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#1 mickey thumbs

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Posted 08 December 2018 - 08:11 PM

Track build coming along well. Got to use wife's Dremel today! I'm looking for pics of clever (cheap) ideas for holding controllers at the drivers stations when not in use. Planning to use snow day tomorrow to build the driver stations and complete wiring.


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Posted 08 December 2018 - 08:39 PM

I've had a few things and this works the best.

Just a plastic/rubber box, that you would put in a drawer, to hold pens and pencils.

Along with not being metal, it transcends trigger type, whether it's top-heavy, etc., although you can see where it covered up the flames on my panel.

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 05:17 AM

A very simple method to stop controllers hitting the floor.... Self Adhesive Velcro spots.

Stick the fuzzy spot on the driver's panel, and the hooky spot on the controller, on the opposite side to your hand.

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Posted 09 December 2018 - 10:21 AM

Two cheap,elegant solutions. Thanks guys
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Posted 09 December 2018 - 11:11 AM

We use a short piece of pvc pipe screwed into the side of the track. Cut a short slot on the track side (with a Dremel) to accommodate the trigger. Sturdy and long-lasting.

 

Just another idea to consider...


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Posted 09 December 2018 - 11:22 AM

Not cheap but they work. They're what I use.

 

https://www.slotcarc...Holder-p32.html


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Posted 09 December 2018 - 01:38 PM

Home Depot , holder for brooms & shovels, rubber coated .


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Posted 17 December 2018 - 08:42 PM

I used some of the trays for boat seats got at bass pro







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