my DIY swallow tail burton supermodel 172 - Page 12 - Snowboarding Forum - Snowboard Enthusiast Forums
SnowboardingForum.com is the premier Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-14-2013, 05:45 AM   #111 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 16
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ETM View Post
Flat is the new gloss brother!
If you clear it knock it back with green scotchbrite for a satin finish, it looks nice and is easy to maintain compared to gloss
Actually its not really flat..crappy pics is not showing properly...
I have a black base coats, then I've brushed some orange glitters on top wich give's it a rough look that still reflect under the sun. Then i've added the hand painted lettering
Now this morning. I ran into a problem, i've brushed some clear on it but the glitters reacted with the clear...i'll have to wait and see how it looks tonite...weird beacaus i've used the same glitter and clear on another priject last year...
Tartosuc is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-14-2013, 06:42 AM   #112 (permalink)
ETM
Veteran Member
 
ETM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The winds are a changing
Posts: 2,018
Default

Does your sister know you got into her make up bag?
ETM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-14-2013, 07:12 AM   #113 (permalink)
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 16
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ETM View Post
Does your sister know you got into her make up bag?
lol
its not makeup, its art stuff my wife has. its a liquid with glitters into it

Last edited by Tartosuc; 02-14-2013 at 07:18 AM.
Tartosuc is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-01-2013, 01:31 PM   #114 (permalink)
Member
 
Sim79's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Australia
Posts: 74
Default

Japan footage at the 1 min mark you can see the tail clearly
GOPR0659 - YouTube
Sim79 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 05:08 PM   #115 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
wernersl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 415
Default

In the interest of keeping this going; Just received my new to me NS Premier T5 168 in the mail. I dont even think I will ride it before giving it the swallow chop. I would love to take it for a spin before that but I am not waiting till next season for that. Within the next week or so I will be adding pics of the mod.
wernersl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 05:12 PM   #116 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
wernersl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 415
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sim79 View Post
Japan footage at the 1 min mark you can see the tail clearly
GOPR0659 - YouTube
Love how that nose just flies up in the deep! Damn this is going to be a long 6 months...
wernersl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 06:59 PM   #117 (permalink)
ETM
Veteran Member
 
ETM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The winds are a changing
Posts: 2,018
Default

post the pics up for sure
ETM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 12:49 AM   #118 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
wernersl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 415
Default

Ok...Starting the drawing and measuring now. First, a couple shots of the canvas (I didnt bother to light these any better than the ambient crap inside my house, so take reflections and color representation with a grain of salt). As you can see she is in need of some love. Im thinking a good stripping of the topsheet and a bothersome plain matte black finish will accurately describe this bitch's temperament! All in all $65 shipped to the door I aint complainin.



Kind of what Im envisioning here. You can see the carbon stringers under the topsheet here. Avoiding those as Im sure a cut into them would really affect the ride.



another of the carbon section...




Now here is what I have drawn up. yup, its a file folder. I was originally going to freehand it on the board, hence the lines of tape going everywhere. Then I realized if i just found center line, the natural fold of the folder could follow center and I could freehand that, making mistakes easily correctable.

My question for you ETM, or anyone else for that matter, In the first pic I am leaving about 4 inches from the last binding insert for the cut. The second shot below shows 5 inches. What would you recommend? Im kind of fond of the 4 inch mark but wonder if I should leave additional length on the tail of the board. In either case I am beyond the contact point of the tail. In fact the tail begins to rise at the upper horizontal piece of tape. I have a good 15 inches to work with from the last binding insert to the tip of the tail. Any input you have would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.




Last edited by wernersl; 06-04-2013 at 12:51 AM.
wernersl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 03:27 AM   #119 (permalink)
ETM
Veteran Member
 
ETM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: The winds are a changing
Posts: 2,018
Default

4" man. Dont over think it. Just cut what looks right to you.
4" looks right to me.
ETM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-04-2013, 12:05 PM   #120 (permalink)
Senior Member
 
wernersl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: SoCal
Posts: 415
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ETM View Post
4" man. Dont over think it. Just cut what looks right to you.
4" looks right to me.
Well im an overthinker. I reworked the template and went for a simpler cut. Hope to start chopping this week. Here is the mockup.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg 20130603_0004_web_mockup.jpg (34.7 KB, 89 views)
wernersl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:12 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2
VerticalSports
Baseball Forum Golf Forum Boxing Forum Snowmobile Forum
Basketball Forum Soccer Forum MMA Forum PWC Forum
Football Forum Cricket Forum Wrestling Forum ATV Forum
Hockey Forum Volleyball Forum Paintball Forum Snowboarding Forum
Tennis Forum Rugby Forums Lacrosse Forum Skiing Forums