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SEMA contest Pt. 2

Entry for SEMA’s charity Pinewood Drag Race by Hot Rods & Custom Stuff.  Look at those curves and that glorious paint.  Drool… Source:  Hot Rod Magazine, November 2010

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SEMA 2010 Pinewood Derby Contest pt.1

Hot Rod Magazine reports: SEMA (the annual automotive tradeshow) recently held its annual charity car show in Pasadena, CA…  This year marked SEMA’s 3rd annual Pinewood Drag Race, sponsored by eBay.  Proceeds from the program benefit…Childhelp and Victory Junction Gang … Continue reading

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I’d build one, but I’d lose it

Built by Mark Osbourne.  Source: Flickr (link to original) -Diabolical Dave

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Steampunk Blowfish – air powered Pinewood Derby car

This is so friggin’ cool, I’m about to hyperventilate!  “Sliptonic” built this pressurized air powered derby car using a round Coke bottle, copper tubing and a CAD program. He entered it into a no rules Pinewood Derby race, filled it … Continue reading

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Build your own rocket car

The guys over at www.Maximum-Velocity.com came up with this freakin’ sweet rocket propelled Pinewood Derby car that even includes a parachute.  I think I’m in love.  You can see more pics and purchase the plans here (link).

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Happy Thanksgiving!

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More rockets! Kid built, Diabolical Dave approved

The kids are alright… Diabolical Dave

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Rocket Powered Pinewood Derby Car

I need to buy some rockets… -Diabolical Dave

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A deMento’d idea

A buddy of mine just suggested a Derby Monster car that used Diet Coke and Mentos as a rocket booster.  It would also spray the concoction into the lanes of the competition.  Design ideas, anyone? Diabolical Dave (Go Steelers)

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Fox Chapel Publishing announces DerbyMonster contest!

“What if we took off the gloves, threw out the rules and had a free-for-all Pinewood Derby league just for the grown-ups?” Fox Chapel Publishing knows a thing or two about Pinewood Derby racers. With their two books on the … Continue reading

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