Track Building and BuyingD.I.Y. Alternatives To Orange Track???

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I remember reading awhile ago about someone using a type of plastic stripping, that can be found at Lowes, Home Depot, etc, that comes in rolls on the cheap. Can't remember for the life of me what it was exactly. Some kinda heavy duty weather stripping perhaps? I also can't remember where I read this info.

This ringing a bell for anyone? Something posted on here in the past, that I'm just overlooking and/or can't find?

THE GUY HAD A TRACK FOR SALE, IT HAD DUAL LANE LOOP DE LOOPS...

Best I can recall is that is some type of cap for a cable/wire holder channel...

Those guys down in Indonesia use some kind of aluminum channels that seem to work well and are about indestructible.....

I've thought about alternatives to orange track too but I guess I always go back to the fact that the only material that will act like orange track plastic is orange track plastic. Vinyl or metal or whatever will certainly work and work wel, as others have proven, but I think you need to be clear with yourself that you're not trying to duplicate the experience of the orange track. I haven't sold myself on that yet so I keep on buying mattel's secret sauce.

Those guys down in Indonesia use some kind of aluminum channels that seem to work well and are about indestructible.....

Yeah, I actually saw the thread on the Indonesian guys the other day. Those tracks are INSANE! Same for some of that custom work on the cars.

I've thought about alternatives to orange track too but I guess I always go back to the fact that the only material that will act like orange track plastic is orange track plastic. Vinyl or metal or whatever will certainly work and work wel, as others have proven, but I think you need to be clear with yourself that you're not trying to duplicate the experience of the orange track. I haven't sold myself on that yet so I keep on buying mattel's secret sauce.

Even though it's been many years since I've rolled a car down the orange track (Hope to change that soon), I can still agree that there's nothing else out there quite like it. I do love seeing what people have D.I.Y built out there though, and seeing if it winds up being one of those things where I'm like "Oh, i just saw a roll of that at Lowe's the other day. Time to experiment."

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