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Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy Today, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RichD
It is snowing now. Several of the guys were not...

It is snowing now. Several of the guys were not willing to risk driving on slick back roads, so we tried to move the race to Thursday. A couple of the guys had other commitments for that day, so we...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum Today, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By RichD
I had mentioned a home built gauss meter in an...

I had mentioned a home built gauss meter in an earlier post. I had saved screen grabs of the original article and converted them to a PDF....
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars Today, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3
Posted By RichD
This is your lucky day! I have both the 1/24th...

This is your lucky day! I have both the 1/24th and HO versions of the Cidex Omni controller. The 1/24th version has a three position toggle switch for sensitivity and a slide switch for the brake...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars Today, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By RichD
I don't know of anyone that does the recent truck...

I don't know of anyone that does the recent truck bodies in any media. My club raced trucks until a year or two ago. I used the Johnny Lightning Dodge truck bodies with the bed shortened a little. It...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars Today, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RichD
I use a Slot.it CH10 guide or a CH07 guide that...

I use a Slot.it CH10 guide or a CH07 guide that has been trimmed.
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy Yesterday, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RichD
Snow is predicted starting tomorrow afternoon, so...

Snow is predicted starting tomorrow afternoon, so we will have to keep our fingers crossed!

https://i.imgur.com/ZJpp1dJ.jpg
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 02-18-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RichD
Round 5, Lee Marquardt Speedway

It looks like we are good for this Wednesday, February 20th.

https://i.imgur.com/wuPPHqD.jpg
Forum: Slot.it Forum and News 02-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 26
Posted By RichD
When you switch from Slot.it tires to tires by...

When you switch from Slot.it tires to tires by another make are those also rubber tires? I do not have any experience with switching between rubber and urethane tires on 1/32nd tracks without...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-17-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By RichD
What are you using to support the glass plate? I...

What are you using to support the glass plate? I do not believe that the thickness of the plate will change with changes in humidity. If the supports are wood humidity could have an effect. Anything...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-16-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 1,568
Posted By RichD
This is the first time that I have seen a...

This is the first time that I have seen a close-up picture of a joint in the BSTS track. The system for the electrical connections is similar to a MaxTrax, except that MaxTrax uses stainless steel...
Forum: Slot.it Forum and News 02-16-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 26
Posted By RichD
It is best if you only run the same type of tire...

It is best if you only run the same type of tire on your track, if you must mix tire types rubber and urethane tires play well together. Be aware that poorly formulated rubber tires may turn hard and...
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 02-16-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By RichD
I use Testors Clear Parts Cement, it is water...

I use Testors Clear Parts Cement, it is water based like the Formula 560 product. I have a resin body that did not come with windows, so I had to make my own from clear bottle material. The windows...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 02-15-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RichD
A sick graphics card is a good possibility, the...

A sick graphics card is a good possibility, the one in my desktop computer was just replaced in fact. I have replaced a number of those in various computers in the past. That problem was part of the...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-15-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,222
Posted By RichD
I would have thought that all of those carded...

I would have thought that all of those carded T-Jet arms were long gone, but out of the millions made there must still be some lurking around.

I am not sure if you can still buy NOS Magnatraction...
Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) 02-14-2019, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RichD
Do you use the same computer and screen for other...

Do you use the same computer and screen for other things? If so does everything else look OK? What type of connection to your monitor are you using? Is it an old CRT type monitor? If you are using an...
Forum: Slot.it Forum and News 02-14-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 26
Posted By RichD
Some years back the tires that came on Slot.it...

Some years back the tires that came on Slot.it RTR cars were not the same as any of the ones that were sold separately, perhaps that has changed. My experience has been that there are often batch to...
Forum: News & Reviews 02-12-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 37
Posted By RichD
My old desktop with Vista and Chrome is in the...

My old desktop with Vista and Chrome is in the shop, so I am using my laptop with Windows 10 and Edge. No problems with logging off today.
Forum: The Paddock 02-12-2019, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By RichD
More here:...

More here: http://slotcarillustrated.com/portal/forums/showthread.php?t=100466
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-10-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By RichD
I would not expect that a resin gear plate would...

I would not expect that a resin gear plate would hold up very well compared to a stock Nylatron, or maybe it was Delrin, one. Anyway if the goal was to do a proper restoration then original Aurora...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-10-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By RichD
As I said before the method that you are using...

As I said before the method that you are using should give repeatable results and I would expect that it would not matter much if the magnet was not centered except that you noted that the glass...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-10-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5
Posted By RichD
Here id what I posted when the Dash 4 lamination...

Here id what I posted when the Dash 4 lamination arms came out:

I got five new Dash 4 lamination armatures recently. After I weighed the arms I checked the ohms for each pole and did a quick...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-09-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RichD
If you look at the chart that I posted you will...

If you look at the chart that I posted you will see that there are several combinations of wheels and tires that would give you an OD of about 0.450". Sometimes it is useful to compare the nominal...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-09-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9
Posted By RichD
I do not know of any regular seller that has...

I do not know of any regular seller that has Super II gear plates, they may turn up on eBay from time to time. I have never examined a Super II, the gear plate looks the same as a A/FX/Magnatraction...
Forum: HO Pancake Forum 02-09-2019, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15
Posted By RichD
Measuring magnets is a tricky business no matter...

Measuring magnets is a tricky business no matter how you do it. The method that you outlined should work well if all you need are relative strength readings, but you indicated that you are having a...
Forum: The Paddock 02-09-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By RichD
I also noticed that my album was missing and that...

I also noticed that my album was missing and that pictures that were linked to that were not working. There had been a mention of that happening some time ago. I would not think that fixing the...
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