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Old 05-14-2020, 09:07 AM
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Looking to build the best graphite pit board please tell me what you would like to see on one of them chime in with ideas this one is 290 x 390 mm x 6mm will fit into the new hudy bag # 199210
all 4 corners leveling screws m5 2.5mm driver the 3 small holes are for a hudy tweak station set up for 1/12th scale and the 4 big round holes are for 1/12th scale tires all the milling is 3.5mm deep.
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Old 05-14-2020, 10:00 AM
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Proper.
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Looks good to me :O
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Really looking forward to having just one nice pit board to last me for a while. This might just fit the bill.
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How about a foam or rubber strip around the top to prevent hardware from rolling off?
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Kinda like DTR mentioned. A rubber strip all around the edge to overlap the top and bottom in case you dont use the levelers and help with rollaway shims and such. Plus, I don't have a Hudy Tweak Station, I have the MIP one, can you make sure it fits mine when I get one of these? lol
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Looks great. Maybe add some magnets in the parts tray.
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Looks pretty cool.

One thing I'm always concerned about with a pit board is superglue. I ruined a plastic board once after gluing up touring car tires and a drip came down on it, so now I use a piece of stone countertop at home. I would love to see a protective wrap or sticker for a pit board.
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Maybe some little pockets for the gforce scales, since they'd be outside of the flat needed for tweak anyway


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Originally Posted by JayL View Post
Maybe some little pockets for the gforce scales, since they'd be outside of the flat needed for tweak anyway


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I like the idea of making it easier to use scales. Cable management under the board. People use different scales though and being able to level each one would be nice.

Raising a small platform that I could set the height on with a set of calipers would be great. For droop setup. Balance pins in a slot for different length chassis. Man you could go crazy if you wanted. Camber, caster, toe, accessories that fit in a slot.
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Wondering about the materials - title says graphite, and render looks like carbon fiber. I've shopped some carbon fiber sheet in the past year, and a 3mm thick sheet that size would cost me about $100.
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Once you put pockets that size in carbon it will no longer be flat. It has surface tension from being pressed with heat, removing the tension from one side only will warp the board.
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I really wish we could buy the arrowmax honeycomb board still.
i think I really just need a new carbon and Plexi insert for mine...
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Originally Posted by Racermac73 View Post
Once you put pockets that size in carbon it will no longer be flat. It has surface tension from being pressed with heat, removing the tension from one side only will warp the board.
that makes sense. But how do they pocket a chassis and keep it flat?

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