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Indoor Track Barricade Materials?

Old 12-10-2009, 12:02 PM
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Hey Jim, we are using down spout from Home Depot, which is almost indestructable, the ones we have you can step on and the don't break, but pop back to original form and at $11 for a 10 foot section you can't beat the price. We used to have the road rail system and although it works well the only thing we noticed was it seemed to chunk tires more than usual.

In any matter, to make the corners just make some plugs that fit inside the downspout and have some of it sticking out then cut some puck board in strips the height of the wall and make the reqiured connector curve with a inside and outside wall and screw it to the plug. They will have some give but will give you good track definition.
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Old 12-10-2009, 12:05 PM
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Give? I hit it pretty damn hard one run and the car just got airborne.
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Old 12-10-2009, 12:10 PM
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Anything but dots, Jim, they're an invention of the devil.
I like the idea of cutting out 3 sides of what we have, which in effect is similar to what CARCAR uses. And it can be adapted for 180*s.
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Old 12-10-2009, 06:45 PM
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We're focusing on puck board and plugs right now. Good flexibility and adaptability. Johnny, we're using the same downspout, except ours is getting beat up a little. We have an annual ritual of cutting off the broken ends. Still, it's cheap and it works so we're sticking with it.

Colin, I'm also thinking about ordering the biggest, nastiest plough disc I can't find. Just for you!

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Old 12-11-2009, 07:50 AM
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Talk to Ian at CARCAR and ask for the yellow one. It broke my 1st XRAY after a year with no problems at the Calgary WCICS in 2002.
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Old 12-11-2009, 08:43 AM
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This track is using 2 x 4 and 1 x 4 PVC fence material.

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Old 12-11-2009, 09:28 AM
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You are lucky, both tracks look great. What are the dimensions of the indoor track, and the length of the outdoor straight? Thanks.
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