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by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 16, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Length of car past the front wheels
Replies: 25
Views: 1709

Re: Length of car past the front wheels

This site is the best, the guys on here know what they are talking about, in any event I bought some Revell axles at hobby lobby, they all were pretty straight on the lathe, (maybe it was dumb luck) but anyways the biggest key in my opinion is alignment, rail riding isnt allowed in my district, but ...
by ZebsRacing
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Commodore Perry District race.
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: Commodore Perry District race.

The Lions raced at our district, my problem with it is at that age what can the kid really do to help build it? The only thing I could think of was painting it, at that point its pretty much a dads race. Out of all the dens, the Lions looked to have the most "ebay" cars
by ZebsRacing
Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Commodore Perry District race.
Replies: 6
Views: 553

Re: Commodore Perry District race.

Congrats on the good performance! On to Councils? Why does it seems like every District is having the same problems in getting EVERYONE excited about one of the most important passages of rights in Cub Scouts? It seems like every district is experiencing waning interest in PWD?
by ZebsRacing
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Piantadosi=microwizard?
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Piantadosi=microwizard?

Yeah you are right sir, thats what I love about pwd, everyone has the same edge to a point, no matter what you do. But the knowledge is power. My hope is to get the boys working with their hands, developing good skills. The science is simplistic but beautiful. I feel bad for the parents who skip all...
by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 09, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: How to keep eBay cars out of your race
Replies: 76
Views: 29679

Re: How to keep eBay cars out of your race

Stamping does nothing when a parent can send in his car to be "tuned" by the pros. In any event, alot of good ideas. Some I will certainly bring up to our District.
by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 09, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Trophy Case
Replies: 0
Views: 361

Trophy Case

Hey all, I am pretty new here but I havent run into any threads just soley based off of showing off the fruits of labor, the hardware, tge trophies. Id like to see others successful BSA pinewood derby seasons and more. It is afterall, Doing Your Best! 1st year PWD (Tiger) 1st place Den 3rd Place Ove...
by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Piantadosi=microwizard?
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Piantadosi=microwizard?

I appreciate the help guys, so my theory is to race the same length as districts. Which (from what I was told is a 35 footer) now the tracks may change from year to year, as I am new but from what I was told is it does not. So my theory is to have the same distance, (35) so I can be in the same ball...
by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 09, 2017 12:56 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Opinions of the group
Replies: 34
Views: 2984

Re: Opinions of the group

Yes we are planning on going but only the boys racing this year. I myself have plenty to learn yet before I compete with other pineheads.
by ZebsRacing
Thu Mar 09, 2017 10:03 am
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Piantadosi=microwizard?
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Piantadosi=microwizard?

I have to be honest, I like that freedom track, in all honesty it keeps the throwback feel to it even though it is aluminum, but I am thinking in a competetive perspective to be aligned with the major competitions, it would be nice to own a best track, decisions, decisions. It doesnt bother me the s...
by ZebsRacing
Wed Mar 08, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Piantadosi=microwizard?
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Re: Piantadosi=microwizard?

I get the gist.. best track.
by ZebsRacing
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Opinions of the group
Replies: 34
Views: 2984

Re: Opinions of the group

Apologies Speedster, as for me, I am going to wait a few years before I open that can of worms! I suppose ill have plenty of time to race when the boys all move on to Boy Scouts.
by ZebsRacing
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Piantadosi=microwizard?
Replies: 9
Views: 701

Piantadosi=microwizard?

Im a rookie, so this is a rookie question but is a Piantadosi Aluminum track just a Microwizard? And if thats the case why dont people call it a MW? Anyways how does it stack up compaired to a Best? I guess the research ive dug up gives me more of a side with BT but?? Are they each the same?
by ZebsRacing
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: What is your “real job”?
Replies: 66
Views: 23358

Re: What is your “real job”?

Sounds like a hard knocks life, 35 ft track and I will have my own little paradise. Maybe I will get a three laner so we can replace our packs old track with something a little mainstream. I promised my wife I wouldnt make PWD my mistress, but I have an itch.
by ZebsRacing
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:37 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: The Big Day
Replies: 21
Views: 1390

Re: The Big Day

Maybe it would be fair if its on a newer track but those old ones, ive read plenty about track bias.
by ZebsRacing
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: What is your “real job”?
Replies: 66
Views: 23358

Re: What is your “real job”?

Hey all,

I am a Mechanical Engineering Assistant at day working in a shop with with my brain and hands.

By night im superdad. Although.. the wife thinks my newfound obsession (PWD Racing) is indeed already bugging her!