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Reply by Tom King

Hi Deven, This is not an official answer, just my personal experience: Support Crew vehicles are NOT allowed in the Finish Pits.
Tom King

Reply by Tom King

Owen, we'll be looking for that Cougar with the big engine and the Timex watch strapped to the rear view mirror! Good luck with the time...
Tom King

Reply by Owen Green

found out the other day that the guy that I am storing that cougar for has the rest of the sheet metal. now I have to come up with the...
Owen Green

Reply by Tom King

Hi Dick, You have found an age-old problem with the official course notes: the turns are referenced to the nearest mile marker (plus or...
Tom King

Reply by Dick Benne

Thank you Charlie. I am not as interested in the actual distance between the Mile Markers as I was the math (distance) from the start to...
Dick Benne

Reply by Charlie Friend

Dick, Unfortunately, all mile markers are not a mile apart. There were probably times in the distant past that the actual road path may...

Reply by Tom King

Simon, as you may be able to tell, you're in for a thrill. Nothing beats rummaging around in a big bag-o-stopwatches to find a gem.
Tom King

Reply by Simon Gibbons

You've got me thinking now! It's cold and dark, so I'm not trekking down to the garage tonight (Steven Donegan can confirm it's a long...
Simon Gibbons

Reply by Simon Gibbons

Thanks! We can't make it in May, but September is looking possible. However, we are hoping that some friends from Britain might be...
Simon Gibbons

Reply by Owen Green

yeah gonna beat the high dollar computers and stopwatches with a $38 timex. oops too late Tom Owen has read it . wound up with a 67 merc...
Owen Green

Reply by Tom King

Hi Mike, Seems the 2017 Rules book answers your question nicely: "Drivers in the Super Sport Division – 160 Class - must have prior...
Tom King

Reply by Mike Laiserin

With the new speed class wondering if I run 150 in May can I run 160 in the fall or would I have to do 155 first?
Mike Laiserin

Reply by Dave Hoppie

Jim is definitely an awesome competitor and great value to the ORR community ! We still laugh about the story all the time when we got...
Dave Hoppie

Reply by Tom King

Jim Burnett has it right - aim to be a bit early to compensate for the delay time at the start. And he did it amazingly well in...
Tom King

Reply by jimburnett

Dave, You and Aaron are a class act. I always enjoy seeing you both at the races. As for timing in these TSD rallies, in my opinion, the...

Reply by Dave Hoppie

Here is the stopwatch I use at work for calibrations: https://www.fishersci.com/shop...nt-stopwatch/s90210# It seems pretty accurate,...
Dave Hoppie

Reply by Tom King

Looked at current Robic offerings - the SC-505W which used to read to the millisecond now only reads to the hundredth of a second - with...
Tom King

Reply by Owen Green

its getting scary my blond hair is going grey and all my friends and acquaintances are leaving this world rest peacefully Don. O
Owen Green

Reply by Owen Green

Lets hope its a good change same old fare getting boring. last race the menu wasn't bad just bland O
Owen Green

Reply by Owen Green

I keep telling youse guys, watch out if Owen gets enough money to run, then that crazy course worker just might surprise all of you
Owen Green

Reply by Tom King

Lanny, I wish you the best in the raffle! Thanks for the vote of confidence. With you driving and Berry navigating, you'll definitely...
Tom King

Reply by Lanny Lowman

Before my navigator ( yes I know I let him drive last September, he won his class and I have created a monster) gets too carried away...
Lanny Lowman

Reply by Bunny Hill

Oops! Missed that change to the entry form. It will be changed soon but in the meantime send in your entry and drop me an email letting...

Reply by Berry Lowman

Bunny - Thanks for posting the 2017 Rule Book! Quick question - When will the online entry forms and fee schedule be amended to include...
Berry Lowman

Reply by Berry Lowman

Tom - Having you in the 155 will be awesome! I always say, the greater the talent in the class, the sweeter the thrill of victory will...
Berry Lowman

Reply by Tom King

Hey Berry, you want a job as a marketing whiz at Silkrip? I mean wow, the "Compumaster 3000"! Just so you know, Bunny is thinking of...
Tom King

Reply by Berry Lowman

Tom - I like my chances on picking the correct 6 numbers a bit better than anyone swapping a C6 Z06 for my stopwatch, but either is...
Berry Lowman

Reply by Tom King

Should be, unless Bunny makes some drastic change. Simon, does this mean we might see you and Hermina in May? Can I rummage around in...
Tom King

Reply by Tom King

Hey Berry Ricky Bobby - a C6 Z06 in exchange for your obviously-super-accurate stopwatch? Sounds like a very good deal! And you're right...
Tom King

Reply by Berry Lowman

Tom - Kudos on a great pot-stirring topic to shake off the wintertime blues! Fewer subjects may spark more furious debate on any ORR...
Berry Lowman

Reply by Tom King

Mike, good luck on your car assembly project. If I had your mechanical skills, I might be doing something that impressive too, but as it...
Tom King

Reply by Mike Laiserin

Tom, the red Robic you gave me must've been the one with the perfect timing. LOL Is this what you all do in winter? (sigh) I've got a...
Mike Laiserin

Reply by Asa Jay Laughton

Tom King posted: Now you know how boring my life is. ... and how sore your index fingers are. Asa
Asa Jay Laughton

Reply by Tom King

Hey Ken and Dave, thanks. Here's my procedure: I put one watch in each hand and start each with the respective index finger. I was...
Tom King

Reply by Dave Bauer

Just a question Tom, how far are they off for your target in your 120 class you ran last Sept.?
Dave Bauer

Reply by Dave Bauer

I have an idea, 2 test. 1st one run them for a some time, record the difference. 2nd test change hands and then see if the same watch is...
Dave Bauer

Reply by Ken Rees

Tom, how did you start and stop the watches? I have done a similar test with my two electronic digital watches and there was always a...
Ken Rees

Reply by Tom King

Gee, Dave, you're pretty smart for an Unlimited guy! Of course I calculated the % error and applied it to the target times for the lower...
Tom King

Reply by Dave Bauer

You know Tom just as long as our watch is accurate at 30 minutes or less you will be just fine. If you calculate the error back to 30...
Dave Bauer

Reply by Tom King

Hate when an Unlimited guy calls me slow. And 'cause it's true makes it worse
Tom King

Reply by Dave Bauer

Tom if you use the rd one and at 2:47:36.378 I really think you will be disqualified for being tooooooooooo slow
Dave Bauer

Reply by Asa Jay Laughton

Are you using calibrated cesium-beam reverse-oscillating Lithium-metal-hydride batteries? No? Well then... -there's- the problem. That...
Asa Jay Laughton

Reply by Tom King

Put in fresh batteries, got same result. Black watch showed 2:47:37.025 and Red watch showed 2:47:36.378. Charlie, wanna sell me a good ...
Tom King

Reply by Tom King

Charlie, thank you! Mine were much farther out, so maybe I should buy a new watch or at least test with new batteries. Or maybe I should...
Tom King

Reply by Charlie Friend

OK, I made the same test. The watches are different brands (Robic and Acutrak) but both look identical and are both SC-500 models so I'm...

Reply by Tom King

Robic watches are made by MBI ("Master Builders Inc.") in Fort Collins, Colorado, but the watches themselves are, of course, assembled...
Tom King

Reply by Asa Jay Laughton

So Tom.... where were those stopwatches made? Have you tried any non-electronic stopwatches? You know, those antique analog wound-spring...
Asa Jay Laughton

Reply by Owen Green

do'in the Dew. Looks like the fun this year is just getting started. See ya all soon. O
Owen Green

Reply by Owen Green

Ok well Tom I have my new timer. Its a lot like the other ones that I wore on my left wrist ,but when I run it will be taped to my mirror. O
Owen Green

Reply by Asa Jay Laughton

Based on prior discussions however.... I'd opt for the 2015. I'm fond of my noggin, and egg nog, both go great with a touch of Irish...
Asa Jay Laughton

Reply by Kenneth Lindsey

Thanks everyone for the information. I wasn't sure if I needed a 2010 or 2015 helmet. Merry Christmas and I hope to see everyone in...
Kenneth Lindsey

Reply by George Suennen

According to this post by John Bigley, you'll need a SA2010 helmet or newer: http://silverstateclassicchall...opic/sa-2005-helmets...
George Suennen

Reply by Charlie Friend

Dave, I am positive that you are 100% right. SA2010 and SA2015 should be good to go!!!! Charlie

Reply by Dave Bauer

Ken last year was the last time for SA2005 helmets, So I figure that you can use either SA2010 or SA 2015 helmets. But I am just a...
Dave Bauer

Reply by Owen Green

caught one of the guys from the Vegas Rat Rods show at Cars&Coffee at Speed Vegas the other day. He came up with show vs show at...
Owen Green

Reply by #491

Hi all... not sure if you still need this info or not. I had big issues with them last year trying to get my posters. Bunny is aware of...
#491

Reply by Rick K

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