Yenya's World

Tue, 19 Jan 2010

Digital Slot Cars

We have got a new slot cars set for Christmas. I had one when I was a child, and I quite liked to play with it, build and tune my own cars, etc. slot cars Several years later, we had an 8-track slot cars simulator in our SGI computer lab. Well, today's state-of-the-art slot cars systems are completely different beasts to what I used to know.

The system we have is SCX Digital 1:32. I have bought an F-1 set with one additional car (guess which one :-) and some track parts. The features and my experience so far include:

There are only two drawbacks: firstly, it is probably the most expensive slot cars system available, and then the F-1 cars are very brittle. Especially the mirrors of Ferrari are prone to snapping off.

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