scouts-l Mail Archive for March of 2000: Re: Pinewood Derby lubricant
MAJ) Mike Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle (blkeagle@USSCOUTS.ORG
Thu Mar 04 1993 - 20:13:22 CST
Hey Mary Lee and Paul!
>Mary Lee Foley wrote:
>> I was just informed that "National declared BSA teflon is the only
>> 'legal' lubricant" to use on Pinewood Derby cars.
>Urban legend. Ask the person who told you that to show you that
>information in writing on an official document of BSA's. Until they do,
Funny...where would one get the "BSA teflon?" It's not in the Supply Division
I thought that I had a copy of the Pinewood Derby rules booklet. But I don't.
But I'm VERY SURE that the BSA's official booklet dealing with the Pinewood
Derby doesn't say anything about the "types of lubricant to use" with the
>The ONLY official BSA rules are the ones in the box. Other
>recommendations appear in the pamphlet they also issue.
The official rules are also found within the Grand Prix Pinewood Derby
booklet, which is available from the local Council or through a Scout
Shop(tm) or the BSA's Supply Division.
(MAJ) Mike L. Walton (settummanque, the blackeagle)
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