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Old 11-11-2012, 12:35 PM
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Hey guys me and my neighbor bought TC's. We went to the school parking lot and set up a make shift track. We used plastic disk kinda like frisbees. The cars were great probrally the best RC purchase's we have made. However our track kinda sucked the disk kept getting knocked all over the place. We need something thats fairly quick to setup. However does not move around. Would you guys post some pics of your parking lot track set up's or give post some ideas or what you have seen.
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Old 11-11-2012, 12:44 PM
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Get yourself some sidewalk chalk from the store. Then you can use the plastic disc for the corners then draw chalk lines outlining the track. Also mark where the discs are with the chalk so if you hit a disc the track is still marked.

You can see the chalk lines of the track in the video when it is not an on board shot.
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One option is to ask a farmer if he has any old plow discs laying around that he would be willing to part with. They are heavy enough not to slide and high enough to discourage cutting corners without breaking a car. Plus if you decide you don't need them you can sell for scrap.

Another option is to use hoses to mark the outline of a course. I've read posts where people have contacted their local firehouse/fire department and were able to get some old hoses. Since the hoses have give, they will not break a car. They also can be used to line the straights.
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:52 PM
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here's our setup in brownsville, tx...
we purchased old firehose from our local
fire dept...!
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Plow disc as corner markers.
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