SCCA pinewood derby?

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TedV
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SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by TedV » Fri Jan 05, 2018 12:56 pm

Who around ETR can build a killer pinewood derby car and send it to national convention with our reps?

Asking for a friend..
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by Buck05Sti » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:16 pm

Hmm, i won second place in Cub Scout pinewood derby...
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by TedV » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:19 pm

We need a ringer :P :lol: :fight:
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by thewelder » Fri Jan 05, 2018 4:16 pm

I built one for my daughter when she was in Girl Scouts. It was in speck but they said it wasn’t sporting and disqualified it.
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by TedV » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:10 pm

How is it not sporting if it was in spec???
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by thewelder » Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:04 am

I took the rules to the max. When they inspected it I had to prove everything was legal. Polish axles, reamed wheels, turned wheels to remove mold seams. Weight was .4 over so it would round down. They said we took it to far. Funny thing is she did most of the work with my research and direction.
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by disneyd » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:03 pm

I guess their motto is "don't try too hard".
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by TedV » Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:23 pm

thewelder wrote:
Sat Jan 06, 2018 10:04 am
I took the rules to the max. They said we took it to far. Funny thing is she did most of the work with my research and direction.
That's the whole point of competition!! And the whole point of the build. Parent supervising the kid doing the work to spend time together on a project..

if you still have it, I say send it to Nationals if there is room in the luggage. Guess I need to find out about that detail. :lol:
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Re: SCCA pinewood derby?

Post by MARKP » Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:02 pm

If you want to send it, I'm sure we can find room.

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