Starting Gate

Discussions on buying or building timers, solenoid start gates, light trees, weigh scales, and other race related electronics.
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Re: Starting Gate

Post by gpraceman » Thu Feb 08, 2007 6:36 pm

PWD wrote:This sounds awsome. I have never heard of them providing such a bracket. We basically made our own out of wood. It has worked pretty well. But Like to get something a little more professional.
Hopefully, I didn't mispeak. I had thought Best Track provided a bracket. I know Piantedosi does. You can see it on page 4 of this timer manual http://www.microwizard.com/downloads/in ... ctions.pdf.

Anyways, it is worth a call to Best Track to find out for sure.


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Re: Starting Gate

Post by tmbnorm » Wed Feb 14, 2007 7:39 am

We added a timer to our Piantedosi track this year.
I worked for several weeks to make sure that everything was going to go smoothly.

About 1 month before the race, I realized that we did not have the bracket to attach the microswitch. 1 call to Piantedosi corrected that problem. It would have been very embarrassing on race day if we did not have the bracket.

When in doubt, call the manufacturer.



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