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post #271 of 277 Old 02-22-2014, 05:07 PM
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post #272 of 277 Old 02-24-2014, 08:31 PM
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Didn't read the entire thread, so this may already be here, but spent a ton of my childhood buying and modifying these. Anybody else remember taping together 7 or 8 D cell batteries and then wiring them up before blowing the small motors? The pulling sled was great!!!

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just pulled out my collection of those for my son who is turning 5. he loves them.

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post #274 of 277 Old 02-25-2014, 07:26 PM
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I remember watching this as a kid. I never really thought Shatner was a the narrator until now!
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post #275 of 277 Old 02-26-2014, 09:53 AM
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Had this race track as a kid. The Empire 1000.

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Had this race track as a kid. The Empire 1000.

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I still have that track!!! The Empire 1000!!! It's in boxes in my grandmother's basement. I'm 43 years old and I can still smell the hot plastic after an afternoon of racing on that thing. Every kid in a 10 mile radius would show up at my house on Saturday afternoon with their own slot car ready to race. I've been wanting to go get it to set it up for my kids, but my grandmother lives 5 hours away and has turned into one of those old crazy cat ladies. We don't visit much. Thank you for posting that. I just traveled back in time for a few minutes.



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