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This is a really cool story. I have a nine year old who is a big NASCAR fan. We go to Dover once a year. Plus this year I took all three kids (including my daughter who now has a Race Princess hat..lol) to Dover and we had a great time.

Anyhow I found an H.O. Racing set with Matt Kenseth's car at Toys R Us. We got it....but I was not satisfied with the purchase. So I began to search the internet and discovered many message boards ala Extremeskins that focuses on the Slot Car hobby. I found this...........

:notworthy

http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/img/novetats/10060.swf

and this video of the set.....http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/multimedia/video/SCX%20DIGITAL%20v1_0%20english%20short%20384K_Stream_320x240%20AK.wmv

I was hooked!!!! Instead of buying this online I decided to drive to some Hobby Shops and actually found the last one the store had.

My wife says "is this gift for YOU or the kids". It is for the kids obviously. I just plan on building a spot on our third floor playroom to house the set and "some" expansions.

I have not been so excited about a gift for the kids as I am for this set. Awesome being a dad....I mean Santa.

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This is a really cool story. I have a nine year old who is a big NASCAR fan. We go to Dover once a year. Plus this year I took all three kids (including my daughter who now has a Race Princess hat..lol) to Dover and we had a great time.

Anyhow I found an H.O. Racing set with Matt Kenseth's car at Toys R Us. We got it....but I was not satisfied with the purchase. So I began to search the internet and discovered many message boards ala Extremeskins that focuses on the Slot Car hobby. I found this...........

:notworthy

http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/img/novetats/10060.swf

and this video of the set.....http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/multimedia/video/SCX%20DIGITAL%20v1_0%20english%20short%20384K_Stream_320x240%20AK.wmv

I was hooked!!!! Instead of buying this online I decided to drive to some Hobby Shops and actually found the last one the store had.

My wife says "is this gift for YOU or the kids". It is for the kids obviously. I just plan on building a spot on our third floor playroom to house the set and "some" expansions.

I have not been so excited about a gift for the kids as I am for this set. Awesome being a dad....I mean Santa.

So are you getting the one pictured on the box, or the one in the video?

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This is a really cool story. I have a nine year old who is a big NASCAR fan. We go to Dover once a year. Plus this year I took all three kids (including my daughter who now has a Race Princess hat..lol) to Dover and we had a great time.

Anyhow I found an H.O. Racing set with Matt Kenseth's car at Toys R Us. We got it....but I was not satisfied with the purchase. So I began to search the internet and discovered many message boards ala Extremeskins that focuses on the Slot Car hobby. I found this...........

:notworthy

http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/img/novetats/10060.swf

and this video of the set.....http://www.scxdigitalsystem.com/multimedia/video/SCX%20DIGITAL%20v1_0%20english%20short%20384K_Stream_320x240%20AK.wmv

I was hooked!!!! Instead of buying this online I decided to drive to some Hobby Shops and actually found the last one the store had.

My wife says "is this gift for YOU or the kids". It is for the kids obviously. I just plan on building a spot on our third floor playroom to house the set and "some" expansions.

I have not been so excited about a gift for the kids as I am for this set. Awesome being a dad....I mean Santa.

Dude that is freakin Schweet!

How much did that set you back?

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My husband is really into formula one racing ... I wonder if he would love something like this??

I have been to a formula one grand prix (montreal) and although interesting I thought my ears were going to bleed out from the noise.

I think he would love something like this. They have F1 cars and tracks too. Maybe not a full F1 track but not an oval track.

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It looks like you actually control the car a little and there is some strategy involved. Looks sweet!

Can I come over? :silly:

Bring the beer. I am negotiating with my wife right now as to how large the table is going to be. I am looking for the Binford sized table. Arr arr arr arrrroouuuugghhhhhh!!!!

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It looks like a very nice set; we had a go with slot car racing a few years back but unfortunately it just didn't grab the kids attention. Video games spoil them. I hope yours like it.

I don't know but I think this set up will be much more interesting than the H.O. set that I am returning the weekend. My kids are video game players as well. We have the Wii and the 360. But the wife and I have no problem saying you kids are beat for video games for a few days.

My parents got a trampoline this spring for the kids. We were worried that the kids would prefer video games and that the trampoline would not be used. Guess where they spend most of their day time? With their friends on the trampoline.

I have high hopes!!! vroom.

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