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The Many Aspects Of Slot Car Track Layouts
Perhaps the most detailed component of slot car racing is the track layout. While the main objective of the hobby is to race, collect gorgeous cars, and enhance these cars' performance and capacity, there are plenty of enthusiasts who take pains to build elaborate slot car tracks with layouts that would cause even the best drivers to be envious. As if the layouts for the track weren't elaborate enough, many track builders go so far as integrate very intricate details into the race track, making these look as realistic as possible.
The Slot Car Controller For Each Type Of Slot Car Racing System
Slot car racing, by the name itself, is focused on controlling the car while on the track. The name 'slot' itself refers to the grooves in the racetrack that prevents the cars from falling off of the track. But slot car racing needs more than grooves for total control. Drivers need to have something in their hands to have full control over the acceleration, breaking and general performance of their slot car. They need the slot car controller.
Tips To Improve The Performance Of Your HO Slot Cars
Slot cars are powered small vehicles that are assisted by a slot or groove set in the tracks on which they run. At the bottom of the car is a blade or pin that keeps the car in the slot. To make the car run, the metal strips placed next to the slot deliver power to the car motor. Such power is picked up by contacts found beside the guide flag, under the front portion of the slot car. The voltage is controlled via a resistor in the hand controller.