Belt Sander Races Rules and Regs.
By CapitalLumberCo, May 16 2016 01:01PM
JUNE 15TH 2016 Belt Sander Racing Rules and Regulations
All sanders must run on standard 110v power.
All sanders must use an unmodified factory manufactured sanding belt.
Sanders cannot be more than 24” in length.
Track guides and wheelie bars, or “outrigging” is allowed and encouraged to keep the sanders centered in the track.
The power cord may be shortened.
Classes – Design Parameters
Stock Class Guidelines
The Belt Sander must be a standard product manufactured by a conventional power tool manufacturer.
No modifications or substitutions may be made to the mechanical or electrical components.
Non-functional decorations are allowed and encouraged, dress them up-be creative.
Modified Class Guidelines
Anything goes; Only limitation is that the sander must be driven by sanding belt.
All races will be run on a 8 7/8” (approx.) wide track.
The track is 35’ long.
The sanders race side-by-side on a drag strip.
The track walls (side walls) are 2 ¾” above racing floor.
Capital Lumber shall define the number and structure of the races the day of the races according to the number of competitors in each class.
Starts: Two false starts and you’re disqualified. False starts will be defined as follows:
1. Moving across the starting line to early.
2. No power to the sander at the start.
Capital Lumber reserves the right to determine entry acceptance and race eligibility.
Each racer is responsible for the setup of their belt sander including the power cord hook up.
Any no-shows on a contestant’s part will be a forfeiture of the race with the winner moving on.
New entrees are accepted up to 2:00 pm on the day of races.
The maximum time between races for repairs, modifications, or any other changes will be five minutes in order to move event along.
Disputed races may be re-run at the discretion of Capital Lumber officials.
All decisions by race officials are final.