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Building the J & L Raceway
~ Part 2 ~

Building a Home Slot Car Track

Text & Photos by Larry Geddes & James J. (Jeff) Van Scoter

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A) Ready for paint. Slots have 2 coats of polyurethane.
B) Jeff rolling on the first coat of epoxy paint. He later switched to a full-size roller.
C) The completed paint job. What a difference!
D) Another view after painting.
E) Copper tape has been applied to 2 lanes. The crash walls have also started to go up.
F) Almost finished taping. Note the tape dispenser - it keeps the tape from twisting & kinking.
G) High overall view from the leadon.
H) A view from the Blue driverís panel.
I) A view of the deadman & donut from the Yellow driverís panel.
J) Looking towards the bank from the White driverís panel.
K) A low view down the straight.
L) The power supply. Note the 12-gauge stereo zipcord.
M) Typical driverís panel.
N) Jeff taking a test spin on yellow. Car is in the deadman.
Wiring Diagram 1 Wiring Diagram 2

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