Tramp-o-liner

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  1. scrapedmytoes

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    Howdy all, long time no be here.
    My kids had one of those 12 foot round trampolines with the giraffe enclosure cage around the top. We had a bit of a wind storm a while back and it blew across the yard and ended up in the side of my shed
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    So the top was taken off, the kids used it for a while till the elastic went out of the mat and “springs”. So I pulled it apart, and took everything to the dump except the curved main frame pieces. A week ago I got an idea...
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    And now we’re here!
    Need an idea on colour.
     
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    My vote would be to clear coat that as it is, very, very cool!
     
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    I like it!
     
  4. scrapedmytoes

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    Having a bit of trouble here. I've got more photos but I can't get them to load. I've tried to get them off photobucket and all I seem to get is a screen full of code and no image
     
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    Very creative.
     
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    Tossing up some ideas. The spare-parts-pile forks don’t really do it for me, wondering if I should make a set from the same tubing as the rest of the frame. The fender is actually two of them temporarily screwed together. Taillight was laying around the shed.
     

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    Forks made from the same steel would be awesome!
     
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    I didn't want it to end up too "heavy looking" in the front if you know what I mean. But hey, if they don't work I can just bin them, right?
     
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    Went for a test ride Saturday night. Pretty happy. Might need to move the seat forward a bit and/or move the bottom bracket back. Mocked up some new forks today. What do you think?
     

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    B58353A4-7E8F-4FD2-A98E-65192D26D16E.jpeg 9899A14B-D8FA-41AB-9E55-1003CBB410E7.jpeg DD823859-65CE-4303-B060-4C98743B61DD.jpeg 92503D1C-9269-4CCA-AE67-16FE1C858ECA.jpeg B58353A4-7E8F-4FD2-A98E-65192D26D16E.jpeg 9899A14B-D8FA-41AB-9E55-1003CBB410E7.jpeg DD823859-65CE-4303-B060-4C98743B61DD.jpeg Chopped up the parts pile forks, internally sleeved the threaded section so I could gain some length. Used up some more tube. Made some plates so the forks could be bolted together. Kind of a triple tree set up. Tacked together on my mill table. Should work.
     
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    Wicked looking ride :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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    That's a great looking trampoline!
     
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