The hobby of slot car racing as we know it today, has been one of the most enduring technological hobbies of modern times. The exact year of when slot cars were invented is debatable. But as far as being able to buy and race a car on a slot car track in a retail venue, […]
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Falcon slot car motors and an interview with Todd Radke. The Falcon slot car motor is now in it’s 7th version with incremental improvements from each batch. At first glance these motors do not look like much more than toy motors. I was skeptical about using them in a real slot car back when team […]
When you hear 1 24 Slot Cars, this simply means the biggest scale available. They are anything that is over 7" long and 3" wide so much falls in this category. This is what you want to know before you buy.
The various types of slot car motors. There are many brands of the basic categories of motors below. Find out what works best at your local track before you buy. The TSRF, Slick 7 or JK falcon slot car motors have replaced the 16D as the entry level motor. Made in Japan originally for printers, […]
Slot cars have been around for over 50 years. We think of slot cars as having a guide flag that rides inside a slot cut into the track surface. The first slot cars were just the opposite. The slot was a channel in the car and it fit over a rail. Below are early examples […]
What is the deal with Koford slot cars? Koford slot cars, does not offer a ready to run slot car for beginners, only because of the companies status as the best professional equipment manufacturer. They hold almost every record and win almost every major race. This is not an endorsement, just the current reality. No […]