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Forum: The Paddock 02-07-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,052
Posted By young again
Devcon plastic welder

Devcon plastic welder was mentioned in a previous post but there seems to be several compounds of this product. Would someone please share with me the appropriate version of this product for...
Forum: The Paddock 08-29-2015, 07:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,980
Posted By young again
Weekly racing

I am fortunate to be a member of Otter Creek Slotcar Racing(OCSRA) based out of Terre Haute and Linton,IN. The club has been in existence for several years and has an active membership of about 20...
Forum: The Paddock 06-02-2015, 04:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,679
Posted By young again
Other hobby

I do a lot of walleye fishing and have a fully rigged Lund with more electronics than the first lunar lander had. Catch and release in the grease, my live well is a hot skillet😊
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 05-11-2015, 04:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,519
Posted By young again
Fine tuning axle/armature alignment

Although not legal in our club rules, I have used Sloting Plus offset bushings to align the axle/armature on several "non club" cars. It is also a fantastic way to rotate a spur gear closer to the...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 07-19-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,932
Posted By young again
Tiny drill bits

Harbor Freight has a container of micro bits for very little money.
Forum: News & Reviews 07-08-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,003
Posted By young again
Those are the ones!!!

Our club runs a class that includes the Cheetah and other vintage sports cars. Unfortunately, the rules dictate we must run the skinny tires that were common on the Vettes of that era. As you can...
Forum: News & Reviews 07-08-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,003
Posted By young again
Rear tires

Would someone please measure the width of the rear tires on a Cheetah and post the info.
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 05-24-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 601
Posted By young again
Avant Mirage motor pod

Does Avant offer an inline motor pod for the long can? If so, can you give me a part #?
Forum: Racer / Sideways 04-06-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,055
Posted By young again
Totally lost

I have the Porsche Moby Dick whale tail white kit. I am having trouble determining where some of the body panels attach. Is there a site that will show the assembly procedure???
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 12-23-2013, 01:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,393
Posted By young again
Non magnet car

I have been campaigning a Chappy with great results. All of our club tracks(8 total) are mdf with either copper tape or SCC braid with voltage set at 13.8. My Chappy has an NSR Shark25 in the...
Forum: Club Corner 12-16-2013, 07:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,991
Posted By young again
Racing in Gulf Breeze,FL ?????????

I plan on spending several weeks during the winter of 2015 in the Gulf Breeze area. Is there any slot racing either commercial or private in the immediate area?
Forum: Carrera 12-06-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By young again
Thanks to all

Thanks to everyone for the quick response.
Forum: Carrera 12-05-2013, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 882
Posted By young again
Guide too thick, need help

Have built a 458 Ferrari that appears to be a sweet car. Unfortunately, the guide is too thick for our routed tracks. Is there an available retrofit from Carrera to address this issue. If not, what...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 11-17-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,734
Posted By young again
What to purchase????

Three of the members in our non mag 1/32 home club have the DSI unit and are very satisfied. They are new on the market so no track record on longevity but they appear to be a good bang for the buck....
Forum: Vintage & Scratchbuilding 11-17-2013, 08:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,514
Posted By young again
Piano wire axles

Cut off wheel is your best option. Once I have cut the axle to length I take it to the belt sander and bevel both ends. Next step is a hand drill or Dremel for a quick polish with extra fine grit...
Forum: The Paddock 11-16-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,006
Posted By young again
Closing out an era

I am a public school teacher(38 years)and will retire at the end of the current school year. I am the only Vietnam veteran teacher the school system has ever employed.

Short timer Dan
Forum: Scalextric USA Forum 10-26-2013, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,039
Posted By young again
Scaley sidewinder

I hogged out enough room in the chassis to install with JBWeld a sidewinder motor pod. I used a chassis jig to insure correct alignment. The results were well worth the effort and an...
Forum: Club Corner 09-21-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,575
Posted By young again
Mission statement

Our club is experiencing growing pains and needs to become better organized. With that being said, is any club willing to share their mission statement? Sharing your m.s. would help guide us in...
Forum: News & Reviews 09-08-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,239
Posted By young again
Rear tire widh

I have the Carrera Cheetah and have done extensive tweaking and tuning. Would someone take their tape measure to the event and get the true width for me. Our club rules dictate 15x7 on the rear but...
Forum: 1/32 Scale Slot Cars 05-27-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,668
Posted By young again
Driveshaft bushing

Slick7 makes a brass bushing that is for this application.
Forum: SCX Digital 04-12-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,124
Posted By young again
Gear mesh

Another option is to remove the rear axle assembly but leave all the components in place. Remove the tires then submerge the assembly in boiling water for a few seconds. Immediately reinstall the...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-05-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 831
Posted By young again
In the late 1960's I lived on top of the ski hill...

In the late 1960's I lived on top of the ski hill at the I-94/83 exit. At that time I raced 1/24 cars on a couple of commercial tracks in Milwaukee. One of my racing buddies was Gary Bierman from...
Forum: New Member Introductions 04-02-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 601
Posted By young again
Jeremy, I am a member of a very active 1/32...

I am a member of a very active 1/32 nonmag club in the Terre Haute area. We have a total of ten four lane wood tracks with each one scored by Trackmate running on 13.8 volts. Racing is...
Forum: NINCO Forum and News 04-01-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,985
Posted By young again
Perfect cut

A member of our club suggested using a pair of straight cut toenail clippers to cut the braid. Makes a perfect cut every time.
Forum: Spirit 03-31-2013, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,720
Posted By young again
Hot runners

My go to entry in our club racing is a Spirit Courage. We run this class every other week on one of our 9 non mag mdf tracks. I do a little tweaking and replace rear tires/wheels with SCC parts. This...
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