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Submit your DerbyMonster & win these books

The guys at Fox Chapel Publishing just handed me 8 sets of these awesome Pinewood Derby books.  They’re looking for the most diabolical derby car out there.  Can you build it? Here’s the deal:  Start with a standard Cub Scouts … Continue reading

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Concept car or baby rattle?

This gravity-driven “car” took the prize for “Best Design Exploration” at the 2006 Unlimited Derby car race, an event sponsored by IBM at the Industrial Designers Society of America conference in Austin, Texas. It was designed by ID-One, a creative … Continue reading

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CO2 powered Pinewood Derby truck (made from 2 kits)

CO2 powered Pinewood Derby Car (Truck) for a ‘No Rules’ race. Queen Creek, AZ

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The $10,000 Pinewood Derby Car

“The last cars that we built cost well over $10,000.” Continue reading

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