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INEXPENSIVE, key word, cost me $10 ($5 for a sacrificial skateboard from a flea-market & a 1/4” x 3’ glv rod).
Feb 18, 2013
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#1 posted 02-19-2013 02:56 AM
I don’t know what I like better, your illustration with all the pictures or the Dragster Honing Guide itself. Well I must say I do really like both! Great build and thank you for sharing and taking the time to post all the good looking photos.
-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
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#2 posted 02-19-2013 02:56 AM
Way cool and very creative. May I be the first to suggest painting flames on the sides?
#3 posted 02-19-2013 03:03 AM
Thanks Wood & Red, appreciate it, didn’t think about flaming it, brilliant!
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#4 posted 02-19-2013 03:52 AM
I knew I was saving skateboard wheels for a reason :) Very clever, I like it.
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#5 posted 02-19-2013 05:22 AM
Great build…another favorite to put on the build list.Another use for the grandkids old rollerblade wheels.
-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."
#6 posted 02-19-2013 05:25 AM
Haha Rick, you sound like a garage hoarder like me!
PASs, definitely a good grandkid toy, glad I sanded all the edges down now, habit.
This dragster can be used as a touchpad holder, lol, went out in the shop and my wife was chilling at the table with her toy sitting on the dragster, too funny!
Whoduhthunk it’d double as a Grandkid dragster & touchpad holder?
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#8 posted 02-19-2013 09:57 AM
-- Ethan, Taiwan, http://fwwtw.blogspot.tw/
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#9 posted 02-19-2013 10:15 AM
Grand kids, gotta love em
Looks like you didn’t make enough, but wait skate boards of four wheels.time to tear a part some more clamps and get busy.
I like it Brett could be fun to play with
-- I have the Saw Dust Fever
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#10 posted 02-19-2013 10:38 AM
nice jiig :-)but your testcenter is the best I have seen in years if it can pass that its ready for the 1/4 mile … :-)
thanks for sharing Dennis
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#11 posted 02-19-2013 11:49 AM
Excelent!. Great job. Thank for post it
-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)
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#12 posted 02-19-2013 12:42 PM
Way cool … thanks for posting .. any chance you can share the sketchup file with us as well?
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#13 posted 02-19-2013 12:56 PM
very nice.multiple uses…
-- If you want it and it's within reason... It's on it's way!
#14 posted 02-19-2013 01:09 PM
Thanks everyone, was a fun 1-day project. I’d be glad to share the pics horky, I need to clean up a couple details with the axle dimensions and screw handle from my as-built drawings. Minor stuff but I’m overly detail oriented.
I’m going to give this Sketchup Storage online a try and post a link this week.
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#15 posted 02-19-2013 01:58 PM
this thing just has too many uses, i have to build one. thanks for all the detailed pics.
-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard
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