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#1 crazyphysicsteacher

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 09:54 AM

Alright, time to take the plunge. 

Christmas is going to come early and I am in search of a jig. I am leaning toward a PSC but I am having trouble picking. I do not plan on building 1/32 cars but the tuning fork jigs look interesting, especially since my first build with it will be an F1. 

So the real question is, a long jig block for longer cars or a the shorter tuning fork version. I will take all recommendations and will be back later. 

Let the sales pitches begin.

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#2 Racer36

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Posted 19 November 2016 - 11:25 AM

I have a PSC scratch builder jig and a Mossetti fixture. Both very well made and spot on as far as dimensions.

 

I think you would be making a wise choice with one.


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Posted 19 November 2016 - 07:08 PM

I've used fixtures from Precision Slotcar, BackTrack. and R-Geo. 


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Posted 19 November 2016 - 07:23 PM

The Precision slot car jigs are awesome, top notch!!
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Posted 20 November 2016 - 07:08 AM

Precision here also.


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Posted 20 November 2016 - 08:12 AM

I use the Precision blocks to see how bad I've bent my chassis, then I give it to Cap to be fixed. :)
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Posted 20 November 2016 - 11:19 AM

Yes sometimes it really does require to Precision blocks to fix Frankie's cars... LOL.

But seriously the PSC fixtures are awesome, and Dave is a great guy.


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Posted 30 November 2016 - 09:21 AM

Here is my first build off the jig. Nice and square with the right clearances. Don't mind the item in the background, it just snuck in there for the photo op.

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Posted 30 November 2016 - 10:13 AM

I like Back Track ; but I m not buying.  Go with you're gut feeling.







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