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by whodathunkit
Thu Feb 15, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Best placement for 3/8" lead wire weights
Replies: 15
Views: 1480

Re: Best placement for 3/8" lead wire weights

VK, The very last drilled weight pocket in the end of the car.. could you change up your COG even more by drilling it a little bit higher up from the bottom of the car body? I have seen some larger car designs where the last weight pocket in the end of the car is drilled a little higher up from the ...
by whodathunkit
Tue Feb 13, 2018 9:21 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: Slowest Car Award
Replies: 28
Views: 14672

Re: Slowest Car Award

older topic
However this might be neat for best gas mileage trophy!
https://www.trophyoutlet.com/new-car-sh ... -QQAvD_BwE
by whodathunkit
Mon Feb 12, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Planning, Preps & Running the Race
Topic: Best Design Voting
Replies: 9
Views: 1009

Re: Best Design Voting

Well there are a lot of kids that have smart phones now or days!
Parents to for that matter..
Might try it out to see how they respond to voting .


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by whodathunkit
Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: 8 car boxed set's for Awana
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: 8 car boxed set's for Awana

As a kid in Awana's club
I never payed much attention to how the kits were un-boxed !
But that's been years back since I was in Awana's.. and that I can recall seeing the kits passed out in the plastic bags.


I placed an order for the 8 car box set to add to my collection and kit history display.
by whodathunkit
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: 8 car boxed set's for Awana
Replies: 4
Views: 587

Re: 8 car boxed set's for Awana

Thanks for the info Randy! I never knew that Awana offered there Grand Prix Race Kits in boxed sets of 8 also! However I did note the plastic bags for distributing the cars were included in there 8 car boxed kit. Maybe that's why I have only seen there Grand Prix kits in plastic bags. Guess this som...
by whodathunkit
Sun Feb 11, 2018 9:09 am
Forum: General Coordinator Topics
Topic: 8 car boxed set's for Awana
Replies: 4
Views: 587

8 car boxed set's for Awana

When did Awana start selling there kits in the 8 car boxed sets.. like Beta crafts & B.S.A. did years back. Awana item # 95123 https://store.awana.org/store/awanagrandprixracerkit/95123,default,pd.html?start=1&cgid=events-grand-prix I'v only seen the Awana's kits as a single kit in a plastic bag! Is...
by whodathunkit
Fri Feb 09, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Can I have some help?
Replies: 35
Views: 3986

Re: Can I have some help?

:welcome: tjnewberry!
And thanks for chiming in to wish Stephen luck and for what you said about the guy's on the forum!

Were all a little crazy over these cars and for helping out where we can.
by whodathunkit
Fri Feb 09, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Planning, Preps & Running the Race
Topic: Best Design Voting
Replies: 9
Views: 1009

Best Design Voting

Might try looking at the push button counters that keep tally's of how many times the button is pushed! The cheap electronic ones that have lanyards you can ware around your neck or the simple push counter types that are hand held. You can find them on the web for $9.00 Or so. Sent from my iPhone us...
by whodathunkit
Wed Feb 07, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Can I have some help?
Replies: 35
Views: 3986

Can I have some help?

Stephen, this is what I did some time back for decals on some vintage style pinewood derby cars I raced for the 100th Anniversary to Scouting! The pack I was helping at the time wanted to do a vintage style throw back race using the current style wheels and axles. Some pic's of the cars: http://i64....
by whodathunkit
Wed Feb 07, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Can I have some help?
Replies: 35
Views: 3986

Re: Can I have some help?

Hay Stephen!
Fell free to pm me or email me!

I'll chime back in later tonight to share with you some things you could do for finding your decal stickers.




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by whodathunkit
Wed Feb 07, 2018 7:52 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Can I have some help?
Replies: 35
Views: 3986

Can I have some help?

To answer some of your questions. It is not necessary to drill new axle holes if your car has the axle slots and rules say they must be used. Most fast cars all ride on 3 wheels and rail ride. There are different ways to set your car up. And I know what you're saying about the tools being expensive!...
by whodathunkit
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:50 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Ultrasonic cleaning for axles!
Replies: 5
Views: 908

Re: Ultrasonic cleaning for axles!

Never tried it for myself!
I got my unit to help clean up air brush
Parts.



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by whodathunkit
Tue Feb 06, 2018 9:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Buying "Vintage Kits"
Replies: 1
Views: 441

Re: Buying "Vintage Kits"

Hi ciodude,
The vintage kits now or days can be found on ebay.
There the only place I know of!




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by whodathunkit
Tue Feb 06, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Can I have some help?
Replies: 35
Views: 3986

Re: Can I have some help?

Stephen, Last night I left off showing you what the basic car shape would look like with the fenders attached to the car block. (You know how you said you would like to have some speed to your car as well?) Well before you glue the fenders to the car and start shaping it some more. You'll want to we...