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Old 05-25-2010, 01:18 PM   #1
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Does anyone know if there's a slot car track anywhere in the area? There was one in Reno about 10-12 years ago but they went out of business. I was moving stuff in the basement and "rediscovered" my slot cars and stuff, and remembered how much fun they were, and I like to get the kids into it if possible.
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Old 05-25-2010, 03:33 PM   #2
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The RC cars probably killed the slot cars. There is a business opportunity in there, resurrecting the slot car.
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Yes, assuming you are talking about classic Matchbox/Hot Wheel size cars HO scale cars.

They post something on cragslist fairly often...

http://reno.craigslist.org/zip/1754566831.html

I have some somewhere I keep threatening to find.
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Old 05-25-2010, 06:52 PM   #4
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There used to be a sweet slot car setup in Park lane mall, but I think it's gone

They may have relocated somewhere else, but not sure where.
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Old 05-27-2010, 08:33 AM   #5
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High Sierra Hobbies on Kietzke and Peckham has slot car stuff. They don't have a track (at least, not the last time I was in there 2 years ago) but they'd probably know if there were any tracks around town.

I dunno, though, it may lead you into the seedy world of underground slot car racing.
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High Sierra Hobbies on Kietzke and Peckham has slot car stuff. They don't have a track (at least, not the last time I was in there 2 years ago) but they'd probably know if there were any tracks around town.

I dunno, though, it may lead you into the seedy world of underground slot car racing.
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Those look like the larger ones.
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wow, I may have to break out my 65 Ford GT.
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