Pinewood Pro Leadership at Yawgoog BSA Scout Camp
Volunteer Leader 2003
Volunteer Leader 2004
Letter of Appreciation 2000
Helping Pinewood Derby Racers
...for over 15 years.
Tips & Hints
The axle slots that are cut into standard blocks are too tight for BSA axles that are .089" diameter. Small axle slots make it difficult to get your axles in straight. A #44 drill bit is .086", which I find too tight. Consider a #43 Drill Bit, which is a perfect match at .089" for a snug fit.
When adding Nyoil to your axles, "less is more"! Only use one or two drops per axle and wipe off any excess oil. The oil should not be run down your axle.
Don't attach feathers or big decorative parts that can cause drag. This will decrease your car speed
Using the tips on your website, Daniel's car won every race for his den, and won the district races. It seemed that his car got faster with every run. We have memories that will last.
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