile le Grand Prix d’Italie, ce week-end à Monza. "Les essais effectués par Pirelli sur les pneus utilisés à Spa ont confirmé l'absence de problèmes structurels", a en effet communiqué le manufacturier unique de la F1.

Soutenue par la FIA (Fédération internationale de l’automobile), la firme milanaise a pu observer en Belgique jusqu’à 63 entailles sur un pneumatique – contre 1,2 en moyenne depuis le début de la saison sur les autres tracés –, signe que de nombreux débris, pas forcément visibles, ont pu altérer la qualité des gommes sur le "toboggan des Ardennes". Aujourd’hui, Vettel lui-même en convient: "très professionnel, Pirelli s’est montré très ouvert à la discussion. Les choses vont dans le bon sens."

"Pirelli a été un partenaire de premier choix de la F1 durant ces cinq saisons au cours desquelles il a été le fournisseur officiel de pneus et nous continuons à avoir pleine confiance dans la sécurité, la qualité et les caractéristiques appropriées de ses pneus. Nous sommes satisfaits que Pirelli ne soit pas responsable de tous les incidents liés aux pneumatiques au cours du Grand Prix de Belgique", a de son côté réagi la FOM (Formula One Management), qui gère les droits commerciaux de la F1.

"Dans les limites des considérations de sécurité, qui sont toujours primordiales, la F1 encourage Pirelli à fournir des composés de pneus avec des limitations de performance, car la dégradation des pneus contribue au challenge et au divertissement lors d'une course de F1. Pirelli a offert de fournir à chaque voiture un seul train de pneus pour durer toute une course. Si nous savons qu'ils en seraient capables, une course sans arrêt aux stands serait moins excitante", poursuit la FOM, quand la FIA propose pour se prémunir de tels incidents d’imposer aux écuries un nombre de tours limite par train de pneus ou l’obligation d’augmenter la pression de ces mêmes pneumatiques. Une dernière mesure qui aurait fatalement une incidence sur l’adhérence, aux antipodes de la logique sécuritaire censée primer…  

(*) "Celui qui parle de crevaison dit des conneries. Je veux des explications de la part de Pirelli ! Si le pneu avait explosé 200 mètres plus tôt, quand j’étais dans le Raidillon, je ne serais pas devant vous. A chaque fois, on nous donne la même réponse: débris, pneu coupé, sortie de piste du pilote, ce sont des conneries ! Je ne suis pas sorti de la piste, c'est arrivé subitement. Nico non plus n’était pas sorti de la piste", avait alors déclaré Sebastian Vettel, faisant allusion à l’éclatement de pneu dont avait été victime Nico Rosberg deux jours plus tôt en essais libres.

 

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LOLA T70 MkIII B 1967 Sunoco / FEIN DESIGN MODELL.

Slot Bodywork kits at 1:24 scale of Karl-Heinz Hornberg, Fein Design Modell boss, hit slopes with a dropper, but they are all excellent news for slot fans due the high quality and fidelity of models reproduction. As we announced a few months ago, the Lola T70 MkIII B was the aim of this German craft...

Diego Serrano for Slot Classic

Diego Serrano’s commemorative painting for the 10 years of collaboration with Slot Classic, during the period 2005 to 2015, which represented the four major models of this decade according to the criterion of the artist. Recall that Die...

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Keep Sano Dave Fiedler in your prayers

I've been informed that Sano Dave is receiving hospice care at his home.
 
Please pray for Sano, slot racing's gold standard, all-around good guy.

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question about DS 300 and Race Coordinator

Going to use DS 300 and the lanes 3 and 4 add on box for the 3 lane Scalextric 1/24 track I'm setting up.

Have a couple of laptops to choose from at home on which to run RMS. I believe all only have USB ports now

Will a simple serial port to USB converter cable work if I decide to go with Race Coordinator?

In the (way) past I've installed SRT and Autotrac RMS' on home tracks. Had to use a relay to cut power on/off as the races started/stopped. Assuming I'll need something similar with Race Coordinator?

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CORVETTE C7.R preview / CARRERA

During the three-day event of the 21st Anniversary of the National Corvette Museum, at Bowling Green in Kentucky, Carrera USA show the prototype of the new Corvette C7R 1:24 at scale has to appear shortly. In addition can also be view the Corvette Race D132 set exclusive for Carrera USA, , including...

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For Sale: Two Can-Am & one F1 chassis - SOLD!

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Six rails .039" Can-Am. Wire pans, Duffy bracket and tongue. 4" wheelbase, 15/16" guide lead. 45 grams, rear ball bearings. New, never used. SOLD!

Three rails .055" Duffy-based tripod. HRC style with center shaker same dimensions as above. 59 grams. No bearings. SOLD!

My personal Duffy F1 set up for our last race partially and ran out of time so never used. HVR ball-bearing fronts, guide, rear ball bearings and Samson collars. SOLD!

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A huge debt of gratitude

Upstate Speedway recently found herself up against the wall due to a huge loss from local storms. Our trip-oval track was ruined by storms and our shop was closed because the roof was coming down inside. With the loss of revenue from racing and the loss of a track, we were looking at a tremendous uphill climb.

That's where we learned something about the greater slot car community. Men like Mike Swiss, Parma's Steve Koepp, and Joe Neumeister stepped up to help raise awareness and by donating items for auction, helped raise funds to scab over the transition to a new facility. Locally our own Charles also gave many hours to move materials from the old location to the new. We are very grateful that these men aided by others gave their time and resources to racers out of their area that they've never even met.

We used the funds raised to replace stock lost or destroyed by water. We are also using the funds to help purchase a replacement track for the one lost.

Thanks to all who offered encouragement and help during this unforeseen and difficult moment in the life of our raceway.

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Thunderbirds Rolls Royce Fab 1



With this topic I will show step by step how to rebuild a static model of the Thunderbirds Rolls Royce Fab 1 into a slotcar.

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News SRC du 04/09/15

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Lola T600 Budweiser Mosport 1981 - Chris Cord - Jim Adams

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Porsche 914/6 GT Sunoco 24H. Daytona 1971 J. Duval - B. Bailey - G. Nicholas

F1: GP d'Italie: Essais libres 2

Mercedes signe un deuxième doublé en essais libres à Monza avec Lewis Hamilton à nouveau devant Nico Rosberg. Malgré tout, l'écart entre les deux Flèches d'Argent s'est réduit à 21 millièmes. La concurrence s'est également rapprochée d'une séance à l'autre avec Sebastian Vettel et Sergio Pérez qui concèdent moins d'une seconde au leader. Romain Grosjean se classe septième entre la Ferrari de Kimi Räikkönen et la Lotus de son coéquipier Pastor Maldonado.

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Le réglement sportif des 24H O2 2015

 

 

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Simca Rallye 2

Une voiture achetée voici déjà plusieurs mois d'ici, la Simca Rallye 2 Revell. Vu que j'aime les petites voitures aussi bien en vraie qu'à l'échelle des slot cars, elle était prévue pour rejoindre les autres mini-puces dans ma collection. Mais avant ça et comme toutes les autres déjà présentes ici, je tenais à la faire rouler avant qu'elle ne prenne la poussière sur les étagères. Un bon lestage et quelques essais sur les très belles pistes du magasin Hobby 2000 et qui sert également de local et de terrain de jeu au très dynamique club liégeois "Slot 4000".

Et dès les premiers tours de roues, ce fut une très bonne surprise car elle roulait bien. C'est même et excepté les VW Fun Cup, la toute première fois que j'ai une Revell qui roule aussi bien. Et cela que ce soit sur la grande piste Carrera de vitesse, où sur le circuit rallye asphalte en Ninco. Il n'y a que sur les pistes terre, là aussi Ninco qu'elle cale un peu dans les passages sur dos d'ânes (ou appelé "dunes" dans le catalogue Ninco).

Il m'est alors venue l'idée de l'engager dans la Proxy Race "Tour de France 2016" et tout semblait près (même si sur les photos, vous remarquerez qu'il manque un petit lest sur le châssis. Certainement perdu en roulant, mais qui sera remplacer par un nouveau avant de partir d'ici) jusqu'à la réception d'un message de la part d'un des participants à cette course. Qui me demandait ce que j'avais fait pour les pneus, car lui aussi à l'idée d'engager une Rallye 2 et la sienne manque cruellement de grip. Je n'ai pas rencontré de tels soucis avec la mienne, mais cela me tracasse tout de même un peu et là en ce moment, je suis dans l'expectative !  

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Going without magnets

I started a thread the other day asking for tips about getting a racing series going with some friends and the subject of removing magnets came up. What has been your experience with this?


I'm running a digital set so collisions are a factor. I am also running 1:32 scale.


The advantage I can see is that it would slow the pace down and reduce damage when de-slotting and collisions occur.


So as an experiment I removed all the magnets - front and rear - from a Carrera Shelby Cobra.


Yes it does force you to drive more carefully, but I found I needed to go ridiculously slow around the corners - perhaps not a bad thing. But seriously, if the car had any momentum at all around the corner it just popped right off the track even at a fairly slow speed. It would take a lot of getting used to and I could see it being frustrating for totally inexperienced drivers.


On the positive side of that - the speeds are far more to scale.


The other challenge is that there is a delicate balance between maintaining good braid contact - especially around corners - and keeping the front wheel in contact and the guide keel properly inserted.


Is there any advice on how to overcome those challenges? I keep hearing magnet free is the way to go.


cheers everyone!

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F1: GP d'Italie: Essais libres 1

Lewis Hamilton affiche d'entrée de jeu sa vélocité à Monza en raflant la première séance d'essais libres en 1'24''670, soit une demi-seconde de mieux que la Mercedes soeur de Nico Rosberg. A une seconde et demie du leader, Sebastian Vettel signe le troisième temps devant les Force India de Nico Hülkenberg et Sergio Pérez ainsi que la Ferrari de Kimi Räikkönen. Chez Lotus, Pastor Maldonado et Jolyon Palmer sont respectivement 10e et 15e. Romain Grosjean débutera son week-end italien au cours de la deuxième session, à suivre à partir de 14 heures.

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F1: GP d'Italie

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Round 5 Kennebunk, Me

The cars arrived, I will not be able to qualify them until after the Labor Day weekend. I will open the box and check the cars. We will be running the first race here at Ironwood, the second race will be at a new track my friend Sam just built, he is working the last bugs out now, and running it in.

George

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HAMILTON / ROSBERG Duel. Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid / CARRERA

The duel between Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton, Mercedes official drivers, moved to slot tracks after the appearance this week of the new Carrera Mercedes F1 W05 Hybrid at 1:32 scale.
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Audi Sport Quattro E2 Mikkola / SCALEXTRIC

Hannu Mikkola and Arne Hertz drove IN-NP 31 in the 1985 RAC Rally but electronics failure eventually caused the Sport Quattro to retire after leading twenty Stages. After winning the World Rally Championships of 1982 and 1984, Audi and the powerful Quattro had not quite given up and 1986 would be th...

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www.132slotcar.us August clearance sale.

www.132slotcar.us Summer Slot Car Sale.Sale extended through Sept 8th, still same code, and remember you need to quote the code to receive the discount. If not sure we received it email to orders@132slotcar.us with your order number. Through August 31st all in stock cars from FLY/FlySlot and from Avant Slot are on sale, 40% off listed price.        1/24 scale Avant Slot cars now only $90.00. For more information and other cars in this sale see below.

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Wanted: Front wing for lime green Cheetaracha

Hello all,

 

I am looking for an original front wing for my lime green Cheetaracha. Must be of course the same color.

 

If anyone has a spare or any information, please let me know.

 

Best regards,

 

Amadeus

 

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Policar Universal F1 Chassis

I have been wanting to fit one of these chassis into a 1960's car for some time.

I recently entered a race in November so found in a drawer a nice body and thought it would make a good subject.

As the chassis are taking time to come through I have 3D printed some more....











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Andi

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ferrari1950's Blog - This Year's VRAA cars

This year's VRAA proxy will feature two classes of cars. The 1.5 liter cars are joined by their 50's predecessors. My Honda R272 and venerable Vanwall are ready to roll.

The Honda is a British Slot Bodies resin body.Lots of grinding, triming etc. to make things fit in it and under it. The Vanwall is an MRRC body that I opened the cockpit and mounted a DArt driver in.

The Vanwall has a modified MRRC chassis with a floating front axle that I have stabilized. It was supposed to act like a sledge design but…meh…kept tipping…bit better now. So its just a brass pan with MRRC rear, ground out to hold bushings…slot.it running gear and BWA S can. Dart wheels and inserts, TSRF guide.
The Honda has a piano wire chassis with DArt brackets front and back and slot.it running gear,RS wheels and DArt inserts. Both cars use my Cupcake urethane tires.
Working hard on tuning and set up. Honda is very smooth now but needs giddy up. Vanwall was tippy but is coming along.
Both cars will be "hand delivered" to Montreal for the start of the proxy. I'll be there to participate and drive. Then off they go till coming back to the Autodrome for the final race in January or February next year. tongue.gif

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Resigning from forum

Gentlemen, it's just too hard for me to communicate on this Forum, and I can't post pictures either, so I'm turning in my Spoiler and Racing Helmet.

So long, and best wishes to you all,

PIT STOP

Controllers

Hello Slot Racers,
I bought a new FlySlot Porsche 917K 1/32 to race in club near me. Since I don't have the space for my Carrera 1/32 at home and they build a new track at the club, I would like to give it a try. I really don't know nothing about controllers and the basics so I need some advice! To start I need an affordable one, just to have some fun. Thinking about Parma Eco or DS.
To race my Carrera 1/32 cars and the new FlySlot what do you recommend?

At home I have a plastic Carrera GO! track, with some F1 and Rally cars.
Does an entry level aftermarket controller be good for both scales?

Thank you all in advance!

September 03, 2015

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1/32 Scale AvantSlot Mitsubishi Lancer RAID $48.00

1/32 Scale AvantSlot Mitsubishi Lancer RAID $48.00

New and in perfect new condition. 1/32 scale Mistubishi Lancer RAID 'test'. Finished in the 'test' flat black. 4WD, spring suspension, strong motor, droparm guide. Fantastic rally car.



List Date: 9/3/2015

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JayGee Linear 200 with Brake N Release

JayGee Linear 200 with Brake N Release

I'm selling my JayGee Controller. This is my back-up controller but I'm not racing as much now as in the past and I don't need the hi-grade hardware any longer. ... most of my racing is done on tracks where the "house" provides controllers.

This controller has been used very little and is in like-new condition and it's time to pass it along to someone else who can use it. This currently sells for $349.99 U.S. but I am pricing it for a quick sale at $165.00 U.S., shipping included. Controller will be double boxed and safely packed

The description from Mid-America Raceway and Hobbies that retail it in the U.S. (http://shop.slotcar1.com/JayGee-Linear-200-with-Brake-N-Release-34999-JG200.htm) . is as follows:

JayGee Linear 200 with Brake N Release $349.99 features an ultra-light handle with gold-plated 24-band wiper board, adjustable Brake N? Release and throttle sensitivity pots, and a simple, robust design. The power module sports a MOSFET brake with a unique brake profile that's software controlled and user adjustable and a 40-amp blast relay as standard features

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Super trick - smartphone & Bridgeport mill

He's calls it a "CNC" but what this is is a tracer mill….

 

Still it's a great idea and many of you have Surelines and small mills that can use this idea… you can even use this for lathes!

 

BTW… Subscribe to the channel, he great fun and has great stuff posted on youtube. Plus he's very funny!

 

 

 

Wanted: 3" threaded axles - FOUND!

I need at least 4. They don't have to be new, but they must be straight enough for a vintage race car.

Send me a PM please.

 

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SAL Can-Am race results - Wed 9/2, Franklin Square, NY

This race was on the red k track. All the cats were flying last night,at the half way point 7 drivers were within 5 laps of the lead. Then a bunch of crashes separated the group.Some of the cats got there best performance tonight. Casey a plus 10, wow- Mean Gean + 11, and Mike the bug man+ 2 despite pulling his car off to get fixed. All the cars were very close in time, this was one of the best racers we had all summer. If you have not tried the red k track at slots a lot, you should. It is a drivers track, you can see the track all the time and you can make it very hard for a faster car to pass you.
Pat Skeggs 300 laps-4.501 , Sam LeVitch 4.656 and 292 Casey Politi 292-4.612 Gean Thyer. 291-4.604 Arthur Hangendorf 4.655-287 ! Sean McCabe 4.512 287 Jack DeLuca 285-4.605. Mike Smith 252-4.77
Jack did a great job getting himself back into the race after a slow start, but the drivers of the night were Casey Jones and Sam I am. Sam Ran 292 almost 293 laps with a 4.656 car, now that's driving .

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Slot.it Porsche LOT...No Longer Available

Slot.it Porsche LOT...For Cheap!

Free U.S. Shipping for this great lot of 3 Slot.it Porsches. The Momo and Gulf and just like new with only a few non race laps to see them go around my routed track. The Tic Tac is has been used but is still in great shape too.

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Double amps?

Hi Forum


I'm going to buy a C7042 powerbase and can see that it's possible to connect 2 x C7032 transformers.
Will it just double up the amps all over the track or what?


Best Regards
Peter

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PORSCHE 956 KH, Nurburgring 1000 km 1983 / SLOT.IT

(PR. Sep.2015 – SLOT.IT)

The Porsche 956 and later 962 models could be assembled with two different rear wing configurations: “low downforce”, used mostly in Le Mans where the 6.5 km Hunaudières straight required a ver...

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Carrera C7.R - Real C7.R together!


Photographed this morning at the National Corvette Museum Anniversary event in Bowling Green Kentucky the Carrera C7.R prototype D124 car with the real Corvette Racing C7.R LeMans car! Enjoy!

Looking to trade my Carrera 124 for Cheetah's

Hey All,


I'm looking to trade my Carrera 124 cars for Cheetah's. I need the Carrera 124 Blue, the silver, the yellow and the green one.
I would prefer NEW

Thanks,
Bruce

Looking to trade my Carrera 124 for Cheetah's

Hey All,


I'm looking to trade my Carrera 124 cars for Cheetah's. I need the Carrera 124 Blue, the silver, the yellow and the green one.


I would prefer NEW


Thanks,
Bruce

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Spa Lyons August 31

To be, or not to be, that was the question...While local labour officials deliberated upon the validity of driver work permits and visas, Count Victor Von Schtumpenkopf, scion of the Artois brewing legacy, and long time benefactor of local racing, was feverishly collaborating with Flemish authorities to avert a crisis...The threat of halting Stella production and supply for a week to the locals, and the passing of small but full envelopes to those that held the gavel, yielded a favourable result!:cheers:


World renown photographer Michaela TutoVellaveloce was helicoptered in, just in time to record the event for posterity.


His pictorial will be released shortly, upon his return from a brief stay at one of his dearest American movie star friends castle in Lake Cuomo. :thumb:

CANAM Prizes!!

Hey George, Thanks for the great prizes!



Check out the "participant" prize pack from Slot Car Corner! :) The prizes in that pack alone are worth more than the entry fee! Is this a mistake? Did everyone get one of these packs?

Thought for a new Regional/National Series

In the past two years I have seen two great Regional Qualifier Concept series both having a culmination big race at Great Traditions Hobbies. I am not sure if there is a planned series for this year but I would like to offer some suggestions. Since the last two series have featured classes for Scalextric, Fly and Racer Resin cars I would like to offer a suggestion to race a series based on the cars of Carrera. Through the efforts of Carrera and Dave Kennedy American racers have been afforded the opportunity to purchase great looking and running cars at very affordable prices. These cars are good runners right out of the box and are fairly close in performance. I believe that two great classes could be had by using the DTMs and GTs and making one a stock class and the other a modified class. I believe that great product, customer service and effort should be rerwarded and in the past couple of years nobody has done more to bring people into the 1/32 scale hobby of slot car racing more than Carrera. Not attempting to tell anybody how to run their business, just a suggestion from a nobody who enjoys racing slot cars.

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PONTLIEUE 1923 / Chenard Walcker / HOBBYCLASSIC

The ideal backdrop.

In a virtual world, in a time when the use of digital technologies to accompany marketing campaigns is most common, find a handcraft stage like this to the made presentation of a exclusive slot model has a remarkable added value.

ANDRETTI AUTOSPORT FORMULA E / CARRERA

Starting tomorrow will be available the new Carrera 1:32 scale slot model. The third Formula E reproduced the Andretti Autosport for the 2014 season with Marco Andretti at the wheel although the helmet reproduction could correspond to the Ambassador of the Formula E and twice winner of the Indy, Gi...

Available CITROËN AX kit / OTERO Scale Model

(PR. -03.09.2015- Otero Scale Model)

We present our second model at 1/32 slot scale, the Citroen AX. Available in kit version to paint and assemble in two versions: bodywork and full kit.
Both versions include decals, vi...

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Rant - I'll probably catch heck but it needs to be said

I'll probably catch heck for this but I am fed up:
 
Rant #1: With the people who don't have a slot car shop but still have a dealer's license (somehow) so they can sell to their friends at either same prices or 20% discount, (you know who you are). I am a small shop trying to survive here and half the people don't buy in my shop because they have buddies who  have a dealer's license, but no slot car shop with tracks, so they have no overhead. I am outraged by this, buy a #$%^&**(*&^%$$# shop with at least a commercial track in it and do like the rest of us.
 
Rant #2: There are at least four race shop that I know of (and you know who you are) that are selling brand new stuff on eBay over the summer (probably because they have no summer program going and that is how they survive to pay the bills). I have a summer program going and can't get a lot of drag parts because the race shops have gobbled up a lot of drag race stuff to sell on eBay, so since I can't seem to get it from my distributors because they don't have it because of the greedy asses out there. When my customers ask why I can't get the parts they ask for and I tell them the distributor is all out and stuff is on backorder they say, "It's OK I'll get it on eBay", that really pisses me off!!!

 

So you race shops that are pulling this crap, put the shoe on the other foot, because I'm tired of it. Greed is such a terrible thing!!! Maybe sometime soon your shop will grow a conscience so that the rest of us can survive the summer. Go sell old stuff on eBay that doesn't sell in your shop, not new stuff that the rest of us need for our programs. 
 
OK, I think I'm done ranting now...

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