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LeagueofSpeed 8/1/17
Event coordinator

Trestle Bridge is now mounted to the bridge section...pleased with the presentation of this feature of Bootleg Run 

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LeagueofSpeed 8/1/17
Event coordinator

The Start Gate has been ordered for the track, and also got a 6 pack of the dual lane connectors...I believe I have a use for them.

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LeagueofSpeed 8/2/17
Event coordinator

I will use Liquid Nails to attach the hinge to the underside of the mdf...the screws tend to wallow out the mdf over time.

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There will also be a stiff knee under each 6' section between the curves and between Soul Taker and the Trestle Bridge...that way not much weight will be on the hinges themselves.

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LeagueofSpeed 8/2/17
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The 6' section between Widow Maker and Soul Taker...the road course feature will be seen during reveal video 

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LeagueofSpeed 8/2/17
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Just finished testing the section between Soul Taker and the Trestle Bridge that has this road feature...everything worked great even before the actual track calibration pre-race.Hot Wheels Matchbox diecast cars

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LeagueofSpeed 8/3/17
Event coordinator

Got the specs down for Stage 4, there will be a 4' drop down from the Trestle Bridge and a 2' run out to the finish line. You can see the layout, however it will stage down 4 times, but gives you a peek before the reveal Labor Day weekend. This will be the final entry...get your Hot Rods ready!!!

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  • The Drop is 4', so used it to double check my calculations — LeagueofSpeed
  • LO$ what are your plans at the end for a stopper or bumper? just curious — Mopar_Mafia
  • Quality work as always — Mopar_Mafia
  • The Lady of Speed has some micro-filled cleaning towels and when rolled up layerd 3 deep, they really absorb the energy quite well — LeagueofSpeed

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