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Tuning Your Slot Car

If you are a serious slot car racer then tuning your car and carrying out basic maintenance will greatly increase it competitativness. Here are some hints and tips Truing the Tyres Truing tyres is a very important step and can provide the largest performance gains. Basically truing the tyres ensures they are round. Best method

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Introduction To Model Warship Combat

Model warship combat is an area of boat modelling which involves building model boats that can actually sink each other ! The model ships are generally built to 1:144 scale and are powered by electric motors and are radio controlled. The “firepower” in these models is provided by compressed C02 gas same as is used

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What is Depron ?

[pictureframe image=”” align=”right” lightbox=”true” title=”depron jets” link=”” width=”250″ height=””]To put it simply Depron is a polystyrene foam. Fast food packaging such as burger containers or fish and chips trays are often made from Depron. Its lighter than balsa with a 6mm sheet weighing in at around 18 grams per square foot. Often it is strengthed

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Buying a R/C Car

Buying a r/c car involves considerable expense and so should be thought about carefully. On Road Or Off Road On road touring and sports cars have a low ground clearance and consequently need to be run on tarmac or smooth surfaces (if you are not interested in racing try your local supermarket car park!). They

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Garden Railway FAQs

Garden railroading is the art of combining a model railroad and a beautiful garden to create a railway-like atmosphere. The difference between a traditional indoor layout and a garden railway is the difference between realism and reality. Indoors, the goal is to create the illusion of reality through the use of artificial materials — mountains

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