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by Speedster
Sat Oct 19, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Solenoid Start Gates
Topic: DIY Electromagnet Start Gate
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: DIY Electromagnet Start Gate

Thank you. Sounds like a really Great set up. Are you going to offer these for sale for the Best track?
by Speedster
Sat Oct 19, 2019 6:12 am
Forum: Solenoid Start Gates
Topic: DIY Electromagnet Start Gate
Replies: 9
Views: 478

Re: DIY Electromagnet Start Gate

If the system should fail is there a way to start the cars without electronics and loss of time?
by Speedster
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: General
Topic: Need new timer- suggestions?
Replies: 2
Views: 53

Re: Need new timer- suggestions?

Hi Jeff. Welcome to Derbytalk. Jeff, the Champ timer was designed for the Best track. It installs very easily. It probably is the most expensive to buy but our Pack felt it was well worth it. The initial cost is not the only thing that needs to be considered. Will they be around for years to come? I...
by Speedster
Sun Sep 29, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Commercial Track Purchase
Replies: 2
Views: 219

Re: Commercial Track Purchase

mclewis_13 Welcome to Derbttalk We have a 35', 4 lane "Best" track, Champ timer, Grand Prix Race Manager Software, and a remote start button. While I prefer the 35' track I think we are going to extend it to the 42' setup. That will be fine but everything will take a little longer. We use the "Best"...
by Speedster
Mon Sep 23, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Our Newest Member
Replies: 0
Views: 183

Our Newest Member

Welcome to Derbytalk, Rosemary Conner.
We're very friendly here. Please don't hesitate to ask any question. We will do our very best to get you an answer.
by Speedster
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Happy Birthday SPEEDSTER !
Replies: 2
Views: 239

Re: Happy Birthday SPEEDSTER !

Thank you Mark for your Best Wishes. You are very kind. Yep, I turned the BIG 80 and it was our 45th Wedding Anniversary. Without going into a long, long story, Sharon and I traveled to Fort Wayne, Indiana where Sharon and I met with the son of her biological father. He's a Great guy. It all started...
by Speedster
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:13 am
Forum: Commercial
Topic: Micro Wizard / Derby Wizard
Replies: 2
Views: 830

Re: Micro Wizard / Derby Wizard

This announcement is a bit frightening to me and I suspect to many others. I have 2 Micro Wizard timers. How many hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Micro Wizard timers are being used today. If Stuart should simply decide to walk away and you have a Micro Wizard timer, how are you feeling right now? If...
by Speedster
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Other
Topic: Derby Magic Drag Racing Setup
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Derby Magic Drag Racing Setup

I think this set up would be a real Crowd Pleaser if it was set up at District races as a Fun track where anyone could race.
I wouldn't recommend it for regulation races. We use the KISS method - "Keep It Simple".
by Speedster
Wed Sep 04, 2019 5:07 am
Forum: Trading Post
Topic: SOLD - Lot of Misc tools & supplies. Aged out of racing.
Replies: 1
Views: 325

Re: Lot of Misc tools & supplies. Aged out of racing.

aphonos. I'll take it all. I will email you.
by Speedster
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Solenoid Start Gates
Topic: Computer prompted start
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: Computer prompted start

Thank You.
by Speedster
Fri Aug 30, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Solenoid Start Gates
Topic: Computer prompted start
Replies: 4
Views: 524

Re: Computer prompted start

Randy, whose solenoid do you have on your personal track and whose solenoid did Ford have on their track?
by Speedster
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Users On Line - 373
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Re: Users On Line - 373

Thanks for the info. Sorry something like that happens.
by Speedster
Fri Jul 12, 2019 5:17 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Users On Line - 373
Replies: 3
Views: 861

Users On Line - 373

Greetings Racers On July 10, 2019, 1:10PM, I was cutting grass. When I finally saw there were 373 users On Line at that time I searched the Forums again to see what I missed but nothing had changed. Did something happen in the Universe or just a Big coincidence there were that many folks On Line at ...
by Speedster
Tue Jun 11, 2019 6:48 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: Soapbox Derby
Replies: 1
Views: 987

Soapbox Derby

California cities for 2018-19 Soapbox Derby races.
Livermore, Palo Alto, Folsom, Alpine, Lake Forest, San Diego.

If anyone builds a Soapbox racer and makes it to the Nationals in Akron, Ohio, please let me know. I'd like to watch you race.
by Speedster
Wed May 22, 2019 8:41 am
Forum: General Topics
Topic: New York Race
Replies: 8
Views: 2055

Re: New York Race

For me, the order of importance would be as follows: 1. 4 wheels on the ground, no bending axles. I stay away from the ONE district in the Erie Council that requires all 4 wheels be on the ground. I can't imagine how many very fast 3 wheel rail riders would now need to put the 4th wheel down, probab...