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Old 04-17-2007, 07:02 PM   #1
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does anyone know if this system is still available? their website is up but the number is disconnected.
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There was a thread on this a few months back. The general consensus was the system was basically junk to begin with.
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Old 04-17-2007, 11:47 PM   #3
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Not another Launch Rail System thread!!
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Say what you want about them, however if anyone has some for sale PM me. I will have no problem using them for practice.
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just want to know if they are still in business? my friends track equipment was stolen that they use for tamiya tcs races and we need something as an alternative by july 15th. thanx
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I don't think they are in business anymore. Every since they were hit by the hurricane, I have been unable to get a hold of the guy. The Web site was up (http://www.roaddome.com), but the shopping cart wasn't working and got no responses via email or phone.

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We've used them for several years now and yes cars do get some air off them. But over all I've found they cause considerable less damage then hitting a more solid track system like a 2X4.
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We've used them for several years now and yes cars do get some air off them. But over all I've found they cause considerable less damage then hitting a more solid track system like a 2X4.
They are fine for club stuff or practice days, but you will never see it used at big events. Boards are not bad once you over come the fear of hitting them and actually use them to make your driving better.
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As stated, it's great for club racing. We setup a pretty big track every two weeks and it's really easy to setup and take down - plus you don't need that much room for storage.

Doesn't really matter now anyway. Can't get them anymore. Maybe someone will come up with a system that will make everyone happy.
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I won't pay $2000 for 300 pieces of plastic.
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4wd Sedan $450
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Other than the tools its mostly plastic!
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You just totally missed my point. There is no engineering feat involved in making plastic semicircular tubes. We are paying for intellectual property and high-quality materials in our cars.
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Right guy, tell that to the person who made the machine that makes the RoadRail system. I would have to AssuMe that it's an intellectual property.
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They are fine for club stuff or practice days, but you will never see it used at big events. Boards are not bad once you over come the fear of hitting them and actually use them to make your driving better.
I don't have a fear of hitting them...I raced many many years with boards. But I've noticed that with the rails there are a lot less broken cars at our races then with boards. That plus the rails are much easier to store and transport making them ideal for outdoor parking lot racing.
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Right. It's a machined injection mold. Like your Tupperware container. But perhaps higher quality plastic. That's like saying that it is justified to pay $2000 for 300 Tupperware containers.
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