So with only 13 days to go to the UK Slot Car Festival – the BIG event in the UK slot car year – it is back to the Panels. Yesterday we showed Panels 1-4. Tonight it is 5 and 6. Panel 5 is where the track goes round the back of the paddock and garages […]
So only two weeks to the UK Slot Car Festival at the British Motor Museum at Gaydon in Warwickshire, just off the M40. Our 5 m by 2 metre version of the Catalunya track at Barcelona needs to be set up there by the Friday night ready for viewing and driving by visitors to the […]
I missed last night’s post about the Barcelona circuit we are building for the UK Slot Car Festival, so here are two. Panels 9 and 10 are the last two of the lap. Here are some pictures. They show the tyre walls, advert boards and fencing that fit into our Clips for wood or clips […]
When you are making a big track one of the problems can be keeping a high level of power all round. We used power taps to each of our ten panels but a simple way of trying to maintain good power is to make sure the track connections are good. Even brand new track can […]
Three weeks today we will need to set up our Barcelona track at the UK Slot Car Festival. So the pressure is building!! Not much time then to write about things, So I will just offer this picture of Panels 5 and 7. More tomorrow.
OK. Still plenty to do but some things are taking shape. This is Panel 10 and below is a picture of how it looked a week or so ago. The Kerbs and White lines are from our Product range. The red and white hatching in the centre is a special paint job. I will explain […]
So another day, another update on the track we are building for the UK Slot Car Festival. The aim is to create a 5 metre x 2 metre version of the Catalunya circuit which hosts the Spanish Grand Prix, with elevation changes that reflect the real circuit.. Yesterday I mentioned our attempts to create the […]
Yes, with the UK Slot Car Festival coming again soon we are working on a large version of the Catalunya circuit at Barcelona. When we built our Silverstone two years ago we used sand for paths and Summer Grass ‘flock’ for grassed areas, both over an earth brown emulsion base coat. The ‘grass’ came out […]
Missed getting this post up last night as I was travelling yesterday. Just a few more pictures of the 5 metre x 2 metre version of the Catalunya circuit we are making for the UK Slot Car Festival at the British Motor Museum on 19 and 20 May. I will say more tonight but here are some […]
Yesterday we put up some pictures of the track we are making for the UK Slot car Festival at the British Motor Museum. Here are a couple of pictures of the CAD design and some of the panels. More updates to follow.