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ModelMotorist.Com: Encyclopedia of Terminology B for the HO Scale Slot and Slotless Hobby.

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Bachmann
    1. Brand of HO scale slot cars and tracks.

Bachmann HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. In-Line Motor - worm drive chassis.
Top view of Bachmann HO Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Bachmann HO Slot Car Chassis

Bachmann Power-Flow HO Slot Car Track Connection
    1. 2 Lane.

Bachmann Power-Flow HO Slot Car Track Selection
    1. Road.    View Track Selection

Bachmann Pro-Grip HO Slot Car Track Controller
    1. Green.

    2. Gold.

Banked Curve    View Bank Curves
    1. Section of HO scale slot car track defined by an outside radius, portion of circle and conical inclination.

Barn Finds
    1. A release from Auto World for ThunderJet Ultra G chassis is molded in brown.

Barn Find Chassis
    1. An Auto World ThunderJet Ultra G chassis molded in brown to go with old rusty looking bodies.
Top view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown Bottom view of Auto World Thunderjet Ultra G Barn Find Brown

Battery Box
    1. Some sets included Battery Boxes rather than Transformers.
    2. Batteries used in boxes include; 6AA, 4D, 6D, or 8D cells.
    3.This was done by many manufactures for two main reasons.
      a. To sell safer products for very young children, no wall current required.
      b. To reduce the cost, weight and price of the sets.

Big Rigs
    1. Model of Aurora AFX Magna-Traction vehicles with semi-truck cabs and trailers.

Big Rigs HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. AFX Lighted Magna-Traction chassis.
Top view of Aurora AFX Lighted Big Rigs Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Aurora AFX Lighted Big Rigs Slot Car Chassis Exploded view of Aurora AFX Lighted Big Rigs Slot Car Chassis

Blazin' Brakes HO Slot Car Chassis
    1. Style of HO scale slot car based on the Aurora Super Magna-Traction chassis, using a diode and a trans-axle brake
      to stop the car and light the brake lights.

    2. Requires reversing controllers to access Blazin' Brakes feature.
      a. Brakes "Off" positive power; forward travel, no lights.
      b. Brakes "On" negative power; drives a gear on the trans-axle into the track surface and lights the brake light bulb.
Top view of Aurora AFX Blazin' Brakes Slot Car Chassis Bottom view of Aurora AFX Blazin' Brakes Slot Car Chassis Exploded view of Aurora AFX Blazin' Brakes Slot Car Chassis

Blow-Out Track
    1. Model of Aurora Model Motoring HO scale slot car track with a mechanical ramp.
      a. 3rd lap in the same lane frequently jams mechanics.
      b. 3 or more guide pin vehicles will frequently fail.

Body
    1. Cosmetic component designed to protect the chassis from damage and make the vehicle resemble something.

Braided Pick-Ups
    1. Pick-up shoe made of thin wires twisted together.
      a. Usually acts as the pick-up shoe spring as well.

Brush
    1. Spring-loaded conductor of electricity used to transfer electricity from the pick-up shoes to the moving armature.
      a. Contact pressure is maintained by bent metal straps called tensioners.
      b. Contact pressure is maintained by coil springs.

Brush Barrel
    1. Housing designed to hold brush spring and guide commutator brush toward armature.

Brush Spring
    1. Small spring inside a cup to ensure commutator brush stays in contact with the moving pancake armature.
    2. Small spring inside brush barrel to ensure commutator brush stays in contact with the moving armature.


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