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I've only just noticed some different slot it tyre compounds. What are they, rubber, urethane, sillys, or some other compound. the designations are E1 & N22. I know these are older, but whats the F15-F22-F30 compounds made of. John
 

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F series tyres have been around for approx 2 and a half years .... N22 and e1 are far newer compounds
 

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Yes! but what are they made of and what kind of shore are they. thanks Brembo for the info on the F tyres. john
 

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All rubber.
For the F and N series, the number is the shore hardness. The E1 are harder but grip very well on Ninco IMO.
 

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I'm sure the P series is rubber as all I used to use was P3's on mdf tracks. Now I use either nsr ultras or F15's (or tornado tyres as I like to call them!)
 

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I've found that the new C1s work great on my unpainted (except for the dashed lines painted out and track edge striping added) Carrera track. They are much better than the P6 and whatever the 956s used to come with.

Can anyone recommend something from Slot.it that are even better? Size: 19 or 19.5 x 10.
 

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I have found the N22 tires (available in two sizes) are very similar to NSR ultragrips in performance....they are cheaper here in NZ too.
We run on gloss surfaces and they give great grip. They respond well to any of your favourite potions should you wish to go there.
 

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seems like their doubling up on the N22&F22. both the same shore rating and both rubber. any answers. john
 

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What the difference in the compound maurizio. I for one and i expect many others would like to know.Its not good practice to advertise different compounds without a short write up to let us know what to expect. regards john
 

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It's very difficult to say, because there are so many track combinations out there, that I'd consider inappropriate and misleading writing something like 'you will break your track record with this tyre' when we release a compound. Horses for courses.
And, on the other hand, I can't test the tyre on all existing surfaces.

N22 is a racing compound (N, 22 Shore A hardness) which from our testing works extremely well at least on Ninco, wood, and that can be glued and trued equally as well. Reports from other readers seem to confirm such statement.

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Heya John, long time no chat.

Munter is actually from my club here in NZ. We're having a great run with the N series here, and the guy who runs our nationals has added it to the allowed compounds for next year.

One or two guys still prefer the feel of F22, which they true and prep their tyres for predictable slide with a matt surface and no "judder", which you can get with the more glossy finished surface on the N22. But overall, we are finding the N22 a go-to tyre for club cars in various classes.

Munter has a Spirit Peugeot Silhouette on N22, whereas most had previously been using a sticky rubber from some other Italian maker
- and his pug is very quick.

Slot.it usually only make for their own hub sizes - so I hope we'll get an F1 version of it soon, but I would DEARLY love to get a 7 or 8mm wide N22 for narrow 15" on classic cars, - which would fit Ninco classics, BWA hubs PP, Racer and BRM wire wheels etc.
 

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hy ya! slot crazy. its cleared up my question. its just a matter of testing both on my track surface and seeing which i preffer. i,m building a new mdf track, which has going to have an epox resin surface. the present one has got a silk polyurethane finish. and it could possibly change the whole game. john
 
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