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The Anoraks’ Guide to sts 4x4

 

If you are new to sts, have a look at the first section “What is sts?” I have written it to give a short introduction to the system and explain its appeal. Subsequent sections are more comprehensive and go into more detail.

 

If you know what you want to look at, it can be accessed directly from this contents page. Appendix 2 lists the illustrations used throughout the guide and contains links to them. I hope you find the guide as interesting to read as I found it to write.

 

This guide has been and will continue to be updated as new information comes to light. In case you have seen the guide before but would like to check out what has changed since you last saw it, I have prepared a chronology of changes to help you. This will appear as a separate window so you can keep it open whilst referring to the main text of the guide.

 

On all pages you will see links at the top: -

Click The Anoraks’ Guide to sts 4x4     for this “Contents” page

Click ZCARSLOTRACING                     for my Home Page where you can find links to lists of sts and other slot car products that I have for sale at the moment.

 

Disclaimer This guide contains only the knowledge, experience, understanding and views of the author. As such it is offered solely for the interest of the reader. No liability can be accepted for any inaccuracies that may be present or for any consequences arising from any action the reader may take as a result of reading this guide. If the reader is aware of any errors or omissions, the author would be grateful to be advised of these so that the guide can be corrected.

 

© Peter Zivanovic 2000-2002    The text and images forming this guide may not be copied other than for the personal use of the reader. Neither may copies be lent or sold without permission. The copyright of Exin for some original illustrations reproduced herein is acknowledged.

 

Contents

 

CHANGES

 

WHAT IS STS?

 

GENERAL INTRODUCTION

 

CARS

      Chassis

      Car types

            2200     Jeep CJ-5

            2201     Mercedes 280GE

            2202     Trailer

            2203     Nissan Patrol

            2204     Pinzgauer

            2205     Land Rover

            2206     Peugeot 205 T16
      Car spares & accessories

 

TRACK AND ACCESSORIES

            2100     Transformer TR5

            2125     Lap Counter

            2150     Standard Straight

            2151     Half Straight

            2152     Reverse Straight pair

            2153     Standard 90º Curve

            2154     Concave and Convex track

            2155     Rough Terrain Straight

            2156     Exterior 45º Curve

            2157     Flexible Track

            2158     Chicane

            2300     Controller

            2301     Ford Crossing

            2302     Various Obstacles

            2303     Track Borders

            2304     Barrier with supports

            2305     Marker Stones (Mojones)

      Track Supports
                 2306        Support (Small)
                 2307        Support (Large)
                 2308        Support (Inclined)

            2309     Centre Obstacle

            2310     Ramp Jump

            2311     Elevated Track (Rope Bridge)

            2312     Suspension Bridge

            2313     Chicane (Mountain pass)

            2314     See-saw Obstacle

      Mountains
                 2600        Mountain medium
                 2601        Mountain large
                 2602        Mountains green (3)

 

SETS

      Common Items

      Set Details

            2005     Mercedes

            2006     Jeeps

            2007     Mercedes

            2008     Peugeots

            2009     Land Rovers

            2010     Jeeps

            2011     Jeep & Nissan Patrol

            2014     Land Rovers

            2015     Nissan Patrols

            2016     Mercedes & Peugeot

            2020     Jeeps

            2025     Mercedes

            2028     Pinzgauers

            2030     Jeeps

 

USING STS

 

POST SCRIPT

 

APPENDICES

      1   Product references in catalogues and original prices in Pesetas

      2   Index of illustrations