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#1 Slot_it_Bob

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 12:13 PM

PDL I ordered a couple of your guides and decided to retrofit on into one of my Slot.it GT1's which is a new release.

I noted that even on this car the guide wobbled 360 degrees.

 

I followed the instructions on your website and about 20 minutes later I now have the smoothest play free guide I have ever seen a plastic car. 

 

I did use a thinner 3 mm washer and I am looking to replace the provided 6-32 nut with a more compact unit to fit under some cars.

 

I wish I had bought some of these sooner.

Thanks,

Bob

 

 

 

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 12:26 PM

I did use a thinner 3 mm washer and I am looking to replace the provided 6-32 nut with a more compact unit to fit under some cars.

Bob, you can also cut off the extra post that protrudes above the brass tube and use a 2-56 screw and washer:

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:29 PM

The TSP1 is a very versatile guide and can be used on many different slot cars in various scales. It is also very strong.


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:55 PM

Dennis I thought about that too. I was not sure if a screw would expand the post enough to cause a bind. 

 

I'll be doing a second car and I plan to trim the front of the guide back so I can leave the front of the chassis in place.

 

 

BTW I just read an article by you on the retro racing site regarding scratch building, beautiful work.


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Posted 25 February 2013 - 02:59 PM

If you run a 2-56 tap into the hole in the guide post first, it will not expand much.

You could try a 2mm screw and washer if you can find them, they are a tiny bit smaller.

And thanks for the compliment - if you're talking about the article on the IRRA website, that's pretty old now. My frames look way better these days.

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 07:59 PM

Everything you could ever want in fasteners

http://www.microfasteners.com/
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