2017

Painting with Auto-Air Colors Water Based Paint

For painting slot cars and scale models, my paints of choice are lacquers and Auto-Air Colors water based paints.  For the lacquers I use Tamiya, DupliColor, and PlastiKote rattle can paints as well as various airbrushed lacquers.  But the paints I often default to are the water-based paints from Auto-Air Color.  These paints are very…

BTCC Series – Round 3 – 2017

Race 3 of BTTC had only 5 drivers and saw its 3rd lead change of the series. This time it was Marty taking 1st place and fast lap with Ary in 2nd and David taking 3rd. Marty, Ary, and David all had slower times than race 2, but Mark was 10 laps faster than race…

BTCC Series – Round 1 – 2017

Fifty nine years ago BTTC had its start. On Oct.7 Austin Slot Car Club represented this race with a mixture of manufacters from Honda, MG, BMW, and VW. It was a close race between David and Shawn with David barley pulling it out, and Ary taking 3rd place. Their was a good battle between John and Mark…

Porsche 917 Series – Race #6 and Final Results

Technical inspection details: Brett L. – #4 Sandeman / Weight: 73g, 12g of magnetic down-force   John B. – #1 Gulf / Weight: 77g, 10g of magnetic down-force   Marty M. – #23 Konstruktionen / Weight: 80g, 7g of magnetic down-force   Steve B. – #7 Ghost / Weight: 73g, 13g of magnetic down-force   Shawn G. – #5 Ghost / Weight: 76g, 10g of magnetic down-force   David…