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Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-12-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 70
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Posted By Bonez
Thanks again guys for the comments. I have been...

Thanks again guys for the comments. I have been planning this for a very long time. I highly recommend retirement and being 14-years old for the rest of my life. Too many toys to play with!


And...
Forum: The Paddock 02-04-2019, 11:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Bonez
Thanks gmcullan. It worked!

Thanks gmcullan. It worked!
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
Feb 2019 Update

Attempting to post progress photos using flickr.


Harbor scene is mostly finished. Carnival scene amusement rides finished but not installed.


Making progress!

...
Forum: The Paddock 02-04-2019, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Bonez
gmcullen - can you describe how you load the...

gmcullen - can you describe how you load the photo from Flickr into the post? Thanks.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 01-11-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 487
Posted By Bonez
Agree. Each driver station is fused for that type...

Agree. Each driver station is fused for that type of scenario.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 01-10-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 487
Posted By Bonez
One man’s overkill is another man’s margin....

One man’s overkill is another man’s margin. Horsepower, amps, money. I like margin... :)
Forum: The Paddock 01-10-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By Bonez
Posting Photos

Don't know where to look for instructions on my issue.


In the not-too-distant-past was able to upload my photos using the Manage Attachment link and the photos would be imbedded in the post. Not...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 01-10-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 487
Posted By Bonez
I have a large AFX track that features four lanes...

I have a large AFX track that features four lanes at about 135-feet total length.


I run 3 and 6-ohm Viper chassis with 35-ohm Parma controllers. My power supply as an Astron 35-amp 5-32 volts. I...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-20-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
Why are the photos not showing up within the...

Why are the photos not showing up within the post? Did something change that only has the link?
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-20-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
I used the room to store my hobby stuff before I...

I used the room to store my hobby stuff before I started the Big Project. So that was one of my electric RC airplane in the background.


I finished the harbor water and it came out very well.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 12-06-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
December 2018 Status

Been working on structures and boats for two areas. The Carnival Scene and Harbor Scene.


The Carnival Scene is in the slot area and will be part of the infield theme. Folks will walk from the...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 07-19-2018, 10:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 987
Posted By Bonez
Is it also recommended to add polishing compound...

Is it also recommended to add polishing compound to the crown/pinion to improve mesh?
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-27-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Bonez
I believe they are plastic Auto World shells.

I believe they are plastic Auto World shells.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-27-2018, 06:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,142
Posted By Bonez
Very nice. What decals did you use?

Very nice. What decals did you use?
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-26-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
Barriers

So I am concerned that Newbies (and me - rarely :noidea: ) will fly off at my turns and bash my detailed scenery including structures, So I came up with a barrier system.


I sunk 5/32-inch...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-12-2018, 01:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
I found them on the auction site direct from...

I found them on the auction site direct from China. Painted OK but not detailed. I will use them in my infield area. Close up scenes will get more detailed figures. They also have sitting figures. Do...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-11-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
11 June Update

Turned windy and colder so spent time in my sanctuary instead of on the lake.


Finished gravel surface for grandstands.


Installed grandstands, restrooms and food stands. All lighted with...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 06-04-2018, 05:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bonez
Haven't done much. Temperatures here are shifting...

Haven't done much. Temperatures here are shifting priorities to getting out on the lake and other outdoor activities.

I did buy some materials and have been running concepts through the gray...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 05-21-2018, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bonez
I am scratch building the wing from styrene...

I am scratch building the wing from styrene strips. I will try your solution and thinking of something too. Will work on this the next few days. I fit in body work when I pause from my track build.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 05-20-2018, 04:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 658
Posted By Bonez
Chaparral 2F Wing Mount

I am starting to make some of my lexan bodies for my Viper chassis.

An all time favorite is the Chaparral 2F. Has anyone come up with wing mounting solutions? Don't know if better to make a...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 05-18-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
Update

Final installation of my control panel. It is on one of the platform end caps.


From bottom is Astron 25-amp power supply. Then two Panamax power distribution units. Each powered from switches...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-30-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
Bruce - wait until you see the 1:32 track. Most...

Bruce - wait until you see the 1:32 track. Most of the cars I have collected came from you.

I will have to scratchbuild my 1:32 structures. I was able to obtain all the vintage HO kits but nothing...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-30-2018, 10:31 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 11,323
Posted By Bonez
April 2018 Update

Been busy since last update. More scenery and starting structures. I have placed the structures but not mounted. Vintage Grandstands came out nice. I also added LED lights that I can dim to achieve...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-18-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bonez
I read that ATF transmission fluid is mostly the...

I read that ATF transmission fluid is mostly the same as RailZip. Has anyone used this? Was thinking of wetting a cotton swab and then run it along the rails. Wonder how long it lasts before...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-13-2018, 08:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,043
Posted By Bonez
Thanks all for the replies. I live in the...

Thanks all for the replies.

I live in the mountains at 5200-ft. My room is well insulated and kept at 67F and dry (just see my skin!). So not too much humidity.

I also use Scotchbrite followed...
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