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Pinewood Derby Times Volumes 1 to 4




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Get all of the back editions of the Pinewood Derby Times in four volumes.

  • Volume 1 - First 15 editions (October 2001 through April 2002),

  • Volume 2 - Second 15 editions (October 2002 through April 2003),

  • Volume 3 - Third 15 editions (October 2003 through April 2004),

  • Volume 4 - Fourth 15 editions (October 2004 to April 2005).

All four volumes are available in nicely formatted documents, ready for you to download now. Each volume contains feature articles, a Q&A section, site reviews, speed tips, and other content including pinewood derby memories and car photos submitted by our readers.

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Volume 4: 2004-05
  • 15 feature articles on improving design and speed skills, and race management skills:

    - 10 Commandments of Pinewood Derby Racing
    - Putting Suspense Back into Pinewood Racing
    - BSA Wheels - A Comparison of Mold Numbers
    - Rule Gripes
    - Streamlining the Weigh-in
    - Getting Great Results with Pro-Tools - Part 1
    - Getting Great Results with Pro-Tools - Part 2
    - Car Kits: Similarities and Differences
    - Pinewood Derby Videos: So Many Choices
    - Royal Ranger/ S&W Kits - Getting Top Speed
    - Weigh-in Problems

  • - How Has Pinewood Derby Racing Changed?
    - Drilling Axle Holes with Precision
    - Three Wheel Cars - Are They Faster?
    - Movie Review - Down and Derby

    AND

  • 7 web site reviews,

  • 8 speed tip discussions,

  • 12 humorous and touching pinewood derby memories, and

  • 40 car photos from our readers,

  • 43 thorough answers to questions posed by our readers,

  • Reader input on streamlining the weigh-in, and on criteria for design awards.

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Volume 3: 2003-04
  • 15 feature articles on improving design and speed skills, and race management skills:

    - The Big Debates Part 3: Liquid vs. Dry Lubricants
    - The Wheels Go Round and Round - or Do They?
    - Buying a Track? - Important Points to Consider
    - The Big Debates Part 3 (Cont.): Dry Lube Experiments
    - Open Competition Races
    - The Big Debates Part 4: Canted Axles
    - Elimination Race Methods - Letís Make Some Improvements
    - The Ultimate Finish - How to create a beautiful paint job
    - The Big Debates - Aerodynamics
    - Donít Do That! - Avoiding Some Pinewood Derby Pitfalls
    - The Most Rigorous Pinewood Time Trials Ever!
    - 5 Keys to Performance
    - For an Eye-catching Pinewood Derby Car, Give the Dremelģ a Spin!
    - Weight Experiments - Effect of Weight Amount and Location
    - Pinewood Derby Adventures Come Full Circle with Sonís Success

    AND

  • 7 web site reviews,

  • 7 speed tip discussions,

  • 12 humorous and touching pinewood derby memories, and

  • 44 car photos from our readers

  • 48 thorough answers to questions posed by our readers.

  • Reader input on fundraising to buy a track

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Volume 2: 2002-03
  • 15 feature articles on improving design and speed skills, and race management skills:

    - Wheel Preparation: Where the Plastic Meets the Road
    - Itís the Law! - A Sample Rule Set for Your Pinewood Derby
    - Tools of the Trade
    - The Big Debates - Part 1: Best Weight Position
    - A Winning Philosophy
    - The Big Debates - Part 2: Modifying the Wheelbase
    - Raising the Performance Bar
    - Looking Good! - Techniques for Finishing Your Car
    - Leader Help - How Much is Too Much?
    - Selecting Race Management Software
    - Whoops!
    - Awards
    - The Legend of the Pinewood Derby
    - Pinewood Racing: A Matter of Time
    - Staging Pinewood Derby Races

    AND

  • 7 web site reviews,

  • 8 speed tip discussions,

  • 12 humorous and touching pinewood derby memories, and

  • 15 cars from our readers

  • 47 thorough answers to questions posed by our readers.

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Volume 1: 2001-02
  • 15 feature articles on improving design and speed skills, and race management skills:

    - Understand Your Local Race Before Building Your Car
    - Finding the Right Level of Parental Involvement
    - Think Safety while Building Your Car
    - Transforming that Block into the Ultimate Derby Car
    - Designing the Car Body for Performance
    - Weighting Materials: So many choices
    - The Elusive Best Lubricant
    - Axles: Nails or Precision Parts?
    - Credibility of the Race
    - Slicker is Better
    - Increase Interest and Competition with a Workshop
    - Displaying Your Pinewood Derby Car
    - Electric or Human Eyes: Take your Pick
    - Pre-Race Events Add Excitement
    - Double Elimination - Stearns Hybrid Race Method

    AND

  • 8 web site reviews,

  • 7 speed tip discussions,

  • 10 humorous and touching pinewood derby memories, and

  • 31 thorough answers to questions posed by our readers.

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