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Old 07-23-2004, 09:09 AM   #16
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I won't get into the discussion about Britney - although that would be a fine choice in my opinion... Maybe Shania? - I don't think my wife would go for either one, though

The cutting board was only about $6 or $7, so I think I will give it a shot - It will definitely be better than carrying my car to a buddy's pit to check it.

Thanks for all the input!
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Old 07-23-2004, 09:12 AM   #17
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Originally posted by MR JOLLY
It was the first usa singer that pop in to my head at6.50 am,my head not clear .
Is that a bad choice?
No not really if you are into the pre-pubesence idol thing. I was thinking of pit babes and porn stars myself.
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Old 07-23-2004, 09:20 AM   #18
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Default Re: Kitchen Cutting Board for Pit Board?

Originally posted by rctoyguy
Has anyone tried using a normal kitchen cutting board as a pit board? All I want is a good flat surface for measuring ride height and camber. (a full set up system is farther down the line for me)

I bought a 12x18 cutting board at Wally World, but I haven't opened it yet - it can go back if this is a bad idea. I would think the only real concern would be about it staying flat, and one of this board's key points is it's resistance to warping.
Yup, i use the same thing. Is it the clear tempered glass kind? I got mine at linens n things only 7 bucks. I also took the rubber feet off mine so it lays flat on any surface. I also got the smaller one 12x15 i think for the track.
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Get a piece 3/8th or 1/2 inch of plexi-glass from home-depot... $20


cut in half with utility knife.....

clean all 4 sides

put pics, decals, what ever between pieces.

drill 8 -10 holes around both edges of plexi glass

get the speciality flat head screws and insert nuts... $.67 each

Put rubber no-skid feet and you are done!!!!!$1.99 for pack of 12
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You can purchase a 4ft x 8ft sheet of (MDF) or (MDO) at most home improvement centers for about $25. You can make several boards from this. It is flat and hard and will not warp. Its used for cheap cabinat cores or to create templates for people who creating a wood working pattern for routers.

Medium Density Fiber Core Hardwood Plywood (MDF) and Medium- and High-Density Overlay Plywood (MDO and HDO) will both work. The difference is that the MDO is lighter and smoother and easier to carry around.

Some home improvement centers will even rip it for you so you can place it in your car.

If you know someone with a table saw, it cuts like butter and should take no more than 10min to rip into several boards.

If you want a bullet proof board, use MDF or MDO and then put the sticker on board. Cover or screw down a piece of plexi-glass to the board and it should last you forever. When the plexi-glass gets ugly or too dirty, simply replace the plex-glass.
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Glass cutting boards from Ross or Marshalls for $5-10 is unbeatable..... stays flat and last forever...
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