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#51 Rick

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 12:27 PM

One more comes to mind, Silky..................
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Posted 22 November 2012 - 12:36 PM

Oh yeah---Rick Thigpen Custom Track Builds!! :)
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Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:07 PM

Rick,

Why not do it yourself? At the level you do everything else, you could do as well as any of those on your list.

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:31 PM

I'm really not a wood worker. I can't solder it or cut it with a Dremel disc..........

I did build my home track where I used to live:

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I gave it to my buddy Rodney and he's set it up and has really taken it to the next level with scenery, new low borders and widened the runoff area.

But this time I really want a small "shop track" not a "table top" track like my old one. Maybe something like this Steve Ogilive Hill Climb:

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Rick, I couldn't find a web site for Silky's?

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 01:48 PM

Of course, there's always this place: http://slotmods.com/

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Posted 22 November 2012 - 02:28 PM

Bummer....their website says they build 1/32 tracks and I'm looking for a 1/24 scale...

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Posted 15 November 2014 - 05:59 PM

Hi, Rick
It's been two years....time flies!


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Posted 15 November 2014 - 07:02 PM

Hi Bob,

 

Here's an update on the track:

 

Home Track


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Posted 16 November 2014 - 01:40 PM

 Where did you get the work station? My wife might want one for her sewing. My just retired brother snd sister in law built a house in Salem. She dyes and spins wool and he mows the lawn on a ride on mower. They love it there.


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Posted 16 November 2014 - 02:06 PM

Here's the link John:
 

Thanks, Tex. The downside to this is I'm old :laugh2: . I sure don't miss getting up at 5 AM to go to work though.

Rick, the LISTA stuff is really nice. We used them where I used to work. The downside is they really cost too much!

Here's the link:

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