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Forum: Track, Layouts & Scenery 12-06-2018, 11:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,429
Posted By sacesta
Nice work! Looking forward to watching this build.

Nice work! Looking forward to watching this build.
Forum: Slot.it Forum and News 12-08-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 753
Posted By sacesta
Pinion woes. I've had my share lately. Tried...

Pinion woes. I've had my share lately. Tried pressing a pinion onto an orange end bell motor and bent the motor shaft - twice! On two of my quickest motors. Then I discovered that Slot.It...
Forum: Racer / Sideways 12-07-2017, 06:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,533
Posted By sacesta
Found this pic of the K4 on the web: I'm going to...

Found this pic of the K4 on the web: I'm going to have to have one of these in my stable.

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/portal/forums/picture.php?albumid=1402&pictureid=67959
Forum: Slot Car Addicts of North Carolina 12-06-2017, 03:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 24,953
Posted By sacesta
Jim, Location has changed to my track - Laguna...

Jim,
Location has changed to my track - Laguna Trace. Same time.
Steve
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 05-08-2017, 04:54 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 17,230
Posted By sacesta
Chris, please reserve a spot for me again. #13. ...

Chris, please reserve a spot for me again. #13.
Steve
Forum: The Paddock 05-05-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,558
Posted By sacesta
As most of you already know, I belong to a group...

As most of you already know, I belong to a group called SCANC (Slot Car Addicts of North Carolina). We race 1/32 and 1/24 scale cars on several local tracks.

We're down to about 6 regularly active...
Forum: Slot Car Addicts of North Carolina 04-30-2017, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,998
Posted By sacesta
You're coming to race with quite the armada...

You're coming to race with quite the armada there, Jon. I've no surprises. You'll see the same stable of cars that I have been racing for a long time now. I'll have to rely on my dubious driving...
Forum: Routed Track Scale Racing 04-30-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,341
Posted By sacesta
Cool builds! Looks like slot racing is alive and...

Cool builds! Looks like slot racing is alive and well in Australia!
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-15-2017, 06:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
I'm relatively new to this series so here are my...

I'm relatively new to this series so here are my thoughts for what they're worth...

My first thought was exactly what Coquitlam Kid stated above - that the series would better emulate real racing...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-14-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
A set of tire chains can only improve the...

A set of tire chains can only improve the handling of my car. Allan, I got your address. The cars will be posted on Tuesday, being Monday is a federal holiday.

Congrats to all. A great event! And...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 01-14-2017, 06:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,189
Posted By sacesta
This... ...

This...

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/portal/forums/picture.php?albumid=1402&pictureid=65662
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 12:04 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
One more note: As I was packing the cars for...

One more note:

As I was packing the cars for shipment I noticed Arroldn's #79 car was missing one of the end plates from the rear wing. I looked all around the track and in the shipping container...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 11:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
I think it is Allan's (Audi1) track next.

I think it is Allan's (Audi1) track next.
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Dale, you've got a very fast car, but our drivers...

Dale, you've got a very fast car, but our drivers reported that it was a bit of a handful in the curves and that the car chattered and felt light in the front end. It had several deslots during the...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 09:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
And a few pics of the cars on podium and the grid...

And a few pics of the cars on podium and the grid in race finishing order:

http://www.slotcarillustrated.com/portal/forums/picture.php?albumid=1402&pictureid=65661
...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 08:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
I forgot to mention that the fourth and fifth...

I forgot to mention that the fourth and fifth place cars finished one car length apart.
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-13-2017, 05:23 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Here are the results from last night's race. I've...

Here are the results from last night's race. I've tried to attach the Excel spreadsheet so that you can view the data in full scale.
...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-12-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Round 4 is complete. Scott, Marcus, Jimmy...

Round 4 is complete.

Scott, Marcus, Jimmy and Robin raced your cars. Rob, who qualified your cars, was not available to race and I served as the race director.

Many of you will be surprised by...
Forum: News & Reviews 01-07-2017, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,303
Posted By sacesta
Jim and Barbara were some of the best in the...

Jim and Barbara were some of the best in the business. The customer service was top-notch and their website was one of the best with a half dozen photographs of every new car.

You'll be missed....
Forum: The Paddock 01-06-2017, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,922
Posted By sacesta
Sad news. I met Keith at Allan's Scale...

Sad news.

I met Keith at Allan's Scale Racing Center a couple of years ago. He was a great guy, friendly and genuine.

My condolences and prayers to his family and friends. He will be missed.
...
Forum: The Paddock 01-06-2017, 04:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,389
Posted By sacesta
My condolences Mayberryman. I didn't know Deano...

My condolences Mayberryman. I didn't know Deano but I'm sure he was a great guy. I've made several good friends because of this hobby. And like your group, we SCANCs come from different backgrounds -...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-06-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Dennis, congratulations on your pole position....

Dennis, congratulations on your pole position. Rob drove it there, but I remember from last year your car was my favorite of the bunch, although several cars were very close contenders - smooth,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 01-05-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,518
Posted By sacesta
Welcome aboard Kal. This is a great place to gain...

Welcome aboard Kal. This is a great place to gain information about all aspects of our hobby. A great bunch of guys here.

What make and scale track are you considering purchasing? HO, 1/32, 1/24?...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-05-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Thanks guys. I should mention a couple of...

Thanks guys.

I should mention a couple of things:

1) First, it's always a pleasure to get to examine and drive your cars and

2) The top three qualifying times, all in the 5.8 second range...
Forum: Group 5 North American Proxy 01-04-2017, 08:27 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 13,496
Posted By sacesta
Qualifying Results

Ok.

Rob (modernslots) and I ran qualifying tonight. Since I'm just coming down from a case of flu and didn't feel like I was at the top of my game, Rob drove and I recorded the qual times and...
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