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Tuning table graphics

Discussion in 'Alignment' started by JamieM, May 17, 2019.

  1. JamieM

    JamieM Pinewood Ninja

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    Besides the graphic that 5KidsRacing has on their site are there any others out there that you guys are using?

    Also, how did you attach to the underside of your glass? I scored an old storm door someone was getting rid of and the glass measures 24.5x62.5 and was wondering if when building your table did you sandwich the graphic with plywood as an under laminate?
     
  2. 5KidsRacing

    5KidsRacing PWD Royalty Pro Racer Pro Race Winner National Champion

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    Yes just sandwich it... no need to attach it to the glass or plywood underneath. Evolution has one, but it is just my mine with a logo. I can get you a different size... let me know.
     
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    B_Regal Racing PWD Royalty Pro Racer

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    Sharpie on plywood for a scale. I just have glass on top of the plywood. Simplicity at its best.
     
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    Scott Porter Pinewood Ninja

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    I am getting ready to build one with a storm door that is 36 X 80". Is there a graphic available for that size?
     
  5. 5KidsRacing

    5KidsRacing PWD Royalty Pro Racer Pro Race Winner National Champion

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    I will check on Monday and get back to you.
     
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    Chief PWD Royalty

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    Well it is good to see 5kids is still chiming in! I got my graphic from Derby Evolution. At the time, he just emailed me the file and I took it to a print shop and they made it to the sizr i needed.
     
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    Txs, I ordered it to download. Great tip!
     
  8. 5KidsRacing

    5KidsRacing PWD Royalty Pro Racer Pro Race Winner National Champion

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    The 36" x 80" is HERE

    The 24" x 96" is HERE

    The 24" x 96" will make a 4 ft. tuning board (58" total length) or a 62" tuning board (72" total length) or a 86" tuning board (96" total length).
     
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    Thanks so much. This is awesome!
     
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    Charles Studer Council Champion Pro Racer

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    Thank you 5kids
     
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    I made mine earlier this year, did the same thing tuning print out sandwiched between wood and glass. Its to the 5 foot line (62 in)
     
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    @5KidsRacing Is there a reason for all the extra lines surrounding the car outline at the top? Can I edit the illustration in Adobe Illustrator?
     
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    5KidsRacing PWD Royalty Pro Racer Pro Race Winner National Champion

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    I use the lines to line up the car the same each time. A little shift will give you totally different results. Some guys will mount a block at the start and push the car against the block to make the start exactly the same each time. That is a good idea..... feel free to edit as you wish.
     
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    Where do you recommend going to get this printed?
     
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    slipstream Pinewood Ninja Pro Racer

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    I took mine (uploaded on website) to kinko's I forget the actual price but it was 3 or 4x more to get it laminated (80$ total for the 5 foot). I going to guess and say it would be under 20$ for the full print out you can have them cut it shorter (what I did) it will be less. its less then 5$ for 5kids 1 sided tuning board. it steers left vs right I asked if they could flip it they said no so I got the normal print out.
     
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