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Old     (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-14-2008, 2:53 PM Reply   
Got a couple days to work on the kicker...total cost so far is $105. Still gotta cap the top and hit it with paint and riding surface. Dimensions are 6.5ft off the water, 6.5 ft wide and 14ft long..Enjoy...
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Old     (loudsubz)      Join Date: Aug 2001       09-14-2008, 3:18 PM Reply   
looks solid

what wood are you putting on the sides?
Old     (nick_in_ssp)      Join Date: Aug 2006       09-14-2008, 3:20 PM Reply   
That thing is HUGE. Should launch you up there.
Old     (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-14-2008, 4:59 PM Reply   
The side is just some wood paneling...I wanted something cheap and light and at $6 bucks a sheet I was sold. Still trying to come up with a sliding surface...can't seem to find anything in the $50-$75 range...everything seems to be > $100 (Trex, PVC sheet, Plastic sheet)...any suggestions are welcomed.
Old     (mrboston187)      Join Date: Jul 2008       09-14-2008, 7:13 PM Reply   
you could just use PVC pipes side by side, i dunno, ive seen it done
Old     (supraride)      Join Date: Jun 2007       09-14-2008, 7:43 PM Reply   
FRP at home depot. real cheap in 4 x 8 sheets
Old     (element8456)      Join Date: Feb 2008       09-14-2008, 8:01 PM Reply   
Looks good how you ever thought about trying to about something like a gloss top on it can think of whats it called sorry
Old     (chrishopf)      Join Date: Sep 2007       09-14-2008, 11:47 PM Reply   
I second FRP. Thats what I have on our kicker and wall ride and it slides and holds up great!!! Plus like tony said you can find it at most home depot or lowes stores and is only like 30 bucks.

CH
Old    wakejjboard12            09-15-2008, 6:23 AM Reply   
luker that thing is SICK.
Old     (blaydeman)      Join Date: Oct 2006       09-15-2008, 8:10 AM Reply   
shower board sounds like FRP but i paid $12 a sheet for it and i use it for my white board.
Old     (bcrider)      Join Date: Apr 2006       09-15-2008, 9:16 AM Reply   
That's going to launch you up for sure.
Old     (xbones)      Join Date: Mar 2007       09-15-2008, 5:37 PM Reply   
I'm pretty stoked, I plan on getting extensively booted...the FRP is $29 a sheet, x4 sheets is $120. I'm thinkin' getting under $100 isn't going to be possible so I may go with the FRP regardless.

Anyway, I'll be back in town to finish up the weekend after next and I'll throw some pics up of the finished product and hopefully some first day steez ;)
Old     (mike_t)      Join Date: Aug 2004       09-15-2008, 5:42 PM Reply   
Man, I must be getting old, I look at that and think...CERTAIN DEATH! Damn, that looks fun.
Old     (dustin_w)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-15-2008, 5:43 PM Reply   
Looks good! My only suggestion would be to triangulate the front square. Post some pics when it is done!
Old     (knarbar)      Join Date: Nov 2006       09-15-2008, 5:46 PM Reply   
You can also buy sheets of plexy glass but it gets expensive.
Old     (den10brown)      Join Date: Jun 2008       09-19-2008, 6:13 PM Reply   
dude that is the sickest thing i have ever seen i want to hit it bad!! :-)
Old     (luke_j)      Join Date: Jul 2008       09-19-2008, 8:09 PM Reply   
pls post video of people getting worked off this thing

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