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Old 03-27-2012, 11:31 PM   #1
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My Other Hobby - Racing Commercial 1/24 & 1/32 Scale Slot Cars

Anyone into slot cars?

I'll get a few pics this weekend

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:27 AM   #2
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No slot cars, but I do fly/mod RC Helicopters (still working up to the huge electric 3d flying ones... I'm 1 step below them and about a 1 month or so from buying one).

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Old 03-28-2012, 12:38 AM   #3
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I've always thought those were neat & love watching people fly them.
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:07 AM   #4
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I used to years ago. There was a shop in Ocala that had a huge 8 lane track. Never got good enough to race in leagues, but it was fun.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:04 AM   #5
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I never really got into helicopters until I sold my Subaru and the guy gave me cash + ~$700 worth of rc stuff... plus I found out a good friend is into rc helicopters and now im hooked.
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Old 03-28-2012, 08:39 AM   #6
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I bash RC Monster Trucks and truggies. No tracks in my area, so my kids and I just mess around with them in our yard and the pasture behind us.
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no never but really interested
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Old 03-28-2012, 05:18 PM   #8
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Here is a short video explaining what commercial slot car racing is


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Old 03-28-2012, 05:31 PM   #9
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back in the day me and my older brother had a giant set up in my parents basement,,, it was set up like Daytona speed way.
i still have the 4 cars we had
69 chevell
69 camero
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Old 03-28-2012, 07:02 PM   #10
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back in the day me and my older brother had a giant set up in my parents basement,,, it was set up like Daytona speed way.
i still have the 4 cars we had
69 chevell
69 camero
67 mustang
69 amc javelin.
That's neat

I started out kinda the same way
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Anyone into slot cars?
I had an HO set-up in the basement on the ping pong table...when I was about 12.

But I must admit...I wouldn't mind getting a gas powered RC car and racing it. those are pretty cool.
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Slot Cars are Cool.... When I was in HS ( 64-68 ) Our town had a vacant Resturant , a bunch of guys got together and made it into a slot car track. Slot cars were really big then. I had a HS buddy who could paint and draw Roth Car Monsters and he did the whole wall on one side.
I never got into em, but I ended up with some really neat wheels and slicks, used em on my car models.
I'm into Plastic Models, I have over 350 unbuilt kits.... Ceilings are full of airplanes. I do mostly Military stuff, but I have lots of cars too.... "BH"
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:10 PM   #14
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Here's a few pics of our local track
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