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Old 11-24-2011, 03:58 PM
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Heres some pictures and a short video of my home track. Sorry about the crapy cell phone video. Just thought I would share the result of all my hard work with you guys. Let me know what you think. All done by hand and hand tamped. Nothing special, just the dirt from my back yard and a 12x24 sifter. It's a hard and smooth surface. I run JC Bar Codes and almost have to much traction.











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Old 11-24-2011, 08:34 PM
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Thats really cool dude. I always love backyard tracks and the fun they offer.
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O yeah, I love coming home from a long day at work at throwing down some laps. I just need to get myself a scoring system and get some of my buddies over for a night of racing.
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O yeah, I love coming home from a long day at work at throwing down some laps. I just need to get myself a scoring system and get some of my buddies over for a night of racing.
I would like to see a video of some cars running. You know they have a free software download that you can use a computer, we cam and solid color bodies and it will count laps and do lap times?
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Love the track! I'm jealous. My wife would kill me if I turned the whole backyard into an RC track1
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http://sites.google.com/site/easylapcounter/




Sick track dude.

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Old 11-28-2011, 07:42 PM
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I would like to see a video of some cars running. You know they have a free software download that you can use a computer, we cam and solid color bodies and it will count laps and do lap times?
No, I didnt actually. I was looking at getting this:

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Timing-System

But if I can do a free one, I'm game!

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Love the track! I'm jealous. My wife would kill me if I turned the whole backyard into an RC track1
Sorry to hear that man...

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Thanks for the link. I'm gonna give this a shot.
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It looks like you decided to have a house built around your track.
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Here's what my track looks like as of right now...



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you have a very nice track...
no need to find other place...
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you have a very nice track...
no need to find other place...
Thanks. I Bought the house so it's mine. I will only have to find a new place when the Army tells me to, haha.
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Wow, your wife must really love you.
It looks cool. Very cool.
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Wow, your wife must really love you.
It looks cool. Very cool.
My wife loves me, very much, haha!!
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