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Betta & Classic Porsche 917/30

Most of my slot car projects on this blog seem to be resin bodied scale models or restorations of older Scalextric cars. That’s ok but it really isn’t pushing my modelling ability or bringing any new content to the blog. … Continue reading

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Used and Abused: Weathering

One thing I’ve noticed when scrolling through Facebook and Instagram is that those of us who make model cars, be that static, slot or RC, tend to make them clean and in pristine condition. That’s fine but in truth a … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part 6

Hi Chaps and Chapettes! Last time we finished building up the body and and did a little chassis work. This can be found here: https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/10/05/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-5/ Since then I’ve added some more details to the body and today I wanted to … Continue reading

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Halfords’ Wind Up Racing Car Kit

Hi Chaps and Chapettes, So I don’t get all geeky about many things… Actually that’s a lie… I get geeky about many many things and when the Christmas Promo stuff arrived at work I got very very geeky! For Christmas … Continue reading

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Omnibus Slot Car Build Part 5

Chaps and Chapettes, So, in the last part of the build (which can be found here https://motorsportformentalhealth.com/2016/09/19/omnibus-slot-car-build-part-4/) we mounted the chassis to the two halves of the lower body and got the wheels sitting right. Since then I have done … Continue reading

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1910 Omnibus Slot Car Build Part-1

Every once in a while something comes along that I just simply have to build. As soon as I laid eyes on this Airfix 1910 B-Type Omnibus I just knew that I needed to turn it into a slot car! … Continue reading

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