Half Pipe

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Lile
Ok down the bottom of my garden I'm planning on building a half pipe prob a 6 foot one. What do u guys rekon I should make it out of?  

15 Nov 2005 23:54
Therejectedbmxer
do you plan on spending upwards of $800? because a 6' halfpipe that will usualy have 6' in width and 5' transitions run very expensive.  

16 Nov 2005 00:01
spaztix
uummmmm wood........ what else?  

16 Nov 2005 03:38
LlOyD_A7X
prolly wood lol  

16 Nov 2005 06:51
spaztix
you could make it basically for free if you font mind stealing wood


ive made so many ramps with free wood....and free nails  

16 Nov 2005 06:56
bobe
4x4 ft plywood. two layers and 2x4's in the back every 6ins to keep it from dying. if its going to be indoor, put a layer of masonite on top of the two layers of plywood  

16 Nov 2005 19:48
BicyKiller
i strongly do not recomend wood. wood rotes over time even if wood protection is put on, wood scratches and damages eaisly, and to keep maintained is very expensive, i recomemd steal with a wooden undercoat for spring and a steal frame. good luck and keep me formed  

16 Nov 2005 20:39
ram-man
if you use steel for the pipe, it will cost at least $1000 and also steel is slippy , my local park has steel qurter pipes and if you make a wrong turn you slide all the way down  

16 Nov 2005 21:24
Therejectedbmxer
steel for a halfpipe will never cost $1000. if it did ide have many. atleast for a steel halfpipe it would be 10,000 for me with my welders discount at suply shops but for an average person, probably 15,000.  

17 Nov 2005 00:19
spaztix
im telling you steal wood make a decent one when it breaks build a new one  

17 Nov 2005 02:49
Therejectedbmxer
you dont even have to steal wood. just go around on trash day and take all the wood you find. it doesnt have to be perfect as long as its ridable. but if you want a nice one its alot of money.  

17 Nov 2005 02:55
bobe
i hate steel ramps, when you fall youre out for a week. its not cool  

17 Nov 2005 15:43
BicyKiller
if u want something cheep and easy use the wood and steel but if u want strong and going to last save up, and slippery, its only slippery when wet if u know how to ride it its not slippery  

17 Nov 2005 16:23

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