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Forum: Race Management systems ( Timing and Scoring ) Yesterday, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
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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 Yesterday, 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: 17
Views: 18
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: 33
Views: 34
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: 7
Views: 8
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: 10
Views: 11
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: 7
Views: 8
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: 10
Views: 11
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...
Forum: News & Reviews 02-08-2019, 04:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 34
Posted By RichD
For me the log in does not stick, a few days ago...

For me the log in does not stick, a few days ago that was not an issue however. My browser is not set to clear out cookies on exit. At least I am not having to constantly backup or refresh.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-08-2019, 06:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By RichD
It would be nice if you knew what the diameter of...

It would be nice if you knew what the diameter of the original tires were. The G+ car that I have is missing its rear axle assembly. The Super Tires site shows a diameter of 0.474 inches for the...
Forum: Tech Q & A 02-05-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By RichD
If one lane is down on power the voltage would...

If one lane is down on power the voltage would have to be significantly lower, much more than 0.1 volt. I am not familiar with Artin track. With Scalextric track the rails can sometimes be lower than...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RichD
You are in luck! I found those wheels, I did not...

You are in luck! I found those wheels, I did not find the matching wrench however. The wheels are drilled and threaded all the way through, so there were empty holes to measure. I have a set of...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 487
Posted By RichD
50-60 feet.

50-60 feet.
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 487
Posted By RichD
If all of the track joints are good there is...

If all of the track joints are good there is little need for jumpers on the average sized track. It does not hurt to have jumpers, but I recommend checking the joints before you add them. Tracks that...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4
Posted By RichD
I can't make out much from the picture, is that...

I can't make out much from the picture, is that for an HO car? Those usually use press on wheels. Most aftermarket 1/32nd wheels, like the ones by Slot.it and CB Design, use metric M2 screws. A few...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-04-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,535
Posted By RichD
The OP stated that he did not want to use a light...

The OP stated that he did not want to use a light bridge. I did suggest using reed switches back at the beginning of this thread. It would be nice if someone would offer an updated version of the old...
Forum: The Paddock 02-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 435
Posted By RichD
More info on using Flickr here:...

More info on using Flickr here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1jkC895Ew4ia_vDzHLTyw8wc3PuPxBhTF/view?usp=sharing
Another choice is Imgur:...
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-03-2019, 03:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1
Posted By RichD
HO Madness!

https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4871/33099248978_23360567a2_o.jpg
Forum: HO Scale Slot Cars 02-03-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,535
Posted By RichD
I lost track of this thread. Here is the latest...

I lost track of this thread. Here is the latest version (#11!) of my article on dead strips.
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1axriebUWKkrUmpHSQsP8U1MTsd0fb65F
I wonder if the OP ever found an...
Forum: Tech Q & A 02-03-2019, 10:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By RichD
Glen has stated that power in one lane seems to...

Glen has stated that power in one lane seems to be down all the way around the track. If that is the case then the problem is not likely to be a poor connection somewhere around the track. Open...
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