Monthly Archives: August 2017

Pinewood Derby Wheel Modifications

Wheel Modifications There are many ways to turn that $0.02 wheel into a proven winner. We will discuss the steps in depth. Just a brief description of how PWD BSA wheels are made. Although thermoplastic vacuum is not a complicated process, understanding why wheels that come out of the same mold can vary from piece […]

Pinewood Derby Car Weight – Best place for weight for Pinewood derby car

Pinewood Derby Car Weight

Pinewood Derby® Car Weight Adding Pinewood Derby® car weights is an important step when milliseconds count. Weight placement is important because you want the longest possible push time while balancing stability.  The further back you can move the weight distribution, the more kinetic energy your car stores up, which in turn translates into more push […]

Pinewood Derby Wheels 2013

Inner Bore Dimensions There are 16 different molds in the NEW BSA Wheel set. Below is our data regarding this info. Measured with precision pin gauges with 0.0002″ accuracy. Our mathematical calculations are based upon our best attempts at measuring data. We measured 50 wheels of each mold (800× wheels) and compiled the data below. […]

Pinewood Derby Car Precision Block

 Pinewood Derby Car Precision Block Derby Dust has just taken Pinewood Derby Racing to the next level. We take an original BSA (Boy Scouts of America) block, flip it upside down and mill (not saw) two new axle slots. Because of our unique clamping system, we are able to mill axle slots that perfectly square […]

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