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by PinewoodTopia
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:26 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Space Pirate Ship Arcadia
Replies: 6
Views: 2109

Re: Space Pirate Ship Arcadia

you could have run it in our PWD, as the Chair, i didnt disallow anyone to participate, kinda takes the spirit out of the event. If you were outside the weight requirements, you wouldnt be in line for a race trophy, but you could have run for sure
by PinewoodTopia
Fri Aug 07, 2015 4:19 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Just dropping in
Replies: 0
Views: 8541

Just dropping in

Came in to check out the littany of cars, and satisfy to some small degree that itch for graphite, sawdust and testors fumes. They look great everyone :thumbup:
by PinewoodTopia
Wed Jul 09, 2014 6:01 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Million dollar cars and priceless memories
Replies: 2
Views: 1521

Re: Million dollar cars and priceless memories

the flattery defies explaination. I am humbled, gratified that it struck a chord with you, it summerized my experiences during my pinewood derby tenure, we never won a race but we had the time of our lives, memories i will cherish for a lifetime. This site has been one of knowledge and inspiration t...
by PinewoodTopia
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:39 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

that seems to always be the way of it
by PinewoodTopia
Tue Feb 05, 2013 10:22 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

thanks you. Oe i havent gotten to yet is a side car chopper, got it planned out, drawn up, just havent done it yet
by PinewoodTopia
Thu Jan 31, 2013 9:10 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

Thanks for the compliments. We have always tried to push the creativity of our cars for 2 reasons, 1. my sons like what they like, and it aint wedges or thin cars, 2. we used this as a platform to hopefully inspire the scouts to take time on their cars, think outside the box if you will, and have va...
by PinewoodTopia
Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

You have some great cars there, and the right perspective on the derby, enjoy it, it goes by fast, 9 years and 50 cars went by like that
by PinewoodTopia
Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:19 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Thank You Derby Talk
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Re: Thank You Derby Talk

I would be happy to help anyone with what i have learned, techniques i have used, etc. I appreciate that offer.
by PinewoodTopia
Wed Jan 23, 2013 11:00 am
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Thank You Derby Talk
Replies: 3
Views: 720

Thank You Derby Talk

With our final Pinewood Derby just days away, I would like to thank DerbyTalk and all who have shared opinions, comments, ideas with me over the years. There are some very real craftsman here and passionate individuals about the derby, as much as about the voyage one takes each year to create the ca...
by PinewoodTopia
Tue Jan 22, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

i always told myself i wouldnt do a block, as it just felt like it lacked creativity, however this year time got away from me so i did what i could to make it somewhat creative, so to speak
by PinewoodTopia
Tue Jan 22, 2013 1:22 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

Re: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

thank you for the complimants. Yes ghostbuster is timeless, as is the 59 caddie ambulance. The ideas come from a number of sources, mostlyit is what the boys want to do, but also some are drivien by the moment when we are starting the build, as an example, we did a gator car, as a kind of memorial f...
by PinewoodTopia
Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:45 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2013 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 19
Views: 2694

2013 Pinewood Derby Cars

Well it has been awhile, but here are this years Derby. This is our last one, my youngest ages out in 1 month, and it has been one hell of a ride. We have cumulatively amassed almost 50 cars in the last 9 years, lots of great times and memories to lat a lifetime. Hope you like the 2013 edition of ou...
by PinewoodTopia
Sat Apr 28, 2012 6:12 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Scout Show Car 2012: Colorado Flight for Life Helicopter
Replies: 4
Views: 1188

Re: Scout Show Car 2012: Colorado Flight for Life Helicopter

thanks everyone. whodathunkit, the rotor was fixed (prior to about the 3rd race) but they soon came loose, but no they did not rotate as it went down the track. We actually had a flight nurse at the booth for a bit helping out, so we gave her the car as a token of our appreciation.
by PinewoodTopia
Fri Apr 27, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Scout Show Car 2012: Colorado Flight for Life Helicopter
Replies: 4
Views: 1188

Scout Show Car 2012: Colorado Flight for Life Helicopter

Here is the new pinewoodcar for this year's Scout Show, the theme is "Be Prepared", so in line with Emergency Preparedness, we have the Colorado Flight for Life Helicopter http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv106/PinewoodTopia/FlightforLifePinewoodCar2.jpg http://i674.photobucket.com/albums/vv106/Pi...
by PinewoodTopia
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:02 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2012 Pinewood Derby Cars
Replies: 28
Views: 4800

Re: 2012 Pinewood Derby Cars

its an unfortunate circumstance, that i never thought i would encounter.