If you want to start the year by getting some more of our scenic items for your track – or almost anything slot car related – come along to the Swindon Scalextric Swapmeet on Sunday 6th January at the Oasis Leisure Centre, North Star Road, Swindon, SN2 !EP between 10.30 am and 3pm. We will be […]
With the UK Slot Car Festival opening in exactly a week (Saturday 19th May) at the British Motor Museum in Gaydon Warwickshire, we need to finish our 5 m x 2 m version of the Barcelona track. At least we are getting more into the detail now. We are adding Brake Point markers and loudspeakers. […]
A week from tomorrow morning we will be loading up and setting off for the UK Slot Car Festival so we have just a week to finish getting ready. A while back I mentioned we were planning to use some buildings from Magnetic Racing. We have taken Grandstands, Marshal posts and a Medical Hut. Here […]
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 […]
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.
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.