put me on the list if its the final day, ill take one of each of the gnr ramps
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have you done bally the game show ramps before mark/ too lazy to look thru the posts!
so awesome to see these old beat up games come back to life so others can enjoy them as they once were decades ago.
Quoted from bluespin:
dzorbas I think Starship Fantasy makes Space Shuttle ramps. Mark works with Starship Fantasy to make sure that they aren’t both working on the same ramps. The site says out of stock. Email them and ask when they’ll be back in stock.
starship has been out for over a year. not real motivated to make any new ones it seems.
any color would almost work on hurricane. orange red green etc. such a colorful game. we can only hope this happens.
Quoted from Freeplay40:
So, the post above shows how my day started. I will cast a new mold for the fractured Radical ramp today. I have already successfully formed two of the Transporter pieces and although the third mold has been ready for probably a couple weeks, I have been hesitant to attempt to mold it fearing I just would not be able to do it as its height and width are just the most I have ever attempted on the current machine. This ramp was originally formed on a female mold. I could have gone that route and it would have been easier to form. When vacuum forming into a female mold the plastic thins as it is pulled down into the mold. This is most critical at the entrances of ramps due to the plastic being the thinnest at the two bottom edges of the entrance and generally where we see the most failure due to the ball having the most energy when it smashes into the entrance. That coupled with the fact that plastic degrades and becomes more brittle over time...it cracks. Whenever possible, I prefer to form on a male mold as it puts more plastic on the bottom of the ramps and especially at the bottom edges at the entrance....just plain better.
So as my day started poorly, it took a turn for the good. Threw the third mold on the machine and successfully formed this piece... [quoted image]
just curious what do you use to cut these out, mark?
Quoted from dzorbas:
I think it was decided that Starship Fantasy would do the Space Shuttle ramps. You may want to follow this thread:
good luck! larry is having a time with that one.
Quoted from Freeplay40:
Everyone need ramps. There are so many needed and frankly so few doing it...The reason so few do it is that it very labor intensive. There is a skill set required to do it. Just exactly what those skills are is hard to explain.....and investment. The investment is both money and a lot of time....a lot of time. I've been doing this for going on 6 years I guess now....and I still cannot make them fast enough.
I've seen many attempt this, only to disappear...until now.
Please welcome JodyG to the ramp making effort. JodyG has already produced several needed pieces. JodyG and I have had some wonderful discussions about making ramps, and he is the real deal and will grow to be an asset in the ramp making effort. I will support him any way I can.
JodyG also feels the same way as both myself and Larry at Starship do with respect to duplication of efforts. No sense at this time with so many ramps needed to duplicate efforts, so we will all work toward producing the unobtaniums.
Please join me in welcoming, JodyG to the wonderful world of ramps.
jody's ramps are top notch.
none of the ramps are available for jd, never could figure out why. Very popular game you just can't get any parts for.
damn shame someone is sitting on all this stuff, but some of these ramps will never ever see the light of day.
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