Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 12

– Editor’s Notes – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Q&A Editor’s Notes Last Issue of the Season This is the last issue of the Pinewood Derby Times for the 2015-2016 season. The new issues (Volume 16) will begin in October 2016. You will automatically continue to receive the newsletter in the fall, as […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 11

– Feature Article – Finally Located: My Vintage Pinewood Derby Cars – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Q&A Feature Article Finally Located – My Vintage Pinewood Derby Cars By Andy Holzer (Today, we have a combined Article and Memory from Andy Holzer) I was a Cub Scout back in the early 70’s. At […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 10

– Feature Article – Transforming that Block into the Ultimate Derby Car – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – The Thirty-Minute Car – Q&A Feature Article Transforming that Block into the Ultimate Derby Car By Randy Davis After waiting for a whole year, the time has finally arrived to transform a pine […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 9

– Feature Article – Shifted Wheelbase with Outlaw Wheels – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – The Spongy Car – Q&A Feature Article Shifted Wheelbase with Outlaw Wheels By Randy Davis Last season I published an article entitled, Shifting the Wheelbase. In that article, the effect of shifting the standard wheelbase back […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 8

– Feature Article – Tools of the Trade – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – Competition Among Friends – Q&A Feature Article Tools of the Trade Anytime you get involved in a sport or hobby, some specialty equipment is needed to help you achieve your goals. Baseball players need a glove, bat, […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 7

– Feature Article – ‘Twas the Night Before Pinewood – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – Look at that S-Car Go! – Q&A Feature Article ‘Twas the Night Before Pinewood ‘Twas the night before Pinewood, His car still needed lead, He had done his very best, When his mom yelled “Get to […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 6

– Feature Article – Derby Teaches Lessons On Gracious Winning, Noble Losing – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – The Flying Car Investigation – Q&A Feature Article Derby Teaches Lessons On Gracious Winning, Noble Losing By Susan Mathison Grant’s face was twisted into a tight little ball of disappointment. He had just […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 5

– Feature Article – Offset Weight Placement: Part 2 – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – Up In Flames! – Q&A Feature Article Offset Weight Placement – Part 2 By Randy Davis Back in 2011, I did an experiment on side to side weight placement1 which was documented in Volume 10 Issue […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 4

– Feature Article – Displaying Your Pinewood Derby Car – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – Race Master 101: The School Of Hard Knocks – Q&A Feature Article Displaying Your Pinewood Derby Car By Randy Davis The sawdust has settled, the race is over, and now you must decide what to do […]

Pinewood Derby Times Volume 15, Issue 3

– Feature Article – The Valuable Lesson My Father Taught Me – Humor – Pinewood Derby Car Showcase – Memory – Heartbreak at the Weigh-In – Q&A Feature Article The Valuable Lesson My Father Taught Me By C.J. Marshall A while ago, I attended a Cub Scout Pack meeting, in which the group was holding […]