Slot Magazine Issue No.31 November/December 2018.
Slot Magazine is a bi-monthly (6 times a year) magazine for all slot racing and driving enthusiasts, covering all aspects of the slot car hobby from buying your first set right through to racing at international level! Every issue contains the latest information on new products and releases, how tos, race news and the history of slot racing.
Full colour glossy magazine in English
4 NEWS & NEW PRODUCTS
What is happening in the SLOT magazine world. News, announcements, and interesting slot gossip. Plus see the new cars that are in the shops since the last issue of SLOT magazine. We look at brand new models coming your way.
64 SLOT CALENDAR
If you want to race or have a look around a Swapmeet, there is probably an event you won’t want to miss. Send your event details if you want to be included.
65 SLOT DIRECTORY
10 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Nestling between 1/32nd and HO scale is 1/43rd Scale – We look at whats currently available in this space-saver scale.
18 THUNDEROUS McLAREN
The soon to be released McLaren M6A from Thunderslot has sneaked out of the factory in kit form, we build it and get our first look at the Italian companies third new car release.
22 PROJECT X Part 2
So can throwing new components at our modded Scalextric BTCC MG Touring car make any difference to lap times around our club track? read Part 2 to find out.
26 HOME SET TIPS
We get a couple of tips sent to us from a reader in Australia – Although based on 1/43rd scale set-ups the advice could easily be adapted to other scales.
28 VANISHING POINT
We take a look at the Scalextric Dodge Challenger that became an icon of the Hollywood Car Chase Movie and some of the locations used in the film.
34 READERS LAYOUTS
Looking at what other people have built is not only fun but can also be inspirational – Here is a a wonderful step back in time layout from Eddy Vodden which mixes Carrera, Scalextric Classic and even a few rubber track sections.
42 PAST FORWARD
Was the Beck and Zimmerman Banshee even better than the Classic Manta Ray? Richard Hills looks back on this piece of 1960’s Thingy Racing History.
48 CAPRI’S GO LARGE!
Here we review the latest 1/24th offerings from Carrera – The fabulous Group 5 Zakspeed Capri’s.
54 THE SLOT WORLD OF LLOYD LEWIS
Continuing on our 1/43rd theme we speak to Mr. Lewis and what 1/43rd modelers have to do if the car they want is not available “off the shelf”.
60 DIRTY DANCING
While weathered model railway stock is common place, you can count on your hands how many slot cars have been offered “Dirty”. Slotwings look like they are about to change that situation.
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