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(16th-Jan-23, 10:39 AM)Nonfractal Wrote:  No slabs of lead  the chassis and Motor mount? Is Mr walker a new convert to the lightweight ethic? AlanW Alan, It was the new owners responsibility to ...
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I had a request to build one of the NSR 86/89 cars in the Aryton Senna "Camel" Lotus 99T livery. The car will be raced on wood, so the heavy FK-180 was swapped out for a Piranha FC-30, and NSR rubber ...
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Over the years, more chassis have been built with the weller/ungar 45 watt iron , than all the rest combined.....unfortunately, the new wellers are not of the quality of the "vintage" versions. Today ...
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These pods just arrived at the MRSlotcar Toronto location................they are sidewinder pods for FC-130 motors, and will fit,......the Mazda 787B, McLaren F1GTR, and the upcoming Shadow. For thos...
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(6th-Oct-22, 02:51 PM)tatter06 Wrote:  Thanks  for the info, hadn't realised they had been around so long, new to me.  I found an sw and an aw with bushings in place, can't be 100% sure they ar...
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Hello Tater06, Measure from the outside of each bushing flange on the rear axle to determine which length tube you need....eg. the current NSR triangular sidewinder pods are 31mm across from the outsi...
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(25th-Aug-22, 06:58 AM)dazee Wrote:  Still some way to go, and not sure yet which way to go for the chassis - am tempted to try my hand at the aluminum, U channel.  Contemplating for a while... ...
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For decades, all commercial tracks (and a ton of club tracks) used a lane striping tool to paint the lane colour stripes, and it works equally well to paint inside and outside track boundaries. A litt...
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What motors do you most often use ???.........this will determine the ohm rating of the controller. For typical Scaley motors a 35ohm will likely be just fine,...that said, as your track will be quit...
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(14th-Aug-22, 02:33 PM)gsnopoint Wrote:  Does anyone have info on the old slot.it white end bell motors? The "original" white endbell  Slot-it motors, (V12-1), that came in Slot-its' first car, ...
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If you are handy, a simple chassis with modern bits, certainly transforms the handling/performance of the FJ's [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/YChVkQKs/2009-12-02-13-00-46.jpg] Or for a touch more pe...
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(30th-Jul-22, 10:40 PM)Kevan Wrote:  When was the last time you raced a thingie Chris? Well,.............it must have been close to 25 yrs. ago !!! A few of the folks racing at Ernie Mosetti's ...
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In the mid/late sixties the "Thingie" craze hit the slot car world, with the Cox LaCucaracha at the forefront of the numerous launches. "Classic" industries was a manufacturer that focused on this thi...
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(27th-Jul-22, 08:48 AM)BARacer Wrote:  What ballast placement strategy do people follow to keep these cars upright? As low, and as wide as possible is not a bad place to start...........initiall...
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(22nd-Jul-22, 12:22 PM)CMOTD Wrote:  Looks excellent but why the Pironi car first? The Villeneuve version would outsell it 10 to 1. Want to sell more slotcars,..???,...don't launch the "must hav...
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(17th-Jul-22, 04:57 PM)Tibbs Wrote:  Hi Chris,......... Just out of interest, the other guide I have came in a pack and they all have the little spring, I think they are Ninco. What is the purp...
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(17th-Jul-22, 11:51 AM)Tibbs Wrote:  Do you mind if I save these photo's for reference on my laptop? I can't bring myself to remove this tongue as it's my first and I think will be a great lear...
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Hello Tibbs,.....you may want to consider soldering the guide tongue on a horizontal plane with the chassis main rails, this will result on the guide being on a level plane (much better than nose down...
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Great work Tibbs'...............on your next build, try to set the guide tongue so that the front of the guide is just a hair higher than the rear,..not pointing down, as it is on the pic. below.  Wh...
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A few assorted cars from the 60's,  all use vintage bodies (Monogram, Atlas, MRRC/Airfix, Lindberg) on scratchbuilt chassis. Cheers Chris Walker [Image: https://i.postimg.cc/kgP3WTt0/2009-10-06......
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