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Author Topic: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL  (Read 6002 times)

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #80 on: August 11, 2017, 10:03:39 am »
Thanks mate. Was thinking scorpion on one side and a blanka on the other. I have my cp top made up now.


This is looking good. If I were the OP I would take my time with the art IMO... that is a great cab, and looks like the build is going well. It's going to deserve some nice art. The guys on the art side will help you get going as far as letting ya know what they think works and don't. What have you got in mind for side art?
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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #81 on: August 11, 2017, 08:37:37 pm »
just curious as to how wide the front is? I got the side templates just not sure on width.... looks awesome.

thanks
Jim

my original is 32" wide, not including the thickness of the side panel material.


(The rest of this drawing will not be to scale as its what the original plans i gave to HaRuMaN to trace in CAD are made from.)

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #82 on: August 22, 2017, 10:18:48 am »
Well this is where I'm at. Need to order some side art and fit the t-molding to the cab and sort a few other small things but getting there. Also need to get the glass. I'll have to consult chances oracle and see what he used. My control panel top took some effort but I'm pretty pleased with the result. I used 16mm mdf with a 2mm clear perspex. Oh yeah I've gone with my wacky title too I love it lol.

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #83 on: August 22, 2017, 02:15:46 pm »
Skip glass. Seriously, it was heavy, overpriced, and had the odd blemish when held up to a screen, your best bet is Tinted Plexi.  If i could go back in time i'd slap myself in the head for getting glass.

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #84 on: August 26, 2017, 01:39:00 am »
Skip glass. Seriously, it was heavy, overpriced, and had the odd blemish when held up to a screen, your best bet is Tinted Plexi.  If i could go back in time i'd slap myself in the head for getting glass.

Yeah good idea the rig is pretty heavy already hey. Thanks man for all your help so far. Your project write up has been a tremendous help and inspiration. My best friend saw mine coming together and decided to make one the same as well lol. With what you've put down in your thread and all what I've discovered while making mine it's been really quick and easy for him and he has caught right up to me already. I'll grab some pics of his too next time I'm there to show you.
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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #85 on: August 26, 2017, 03:32:50 am »
No worries :)  i always love seeing pictures of other interpretations of the build. Glad you're both enjoying it so much!

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #86 on: August 26, 2017, 11:58:06 am »
Skip glass. Seriously, it was heavy, overpriced, and had the odd blemish when held up to a screen, your best bet is Tinted Plexi.  If i could go back in time i'd slap myself in the head for getting glass.

Serious???? Is good quality glass really that hard to get and HEAVY? As a percentage of the whole cab or on it's own vs plexi? I hope using glass isn't THAT bad... I am gettin sick of altering my plans  :censored:

And that sounds like awful use of a time machine Chance... C'mon man!

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Re: Project BEAT DOWN CENTRAL
« Reply #87 on: August 26, 2017, 12:25:47 pm »
You're right. Maybe i'd go back and get a sports almanac instead.

You shouldn't need to change anything design wise by switching to plexi. By itself its just lighter, has better clarity, and cheaper.  110% id go plexi.  I have what you'd consider "good quality glass" and i still should have gone plexi.
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