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by Noskills
Mon Mar 21, 2016 4:29 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: reuse axles or wheels?
Replies: 5
Views: 937

Re: reuse axles or wheels?

We pulled axles and wheels and reuse. Retire cars with stock parts.
by Noskills
Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: First build (in 40 years) - The Batmobile
Replies: 20
Views: 3433

Re: First build (in 40 years) - The Batmobile

Looking good. I agree that shiny black can be pretty cool by itself!
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by Noskills
Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:09 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: 2016 line up
Replies: 15
Views: 2472

Re: 2016 line up

I agree with Scrollsawer...fine looking cars. Love the finish. I think a fine crackle of the paint might add to the shark skin pattern of your black tip ;)
Noskills
by Noskills
Wed Jan 27, 2016 1:05 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Final Build for Team Birddog
Replies: 13
Views: 1963

Re: Final Build for Team Birddog

Birddog, These looks really nice. I am sure its a bittersweet moment. I made a few fender cars and never seems to get any faster than my non-fender cars. Unsure if this was just too small of a sample size or perhaps I was always off by a hair with my fenders. We went with a 5.25 in wheel base which ...
by Noskills
Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: RACE RESULTS ADDED - Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car
Replies: 24
Views: 2910

Re: RACE RESULTS ADDED - Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car

Terrific! And whats better I see more help from now until his Web 2 year :)
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by Noskills
Wed Jan 27, 2016 12:58 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Our final car
Replies: 8
Views: 1344

Re: Our final car

I love the blue on blue and double fenders. Hope she is as fast as she looks!
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by Noskills
Fri Jan 22, 2016 1:42 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Team Noskills 2016 Final Derby Line-up
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Team Noskills 2016 Final Derby Line-up-RESULTS

Well the pack race was last night. We had another great night taking the first place slot for scout, adult and siblings: https://im1.shutterfly.com/media/47a6df03b3127cceeb79f4b5668600000030O08Qct3Lls2aA9vPgo/cC/f%3D0/ls%3D00004660997920160122192007053.JPG/ps%3D50/r%3D0/rx%3D550/ry%3D400/ My son Sim...
by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:51 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Minor weight question...
Replies: 21
Views: 2420

Re: Minor weight question...

Give it some good steer (4-5 in over 4 ft) with that COM. Best of luck...looking good.
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by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:49 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Axles or Wheels?
Replies: 5
Views: 870

Re: Axles or Wheels?

Ditto, but do a least burnish the graphite into the wheel. So make a little graphite pile on a smooth surface and push the inner hub into it and twist. Push some on your finger and push it into the outside hub and twist. Then take a polished axle, put it into the hub and fill the hub with graphite. ...
by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:28 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Construction
Topic: Oil question
Replies: 5
Views: 883

Re: Oil question

Duh...cold oil. Thanks guys...
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by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 5:27 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: RACE RESULTS ADDED - Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car
Replies: 24
Views: 2910

Re: Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car

Scott,

If Mike (Birddog) is not there to kick my butt again I might give it a go. One last ride. Pack race is tonight!

Seth
by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: RACE RESULTS ADDED - Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car
Replies: 24
Views: 2910

Re: Helped my neighbor's son build a faster car

Very nice. 23 cubes with full weight wheels...thats one thin spoon.
Best of luck. I think should add a balsa pig just for fun!
Noskills
by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:30 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Darth Vader Corvette
Replies: 26
Views: 4328

Re: Darth Vader Corvette

I see the next generation of DT posters and it makes me happy! Oh course you guys seems to be starting off with some impressive skills while mine were hard earned!
Noskills
by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:28 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: After 20 years, returning to the track
Replies: 6
Views: 1183

Re: After 20 years, returning to the track

Sweet....I am now even more unhappy that I never got a paint gun!
Love both cars. best of luck. I started as a Tiger leader too-great 5 year ride.
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by Noskills
Thu Jan 21, 2016 3:25 pm
Forum: Car & Semi-Truck Photos
Topic: Team Noskills 2016 Final Derby Line-up
Replies: 17
Views: 2655

Re: Team Noskills 2016 Final Derby Line-up

Looking forward to the Team Birddog line up Mike! It was quite a ride. I will hold onto my goodies in case a neighbor ever (hopefully) asks for some help :)

Seth