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by engineer101
Mon Nov 09, 2009 7:32 am
Forum: Planning, Preps & Running the Race
Topic: Racing by weight division (4 oz and under, over 4 oz)
Replies: 12
Views: 2748

Re: Racing by weight division (4 oz and under, over 4 oz)

Our Church Summer Race Season just finished our last race. Our format is a little different than most. Car eligibility is standard stock class - Out of the box We qualify each car individually on a 2-lane 40 foot homemade wooden track. The performance requirements of the car must be both speed and f...
by engineer101
Mon Aug 03, 2009 8:40 pm
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Test Track build ? Wood prefered ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3595

Re: Test Track build ? Wood prefered ?

The Blu Track is dual lane track that is 3-5/8" wide and fits between the 1x2 rails. With a 7" wide wafer board which you get 6 eight footers you end up with 48 ft of track with one sheet. With the 1 x 2 rails you end up with a 4" spacing in which you place the 3-5/8" Blutrack. Pine cars run one sid...
by engineer101
Mon Aug 03, 2009 6:41 am
Forum: Tracks
Topic: Test Track build ? Wood prefered ?
Replies: 14
Views: 3595

Re: Test Track build ? Wood prefered ?

Believe it or not I use a length of Hot Wheels 2-Lane Blutrack laid in 7" wide Wafer board with 1x2 rails. Very efficient and you can have up to a 50 foot practice track or a rolling distance competition track for one car at a time. Total Cost under $ 90.00. The beauty of this design is no painting ...
by engineer101
Wed Apr 01, 2009 6:58 pm
Forum: Gospel Message Time
Topic: Royal Cup Racing Series
Replies: 4
Views: 7310

Re: Royal Cup Racing Series

Were there any problems starting this series? We have a small church in a small town that is looking to interest some Father/Son and or Daughter or Mother/Daughter and or Son Teams for Christian Fellowship. I have run pinewood derby at our annual Community Days with a lot of success. I am open to an...
by engineer101
Tue Mar 31, 2009 7:13 am
Forum: Gospel Message Time
Topic: Church PWD
Replies: 2
Views: 2864

Church PWD

Good Morning Group I am in the process of setting up a monthly PWD for our church and am looking for some assistance in accomplishing this. we want to do this to give the youth a character building activity by hoping to get the children and their parents doing something together and have fun at the ...