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Old 05-03-2012, 01:27 PM
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I have a 22' X 14' (6.7m X 4.3m) space at home that I'd like to build a race track on for beginners to have fun with. Is this enough space to have a good, timed race on? Which cars and lap timers/counters are appropriate for this small space? I think if I had matching house cars, I'd want them to be as small and slow as possible. It seems like the quality minis are quite fast. Would I reduce top speed somehow or install a slow moter/gear? I've looked at Losi Micro-T(1/36) and Epoch indoor racer (1/43). For timers/counters I-Lap, and Robotronic. Are there better choices than these? Pretend the budget is large. Any guidance/ ideas would be appreciated.

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Old 05-03-2012, 03:00 PM
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One thought is the training mode available on Traxxas receivers. Unfortunately the smallest thing they make is 1/16 scale, which might be too big for the space you're dealing with.
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22x14 isnt exactly all that large of a track space, but for something this size http://www.raidentech.com/mircunstmiar.html even the hottest of motors and gearing the space allotted would be pretty fun, the micro 1/24th size would probably fit that area pretty nicely as well depending on how extravagant the track gets http://www.losi.com/Products/Default...rodID=LOSB0243 also check out the 1/36th scale just a tad bit bigger then the first link but a whole lot more expensive http://www.losi.com/Products/Feature...rodId=LOSB0230
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