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Old 06-03-2009, 07:10 AM
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Cool losi pit mat???

what the heck is the losi pit mat and how is it used?
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:22 AM
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Its a mat you place on your table to keep parts and stuff from rolling away when you are working on your car. I use a small indoor outdoor rug. It cost about $4 at Lowes.
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:28 AM
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The losi pitmat is ok but it really does not do a whole lot. I use an upgrade mat, its rubber and has areas fro screws and tools. Some drivers use towels or rugs like stated earlier.
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Old 06-03-2009, 07:36 AM
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I use the Mugen matt, I like it better then just a towel because the bottom of it is like a bathroom mat so it doesnt slide around. It might even be a bathroom rug!

http://www.tonysscrews.com/product.s...&productId=666
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i just put my pit table and chair in a big plastic kiddie swimming pool so if anything does get away, it ends up in my self contained space, and if it gets really hot at the track, add water, and lounge with your buds!!
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Originally Posted by ShagNastyEk9 View Post
i just put my pit table and chair in a big plastic kiddie swimming pool so if anything does get away, it ends up in my self contained space, and if it gets really hot at the track, add water, and lounge with your buds!!
Great idea!
Even better mental image!!!!!!

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Last thing I want to see is a bunch dudes from my local track in a kiddie pool.
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I have a Losi pit mat. I think Losi was sitting on a bunch of banners and decided to sell them as pit mats. It has the brass things (rivets?) on each corner for hanging on nails.

In fact, I'm going to hang mine since a towel makes a better mat than this does.
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Originally Posted by markr04 View Post
I have a Losi pit mat. I think Losi was sitting on a bunch of banners and decided to sell them as pit mats. It has the brass things (rivets?) on each corner for hanging on nails.

In fact, I'm going to hang mine since a towel makes a better mat than this does.
this isnt the losi pit mat, you have the losi pit hammock, you run rop from each corner to 4 posts and then rest your car in it while you work, it catches all, and doubles as a lounge for your cat, small dog, hamster, whatever
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Originally Posted by last View Post
Great idea!
Even better mental image!!!!!!

ROFL

i have that exact same cup
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x2 on not looking around at the track and seeing grown men in a kiddie pool
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Old 06-03-2009, 10:45 AM
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thanx guys.i figured it was fot that. that was what i bought one for , but like whats his name said it looks more like a banner than a pit mat. maybe ill use it to sit and lay my stuff on when in go bashing at the quarry. and thats quite an image involving the kiddie pool,he he he, clay unruh
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Originally Posted by markr04 View Post
I have a Losi pit mat. I think Losi was sitting on a bunch of banners and decided to sell them as pit mats. It has the brass things (rivets?) on each corner for hanging on nails.

In fact, I'm going to hang mine since a towel makes a better mat than this does.
+1 on the losi banner ohh I mean pitmat.
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+1 on the losi banner ohh I mean pitmat.
Great observation about they eyelet holes. Never even dawned on me and I've had mine almost 2 years!

I can definitely state that you do NOT want to solder anything over this mat!
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