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Forum: Scalextric Digital Forum 01-12-2019, 04:25 PM
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Views: 333
Posted By madweazl
Found the answer; the Air controllers only had...

Found the answer; the Air controllers only had brakes while the Pro controllers had both buttons. This (https://www.shapeways.com/product/3TTC4CXE4/air2pro-button-for-scalextric-arc-air-controller)...
Forum: Scalextric Digital Forum 01-12-2019, 01:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By madweazl
Have you fit one in the Carrera F1s (e.g. 30841)...

Have you fit one in the Carrera F1s (e.g. 30841) by chance?
Forum: Scalextric Digital Forum 01-12-2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 333
Posted By madweazl
Different wireless controllers?

I recently ordered the Sunset Speedway set (hasn't arrived yet) which has pictures of a wireless controller with separate brake and lane change buttons. I also recently ordered some used bits and the...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-09-2019, 06:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Skunkworx

Skunkworx
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-09-2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
We had some friends over New Years eve and before...

We had some friends over New Years eve and before long, we took to the track and laid down some laps. Fast forward a bit and I find myself getting whooped by my buddies seven year old daughter. After...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-09-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Looks like I can make the table from six sheets...

Looks like I can make the table from six sheets of 4x8. I was thinking 3/4" (?) OSB and then using something like masonite to rais all the infield up to the level of the track where appropriate (it...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-09-2019, 12:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
After a couple tweaks to make use of the parts in...

After a couple tweaks to make use of the parts in the Sunset Speedway set plus some used stock I grabbed, I ended up with this. Somehow it actually mates up too, not sure how that happened LOL. Lanes...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-06-2019, 12:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Think I caught on to something in your layouts;...

Think I caught on to something in your layouts; you've eliminated the short straights I had. I'm guessing these add little to the layout and probably impede flow so you replace them with a technical...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-05-2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
I left room for the borders, I just hadnt plugged...

I left room for the borders, I just hadnt plugged them on to the track. Good point on the pit/lane changers, I hadnt though of that.



Picture isn't showing up for me?
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-05-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
What about this? ...

What about this?

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7827/46621582391_e0365ce63d_o.jpg

Or

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4865/39656904603_fe1f4abf33_o.jpg
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-05-2019, 01:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Oh, I also came up with this table if we (you...

Oh, I also came up with this table if we (you LOL) cant make something work with the other layout (it can technically be longer).

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7848/46566860062_bb3e49a3f3_o.jpg
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-05-2019, 12:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
I just placed the order for the Sunset package :)...

I just placed the order for the Sunset package :) The 584mm straights sound like a better way to go for sure.
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-03-2019, 06:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Does this one have any promise? I shortened up...

Does this one have any promise? I shortened up quite a bit and allowed for considerably more space around the track as well as framing in the room (which I'm sure I'll like better aesthetically). I...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-02-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Went back down to the basement and double checked...

Went back down to the basement and double checked my measurements because things didnt seem to be matching up. After that I switched the Ultimate Racer preferences to inches (vs feet) to get a little...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-02-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
That is what I figured; I dont think the...

That is what I figured; I dont think the crossover would go well with the design so I'll leave it out. Added some lane changes and a pit area but I may move that to the infield of the center long...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-02-2019, 11:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
OK, think I was able to recreate what you had...

OK, think I was able to recreate what you had laid out; wasn't quite sure of some of the curves as it's hard to read but it's close enough so I have a starting point (added a bit to the straight...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-02-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Thank you for the pointers! I was trying to keep...

Thank you for the pointers! I was trying to keep things close enough for 3' reach and open enough to walk around but you're much more creative than I am; you were able to maintain the spirit of the...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-02-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Came up with this rough outline this morning...

Came up with this rough outline this morning (call it Hint of Monaco). Need to add pits, lane changes, power, etc. but I wanted to get some feedback on whether or not the basic layout would even be...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-01-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
The table can be the full 19' length and the...

The table can be the full 19' length and the width just needs to facilitate room to access areas of the table and places for drivers to sit/stand. I havent spent any time playing with layouts yet;...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 01-01-2019, 01:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
I've dedicated a roughly 14x19' area of the...

I've dedicated a roughly 14x19' area of the basement (everything from the couch back in the first post); I can make it longer but this fits a specific area pretty well and doesn't infringe on plans I...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-30-2018, 06:53 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 22,564
Posted By madweazl
Beyond cool!

Beyond cool!
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-29-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
I'm not a fan of the Carrera controller but it...

I'm not a fan of the Carrera controller but it looks like there are trigger options available from the aftermarket?

I dont see myself running 1/24 scale; the smaller space I'm working with would...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-29-2018, 03:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,454
Posted By madweazl
Almost perfect...

Had some family and friends over throughout the holidays so I decided to throw a track together to kill some time. We had a blast and the layout was fun with some high speed sections and an enjoyable...
Forum: 1/43 Scale Slot Cars 05-15-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,467
Posted By madweazl
The Porsche and Aston Martin arrived today :) The...

The Porsche and Aston Martin arrived today :) The Porsche ended up being used and in pretty rough shape visually (the white had yellowed really bad, the wing was missing, and there are some blemishes...
Forum: Ultimate Racer 3.0 support 05-15-2015, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,086
Posted By madweazl
Awesome, I was trying to find this piece. Any...

Awesome, I was trying to find this piece. Any idea how to create the narrow lanes? Not that big of a deal but it would be fun to play with. Having a blast with the software.
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