Rocket Pinewood Derby Car Design Plan
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Tips & Hints
Lead is denser than zinc but lead is toxic, so we do not recommend handling it. Use non-toxic weights like zinc or tungsten.
Our PRO Graphite, with molybdenum disulfide, is a proven winner. Our Track Tests show an average speed increase of 17%.
Put a coat of wood primer on your car before painting it because pine wood is porous and will absorb the first coat of paint. Lightly sand the primer after it dries, then apply a final coat (or two) for a clean, finished look.
My son and I finished 1st in our race! My son won the championship, and my daugther's car won 2nd place in the Family division. We were all very happy! Thank you from the entire family!
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This was our very first time building a Pine Derby car for Awana Club. We won first place in our age class and 3rd place over all the age classes up to high school. Thanks, Pinewood Pro!
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