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Cub Scout Pack 4173
(Guntersville, Alabama)
 
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The Pinewood Derby was started in the 50's to promote sportsmanship and craftmanship and to promote the building af a stronger bond between fathers and sons.  Today, the goal is the same but we want the whole family involved!
For more info visit www.pinewoodderby.org

Rules


A car must be within the measurements and weights. 
The inspection box shows us that the car is "Good To Go" and will be able to fit and race.
See the attachment for this years rules!
 

Attachments
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2011 pinewood derby rules.pdf  

How to...


Simple tools to use to quickly and easily build a Pinewood Derby Race Car with you Cub Scout:

And this way...the Cub, and his Akela, learn so much more!
 

  • Coping Saw - $5
  • 8-12oz. Hammer - $2
  • 1/4" Chisel - $2
  • Shoe Rasp or Four in Hand file - $4
  • Sandpaper 60, 120, 220 grits (coarse, medium, fine) - $ Share-it!
  • Pencil $.05



 

Car Designer


Click HERE to design a car!

Car Examples


         Click here>        Idea's from around the web!

Grooves... explained



 Grooved axles are always in question.  Sometimes the rules are vague.  We do not allow the use of grooved axles, but if that changes we will let you know!

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GACallowedaxles.jpg  
groovedaxles.jpg