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Old 01-09-2009, 06:54 AM
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I re-routed one lane, the only one he'll be allowed to use...
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Old 01-09-2009, 12:12 PM
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Luf,

That photoshopped lane is hilarious! Handed you your hat? Like I tell my wife: I have told you at least a million times not to exaggerate so much! We must have had a 1,000 laps running wheel-to-wheel: amazing! Racing on this track is going to be gripping.

One more little comment on the track: yesterday was the first time EVER that I have had a slot car roll backwards after stopping on an incline! Admittedly it was my Ninco Gallardo which has the bestest gear mesh I have ever seen (and somehow still manages to be my noisiest car...), but still! Will have to figure out a way of keeping my foot on the brake somehow...
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Old 01-13-2009, 06:07 PM
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Enough snow has melted around here so I can get to the moss in the park...got my first bag today





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Old 01-13-2009, 07:38 PM
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Luf:

What happened to that Otto Zipper Alfa 33/3? A bit o paint to help with visibility? Love mine but I wish they hadn't deleted the headlights... Oh well ther is always a white kit...
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Old 01-13-2009, 09:34 PM
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There's a lotta Alfas around here, so this helps a bit, but I've always liked this paint scheme they ran at Sebring...if Slot-it comes out with this one, I'll be buying it

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Old 01-14-2009, 04:08 AM
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Luf:

With the Moss you have on your track, do you just spray it once a week to keep it alive?
whats the secret.....

Keep up the great work.
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Old 01-14-2009, 10:16 AM
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Absolutely Stirling work with the Moss! As Wet would probably have said: a true moss-terpiece.

And OK: I know I took some liberties with the spelling of "sterling" in the interest of wordplay: chalk it up to poetic license.
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Old 01-14-2009, 12:01 PM
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Falcon...the moss stays green for a couple of years, no spraying needed
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Falcon...the moss stays green for a couple of years, no spraying needed

It's really that damp out there, huh?


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Luf has a dog ...
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Old 01-22-2009, 07:30 PM
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And a Martini stripped camper!

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Everything is running smoothly, time to get started on scenery...I saved all the buildings from the last Targa, but most need to be modified a bit...

Luf, The building in this picture I know is modeled after a much photographed turn on the actual course; do you happen to know then if this turn has a name? My circuit has a good place for a model of this same building, but I was wanting to research it some more and I thought a name might help!?
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Old 01-23-2009, 12:02 AM
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I don't think it has a name, but it sure shows up in a lot of photos. I'm pretty sure the town is Collesano
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Old 01-23-2009, 07:01 PM
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Luf, The building in this picture I know is modeled after a much photographed turn on the actual course; do you happen to know then if this turn has a name? My circuit has a good place for a model of this same building, but I was wanting to research it some more and I thought a name might help!?
That turn is known as the "hairpin" in Collesano. In 1967 Nino Vaccarella broke his rear wheel on a curb in that turn after turning the fastest lap in his Ferrari P-4,and had to drop out handing Porsche a 1-2 finish.....i'll bet he has a nickname for that turn.
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Old 01-24-2009, 05:52 AM
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Simply superb as has been said raises the bar for routed tracks thank you
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