Re: Pinewood Derby Track
Steven G. Tyler (sgtyler@EROLS.COM)
Fri, 11 Apr 1997 09:17:34 -0400
Sanoa Hagen wrote:
> I am again coming to the wisdom of the list.
> Does anyone know what the specification for a Pinewood Track?
> We just had our Expo and District Pinewood races on Saturday and the
> track that was used had the starting point almost 6 1/2 feet off the ground.
> The track we use and lend to other Packs is just under four feet at the
> We asked District people about this and they said they don't know.
> Do you guys?
There is no "official" specification that I've ever heard, but there is
an amazing diversity among the more common types. Check out the
Pinewood Derby info linked from the Scouting Resources Page on our Troop
Web site (http://members.aol.com/troop339/) for a truly THOROUGH
discussion of the physics of PW, and soem track info as well.
Steve on Cattail Creek
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City