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How do you polish pinewood derby tires?

If you just want to polish the tires, get yourself a wheel mandrel and spin the tire in a drill press or locked down hand drill on lowest speed. Then apply a 600 grit or highe (MORE)

How do you sand pinewood derby axle?

I would put the axle in the chuck of a drill. A corded drill would be better because it will probably spin faster than a cordless drill. If you have only a cordless drill make (MORE)
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How much does a pinewood derby kit weigh?

This depends on the desity of the Pinewood block in the kit. The block can vary from 90 grams to 150 grams, but usually averages around 110 grams. If we add the wheels & axles (MORE)

How do you make a pinewood derby car?

People can get fancy but the basic outline (with some tips) goes something like this. 1) Put the nails in the slots and then remove them. It is common for people to cut close (MORE)

How do you oven bake a pinewood derby car?

Yes, people do oven bake a pinewood derby car. It removes moisture from the wood, which weighs at least a few grams, and that weight can then be relocated to the rear of the c (MORE)

Why is the Pinewood derby rigged?

What makes you think that it is rigged? If you have the same people win your Pinewood Derby over and over, it is most likely because they are putting more efforts into their c (MORE)

How do you paint a pinewood derby car?

Most people I know simply paint the car a single solid color using a can of spray paint. Now if you want a really nice paint job, start by sanding the wood very smooth with pr (MORE)
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What is the size of a pinewood derby block?

Pinewood Derby blocks are generally 7 inches in length, 1.75 inches in width, and 1.25 inches in height. The density of the wood can have them weigh anywhere between 90 and 15 (MORE)