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Old 05-09-2017, 09:34 PM
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Hi From New Zealand home of the All Blacks, and Scott Dixon of course.
I've built a folding routed track and have incorporated Scalextric digital system. 34 mtrs mostly 3 lanes. I use RCS64 and have had a lot of success and many hours of competitive fun. I have been asked to demo the Track at a couple of functions in the next few months. What I hope to do is Run 6 identical chassis (and 2 spares) with what ever bodies I can find to to suit the crowd I'm with. The track is tight so I only need motors under 19000rpm to suit scalextric digital chips. suggestions for a universal chassis the is robust and economical to maintain and someone who will do a good package price for 8 maybe 10
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:06 AM
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We use Slot.it HRS or HRS2 chassis, they have an adjustable wheelbase and can be configured as an inline, sidewinder or anglewinder. We have never had one break.
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Old 05-10-2017, 06:44 AM
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MRRC has their Sebring and Clubman chassis which are both fully adjustable, there are also PCS and Slot classic. Shapeways also make a universal chassis that takes a Slot It pod and runs very well. There are plenty to choose from to suit whatever type of racing you prefer.
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Hi Rusty, I'm in NZ as well, As mentionedthe Slot-It HRS or MRRC Clubman or Sebring Chassis would both work well. The HRS for more modern or wider cars as the track/width is too wide for many of the older cars.
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Old 05-12-2017, 05:45 PM
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Thanks for the Ideas. I'll try the HRS2, Can I order to spec from anyone??? I need to have lower rpm motors that suit scalextric digital chip which i think only leaves me with the side winder option. I also want to run with 7mm deep guides with urethane tires. If I'm going to buy 8 or 10, I don't want all the stuff that's not applicable to my setup. Do you think slot-it will sell them as mentioned?
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Old 05-12-2017, 11:21 PM
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Get yourself some cheap motors like this. At US$2.06 for 5 they are a bargain and work well at 12v.

These are a little bit slower and perform closer to the standard Scalex motors.

At these prices grab lots so you never run out of spares. When ordering a chassis (whichever you end up getting) make sure they take a motor that has the pinion on the can end of the motor, not endbell end otherwise these motors won't suit.

I'd recommend going sidewinder because the gears last longer.

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Old 05-17-2017, 05:23 PM
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MJK Engineering in Australia is an option for a robust stainless steel chassis for 1/32's
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