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Description - Slot Car Racing in the Digital Age by Robert Schleicher

Robert Schleicher wrote the book on slot car racing - literally. In the three short years since Schleicher's "Slot Car Racing: Tips, Tricks and Track Plans" was published, the hobby has been virtually transformed by new products and technologies. This new volume, a perfect complement to its predecessor, brings readers and racers up-to-date, offering a concise, comprehensive overview of slot car racing's developments, along with expert, practical guidance for putting this information to good use. A primer on the latest digital and analog developments for both 1/32 and HO scales, Schleicher's book delivers the lowdown on building cars from individual components on ready-to-race chassis, as well as popular tune-up tips to get even more speed and better handling out of today's cars. Schleicher also provides track tests of 70 cars and a slot-car shootout featuring 23 more vehicles. Finally, Schleicher includes nearly 50 track plans: 14 tabletop-size plans for Scalextric, Classic, Carrera, Sport, SCX, and Ninco brand track; 14 plans modeled on real circuits like Watkins Glen, Monaco, Spa-Francorchamps, Sears Point, and the Bahrain and Shanghai F1 courses; and 17 4x8-foot HO scale plans. Illustrated throughout with color photography and track plan line art, this is the book that no serious slot car racer can afford to be without.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780760332351
ISBN-10: 0760332355
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 210mm x 18mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Motorbooks International
Publisher: Motorbooks International
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Robert Schleicher

Bob Schleicher is a veteran hobby industry writer and publisher and the author of several MBI titles, most recently The Lionel FasTrack Book.

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