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How to - Tuning the Pancake HO car


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Posted 21 January 2021 - 10:00 AM

Long-time HO racer Paul Shoemaker is a Slotblog member who posts here occasionally. I recently became aware of this two-part article he originally posted to his now-decommissioned Speed Inc Slot Car HO website in February 2010. The follow-up article appeared in February 2012. That website was in 2019 replaced with his new site: https://speedincslotcars.com/.

 

This is much more than just a 'How To' article; it is a tour de force of the history of the pancake HO cars and a fabulous reference of the many models and variations of these cars that were produced. I'll paste a single page here to illustrate this.

If you're in to the pancake HO slot cars, you should read and download these PDFs!

 

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From 'Tuning the Pancake pt. 1'

 

Attached File  How To - Tuning the Pancake Pt 1.pdf   1.82MB   403 downloads

 

Attached File  How To - Tuning the Pancake Pt 2.pdf   1.94MB   355 downloads


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