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Thread: Pinewood Derby Like a Boss
02-08-2012, 10:48 AM #1
Pinewood Derby Like a Boss
PWI as usual...
02-08-2012, 11:13 AM #2
Dig it! We did those in wood shop in Middle school... except we drilled out the back end for a C02 cartridge (they were on a guide wire).
Nice build!'08 Mobius LS
02-08-2012, 11:22 AM #3
We did the same thing Chawk.
Nice work Newty, even managed to pick up a couple sponsors I see.2006 Supra 24SSV
02-08-2012, 12:13 PM #4My Mom said I'm not allowed to get wet!
2000 Outback LS (sold)
02-08-2012, 12:48 PM #5
I've dont quite a few pinewood cars with my sons for AWANAS and RA's. Best Iv'e done was 3rd place, but we've won quite a few trophies for best looking. Lol. if they weren't all packed away somewhere still I'd throw a few pics up here tomorrow... We'll see if I remember when we unpack them, and when I get internet at home...'00 Moomba Kamberra
'06 Yamaha FZ1 & 6 dirtbikes for me & my kids
'99 BMW 528it
'06 Chevy Express 3500 (15 passenger)
02-08-2012, 02:22 PM #6
Nice work! I'm sure the Newty Jr.'s will dominate the lineup!
I should throw up a pic of one of the cars in our scouts pack last year. The kid's dad is a structural engineer - needless to say I don't think he let his son within 10ft of the car. Heard he had it weighted with Tungsten or something like that. It was ridiculous.
Overall it was all fun but that car was untouchable by the rest of the "bricks" out there and actually kind of took away from the fun a little.
I don't think the races in our pack are for a few more months though...?At the time it seemed like a good idea...
02-08-2012, 10:45 PM #7
Dont forget the Graphite.......Speed. Or do they not allow that now days....Nice CarsRick
2002 Moomba Mobius V
02-09-2012, 06:30 PM #8
You can use graphite. I got a Teflon powder (not bsa approved) but this isn't that competitive... At least for the rest of the pack.
I spent almost an hour getting them to roll straight.
PWI as usual...
02-08-2012, 11:56 AM #9
Awesome job, Newty! Mine always came out looking like a brick.Drew
New ride: 2012 Mojo
Old ride: 2008 OBV