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Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 01-28-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Trouble shooting

I would just open up the 25 pin plug that goes to the Trakmate board and change the wires from pins 10 and 22 over with the wires from pins 13 and 25.
If the Sensors are good on lane four you should...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 01-14-2019, 01:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Sorry my over scale one is Eldon not Artin. I...

Sorry my over scale one is Eldon not Artin.
I have a couple of David’s Can Am cars, they are way out of scale, but I have been told some of his others are much better.
Maybe ask about the Lotus for...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 01-14-2019, 02:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 387
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Jim if you can find one the Russkit is the best I...

Jim if you can find one the Russkit is the best I have seen, but Vac formed.
Artin is way over scale.
I have started to carve one but it has been on the work bench about 12 months.
There are a few...
Forum: Tech Q & A 01-05-2019, 02:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 639
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Plenty of cheap DC motor speed controls on...

Plenty of cheap DC motor speed controls on Ebay,you could easily add one to each lane.
Forum: The Paddock 11-27-2018, 03:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,928
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
This error is not just with Chrome. Most...

This error is not just with Chrome.
Most problems on this Forum seem to take months to fix.
Still not sure the log in issue is fixed yet.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 11-13-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,719
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I have found that adding a small capacitor across...

I have found that adding a small capacitor across the power connections to the track prevents any false laps triggering, on the Ardunio. Also if you are using Race Coordinator you can increase the...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 10-12-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Looking in “ Devices and Printers” should show...

Looking in “ Devices and Printers” should show the adapter and port of it is working.
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 10-11-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 875
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
What USB to Serial Adapter are you using? These...

What USB to Serial Adapter are you using? These have proven to be a real hassle over the years.
The PC will often see them but not the track interface.
I have a box of ones that do not work!
Forum: Routed HO Tracks 10-07-2018, 02:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Part rolls of stiching wire can sometimes be...

Part rolls of stiching wire can sometimes be picked up from a local print shop that has a stick line.
Forum: The Paddock 09-29-2018, 05:27 AM
Replies: 603
Views: 25,254
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I know these penalties are to try and improve...

I know these penalties are to try and improve reliability and “reduce costs” in IMO this is Racing not an economy drive.
This is supposed to be the premium racing in the world and the teams spend...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 09-22-2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,944
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Drop box have changed their sharing policy. If...

Drop box have changed their sharing policy.
If you would like to Email me at:
[email protected]
I can send you my dropbox link. You will need a dropbox account to download the PDF.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 08-31-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 724
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I have moulded the Strombecker version, if you...

I have moulded the Strombecker version, if you cannot find an original.
I also have moulded the Cox GT40 as runnning companion as they are both similar size.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 07-29-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 3,976
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Very interesting that the log in problem does not...

Very interesting that the log in problem does not happen on my iPhone!
Forum: Test Forum 07-14-2018, 11:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,820
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I will correct what I posted earlier,this PC does...

I will correct what I posted earlier,this PC does not require we to keep logging in.
Unlike my Ipad,Mac and other PC it has not had any updates done for some time.
Forum: Test Forum 07-14-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 7,820
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
It is a pain in the butt, and unless fixed will...

It is a pain in the butt, and unless fixed will see a big decrease in content,just because it is so frustrating having to log in again just to reply or post.
It is not a browser issue,or PC issue....
Forum: The Paddock 07-14-2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,535
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
It is a pain in the butt, and unless fixed will...

It is a pain in the butt, and unless fixed will see a big decrease in content,just because it is so frustrating having to log in again just to reply or post.
It is not a browser issue,or PC issue....
Forum: SCX 07-12-2018, 03:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
We used to use Parma Homeset arm in the SCX cars!...

We used to use Parma Homeset arm in the SCX cars! From memory I think they were around 20,000.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 07-09-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I have used the decal Bonder as a clear coat over...

I have used the decal Bonder as a clear coat over the entire car.
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 07-08-2018, 05:57 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,703
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
When you mention Testors have you tried there...

When you mention Testors have you tried there Decal Bonder?
I have used it over most decals without any problems.But I do use an airbrush to apply it.
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 06-20-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Race coordinator race screen can also be...

Race coordinator race screen can also be customized to display what you want.
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 06-14-2018, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I brought a lenght of Lexan from a local plastic...

I brought a lenght of Lexan from a local plastic suppier, drilled all the holes but found it would not bend sharp enough for my rally track,that is why I looked around and found the pressure hose,...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 06-14-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,788
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
I used high pressure stiff air line as a guide...

I used high pressure stiff air line as a guide when building my track, started on the inside of each corner and worked out doing all the corners first then routed the straights using the corners as...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 06-13-2018, 08:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,067
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Race Coordinator will do what you want. I have...

Race Coordinator will do what you want.
I have a custommrace day screen that displays up to 18 drivers laps scores on the screen as well as the current heat..
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 05-29-2018, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
Brushes for the open frame motors are available...

Brushes for the open frame motors are available from Scalex Restorations in the UK.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 05-26-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 23,455
Posted By Phil Kalbfell
When we started racing them 2 years ago we...

When we started racing them 2 years ago we brought a job lot from a supplier at a discounted price.
12 cars, six had split pinions, 7 had loose wheels and 4 had very slow motors,two had totally...
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