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Forum: Tech Q & A 05-15-2017, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,405
Posted By jeremycobert
Castrol Super clean. I use it for miniature war...

Castrol Super clean. I use it for miniature war models in plastic as well as stripping slot car bodies. Soak it over night , go over it with an old toothbrush. If any paint remains, leave it soaking...
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 03-08-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,907
Posted By jeremycobert
False, the rear wheels are a standard size and...

False, the rear wheels are a standard size and are now compatible with slot.it's wheel size. Making the rear tire selection instantly more accessible to the novice tuner.

The front wheels,...
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 03-08-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 8,907
Posted By jeremycobert
I think they are finally addressing the...

I think they are finally addressing the performance side of the hobby. The light weight interior is better and allows more room for weight. The wheels are now a standard size.

I would rather see...
Forum: Swap Meet 09-23-2016, 05:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By jeremycobert
It appears like we have 578 views on this thread...

It appears like we have 578 views on this thread but only 5 people actually replied. So my guess is nope, not enough interest to make it happen.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 09-07-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 16,909
Posted By jeremycobert
This is an easy choice for me, Spirit Reynard...

This is an easy choice for me, Spirit Reynard Sport edition. This car is still my all time favorite car to race in a sea of Slot.its at my club.It may be the most perfectly balanced car of all time,...
Forum: Swap Meet 09-06-2016, 07:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By jeremycobert
So the good thing about a math trade is that you...

So the good thing about a math trade is that you can put an item up for trade, everyone on the list may want your item, but you as the item owner, may look at the list and not see anything that...
Forum: Swap Meet 09-05-2016, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,847
Posted By jeremycobert
anyone intrested in a slot car "math trade" ?

I have been playing around with some math trade software and it just dawned on me that slot cars would be a perfect opportunity to use it. Before I go any further, I just wanted to gage the level...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 08-27-2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,151
Posted By jeremycobert
This tool makes me want to finally rout a track.

I just saw this tool and am blow away at it. a hand held CNC router. The price is still pretty steep but the results look impressive. I think I will wait to see the review once it gets released into...
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 07-06-2016, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,164
Posted By jeremycobert
I am a competitive racer and completely disagree...

I am a competitive racer and completely disagree with this statement. I race in a club that has a scalextric historic Trans-Am series and on our magnetic tracks, the older mustangs still dominate.
...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 07-01-2016, 04:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By jeremycobert
Do you use race coordinator then ? if so which of...

Do you use race coordinator then ? if so which of the options do you select in track setup ?
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 06-30-2016, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,910
Posted By jeremycobert
How do you connect software to your track

If you have a track, how do you connect to race coordinator or if you are the clubs electronics guys, how do have you connected most of the tracks in your club.

This a question for tracks...
Forum: Buy/Sell Marketplace. 06-29-2016, 05:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 784
Posted By jeremycobert
payment sent

payment sent
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 05-24-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,890
Posted By jeremycobert
Has anyone tested the new and improved cars ?

Have any of the new Scalextric cars with the "new improvements" mentioned in the blog been released into the wild yet ?

I am anxious to hear about some test results and comparisons to the older...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 05-19-2016, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,169
Posted By jeremycobert
I just got a Pine64 for 19$ and its way better...

I just got a Pine64 for 19$ and its way better then my Raspberry pi2. it's about an inch longer then the Pi2

https://www.pine64.com/

The pine64 is a quad core 64Bit board, i installed ubuntu...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 03-23-2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,857
Posted By jeremycobert
Use an oil based tire treatment on them first....

Use an oil based tire treatment on them first. Like NSR's tire treatment to soak in on the surface. other then that, no idea.
Forum: The Paddock 03-17-2016, 12:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,257
Posted By jeremycobert
These three things would essentially kill the...

These three things would essentially kill the industry, but we should make that a topic for another thread. The internet is not a fad, it's here to stay.

Following your advice has pretty much...
Forum: The Paddock 03-08-2016, 08:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,257
Posted By jeremycobert
I assure you, I was not taking a jab at you or...

I assure you, I was not taking a jab at you or Pioneer. I was just curious as to how people got a hold of these cars and determine what to sell them for.

I do know how to contact you but I didn't...
Forum: The Paddock 02-29-2016, 11:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,478
Posted By jeremycobert
I hate to quote myself, but it appears scalextric...

I hate to quote myself, but it appears scalextric may have come to their senses !

from the scalextric test blog
also



THANK YOU oh mysterious slot car gods for hearing my complaints !
...
Forum: The Paddock 02-27-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,478
Posted By jeremycobert
for manufactures 1. front motor cars 2....

for manufactures
1. front motor cars
2. scalextric tan borders in stock, black out of stock.
3. lack of universal digital standards.
4. full interiors with no room for weight,chips etc.
5.over...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 02-26-2016, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,482
Posted By jeremycobert
Well this makes it quite simple. Get one of those...

Well this makes it quite simple. Get one of those Adjustable 30V 10A 110V Precision Variable DC Power Supply units for 50-70$ and spend the rest on 4 slot.it SCP-1's.

The SCP-1s are older so you...
Forum: The Paddock 02-26-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 7,257
Posted By jeremycobert
So what's the deal with $650 pioneer cars on the auction site ?

I keep an RSS feed for a particular pioneer slot car, but I also have to look at all pioneer cars that get listed on the auction site and it seems like a never ending parade of these pioneer...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 02-24-2016, 12:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,482
Posted By jeremycobert
I just dont think he is getting much of an...

I just dont think he is getting much of an upgrade from the parma's to the PM basics. It will be smoother driving experience for all cars, but not sure I would upgrade for that.

I would rather...
Forum: The Paddock 01-29-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,715
Posted By jeremycobert
It may be an observational bias. For example if...

It may be an observational bias. For example if you are in the market for a new mini cooper, you all of the sudden notice a lot of people are driving mini coopers. You may have decided that its...
Forum: The Paddock 01-29-2016, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 657
Posted By jeremycobert
open a new incognito window and login to sci,...

open a new incognito window and login to sci, lets see if its a browser setting or sci cookie setting.
Forum: News & Reviews 01-26-2016, 02:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,557
Posted By jeremycobert
GamesWorkshop did this and its killing their...

GamesWorkshop did this and its killing their business model. I would think that getting you products into the hands of everyone who wants it to be more important then protecting some antiquated...
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