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
Tungsten weights are ideal for pinewood derby cars. Tungsten is about 1/3 smaller than a zinc piece with the same weight. Therefore, you can pack Tungsten weights in a smaller area to optimize your center of gravity to maximize inertia giving you greater speed at the finish gate.
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.
Put a clear Gloss Paint Sealer on your car to protect your cool paint job from dirt and graphite smudges.
Thanks for offering such great products to beginners. My son finished 1st in his pack, 2nd in his district, and 6th overall for his first year. Will definitely order from you again.
- Matthew from TN
I have a Webelo 1 and Webelo II Scout and they placed 1st and 2nd in this year's Pinewood Derby and will now go on to compete in the regional race. Thank you for all the good that you are doing and helping make kids dreams come true.
- Craig from CA
This is year #3 with you and we just keep winning!!! We did the Red thunderbolt and the Black Lightning cars. Thanks for the great products!
- Phil from CA
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We got a "Most Realistic" for the Humvee and an 4th place with the "wedge." You would have thought my seven-year-old twin grandsons had won college scholarships! I was a hero. Thanks, again. I'll probably be back next year, Lord willing.
- Mike from KS
My son, won his pack derby today on our first attempt! He won 9 races in a row and none of them were even close. Thanks for your assist in this father & son memory.
- Kevin from VT
One of my girls won the "girls fav" car which was picked by all the girl scouts as their fav. Thanks