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Trans Am Race #1 Results

The Pony Car Wars began again with the running of Round 1 of the Trans-Am Series race last Saturday.  Some teams were scrambling to get their cars on the grid, while  others, notably Marty with his Camaro, had their cars fully sorted and loaded for bear. The first heat saw Marty in the SCA Camaro…

Casting Resin Parts

Making resin castings of small parts is probably much easier than you might think, especially if the part has a flat side. Parts with a flat side, like many wheel inserts, can be duplicated with a one-piece mold. The RTV mold compound I most commonly use is Polytek Platsil 71-20 Silicone RTV Rubber.

Resin Casting Small Parts

Making resin castings of small parts is probably much easier than you might think, especially if the part has a flat side. Parts with a flat side, like many wheel inserts, can be duplicated with a one-piece mold. The RTV mold compound I most commonly use is Polytek Platsil 71-20 Silicone RTV Rubber. Click here…

Mille Miglia Round 3 Results

Round 3 of the 2012 running of the Mille Miglia saw only 4 cars make the start. Ferrari fielded two cars, the Touring-bodied 166MM of Gentleman Jim Johnson and the Abarth Spyder of Russell Mill. Lancia was well represented by the immaculately prepared D24 of Count Ary Barbosa while the British fans cheered on the…

Round 2 of the 4th Quarter Slot.it Challenge

Well, I do have to admit, the Porsche-Chaparral was hooked up for the second round of 4th quarter Slot.It Challenge.  As my first set of  Shore 30’s on the rear have worn smaller and smaller, the car seems to have picked up speed.    That, combined, with a day when I was “in the zone,” resulted…