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barryhi33

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Ah ok - so one end has a moving flipper and the other is fixed - just curios, but why does the exit track have a sensor ? - obviously the entrance needs a sensor to trigger the routing but not the exit .......... is it a hang over from the pit lane game ?

barryhi33

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If you didn't know if a pit lane was left hand or right hand - how would you identify it ?

When you look at pictures they appear visually the same, but there must be a difference !

barryhi33

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Not sure what happened to my first post/picture but it was basically the same but with 1/2 straight less either side.

That fitted into 6' 6" but meant the right hand inner curve needed to be raised as it overlapped the outer track.

barryhi33

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The first track required bridging on the left side cross over section and raining on the right end on the track.

 

If you squeeze in 7ft then this track means the right side does not need raising.

The digital lane changes can be replaced with normal straights if you don't use/have them ( lane change track is equal to 1 and 1/2 normal straights.

I have left some track cut out so you can see the cross over section.

 

barryhi33

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Ah ok - as they were priced in dollars I thought they were being shipped from USA.

 

Thanks again

barryhi33

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Great tutorial woodcote - many thanks

Be interested if anyone knows a UK supplier for the buttons .......

barryhi33

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HI

 

My thoughts are......

There are 2 long straights in that set and you are replacing 1 of them with the ARC AIR powerbase/track.

Replace the other long straight as well - If you use the ARC with a tablet/phone then the lap counter is not needed..

Add 1 x C7018 1/2 straight track (with start grid) to the side with the ARC Air powerbase and match with replacement track on the other side.

So the other side would have a C8205 straight (to match the powerbase track) + 1 x 1/2 straight to match the C7018).

(Note: The C7018 tend to be sold in pairs so you could use that opposite if you were not bothered about having start grids on the other side of the track as well)

You can of course make the straight sections as long as you like and could include both of the long straights opposite each other, just dont connect any power to the original power base.

Hope that makes sense .......

 

Enjoy

barryhi33

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Dr_C

 

Out of interest how did you cut the track, what did you use  ?  - its a very clean job.

 

Thanks

barryhi33

93 posts

Thanks guys ......

barryhi33

93 posts

OK guys thanks for the clarification on the number of tracks (2) that need modifying.

Can I just check on another point ...... Blagard-01 suggests 'the wiring is mirrored so each one is different' whilst Dr_C suggests the 2 tracks 'are both identically wired!

I really appreciate the input from you guys and only ask so I don't make a mistake, I am not trying to nit pik !

Thanks and Happy New Year .........

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