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Old 07-22-2004, 10:45 PM   #1
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Default Kitchen Cutting Board for Pit Board?

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.
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Old 07-22-2004, 10:49 PM   #2
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dude if its flat and it works F! it just use it!
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Old 07-22-2004, 10:52 PM   #3
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I'm guessing you're talking about a plastic cutting board and not a wood one, right? Every plastic cutting board I've ever seen is usually warped.

I went to Tap Plastics and got a flat piec os 1/2" thick plexi-glass cut for me. It was less than $15 and works great. I also ended up getting a Hudy board decal for $13 and stuck it on the plexi glass. It works great!
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You could do this but it would probably be a good idea not to return it to the kitchen and let your mom use it for cooking again.....
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I use to use a glass cutting board for a pit board. That's before I got my mcmoney pit board.
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I've seen people go to Home Depot and purchase a piece of melomine board aka cabinet board. If you look close at the Hudy Pit Board it's pretty much just a thick piece of Cabinet with siding and a fancy sticker on top.
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If you look close at the Hudy Pit Board it's pretty much just a thick piece of Cabinet with siding and a fancy sticker on top.

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Old 07-22-2004, 11:13 PM   #8
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I've seen people go to Home Depot and purchase a piece of melomine board aka cabinet board. If you look close at the Hudy Pit Board it's pretty much just a thick piece of Cabinet with siding and a fancy sticker on top.
I might end up going to a thicker board. I know of one guy who has a 1 inch thick plastic clear pit board. No flex!
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If it works why not

you can also load it up with "Hudy" stickers
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rctoyguy
Iknow this is not the answer to you question
Just go & buy a Mcmoney pitboard & look cool at the same time,you could have Britney spears bum on there if you wanted to
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Don't stop at Britney Spears' bum. There are numerous others who can easily be considered better.
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It was the first usa singer that pop in to my head at6.50 am,my head not clear .
Is that a bad choice?
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I use a cutting board, just be careful with it, I left it on the kitchen table once and my dad used it to make salad!
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I use a large piece of sparkly carbon fiber that's the same stuff the Cuda R3 chassis is made off. Definately a cool setup board.
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If you want cheap, glass is the bargain if you're sure you won't break it. I paid $9 for a 14" x 22" piece
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