PAUL PLECAN'S MODEL CAR HANBOOK
Mfg. item number: copyright year 1965 third printing 1974
USED PAUL PLECAN'S MODEL CAR HANBOOK .
BY The ARCO PUBLISHING COMPANY INC.
Introduction to Slot Car Racing.
Building from Kits.
All About Motors.
Wheels and Tires.
Frames and Chassis.
Tools You Should Own.
Twin Mills for Four-Wheel Drive.
Famous Race Courses.
Old Timers for Slot Racing.
International Racing Colors.
How to Power Bugatti's Type 59.
Racing at Commercial Tracks.
Custom Building Home Tracks.
From the inside front dust cover lapel;
This is a complete handbook of slot racing cars done in the by now familiar ARCO style and format. It is well laid out book and the many photographs are large and clear. ready to run sets, with pictures of the tracks, body shells,motors, and the tools one should own are but a few of the subjects covered. Simple diagrams of many famous racing circuits and the national colors of 38 nations will be of special interest. Slot racing is currently popular and there should be a steady demand for this book; it is well done. recommended for most libraries.(LIBRARY JOURNAL).
ALSO from the inside dust cover lapel: Experience is undoubtedly a great teacher, and there are many in the model-car field who have stumbled on building and racing methods that may give them an edge in competition. Not so with Paul Plecan. He knows why his cars are better. He is a technician who works from basic scientific principles to make the best and fastest cars available. This book is a great effort devoted to slot car racing and will give the readers all the information they require. It is a must for the enthusiasts who want to improve mechanically in the building of these model cars and for those who wish to race and further enjoy their hobby.(LIBRARY BINDING)
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