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Discussion in 'Motorsports' started by Resi Respati, Jul 1, 2009.
I see someone likes their slot-cars
First video was cool, they actually looked realistic when sliding. But slot cars?
The White Lake Formula 1 Ring is a slot car track, in a basement, built by someone with a lot of spare time. But check your bias at pit row, because this scale track is better than most real ones.
And a video of it:
wow that looks pretty cool
Dog at 6:10
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I'm a former slot car racer, haven't touched gone near it in months... I've got a huge collection F1 Cars, LMP's you name it.. I've even got a campervan
There is a slot-car booth at the closest shopping center where i live. I tried it a few times, but there is no need for releasing the throttle in the corners, just pressing the button constantly. That makes it very boring, just some eye-fest watching four cars going around. Of course a proper slot car system would not be like that afaik.
Other than that, no professional slot car places i know. So i will pick the 3rd option on the poll.
I've got a collection as well, I think it might be a good idea to open a post were we can share them?
Indeed, proper racing means no magnets, engine braking and a lot of skill to be fast.
Like in simracing I guess there is arcade and simulation mode
I will try to find all the videos I made about this in the past.
I think my AFX set is still sitting in my parents storage locker. I should go and see if it's still there one of these days.
I never raced but played a lot as a kid. There is a place called Apollo Hobbies in town here that holds meets for racing events.
Sounds like a cracking idea
Can you remember what your first slot car was?? Mine was in a set it was a black Porsche 911 and was dead slow until opened it up and put a new motor in which was about 3 times more powerful
OMG! This is amazing.
I love the tracks with custom slots and uneven lane distribution, I think they are more challenging and you have to consider also the other cars all the time.
LOL Resi, this videos are from a club 28 Km from my hometown.
World is small
Wow, that's all I can say really. Looks amazing as well
Please show us your slot car collection in this thread
This thread is to post interesting cars, new releases, news, etc.