RA car questions - Side rail design

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CallMeChris
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Re: RA car questions - Side rail design

Post by CallMeChris » Sun Apr 14, 2013 9:10 am

Some pics...cause everyone loves pictures! Lol

All of our winners. My sons are in the bottom center....Conner has the 2 trophies and Tyler is beside him with the white shirt...

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All the cars...

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And pictures of our oddball track. The lanes are almost 2" wider than the cars so there is LOTS of room to bounce around back and forth and amplify any problems with tuning...

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Again, thank you everyone for your help this year....can't wait to start planning for next years cars!



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Re: RA car questions - Side rail design

Post by FatSebastian » Sun Apr 14, 2013 10:47 am

CallMeChris wrote:...our oddball track. The lanes are almost 2" wider than the cars...
Interesting. Obvious built with straight running in mind; I wonder if it would possible to get a straight runner all the way down without touching? :thinking: I also wonder if you get a car to turn around backward on the way down...

Thanks for reporting back race results!



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Re: RA car questions - Side rail design

Post by CallMeChris » Sun Apr 14, 2013 12:05 pm

All the cars bumped a few times on the way down...there was a joint about half way down the ramp that was awful and if you bumped the edge there you deffinitely had a slow run!



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Re: RA car questions - Side rail design

Post by Slalom » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:18 pm

And what happens in the box at the end if the track? Is it full of foam, looks like an abrupt stop.



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Re: RA car questions - Side rail design

Post by CallMeChris » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:37 pm

Its full of foam with an open spot at the bottom shaped like a wedge. It is a pretty abrupt stop but doesn't seem to hurt the cars any.



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