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by coaltrain
Sat Mar 09, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Australian Slotcar Raceways
Topic: The opening
Replies: 0
Views: 2183

The opening

What a fantastic opening day at Penrith with Morris Lemmar officially opening the shop and had a friendly 5 lap race on the kingleman track with local Penrith MP Libral member Stuart Aryer
by coaltrain
Wed Mar 06, 2013 5:11 pm
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

Yes there phone number is 02 4732 4680
by coaltrain
Wed Feb 27, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

The Easter wars drag racing event has been postponed until next year as it is too close to the grand opening and no responses have come back
by coaltrain
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

Just a update the shop is looking fantastic the tracks are looking fantastic and overall its virtually ready to open , only some fine adjustments and cleaning being done and we will be ready for you guys to tear it up . Oh and I spent 3 hours on one arm the other day to go into a c-can that should p...
by coaltrain
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:53 am
Forum: Australian Slotcar Raceways
Topic: Highway Hobbies Long Jetty
Replies: 12
Views: 8130

Re: Highway Hobbies Long Jetty

looks big enough to have a drag strip
by coaltrain
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:48 am
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Armature wire coating
Replies: 1
Views: 2474

Armature wire coating

Ok so Im at it again :geek: First it was the neodymium magnets that have smashed drag racing records all over the world and now Im moving onto armature wire , well pretty much everything about a armature but firstly Im hitting the wire . So here comes the question , Simple question hopefully I get a...
by coaltrain
Tue Feb 12, 2013 3:39 pm
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

On the weekend of the 22nd & 23rd of March Easter we will be having our drag racing event Called " Easter Wars " , 1st place is $1000 so blow the cob webs off those drag cars. The classes will be decided before the week is out The fastest class will be Top Fuel . A possible AA/FC displ...
by coaltrain
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:13 am
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Re: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

Kingleman
by coaltrain
Sun Feb 10, 2013 6:07 am
Forum: Raceway Listings
Topic: Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre
Replies: 7
Views: 6001

Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre

Hi guys Penrith Slotcar and Hobby Centre will be having its grand opening to the public on March 9th Saturday 2013 at 10:00am located at 25-26 Altair Pl Jamisontown Penrith. As you know they have two tracks from Melbourne the Kingleman and the Tri-Oval They also have a 6 lane landscaped track that c...
by coaltrain
Wed Apr 18, 2012 9:53 pm
Forum: Aussie Retro Discussion
Topic: Grp 12 cars at Hornsby
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

Re: Grp 12 cars at Hornsby

Thanks David that's very helpful
So what bodies and axle do the front runners use
Oh and what's the best single ceramic magnet on the market
by coaltrain
Wed Apr 18, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Aussie Retro Discussion
Topic: Grp 12 cars at Hornsby
Replies: 2
Views: 2052

Grp 12 cars at Hornsby

What is the Rules concerning the grp 12 cars that race at Hornsby , I think there called GTP or something like that ?
What chassis ?
motor wheels etc etc
by coaltrain
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:50 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: Kapriwa arm tester
Replies: 0
Views: 2199

Kapriwa arm tester

How do I use it ?
by coaltrain
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:49 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: glueing donuts to rims
Replies: 9
Views: 5890

Re: glueing donuts to rims

Oh and a great sorce of rubber to cut your own donuts is when Paul's warehouse has its 2 for 1 sale on and pick up 2 pairs of havianas flip flops and cut your own donuts
by coaltrain
Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: glueing donuts to rims
Replies: 9
Views: 5890

Re: glueing donuts to rims

I've got it worked out . This is definately the best way. In steps . 1. Buy your donut and get your inside hole .060 smaller than your rim 2. Use 50/50 mix of selleys rubber contact cement for shoe repairs and thinners 3. Use a hole saw or diamond bit used to cut holes in glass shower screams to cut...
by coaltrain
Fri Jan 27, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Tech Stuff
Topic: glueing donuts to rims
Replies: 9
Views: 5890

Re: glueing donuts to rims

What a trip I was looking around the work shop and seen some automotive thinners and thought IDE give that a go and what do you know looks like I grabbed the right stuff . Well the only thing left to do now is kick back and let it go off for a couple of days. Thanks guys . Can't wait to try out this...