you've got your car or bike, where can you use it........?
Some people have
made purpose built tracks on a base board of hardboard or
MDF, others just use the kitchen floor or dining table.
This page just shows you a few ideas for creating a track
layout & preventing the cars taking a tabletop tumble!
20mm plastic conduit is readily available
from any electrical retailer, DIY outlet etc etc and is cheap!
The range of items include 3m lengths of pipe, 90° connectors,
3 way connectors and stop connectors. The pipe just 'push-fits'
into the connectors and is easily hacksawed to the required
length. The perimeter of a track can easily be constructed
from this conduit for only a few pounds, unclipped for storage
(& mealtimes!) and added to and changed whenever required.
Some of the fittings available are shown below:-
I have made a course for my Bit Char G's. It is built of
2 pieces of Hardboard and Pipe Lagging. It cost only £1.98
to build and consists of pipe lagging cut in half and attached
to the hardboard with double sided tape. The hardboard was
bought and the pipe lagging we already had. It also can be
easily stored as it can break up into two segments, and can
be laid flat. It is easy to construct and can be made into
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