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Old 08-26-2009, 08:40 AM   #16
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I would've thought the "bridge" sensors run over the track... the cars run under them... that's how my local track used to be, until they ran the loop under the track surface. Not sure about how high they have to be though.
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Old 08-26-2009, 09:36 AM   #17
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The "special" RC carpet is from Calandra racing concepts, called Fasttrack HD. The only thing really special about, it is treated to be static free. If you use spektrum receivers, static glitching shouldn't be an issue.
Its about $7 USD a square yard (or about a square meter) Probably about $4000USD for a decent size track and then you have to pay for shipping out of the US probably another $3000USD,
My choice would be to buy some cheap commercial grade carpet locally and treat it against static
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Old 08-26-2009, 12:09 PM   #18
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I would've thought the "bridge" sensors run over the track... the cars run under them... that's how my local track used to be, until they ran the loop under the track surface. Not sure about how high they have to be though.
yeah i thought about that myself after i posted that silly comment !!!

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Old 09-03-2009, 11:27 AM   #19
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ok a quick update

our local track Real80 in groningen are helping out by by paying for the carpet , lighting and wood for the barriers , we can use the AMB timing gear and we also have another sponser on board to help with payment of a few parts

the circuit will be ready in the next 2 weeks as we are all ready to get it finished are ready for a big opening and a 6 race open championship

stay posted for progress pictures
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:05 PM   #20
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Anybody have a decent track building program?
A guy named Zanthrax created a trackmaking program a number of years ago. Its tough to find these days but its still around for download.
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Old 09-07-2009, 06:52 AM   #21
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where do i get the best RC racing carpet from ???

i hear from the MACH that they bought it in the UK but it came from belgium

this is all i am waiting for then i can lay it down and get designing a track layout
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ok boys and girls the carpet is down , just leaving it to settle for a day or three

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GREAT THANKS TO THESE GUYS



any one interested in racing on hollands largest indoor track contact me

it will be finished and open in 2 weeks
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you still need me to link you to that Zanthrax trackmaking program?
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LOL

no thank you

we used a simple method

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no thank you

we used a simple method


lol ah yes...sometimes you just get back to basics. Well good luck with the new track man
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Thoughtful use of available materials. LOL.
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