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Waffle 1. Slang or code for Raffle, used to avoid raising anti-gambling rule and regulation flags on the Internet. 2. Go good with Maple Syrup.
Wallboard 1. Like a guardrail except taller and usually covered with advertisements.
Wall Crawl 1. Models of HO scale slot car tracks designed to be on the wall. a. Frequently these tracks have dual or wider rails to aid in magnetic adhesion.
Wall Crawler 1. Version of Artin brand HO scale slot cars and tracks.
Wall Crawler HO Slot Car Chassis 1. In-Line Motor - pinion and crown drive chassis. 2. Same chassis as Artin with a different guide pin for a "T" slotted track.
Wheel 1. Refers to a rim with a tire as an assembly.
Wheelie Car 1. Version of Tyco HO Slot cars.
Wheelie HO Slot Car Chassis 1. 440 chassis with special body mount and counter balance to allow front end of body to lift and lower.
Wide Rail 1. Wide rail refers to any track rail that is wider than the standard rails used in the original model motoring track sections.
Wide Rail Track 1. Bachmann created their track sections with upside down train track rails in their slot car track. 2. Aurora made wider rails in their Lazer 2000 wall crawl track sections to help cars stay on the wall crawl part of the layouts. 3. Tyco / Mattel made dual rail track sections for some of their wall crawl sets. 4. MicroScalextric changed to a wide rail track based on the track sections they already made for larger scale slot car sets.