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    Well I've not been on the site in a while. My son and I started a new project. We are building a 5x12 slot car track to race 1/32 slot cars on. Here are a few pics of our progress so far.

    Anyone else ever into the slot cars? I haven't raced slots since I was a teenager and can't wait to get the track done.





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    Golden, keep posting updates till you are finished. I have never seen one built from scratch.

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    I have been racing HO's for about 15 years. Nothing real competitive anymore, but I hold races once a month in my garage.

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    That's cool. I'm hoping to host some races if this works. I have no idea what I'm doing but I'm having fun doing it.

    Hell I don't even own any slot cars yet. I gotta get on ebay and get some test subjects.

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    Well I got a little more done. I'm working on getting the banking down. Then I just gotta wait for the track braid to arrive.

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    did this cut into your ice fishing this winter? I have to go get my new fishing license. The rivers are high and cold and running, walleye got to be biting now

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    This definately didn't interfere with ice fishing. I just started building this two weeks ago. The walleye run should be full bore this weekend. I'll be up at the Petenwell Dam on Saturday.

    The track is almost finished.


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    I haven't even got my new fishing license yet. The white bass have been biting in the rock river. A lot of high areas on rock and bark, but rock has good flow and cold so I need to get out before the walleye quit biting

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    Paintit....I've got my license but haven't been out much. This weather sucks too bad.

    Here is a quick video of my son doing a few laps on the new track.


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    Good stuff Golden. Have fun with it.
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    We are getting real close to an actual race. All I need to do is get the timing system up and running.


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    Looking good Golden.

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    hard part is going to find those little RVs and folding chairs to glue on top of them to put in the center

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    Quote Originally Posted by paintitnow View Post
    hard part is going to find those little RVs and folding chairs to glue on top of them to put in the center
    I would like to get some 1/32 scale emergency vehicles and people and other scale stuff but just waiting until I get more slot cars first.

    I did get a little more stuff done on the track also.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy View Post
    Well I've not been on the site in a while. My son and I started a new project. We are building a 5x12 slot car track to race 1/32 slot cars on. Here are a few pics of our progress so far.

    Anyone else ever into the slot cars? I haven't raced slots since I was a teenager and can't wait to get the track done.
    Wow, this looks very nice.
    I wish I had some more time to build one too

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