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Forum: SCI Race Track Directory 03-11-2018, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Xr4ti
tysm for all of your thoughtful responses. Last...

tysm for all of your thoughtful responses. Last week my mother-in law, 94, got on the oval with me and my wife but was thinking out loud that "this is what you're going to be doing for the rest of...
Forum: SCI Race Track Directory 03-08-2018, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,020
Posted By Xr4ti
Are there any rest homes available with tracks?

where I can spend time trying to qualify against Alzheimers patients, with like 5 lap enduros? I guess I'll have to start Rest Home Raceways as a traveling circus with a city Championship, County...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 02-13-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,252
Posted By Xr4ti
Alwyn, your probably the first person to ever...

Alwyn, your probably the first person to ever find the hidden performance in that LM car. Pretty cool to find a nice surprise increase in performance by just using some applied technology. LM is one...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-07-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,744
Posted By Xr4ti
Great topic! My observations are simply the...

Great topic!

My observations are simply the amount of track time chasing the clock is all it takes. Have a timer.

Go in deeper and get out of the corner quicker in a straight line. Everything...
Forum: The Paddock 02-03-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,914
Views: 82,216
Posted By Xr4ti
Not to belabor the point but F1 just ****ed away...

Not to belabor the point but F1 just ****ed away Grid Girls that added a whole lotta class to the grid.
Unless your in love with the drivers or some weird thing like that. Grid Girls all lost their...
Forum: SCX 01-24-2018, 08:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By Xr4ti
The car has about 8 grams of magnetic downforce. ...

The car has about 8 grams of magnetic downforce. I get readings of 50/58 on the MM.
What's been done with this car is what everyone has been waiting for. A drop dead gorgeous Lotus that drives...
Forum: B.R.M. Model Cars 01-21-2018, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By Xr4ti
yes, magnets are included but not always...

yes, magnets are included but not always installed. There are pre-cut brass weights available too for those who want to tune their cars in the more traditional manner. Designed to fit in areas...
Forum: The Paddock 01-18-2018, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,363
Posted By Xr4ti
I like a cigarette on occasion, usually between...

I like a cigarette on occasion, usually between heats if there's a sit out. When the Italians were at Alan's with their BRM's, Davide from BRM would offer me a cigarette outside.It's nice to be able...
Forum: 1/24 Scale Slot Cars 01-13-2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,298
Posted By Xr4ti
It's K&B chassis and if you want to get it to...

It's K&B chassis and if you want to get it to handle put a magnet in it, :tape: otherwise forget it.
Forum: Carrera 12-29-2017, 10:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 529
Posted By Xr4ti
Cover the track when not in use. I use cheap...

Cover the track when not in use. I use cheap plastic drop cloths,, 4' x 8' and make sure you mark which side is the top.
Also INOX on a microfiber for the rail and a good lint brush will deep...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-15-2017, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 31,477
Posted By Xr4ti
I can't help but wonder where these 'enthusiasts'...

I can't help but wonder where these 'enthusiasts' disappeared to but oh, well. :lol:http://slotcarillustrated.com/portal/forums/picture.php?albumid=1829&pictureid=63317&thumb=1...
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 12-15-2017, 06:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,330
Posted By Xr4ti
:nod:Absolutely!

:nod:Absolutely!
Forum: Scaleracing Race Events 10-06-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 842
Posted By Xr4ti
24 hours of Tacoma 2017

Is that the same weekend as Homestead-Miami finale in NASCAR, the weekend of Nov. 19th?
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 10-05-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,351
Posted By Xr4ti
not your best work imho:lol:

not your best work imho:lol:
Forum: B.R.M. Model Cars 10-04-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 34,143
Posted By Xr4ti
Smile Yeah, wow. If you think about it, no middle man...

Yeah, wow. If you think about it, no middle man so competitive pricing to keep pace with inflation.
Let's see....Fly cars were $45 retail 20 years ago. Today, who knows? Value is in these pony...
Forum: B.R.M. Model Cars 09-30-2017, 10:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 34,143
Posted By Xr4ti
Who is "we"? :confused: :cheers:

Who is "we"? :confused:

:cheers:
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 09-24-2017, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By Xr4ti
yeah, it's the best! Does all my inventory too!

yeah, it's the best! Does all my inventory too!
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 07-27-2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,294
Posted By Xr4ti
Still here enjoying NASCAR only now am able to...

Still here enjoying NASCAR only now am able to watch commercial free on the Premier Network for $60/yr. Sirius Ch. 90, MRN, PRN, NBC and Fox all great to listen to and to watch, and with Jr. in for...
Forum: The Paddock 06-12-2017, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,463
Posted By Xr4ti
That was a "classic" old school race yesterday. ...

That was a "classic" old school race yesterday. So happy for the Blaney family and to get the win in the Wood Bros. 21 was perfect. Best race I've seen in a long time with Ryan passing the 18 for...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 06-11-2017, 07:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,200
Posted By Xr4ti
Perfect! & you're not that far from a figure 8,...

Perfect! & you're not that far from a figure 8, also a blast with plenty of door banging action:nod:
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 06-11-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,200
Posted By Xr4ti
You put a 4 cornered oval on the rectangle and...

You put a 4 cornered oval on the rectangle and you'll be in for a good time, excellent choice :thumb:
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 06-08-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,200
Posted By Xr4ti
Being temporary as well, I used 4 used banquet...

Being temporary as well, I used 4 used banquet tables I got for cheap, put $20 of green felt on it and laid things out on a 16x5.. Breaks down and sets up quick, like an hour and its packed. I've...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 06-07-2017, 06:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,200
Posted By Xr4ti
17 x 11 is BIG. 16 x 5, 6 lane oval with...

17 x 11 is BIG.

16 x 5, 6 lane oval with room on all sides in the basement would be ideal unless of course your basement is uninhabitable during certain times of the year.
With the hot days...
Forum: The Paddock 06-05-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,099
Posted By Xr4ti
Talking :lol: You forgot to add "on occasion" ...

:lol:

You forgot to add "on occasion"
:sorry: how many times have we seen KL take that high line only to kiss the wall?
Way too often :nod:

Rarified air for #48 :first: :first: :first:...
Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 06-05-2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 10,200
Posted By Xr4ti
"It's like trying to tell a stranger about rock &...

"It's like trying to tell a stranger about rock & roll"
Not racing on an oval is what I don't get :lol:

Xr4ti
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