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Pablo "State of the Slot Car Union" address for 2018


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#26 Samiam

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 05:50 PM

A friend of mine repairs and collects vintage high end watches. He hasn't stepped foot in a jewelry store in 40 years. 

 

Another buddy collects juke boxes. He hasn't bought a record player since Gerald Ford was president. 

 

The watch guy also is restoring a bunch of 60s Honda twins. He hasn't bought a new bike since Nixon. 

 

Commercial raceways have never banked on the collector as a cash cow. There is way more money in parties and walk in rentals. 


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#27 MSwiss

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Posted 01 February 2018 - 06:08 PM

Good post, Sam.

That said, I am happy to take the $$, for track time, from any "type" of slot racing aficionado, regardless, if they make a parts purchase, or not.

Every little bit helps.
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