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Posted: Fri Jun 23, 2017 12:12 am Post subject: Slot car 1:32 Night Race
Here is a film from my first serious night race. Me against 5 computer driven cars.
1:32 scale this time, single lane start. Unfortunately, with the filming and all, I lost out a lot in the start with a few off track accidents, this led to me actually "not" winning. 3 "accidents" per car was allowed but with this rule, by the end, no cars actually made it to the finish line.
Night racing is tricky busyness and involve a lot of incidences that is not so frequent when you can see well,,, and more importantly, when you are not also hand holding a camera to film it...
FUN it is though !!!!!!
_________________ Im Knut, the norwegian. I hope you all have a very nice day
Thank you Roly You point out one of the peculiarities with dark time racing. Since it is not totally blackout, it is possible to have a visual id at times but in practice one just have to consentrate on ones car and not do anything like filming at the same time, it then become impossible _________________ Im Knut, the norwegian. I hope you all have a very nice day
thank you Graham
While we have a much more beautiful hobby in watching our model machines turn over, the fun scale with slot car racing is total.
I wouldn't compare the two activities though as model mechanics would win every time, but as entertainment value go, slot car racing is a wonderful pass time.
Highly recommended indeed _________________ Im Knut, the norwegian. I hope you all have a very nice day
That was easy, Knut said he was losing and at the back.
for sure. I totally lost track of what was my own car in the start of the race and the first lap, as the camera film show.
of course i ended up in the ditch very soon.. Still fun though. You should try it one day. _________________ Im Knut, the norwegian. I hope you all have a very nice day
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