Freedom Track Mods

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Re: Freedom Track Mods

Post by gpraceman » Sat Apr 21, 2018 11:50 am

If you do the whole track a solid color, I'd go for a color that hides graphite better.

Is yours is un-anodized track? If so, you do have the option of colored anodizing. Powder coating may provide too thick of a coating that may give you issues reassembling the track.


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Re: Freedom Track Mods

Post by asatxj » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:23 pm

Can it be colored or just tinted?


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Re: Freedom Track Mods

Post by gpraceman » Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:37 pm

asatxj wrote:
Sat Apr 21, 2018 12:23 pm
Can it be colored or just tinted?
I've seen it both ways.


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Re: Freedom Track Mods

Post by asatxj » Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:07 am

I guess I'll have to look around near me. Or I can have the PC company tape off all the edges so the track will still join properly.


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Re: Freedom Track Mods

Post by gpraceman » Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:36 pm

Micro Wizard has implemented some long awaited improvements to their track. The new design is called the "Quick Pack Track". See http://derbytalk.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=8548 for a review of the new design.


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