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Forum: Pennsylvania 05-01-2012, 11:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,298
Posted By SlotcarSam
updated the store new oval: stock controllers...

updated the store new oval:
stock controllers with VIASUE lap counter on Race Coordinator latest version

http://i1219.photobucket.com/albums/dd430/lohocla420/IMAG0376.jpg

made the Street...
Forum: Pennsylvania 04-23-2012, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,734
Posted By SlotcarSam
That is some fine lookin tracks there! Got any...

That is some fine lookin tracks there! Got any updated pics of the rally course?
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-05-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
thats the first thing I yelled out was, "flip...

thats the first thing I yelled out was, "flip your axle" until I realized this was impossibility. This is a common problem in my shop with the newcomers.

dan: yes a member had mentioned maybe it...
Forum: VIASUE Lap Counters. 04-05-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,807
Posted By SlotcarSam
VIASUE rocks

Ive said it before, awesome product! thanks again Paul for the timely communication, service and awesome laptimer. when I put a 1/32 hill-climb in this spring I will definitely be contacting you...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-05-2012, 11:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
yeah Jisp I will take some pics when I go to my...

yeah Jisp I will take some pics when I go to my shop tonight and post up, when IM down there maybe I can log on. Have to convince the wife to let me take the laptop down though, usually thats a no,...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-04-2012, 01:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
We put one of my arms in.. in fact I swapped the...

We put one of my arms in.. in fact I swapped the whole lot from mine. arm and magnets exactly as they came out when into his car.. I know it all sounds like BS but we seriously tried all these...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-04-2012, 10:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
I honestly tried every combination of switching...

I honestly tried every combination of switching magnets from front to back and magnets from different chassis, this is no belated April fool's joke. I AM convinced it is haunted afx non-mag ...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-03-2012, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
that was the end result actually. we ran them red...

that was the end result actually. we ran them red and white with my cars and yellow and blue with his two bizarros. looked like a busy city street after we put out some construction vehicles and a...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-03-2012, 07:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
lol neo, thats an idea at this point with the...

lol neo, thats an idea at this point with the level of frustration now involved with this

we did swap the magnets from front to back and even flipped em and switched em, which is why we were...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-03-2012, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
" topic should have read "afx running...

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topic should have read "afx running backwards", my mistake.

anyway we tried this also I should have mentioned. I took the motor magnets out of my afx and put them in exactly as they came out....
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-03-2012, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,987
Posted By SlotcarSam
Question afx running backwards

OK so I am pretty much new to HO after leaving 1/32 slots a year and half ago. I bought a set from a friend and never looked back..I learned alot since then, most of my knowledge is in 440x2 though...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 04-02-2012, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,680
Posted By SlotcarSam
Been off SCI for awhile.. but here we go try to...

Been off SCI for awhile.. but here we go try to address some of the posts I read by memory..
It has been an incredible two weeks. My membership has jumped form one girl to having 7 racers the other...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,680
Posted By SlotcarSam
I went so far as to use my savings to open a shop...

I went so far as to use my savings to open a shop in a tiny strip mall inside a flea market. Its only open on Sundays although I can open whenever I want which is Tuesday, Thursday 5:30-8 and...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
That sounds alot better to me, the room is there...

That sounds alot better to me, the room is there in WZT, for me at least. the hotspots size are adjustable and still get good hits as far as motion detection is concerned. they are quite the...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
I ran everything tonight on my LL oval. I got...

I ran everything tonight on my LL oval. I got some ok results.
For the test I ran a Tyco Hardees Chevy.. was the brightest car I had.. Light was limited as a fluoro burned out and took the other...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
missed this post first time around I am...

missed this post first time around
I am actually very happy with the Viasue lightbridge and parallel port setup. it was a breeze to install and I was counting laps in seconds with the included...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
yeah as I am looking around, just in WZT alone...

yeah as I am looking around, just in WZT alone there is numerous ways it can be handled with the detection spots and the numerous options that program provides.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
Im wondering if I pull out right after it starts...

Im wondering if I pull out right after it starts will it continue to refuel and still say go thinking im in the fuel detection zone? In other words, maybe its built into PCLC to go through the...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
can one binary be coded to trigger another. I.E....

can one binary be coded to trigger another. I.E. car pulls in to fuel detection zone, triggers pitstop.exe which then sends info to pitstopend.exe finishing the fueling process sending info back to...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-20-2012, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
yes sorry I meant got PCLC working with laps and...

yes sorry I meant got PCLC working with laps and pitting on all four lanes. PCLC comes with a pitstop.exe and also a pitstopend.exe which I didnt have to use anywhere but must be called upon. In the...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-19-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
I am bothered too, I thought for sure I would...

I am bothered too, I thought for sure I would have no problems. My test ranged from stock Wizzard storms (not good), NASCAR fasttrackers (faired well) andAW tjets which gave the best lap counts due...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-19-2012, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
actually I was using my laptops built in webcam...

actually I was using my laptops built in webcam pointing at the track running vga to a second monitor which I also tried in RC with mixed results. It counted good laps and very timely but every 4-5...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-19-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,693
Posted By SlotcarSam
there should be still some out there.. up until...

there should be still some out there.. up until this February they were still listed in Tyco's normal price sheet. Now they have the Curvehugger in Collectibles because parts are getting more scarce
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-19-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
amen to that.. at first my partner and I were...

amen to that.. at first my partner and I were thought, OK, this is easy lets just do it. yeah right.

I actually did get it working last night with my el-cheapo Big Lots cam and PC Lap Counter....
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 03-18-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,030
Views: 266,269
Posted By SlotcarSam
OK so now I know why the lap counter I bought...

OK so now I know why the lap counter I bought from Viasue was 99, this is no easy task. Well easy yes but not for the impatient which I can definitely be
I think now Dave I maybe just use the...
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