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I have seen no scalextric video slideshows or instructables and was wordering if anybody has a custom sclextric track and if so do you have any tips for me as Im making one myself. Also do you think there is a place in the community for scalextric.

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LowneyBest Answer (author)2009-09-14

As a proper answer! Scelextric is a very diverse tool for making tracks. Sketching designs is a good way and I have copied silverstone from google earth and flattened a k'nex coaster from youtube ito a track! As for community, a forum would be good but an instructable isn't really needed.

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Lowney (author)2009-09-10

I copied silverstone from google earth! Just nick stuff of youtube or something

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-10

yeah i was thinking that ! but i might do dorrington.

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-10

I used to have the top gear test track (google earth) but more exciting news YOU HAVE MY 500th comment EVER! P.S I prefer Hornby Trains to scalextric.

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-11

how many comments are you away from it? P.s congratulations

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

I'm at 514 now, so I joined in February 19th this year so it's about 75ish comment s a month!

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-11

i joined october last year and im only on 354!

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

hehe I have been using this since like 2005/06, before the likes of the SRv1 was even heard of! I remember the first gun I built of this site: IT WAS SH*T!
https://www.instructables.com/id/knex-gun--magnum-sniper-xxx/
Maybe I just built is wrong but I've never liked KillerK's magnum. The second gun I made was the "KNEX GUN" (now called original k'nex gun) and the first 'big' gun I made was the SRv1. When KillerK never posted and I happened to have figured out how to make the SRv2 I made the decision to sign up to post it. I guess because the SRv2 is a really big name that's how I got noticed and tons of people have commented and 32 (or 33?) people have subscriped in the past 7 months! Expect a couple of posts within the next couple of months!

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-11

my first knex gun was oompaloompas sniper : ) it was quality. i have 18 subscribers:P

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

Hehe wierd cause you have more 'ibles than me

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

Yush I have 502 comments on my own 'ibles and the rest have just been from random chit chat/my forums. Lol you say I make better stuff than you but my two most popular aren't actually mine lol!

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-11

hey stop spamming!!! o.j lol but there still ibles' that you created but somebody else disgned it.

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11
My god. You live in england. You just missed the most stunning program. You missed Derren Brown revealing how he did this:

(not my video)
WATCH ALL OF IT THE MUST STUNNING MINUTES OF YOUR LIFE

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-12

yeah i whatched that also did you see how he done it? like how h figured it out? im doing that with my family

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-12

what, you're sneaking into the HQ and planting weighted balls? The subliminal thing looks good!

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-12

lol yeah i done that yesterday and ive got someone in there waiting to get the balls out

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-12

Haha it's tonight isn't it? There was a hypnotist on a commercial station my mum listens to who made a prediction for the lottery. I happen to know all about that willpower stuff and positivity. It's one of the great laws of the Universe, and anyone who has been anyone knows about it: Einstein knew, Shakespeare knew, Isaac Newton knew, Beethoven, Lincoln, Edison, Emerson, Hugo and Plato all knew about life's greatest and most powerful secret. Wanna know what it is?

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-13

yeah whisper it in my ear :P

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-13

The Law Of Attraction.

"Everything that's coming into your life you are attracting into your life. And it's attracted to you by virtue of the images you're holding in your mind. Whatever is going on in your mind you are attracting to you. Every thought of yours is a real thing: a force."
-Ptolemy

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-13

oooooooooooooooo so if I positively think of winning the lottery I could possibly win it over someone else who hates it but still does it?

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-13

Kind of: Essentially giving out positive energy to the universe creates a much stronger signal than negative energy. So thinking positively attracts the same positive stuff to you. I know this sounds a bit wifty wafty but it has been recorded in scriptures as far back as 3,000 BC. Here is a real-life example (tell me honestly this won't inspire you): A man (can't remember is name!) was in high debts of $12,000. Then he stumbled across the great secret and had an idea! He wrote a check for $1,000 and made payable to himself. He then stuck it onto his wall and everytime he looked at it he thought with full belief that he would be recieving the cheque. Within a month he won a competition for exactly $1000. But he didn't stop there. He thought "if this works for 1000, why not 100,000?" So he wrote another cheque and used the same technique, and then he realised that if he sold 400,000 copies of his book for a quarter each, he would reach his goal. So he published it and in the next 6 months made $97,000. (slightly off!) Then, he went for $1,000,000. And guess what? He got it. Since then he has set up 3 multi-million pound companies, and it was all because of life's greatest secret.

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

I will If I get best answer! Lol only joking

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Tom Buckey (author)Lowney2009-09-11

yeah : / you make better stuff than me though.

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Lowney (author)Tom Buckey2009-09-11

My best thing is that breaking sniper I've started taking pics but as you probably know these things take time!

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Lowney (author)Lowney2009-09-10

Oh BTW check out my NEW video! Not K'nex related I'm afraid though.

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Tom Buckey (author)2009-09-10

yeah i was thinking that ! but i might do dorrington.

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