Columbus 2nd Coaster

Friday, April 22, 2005 8:15 PM
I know this has already been posted but i just wanted to let all the people know that said it could not be done.....Were wrong!!!! I have built a "coaster" is my back yard out of PVC and 2x4's. c2c has been weight tested at 300lbs and goes approx. 12 mph! The total cost of the ride with tools was only $200 it only cost 20 dollars per 10ft that is 2 dolars per foot Duh! Right now it is very short but i will be adding on this weekend. The final plan calls for two banked turns and a bunny hop. Here is a link to the pictures of it! One picture shows the ride with its future paint job red rails whit track. The car will be enclosed in the coming weeks. http://community.webshots.com/user/phatboyslim68
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Friday, April 22, 2005 9:58 PM
Congratulations on having the patience and determination to work on a project like that. I would imagine it took a lot of learning by trial and error, but sometimes that is the best. Hope it's fun!
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 8:08 AM
Yeah it did take a really long time And had to find the perfect placement of the wheels. I have already made 3 seperate cars. *** Edited 4/23/2005 12:09:20 PM UTC by The Elf***
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 9:53 AM
I want to build something like this off of my main roof, over my Breezeway, bank on the garage roof and finally a decent directly into my pool. :)
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 10:47 AM
That souds amazing i am hoping to bank the first turn on my garage too
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 10:51 AM
How the heck are you going to cut grass efficently around that thing?

Lots of time using the weed-eater!

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Saturday, April 23, 2005 10:54 AM
hahaaha
I am goin to remove the grass from under the ride and put mulch under it.
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Saturday, April 23, 2005 10:46 PM
Nice, Nice job. For a first time job thats awsome and having nothing to relate to it's pretty good. Now I don't know if this will help but I think you should put wood at an angle to each support. Good luck with the rest and I would like to see it.
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Monday, April 25, 2005 10:12 AM
Very Nice,

What color scheme are you going with now that construction is done?

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Monday, April 25, 2005 10:46 AM
Nice! I also applaud you for the patience and determination.

Looks great!

Now when can I stop by? :-D

-Tina

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