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#1 Half Fast

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 01:31 PM

Interesting article from an Audiophile magazine published last year. He mentioned his start as a slot car racer (Howie gets a plug :) ).
 
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Posted 27 January 2017 - 02:03 PM

A nice read...

 

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Posted 27 January 2017 - 03:00 PM

Very interesting read.  The man/the legend!  Always glad to read bout slot car people who went on to do well.

 

It might be an interesting thread some time to list people from slot racing past and what they did in the "real world" when they grew up both big and small.  Some went on tho other things some stayed in slot racing and the hobby industry in general.

 

One of the commentators mentioned Wayne "Mr. Iso-Fulcrum "Williams (aka Wayne Lumpkin) went on to design off road bike gear sets in Colorado if I recall the story correctly as told by Howie Ursaner.  Mitch Keil of Team Camen went on to become a computer professor at a University on Michigan. Bob Cotton also of Team Camen and controller builder fame owned a chain of subways in Florida at one time. The list could go on and on....


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Posted 27 January 2017 - 04:34 PM

Little wonder he doesn't have the time for retro racing. :)


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Posted 27 January 2017 - 09:47 PM

I can see where my aging, late 70s stereo might leave something to be desired after reading that.


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Posted 27 January 2017 - 09:59 PM

Mike, keep it as long as you can find replacement tubes.


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