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A while back, I bought an early Scalextric Focus - #4 Grist & McRae. It's got shiny old rear tires and a miniscule magnet which on Sport track has virtually neglible effect but boy does it drive well. There is no way you can give it any wellie but it is so fabulous to power slide it around an R2 corner. The control is so delicate that you need to be be very precise but you can recover if you go too far. It reminds me of the hours I used to spend as a youngster doing the same with a lovely old Scalextric Porsche 962C. Then, I was able to tail slap other cars as I passed them on the inside ........... this has made a happy man feel very old


You just can't beat the simple things in life!
 

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I've got one of hose 962s and yes it's very tail happy


I've also got several scaley rally cars from the late 90s which are also nicely tail happy. Probably the best is Robbie Head's 96 Renault Megane. Totally unrealistic as Meganes are FWD, but fun none the less.
 

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.... why ever would you think that? No mate, not a drop last night. I spent the last couple of hours chipping some more cars mostly SCX rally cars .... I wondered what would the old Focus be like so I put it on the track for a few, well quite a lot really, of relaxing laps before bedtime. Nostalgia can be a very heady cocktail indeed
 

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hi
racing the mk1 escorts on the digital track often see's the bro in law and myself jockying for the inside line while the other car is on the outer lane..

Tank slapping each other as we exit the bends,no alchohol involved honest guv.
 

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erm ....... no, I am usually quite happy
.... it might have been the missus muttering "big kid" as she went to bed
 
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