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My first hillclimb

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I wanted to give it a try for very long, finally I found time to build it. Since it has to be easily transported, and will be stored in a covered but open area therefore has to be light and with stand humidity. The solution I found was styrofoam.I had already experimented with a couple of special stages, one single board(250 X60 cm) each .The big issue was if I would be able to bend the board. Which I succeeded used a single board for this one too because I wasnt sure if bonding 2 pieces would be strong enough. I used pva glue and pu foam which worked quite well. Unfortunately I did not think of taking photos in the process but I shot a short video from the first run. First impressions:

-ground clearence has to be at least 1.5

-BREAKS ,the first car that touched the track ended on the floor at the end of the downhill section

-sprung guide or drop arm a must

-guard rails and walls have to be added

Planning for the next one, this time I will shoot photos and it will be more car friendly

For the time being here is a short video


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Love it Alexis right up my street is a hill climb did one years ago at West Ham with a Ferrari 250 GTO and that also landed up on the floor in those days lexan body, did not fare well

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Like I told you on Facebook - that's not a hillclimb. :D




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May the downforce be with you.

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