Tag: Slot Mods

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Though Dave Beattie and his team over a Slot Mods have expanded their game a bit as of late, building custom painted livery slot tables or corporate tracks for the likes of Mercedes-AMG as they did last summer, we’re always going to be fans of his super-detailed backdrops, with buildings, people, foliage and the like…

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It’s fair to say that Monterey Car Week may just be the biggest gathering of car enthusiasts on the planet. Event after event, auction after auction take place on the NorCal peninsula for nearly a week straight, and thusly it’s hard to make sure you see absolutely everything. Planning ahead of time is key, so…

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It’s safe to say that it’s been a banner year for David Beattie and his team of merry ultimate slot car track builders based in Michigan. On brief moments between their launching new pool table sized limited edition art tracks and the usual ridiculously detailed layouts for wealthy clients, his firm Slot Mods built one…

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It’s not that we’re not always fans of the slot car race circuit craftsmanship going on over at Slot Mods, because we very much are, but when the Michigan based firm is commissioned by none other than Formula One to create a one-off highly detailed track for the series’ VIP Paddock Club, we sit up…

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We’ll admit it. We’re fascinated by Slot Mods livery series of tracks. Foregoing scale model acres of trees, buildings and scenery (not to mention tens of thousands of dollars of construction time), these custom tracks price in at roughly the cost of a billiards table. Even better, they pay tribute to some beloved racing liveries…

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Here’s the thing they don’t tell you about slot car kit tracks. They take up a lot of floor space, because you likely don’t have a table big enough to create a really cool layout above deck. On top of that, they start to lose their luster when your loved one is trying to vacuum,…

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When it comes to the more extensive (and thus expensive) highly detailed slot car track builds from Slot Mods Raceways, you either need to be considerably moneyed or have a corporate budget in play. It’s the latter that funded Slot Mods’ latest creation, a winter season rally themed layout built specifically for Vermont ski resort Smuggler’s…

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It’s not like Slot Mods needs to remind anyone of their car enthusiast bonafides. That said, the ultimate slot car track tailoring startup continues to do so with creation after creation. More recently, the firm has ventured from the super extensive and super expensive one-off builds for the wealthy to more approachable series builds for those…

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Most in the car enthusiast space now who know David Beattie, know both the man and his firm Slot Mods for their brilliant work at creating über extravagant and detailed slot car layouts for those willing to shell out tens of thousands of dollars. It was just a few years ago though that David had turned 48 freshly after being…