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Indakav Raceway

Postby Jettvolks » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:19 pm

Just a couple quick pics of my track, more of a test post for the pics.

Please excuse the poor quality as they were snapped on my tablet. I'll snap some better pics soon.

Carrera 4 lane analog
Overall footprint is 8 1/2 ft. X 21 1/2 ft.
Lane lengths are all within 2 inches total just under 70 feet
30 amp adj. v regulated power supply
Combination of PM and Slot it Scp 1 controllers
Trackmate IR timing with 32 hdtv and 15 in. monitor
Stop buttons and directional switches at each station

Run pretty much all non magnet racing with an occasional run of some Scaley/Carrera Trans Am cars with magnets. Fast laps are in the low to mid 6 seconds Real fast :auto-driving: if you dip under 6 seconds with Slot It and NSR cars.
I do have those oh so dreaded number 1 radius curves scattered throughout and a squeeze section but after a few laps you hardly notice. ;)
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Overall from over/under end of track
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Overall track shot
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby Broman62 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:36 pm

JV...Welcome aboard and enjoy the wonderful world of HRW!! Very sweet layout ya got there!! Looks as though it's got good speed and technically challenging!!!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby ShotgunDave » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:39 pm

First of all, welcome to HRW! :text-welcomewave:

Second, that's a great looking track! Looks like a lot of fun for sure!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby HomeRacingWorld » Mon Feb 06, 2017 7:49 pm

Yes welcome. Looks like a fun home track to me!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby bigman » Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:14 pm

Randy
Sure glad to have you here at HRW, you will find it very interesting. :!:
Your going to have a blast with your track. :auto-driving: :auto-driving:
Pictures look good too, we all like pictures, right. :text-goodpost:

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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby chappyman66 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:48 pm

That is a very nice 4 lane home track. I love the use of elevation to maximize the space.
That looks fast and flowing, should be a blast to race on!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby Drewbert34 » Mon Feb 06, 2017 8:53 pm

4 lanes! Get it boy!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby Jettvolks » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:15 pm

Thanks for the warm welcome. :text-thankyouyellow:

I've been lurking here for awhile (finally registered) and occasionally over on SCI. Started into slots roughly 2 years ago with a 1/24 digital Carrera set bought off Craigslist.

My track has been in many MANY different layouts over those two years and table grew many times as well. Current layout has about 18? or so inches overall in elevation. I do prefer alot of elevation changes on a road course. If I wanted a flat track I'd build an oval (not that there is anything wrong with that )and have thought about that as well. I actually really enjoy the oval forum here, man those oval cars the guys here build sure are (in my best Cartmen voice) Swwweeeeetttttt.

Currently loving this layout, it has a nice rhythm and just enough little changes to keep you on your toes if you want to break a record.
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby dreinecke » Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:33 pm

Welcome! Nice track!
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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby Z-carfan » Mon Feb 06, 2017 10:06 pm

Welcome, that is a great looking track!


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Re: Indakav Raceway

Postby TuscoTodd » Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:03 am

That looks like a lot of fun with the nice wide drift aprons and variety of corner types and elevations!
Thanks for sharing! :)
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