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by Toby Warg
Wed Aug 13, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate cable length record?
Replies: 6
Views: 4105

I have run timing systems with over 4000 ft of wire (Trackmate and Chronocone). Both worked fine. Ski race systems run with wire over 3 miles long. I don't think we are coming close to the limits, as long as the timer is imune to the noise and the additional capacitance loading of very long cables....
by Toby Warg
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate cable length record?
Replies: 6
Views: 4105

Donald Campbell wrote:we are talking about electrical impulses here.
you should ask any electrician to get detailed info,toby
Of course, but theory and practice are not always best friends.
by Toby Warg
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate 6.6 / 6.7 / 6.8
Replies: 29
Views: 15454

Thanks! Worked like a charm.
One question though. It seems like buttons one and three switched place?
by Toby Warg
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:21 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate cable length record?
Replies: 6
Views: 4105

Trackmate cable length record?

I set up my system with 1320 meters to one switch and about 25 meters to the other one. It worked without a problem until the rain came and one of the tapeswitches shortcut. :) Is this the longest cable anybody tried so far? I am interested in knowing about the limit of the system, since we use it f...
by Toby Warg
Tue Aug 12, 2008 11:15 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate 6.6 / 6.7 / 6.8
Replies: 29
Views: 15454

No stress here, but if Donald has got the time, then mail it to:
tobias.warg@limplongboards.se

Thanks.
by Toby Warg
Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:43 pm
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Warning. The following picture will hurt your eyes. Acid didn't work to get them clean.
You have been warned...

The full album:
http://longboard.slak.nu/gallery2/v/ses ... -vm_i_gbg/
by Toby Warg
Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:53 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: Trackmate 6.6 / 6.7 / 6.8
Replies: 29
Views: 15454

Where can I get the file and a short instruction on how to update?
by Toby Warg
Mon Aug 04, 2008 10:34 pm
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: THANKS!
Replies: 6
Views: 3738

Yeah, thanks for a fantastic event and the sweet exhibition at Röhsska!
by Toby Warg
Thu Jul 31, 2008 10:39 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 90875

I'll look you up tomorrow.
I'll try the firmware next week.
by Toby Warg
Wed Jul 30, 2008 7:28 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 90875

Hmm, I have looked at Excelmate now, and it couldn't be easier! I you like, it would be very cool to have that button. :) If you can have it done by the 8th, I'd be happy! Is there some way to automatically group the riders according to the IGSA brackets for the race? If not, maybe it's doable in so...
by Toby Warg
Wed Jul 30, 2008 11:42 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Last time I visited Gothenburg, I found many tramps in the area around Feskekörka. Both old and not so old.
by Toby Warg
Tue Jul 29, 2008 10:07 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Maria,

Check your mail. Hope it helps some. Good luck!
by Toby Warg
Mon Jul 28, 2008 7:16 pm
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Just checked the weather for Gothenburg Saturday & Sunday. 60% chance of rain. I hate to put a "damper" on things, but crap..... I hope that weather report changes. How accurate are those reports anyway????? Our own SMHI says +24C and sun on Thursday. They are not always correct, especially this su...
by Toby Warg
Sun Jul 27, 2008 8:42 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

SJ sells tickets for the train.
http://www.sj.se/sj/jsp/polopoly.jsp?d=10&l=en

Seems like a ticket is about €75-85 with X2000, which is the faster alternative.
by Toby Warg
Thu Jul 24, 2008 12:24 pm
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 90875

We have a slalom race on the 5th, but even if we are slow, I doubt that we will need more than 65 seconds, hehe. The downhill race is on the 9th, and it will be longer than 65 seconds. Since I haven't recieved the Trackmate yet, I don't really know how it works, and I can't really say if we will use...
by Toby Warg
Wed Jul 23, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: Timing System
Topic: ExcelMate your new friend?
Replies: 172
Views: 90875

67969-2433=65536
69616-4080=65536
75414-9878=65536
122248-56712=65536

Seems like you are right.

This would mean that we have to work by hand on our upcoming downhill race.
Very valuable to get this info before the race. Good work!
by Toby Warg
Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:49 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: WIN A NEW BOARD
Replies: 6
Views: 2926

The 39" was really nice!
Way to go!
by Toby Warg
Wed Jul 16, 2008 1:46 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: X-Caliber board
Replies: 4
Views: 3925

Got more info now.

The trucks are the first ones made by Xcaliber in around 73-74, but the deck is later and dated at about 75-76.
Appearently, it was "a good find".

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Now with 66ZZ on it.

Will check on the wheels too.
by Toby Warg
Tue Jul 15, 2008 9:29 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: X-Caliber board
Replies: 4
Views: 3925

These wheels had no X on them. I guess they are changed then.

And I got a picture of the logo now, so I won't need another.

I have changed wheels to 66mm ZZ and I can't stop skating it! My other boards instantly became quite boring, hehe!
by Toby Warg
Sat Jul 12, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: General Slalom Skateboard Deck Discussion
Topic: X-Caliber board
Replies: 4
Views: 3925

X-Caliber board

i recently bought this off eBay and would like to know something about it, and the company. I saw another board that said "Venice, California". Were they made there? I am also looking for a picture of the logo. http://static.slak.nu/files/xcaliber2-640.jpg It seems like everything on it is original ...
by Toby Warg
Tue Jul 01, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Oust
Topic: new oust GS wheels
Replies: 2
Views: 6069

From what I heard, they are the same wheel as the Earthwing Superballs. Even though the duros differ in numbers, they both measured out at 80a.
by Toby Warg
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:55 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: bennett vector kh (krispy hill)
Replies: 35
Views: 19884

What size of the ball stud would fit Bennetts?
by Toby Warg
Mon Jun 02, 2008 8:09 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: GS KILLER KOWALSKI
Replies: 12
Views: 7424

Good looking!
by Toby Warg
Wed May 28, 2008 12:27 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: A hard day at work.
Replies: 4
Views: 2400

Re: A hard day at work.

If you go to http://www.designmuseum.se/ and then "aktuellt" and "skateboards" you will find a picture with a skater in the air. Search for something to touch and..........there you have it....a hard day at work. Cool video! Actually, we skated in Bildmuseet in Umeå last summer. Not slalom though. ...
by Toby Warg
Sun May 25, 2008 11:14 am
Forum: Radikal
Topic: Radikal Trucks
Replies: 61
Views: 47344

Wesley Tucker wrote: What's the latest (if anything) on BUSHINGS?
Yeah. Any news?
by Toby Warg
Sat Apr 26, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: Turner Summer Ski
Topic: Old Turners
Replies: 49
Views: 33257

Wesley Tucker wrote:Well, I posted this one in another topic. I'll repaste it here. Something old and something new:

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Is the longboard produced today?

I want one! :)
by Toby Warg
Mon Apr 21, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Random Slalom Topics
Topic: We may not have any pools to drain...
Replies: 15
Views: 4906

Contribution from Sweden.

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by Toby Warg
Mon Apr 14, 2008 4:46 pm
Forum: Bennett
Topic: Bennett Truk Question
Replies: 14
Views: 9701

Could it be to stop the axle from rotating when tightening the wheel nut?
by Toby Warg
Thu Mar 27, 2008 6:43 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: FS: Red Radikal Bushing
Replies: 22
Views: 7376

Mike Cividino wrote:thing is, when wes dies, the stack will look the same I bet.
I bet it's even bigger!
by Toby Warg
Thu Mar 20, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: Media Resources
Topic: 240 million and counting...
Replies: 1
Views: 2535

Cool. Looking forward to the video.
by Toby Warg
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Design of slalom area
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

robert gaisek wrote:Detta låter helt fantastiskt!! Kanske en stortävling i krokarna framöver?
Competition? Well, maybe next summer. IF we get it, hehe.
by Toby Warg
Fri Mar 14, 2008 4:30 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Design of slalom area
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

Asphalt, 20 feet wide, (two 10-foot lanes) 5% grade, plenty of run out. At least 500 feet of grade and an appropriate run out. (I guess that would seven meters wide and 150 meters long.) Sidewalks. Round curbing (no walls for boards to smash into) NO GUARD RAILS, free concessions served by half nak...
by Toby Warg
Fri Mar 14, 2008 3:57 pm
Forum: Arena
Topic: Design of slalom area
Replies: 5
Views: 4031

Design of slalom area

We have been given an opportunity to design a slalom area up in the coldness of northern Sweden, and we would like your input on how we should do it. As always, money is an issue. Therefore, we will thread lightly, and only ask for a TS/Hybrid area. What are your suggestions as of lenght and width? ...
by Toby Warg
Wed Mar 12, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAUL PRICE ROADSTER
Replies: 77
Views: 84577

Thanks Paul. I managed to set it up eventually, with some help from Dave Rogers. What I initially meant was that I was worried to tighten to much, and wreck the holes. It turned out that if you use your brains, you will manage just fine, hehe. http://static.slak.nu/files/IMG_5676.JPG http://static.s...
by Toby Warg
Tue Mar 11, 2008 5:55 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: New GOG Trucks
Replies: 19
Views: 15185

Ok.
by Toby Warg
Tue Mar 11, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: Gecko
Topic: Gecko Superlight Ordering information.
Replies: 35
Views: 19067

Gecko Owners Group? ;)

What about The Dragons? (Thinking of Komodo Dragons).

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by Toby Warg
Tue Mar 11, 2008 2:25 pm
Forum: G.O.G. Trucks
Topic: New GOG Trucks
Replies: 19
Views: 15185

I would want to know why there are two different designs.
Is one for TS and the other for GS (ish)?
by Toby Warg
Mon Mar 10, 2008 5:39 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: P-CAMBER
Replies: 39
Views: 21670

That's one sick looking deck. Congrats.
by Toby Warg
Sun Mar 09, 2008 9:36 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: "Grabit" Stripped Screw/Bolt Extractor
Replies: 1
Views: 2617

I tried one (other brand) and broke it, trying to remove the water pump on my Volvo.
I chose another one and the bolt snapped.

I bet they would work well on skateboard hardware.
by Toby Warg
Wed Mar 05, 2008 11:17 pm
Forum: For Sale - Wanted
Topic: GeezerX Bennett
Replies: 14
Views: 3841

Dang.
by Toby Warg
Tue Mar 04, 2008 9:22 pm
Forum: Movies
Topic: Maysey outraces the cops!!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Haha! Sweet!

American cops are different from Swedish cops... :)
by Toby Warg
Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:37 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: S P E E D B O A T
Replies: 51
Views: 30675

Sweet shape!
by Toby Warg
Fri Feb 08, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Gecko
Topic: The boards are here...and ready to rock!
Replies: 12
Views: 10693

Congrats on a sweet design! The tail wedge is awesome!
by Toby Warg
Mon Dec 24, 2007 1:23 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Rick Floyd wrote: Will it convert a Long Island accent to regular English?
Can that be done at all? :)
by Toby Warg
Sun Dec 23, 2007 10:06 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

justin collins wrote:expect 25C to 30C and blondes

i know what blondes are... but what's 25C to 30C?? Farenheit?

hope to see you all there,
Justin
http://www.google.com/search?q=convert+25c+to+f

Very easy way for you to convert things. Works with lbs, inches and other strange things you guys use too. ;)
by Toby Warg
Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:26 am
Forum: 2008 World Championships - Gothenburg, Sweden
Topic: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OF SLALOM SKATEBOARDING, GOTHENBURG, 1-3
Replies: 148
Views: 78574

Steve Collins wrote:Will global warming turn Sweden into tropical paradise?
Sweden is pretty much a paradise that time of the year. Expect between 25C to 30C and blondes. And beer.
by Toby Warg
Fri Oct 26, 2007 4:47 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: PAUL PRICE ROADSTER
Replies: 77
Views: 84577

Ok, I bought one.
Now, this is my first foamcore and I wonder what I should think of when setting it up. I don't want to ruin it. :)
by Toby Warg
Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:13 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: WOOD DECKS FOR MAY
Replies: 46
Views: 36817

Maybe Mr Reitema can bring both a Cat and a deck to Bonelli on Nov 17-18..
I'm on it. Tnx.
by Toby Warg
Tue Oct 23, 2007 4:57 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: WOOD DECKS FOR MAY
Replies: 46
Views: 36817

I want to buy a deck in the US and I don't want to bring one there. Can't stay there a month without one.

I will contact Jim Weatherwax then, I guess?
by Toby Warg
Tue Oct 23, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Pavel
Topic: WOOD DECKS FOR MAY
Replies: 46
Views: 36817

I'm off to LA and SF soon. Can I find Pavel decks there?