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Post  Mark Boesen on Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:35 am

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Post  balogh on Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:31 am

Is the story about  Philippe de Lespinay whose name appears on the catalog sheets in the link? Seems to be a French guy who worked for COX?
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Post  Mark Boesen on Sun Jan 31, 2016 9:56 am

It's the guys Web site, interesting read. I found it doing some research for some 1:43 Cox track ( turned out to be a Eldon) and found it interesting he had a hand in the delevopment of later of some later projects.
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Post  roddie on Sun Jan 31, 2016 12:26 pm

Mark Boesen wrote:It's the guys Web site, interesting read. I found it doing some research for some 1:43 Cox track ( turned out to be a Eldon) and found it interesting he had a hand in the delevopment of later of some later projects.

Yes, very interesting indeed. He claims the first use of chassis magnets on a slot-car. I wonder if Aurora bought his patent when they started to develop their Magna-Traction cars? Are you planning on building a 1:43 scale layout? I would be very interested in that because I recently measured how much space I would need for a small HO figure-8. I have some Aurora track, AFX cars.. and one T-jet. A coffee-tabletop raceway would be fun.. and easily stored under a bed. I work with a guy who is a serious HO-scale slot collector. He has over a thousand cars.. and many of those are original T-Jets.

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Post  Marleysky on Sun Jan 31, 2016 1:25 pm

balogh wrote:Is the story about  Philippe de Lespinay whose name appears on the catalog sheets in the link? Seems to be a French guy who worked for COX?


For someone I'd never heard of until today, Philippe is more than "some French guy" who worked for Cox!!  For some very intersting reading on a Sunday morning, follow the links to his metal toy collection pages or read his story on building a unbeatable motorcycle from dumpster parts! Quite a collection of real FULL size race cars, too. It's no wonder that the Cox Co hired him to re-invent the slot car and design some airplanes. Seems to have had a very intresting career.     Thanks to whoever posted the linc!!   This Site Rocks!
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