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#1 Dennis David

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 05:52 PM

How much space between track (At the arrows) for a marshall to fit in. Now no funny skinny jokes, we're 50+ year old men playing with toys so that's funny enough.  

 

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#2 CruzinBob

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:01 PM

I usually go as tight as possible thereby increasing overall lane length.  12-18" for pass thru.  You talking space for a marshal to squat?!


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#3 Dennis David

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 06:06 PM

Yep, just to squeeze in there for a 4-8 minute heat.

 

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:07 PM

How high should the track be as well?


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:18 PM

I would think that depends on the height of your racers. Being rather short myself, I would like to see it in the 24"-36" range off the floor. I don't like to stand on a chair or a milk crate to see certain lanes, but I have. :)


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#6 Dennis David

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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:22 PM

I know commercial tracks are lower than a normal table so is 24 inches to low for a club track? We're talking a flat track no banking.


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Posted 24 March 2013 - 08:47 PM

I would make the track tall enough so the marshalls could work standing up. Old knees don't like to squat, at least mine don't! And I would leave at least a 24" access area around the track, more if possible.


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 09:01 AM

28-30" table height is pretty good.


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Posted 05 April 2013 - 12:36 PM

My flat track is right at 29", which seems to be ideal for marshaling with two hands at the same time.


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#10 Dennis David

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Posted 05 April 2013 - 01:12 PM

Thanks Mike

Now to convince my friend give up the table top and build a proper track.

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