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Old 06-04-06, 08:46 PM   #1
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half pipe

Me and a couple friends are going to build a half pipe, and we have someone that knows a little bit about building them, but we need more specific information. I was just wondering if anybody knows of a website that has free information on building one, because I cant seem to find a site that has information that doesnt cost money.
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Old 06-04-06, 09:11 PM   #2
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Nate Wessel, or get plans from BMXTRIX.com
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Hey I built my own halfpipe, lemmie know what info u need and maybe I can help.
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Old 06-06-06, 11:53 AM   #5
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That is really nice. How much did it cost/how long to build?
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Man, I apologize if I'm off base, but I gotta call BS. You built that ramp? A full masonite covered metal superstructure halfpipe built by a 26yo in Trinidad in his backyard? Maybe you did build it and you just happen to be a skilled welder, but you gotta admit it's pretty far-fetched.
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how old do you have to be to be able to weld? building ramps is easy. rampplans.org
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how old do you have to be to be able to weld? building ramps is easy. rampplans.org
I dont think there is an age...

I have spot welded and use an aceltylene(spelling?) tourch before in shop class, but never made anything nice...
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I built several ramps when I was a lot younger than 26, but the ramp pictured looks manufactured. Add to that, that looks like probably $3-5000+ in materials and you wonder why/if/how he built it. I'm not saying it is impossible, I'm just saying it's unlikely. Tell you what, ride, take a pic of you standing on that ramp, pointing at the camera and I'll eat my words.
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When I convert the TT dollars it cost $5000 USD in material and $2000 USD in tools with our own labour. My brother and I built it with some helping hands from other guys. 9 months from idea to finish. Its a steel frame with marine ply wood surface. Its possible for anyone to build any kind of ramp, you just need the knowledge, theory and practical.
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Hey I built my own halfpipe, lemmie know what info u need and maybe I can help.
do you sell plans on ebay because ive seen that picture attached to ramp plans being sold on ebay
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I agree completely. So, when are you posting the picture of you standing on it, pointing at the camera?
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