(Topic ID: 162249)

New Hurricane Center ramp

By Freeplay40

4 years ago

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  • Latest reply 4 years ago by Ericpinballfan
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#1 4 years ago

First prototype formed replacement for the Hurricane center ramp. PETG, thicker than the original. Pricing will be announced in a day or two. In addition to offering just the ramp with new flap installed (assumes you move/rivet the three metal brackets from your old ramp), I will also offer the base ramp with all three new brackets installed. If you are up for the task of removing your 3 brackets...and mailing to me...I will install them for free....just purchase the base ramp. If there is any interest I will also offer a new plastic cover for the ramp....to replace your broken or faded original.

I will begin taking orders Monday, June 20th.



#2 4 years ago

SWEET! It looks amazing brother! Count one sold!

#3 4 years ago


#4 4 years ago

Sold! Pulling my switches off this weekend in prep to mail to you next week. Will take second look at my cover today, pin folded up in garage.
Thank you for all your work, been worth the wait!

#5 4 years ago

Man, that is beautiful. I'll be buying two with brackets, covers and flaps.

Thank you for making this happen!

#6 4 years ago
Quoted from Fluxy:

Man, that is beautiful. I'll be buying two with brackets, covers and flaps.

An Heir and a spare, thinking of doing same thing!

#7 4 years ago

Finally!!! A completed ramp!


#8 4 years ago

I made some subtle changes in the ramp. Both of the two samples I had were cracking at the upper mounting points, so I left a little more "meat" around those mounting points. Two of the photos below show a weak point in the original design near the drop hole. Also shown is the new ramp with a change to eliminate the cracking point. Also cleaned up the lines in this area as well.




#9 4 years ago

Nice work. Thanks for working weekends!

#10 4 years ago

Every ramp I do is a new challenge. This Hurricane center ramp has been, let's say, difficult. Lot's of twists and turns and must be finished out by hand. At the moment I have only 5 completed with 4 left to finish on this first run.....then I'm going to take a break!
Ramp is thicker than the original and I was able to improve a couple weak spots and improve the lines and appearance around the drop hole.
So...final pricing...
I'm going to offer this as simply a ramp with a new flap attached whereby you would rivet mount the three metal pieces. I am also going to offer new metal pieces riveted to the ramp. If you want to purchase the base ramp and send me the three pieces attached to your ramp, I will mount them on a new ramp for FREE.
Base ramp, everything pre-drilled with new flap $140
1. Send me the three metal pieces riveted to your ramp and I will rivet to the new ramp $FREE
2. New metal brackets riveted to the ramp $15
3. New clear cover (Lexan) $14
Shipping (Domestic US) $15
This first run will only be for 9 ramps so first come first serve.
I'm on my second Modelo now!
I'll post more photos tomorrow.

Added over 5 years ago: UPDATE ON PRICING.... The Lexan ramp cover is Now FREE with the purchase of the ramp!

#11 4 years ago

Sending PM right Now!.....

#12 4 years ago

1 photo of the base ramp and a couple photos of the base ramp with the added metal brackets..




#13 4 years ago

That is so pretty. Thanks Mark. That last picture above, wow, great work man.
Order placed and paid, get them while there hot people!

#14 4 years ago

Here's a photo of the new covers (Lexan) I'm making to replace broken or faded originals.


#15 4 years ago

The cover works great. Will actually be able to see thru it.. top notch as always!!

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#16 4 years ago

So, am I the first one to get one of these installed?? Its PERFECT!! It looks perfect, it fits perfect, it works perfect, the quality is exceptional, and the center hole no longer drops the ball on the pop bumper, so I deleted that dumb plastic that mounts over the pop bumpers! Thanks a million Mark, I couldn't be happier!! Well... except if I had the other 2 ramps all shiny new also!




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#17 4 years ago

Looks amazing! How much for the ramp?

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#18 4 years ago
Quoted from Minneapolispin:

! How much for the ramp?

$140-170 depending on your skill set and riveting.

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