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Scout Shop track panels

Discussion in 'Tracks' started by TexasTaxi, Feb 6, 2020.

  1. TexasTaxi

    TexasTaxi Pinewood Ninja

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    Has anyone used, or have an opinion on these track panels?

    https://www.scoutshop.org/pinewood-derby-aluminum-track-plating-6pk-7696.html

    I want to put together a test track, at home. I know Bestrack would be the obvious choice, but I'm trying to do this on a budget, as to not anger my bride. Building a wooden base for this, wouldn't be difficult. With the panels and wood, it'd still be quite a bit cheaper than a Bestrack.

    I'm going to try the el-cheapo stopwatch timer with roller switches. Even if it's not completely accurate, I have a baseline from our first car, and I'll have a real world comparison to know if we're getting better or worse.
     
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    CastleCrasher Bent Axle

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    Jupiter 2.9 District Champion Pro Racer

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    You can make fair improvement if you have 2 lanes & 2 cars, making one faster then the next to start.
    Base line test improve, repeat.
     
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