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Pinewood Derby speed secrets

Author: David Meade; Troy Thorne; Boy Scouts of America.
Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Pub. ; [London] ; [New York] : DK, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English
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Provides a brief history of the Boy Scouts' Pinewood Derby as well as diagrams, templates, and tips to help parents and children gain a competitive edge in a Pinewood Derby race.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Meade; Troy Thorne; Boy Scouts of America.
ISBN: 9780756627331 0756627338
OCLC Number: 76759187
Description: 106 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: History of the Pinewood Derby --
How to use this book --
Getting started in the Pinewood Derby: Be safe --
Scout is trustworthy --
Let your child build the car --
Three basic principles of speed --
General guidelines for car design --
Building the car body: Winning car --
Champion car --
Ultimate car --
Axle preparation: Winning axles --
Champion axles --
Ultimate axles --
Wheel preparation: Winning wheels --
Champion wheels --
Ultimate wheels --Putting it all together: Attaching the wheels --
Wheel alignment --
Final wheel lubrication --
Breaking them in --
20-second test --
Final weighing --
Gallery of winning cars --
Extra patterns --
Design your own car.
Responsibility: by David Meade ; with illustrations by Troy Thorne.

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Provides a brief history of the Boy Scouts' Pinewood Derby as well as diagrams, templates, and tips to help parents and children gain a competitive edge in a Pinewood Derby race.

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