Scouts-L Mail Archive for October of 1998: Re: Pinewood derby track
Re: Pinewood derby track
Tue, 27 Oct 1998 21:45:41 -0500
WAIT, THERE'S MORE!! A lot has changed in the last eight years.
There are some fine kits available for wood tracks as well as aluminum.
are very well engineered and take alot of the work and sloppiness out of
building one. Check out the following:
COMPUTER PINEWOOD DERBY
5438 S. Lapwai Pl. =95 Boise, ID 83709
(2 lane wood, computerized kit)
P.O.Box 643 =95 W. Acton, MA 01720
(2-4 lane wood kits)
P.O. Box 98 =95 Linn Creek, MO 65052
(2-6 lane wood kits)
S & W CRAFTS MFG.
P.O. Box 5501 =95 Pasadena, CA 91117
(2-6 lane wood kits, gutter style, very good)
B.S.A. Track Planning Kit (#7695)
Local Scout Shop & Scout Catalog
(2-8 lane kits, alum. plating, monster of a track - over 54' long!!)
If you'd like to know more about the finer points of organizing and
putting on a PWD race I'd like to suggest the following booklet:
"PINEWOOD DERBY ORGANIZATIONAL GUIDE"
A complete guide to putting on a successful PINEWOOD DERBY. From
fundraising, rule making, tracks & timers . . . . to inspection &
registration, racing procedures, & conflict resolution. Filled with
program ideas & inciteful tips from experts. 44 Pgs. Send $5.95 check or
M.O. (a complete set of Racing Forms available for only $4.00 more) to:
J. H. Ball =95 516 PINEVIEW ST. =95 Altamonte Spgs., FL 32701
Good luck and remember to have fun!
Commissioner, Central Florida Council (Orlando)
Chulee Afopkeh Chapter, Tipsa Lodge 326
". . . and now I'm finished Beavering,
. . . . so I'm going to work my ticket ('til I die)"