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Slot Cars

Postby BigBill » Tue Feb 24, 2015 11:08 pm

I was into the 1/32 scale strombecker slot cars in the early 60's. Over Christmas I got my 4yo son into slot cars and the whole family is now into slot cars.
Since my six cats are in the house with all this snow I took a large rubber mouse and removed the body on a slot car leaving the motor and chassis so I put the mouse body on the chassis so the cats can chase it.
My point is I'm looking at the fcub models and thinking the motor can be mounted on the rear like the pto is driving a generator. A live axle with the ring gear will allow the motor to drive the rear ags. The slot guide with brushes needs to be connected to the front wheels.
Slot tractors?

I guess I have too much time on my hands.
I'm technically misunderstood at times i guess its been this way my whole life so why should it change now.

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Re: Slot Cars

Postby BullDAWG » Fri Aug 28, 2015 5:37 pm

Love to see pictures of it when done. Gear it right n it might be the fastest slot car you got LOL j/k
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Re: Slot Cars

Postby bibbster » Wed Sep 28, 2016 10:24 am

I'm into 1/32 slot cars too, Bill. A slot powered Cub would be a hoot! I'm thinking tractor pulls!!!!

I'm a partner in a business that 3D prints and sells parts for slot cars as well as a kit to route your own track. Check it out sometime: www.Devis3DDesigns.com (I'm looking for ideas for 3D printed tractor parts and such so if you have any lemme know).

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1955 400 T/A WF 13/38s
1936 F20 road gear, round spokes, 13.6 goodyear Dyna Torque, smooth cambered fronts, winterfront, original dual fuel manifold.
F14, F20 w/trip loader, 130 Ind. duals, 3 point, 100, A/V, A, BN, H - True- tricycle
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Auburn Trencher – Howard RotoVators F/H and mounted w/de-speeders, Hi-Clear 30/15 w/ all NOS tires, Sims cabs, Duals, Sunflower Rotary and front and center mounted Gang Reel sets, Mott Flail F/H and Mounted, Woods, IH mowers, graders F/H and mounted, Sod cutter for culti, F/H Carry-all, Heathouser, ….Most tools and options. Maximum enjoyment.

Re: Slot Cars

Postby Farmallacres-NJ (retired) » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:17 pm

That's Funny. :lol:

I've been a slot car-a-holic 1963 to present. :worthy:
1/24th mostly. Raceways are still around, been building and racing 'scratchbuilt' cars. We hold 'proxy' races where guys send cars in from around the world to join the fun. Here is a highlight video I had the 'kids' make of a Vintage Drag Proxy that I just held here in FL..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo1ZL4Fu5uM


Are you talking about powering a cast ERTL or an injected plastic model.
It Can be done...

Slot tractors..... LOL
THese are coming to market soon.
NEW Pullers.jpg
1/24th Scale
We have the plans to build a 'sled' and start 'pullin' slots on the drag strip.

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Re: Slot Cars

Postby Bill Hudson » Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:47 pm

Here you go, National Micro-Mini Tractor Pullers Association. http://www.nmmtpapullers.com/

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Re: Slot Cars

Postby bibbster » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:02 pm

That's a hoot! I guess I need to make it down to Melbourne one day. I have virtually met some folks that race in that area. I go by 'bibbster' on all the slot forums that I am a member of.

Those 1/24 pulling tractors look great! Can't wait to see those in action so be sure and post a vid link when you can.

Farmallacres-NJ (retired) wrote:That's Funny. :lol:

I've been a slot car-a-holic 1963 to present. :worthy:
1/24th mostly. Raceways are still around, been building and racing 'scratchbuilt' cars. We hold 'proxy' races where guys send cars in from around the world to join the fun. Here is a highlight video I had the 'kids' make of a Vintage Drag Proxy that I just held here in FL..
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oo1ZL4Fu5uM


Are you talking about powering a cast ERTL or an injected plastic model.
It Can be done...

Slot tractors..... LOL
THese are coming to market soon.
NEW Pullers.jpgWe have the plans to build a 'sled' and start 'pullin' slots on the drag strip.

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New Holland TC33D HST SS
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Then -
1955 400 T/A WF 13/38s
1936 F20 road gear, round spokes, 13.6 goodyear Dyna Torque, smooth cambered fronts, winterfront, original dual fuel manifold.
F14, F20 w/trip loader, 130 Ind. duals, 3 point, 100, A/V, A, BN, H - True- tricycle
Cubs – too many to remember, maybe 25 ?
Auburn Trencher – Howard RotoVators F/H and mounted w/de-speeders, Hi-Clear 30/15 w/ all NOS tires, Sims cabs, Duals, Sunflower Rotary and front and center mounted Gang Reel sets, Mott Flail F/H and Mounted, Woods, IH mowers, graders F/H and mounted, Sod cutter for culti, F/H Carry-all, Heathouser, ….Most tools and options. Maximum enjoyment.

Re: Slot Cars

Postby Farmallacres-NJ (retired) » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:44 am

ah Ha.... Printed motor pods?

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Re: Slot Cars

Postby bibbster » Tue Feb 21, 2017 10:54 am

Yep! One of our top sellers is the anglewinder for the slimline FF-050 motor. Surprised Slot.it hasn't introduced one yet.

We also do custom work for slot parts or anything else one might want 3D printed.

We have a handful of dealers that carry our parts as well, none in Florida at the moment though.

I'd love to see the mechanicals of those tractors sometime. Have any pictures?


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