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Ramp-O-Matic Ramp Thread


By JodyG

1 year ago

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#401 30 days ago

Look at how many new molds I can produce when Pinside is down a few days! These are all first pulls...next comes the fine tuning.

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#402 26 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Look at how many new molds I can produce when Pinside is down a few days! These are all first pulls...next comes the fine tuning.
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Damn is that and Indy 500?!?!?

#403 25 days ago
Quoted from Tsskinne:

Damn is that and Indy 500?!?!?

Yepper, all 3 pieces!

#404 25 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Yepper, all 3 pieces!

Awesome, not sure if you have a list going on that one but I'm going to need it for sure, thank you so much!

#405 25 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Yepper, all 3 pieces!

So many Indy 500 owners are all applauding in unison today!!!

#406 25 days ago
Quoted from Porkfritter:

So many Indy 500 owners are all applauding in unison today!!!

I wouldn't mind owning one myself one day. Brings back great memories of watching Indy racing back in the late 80's-early 90's.

#407 25 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

I wouldn't mind owning one myself one day. Brings back great memories of watching Indy racing back in the late 80's-early 90's.

If there is a list, add me please!

#408 24 days ago
Quoted from RobbyIRL5:

If there is a list, add me please!

The best way to be notified when these are available is to sign up for an alert on the product listing page at www.rampomatic.com . I use these alerts to gauge how many to make and when to make more. But I will post here when I have the initial batch ready as well. I am working to get a set of these out for test fitting on Marco's Specialties Pintech TV, which airs every Thursday afternoon at 3pm ET on Twitch and Youtube. They have been working on an Indy 500 for a while, so the timing is perfect!

#409 24 days ago

Awesome! Definitely in for a set of Indy 500!

#410 23 days ago

Pit ramp for Indy 500...the long one would not fit in my machine if it were 1/4" longer. That was a little too close for comfort!

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#411 23 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

I wouldn't mind owning one myself one day. Brings back great memories of watching Indy racing back in the late 80's-early 90's.

It does!!! The voice calls are awesome for an old fan!!! My dad was a USAC mechanic and it was a game I had to own.... Tsskinne has done everything he can to keep it up and running for me!!!

#412 21 days ago

Test shot on DE Simpsons....don't expect this one to be ready for a month or so though.

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#413 21 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Test shot on DE Simpsons....don't expect this one to be ready for a month or so though.
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#414 13 days ago

400...that is how many rivets are required to assemble 50 Atlantis lift ramp assemblies.

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#415 13 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

400...that is how many rivets are required to assemble 50 Atlantis lift ramp assemblies.
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IMPRESSIVE

#416 13 days ago

Hows the Mousin Ramp looking, Jody?

#417 11 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Test shot on DE Simpsons
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Super! Do you have a method to reinforce the sides of the entrance that get annihilated or will we need to diy something?

For example could the flap be extended in a T shape and wrap up the sides? Just spitballing.

#418 10 days ago
Quoted from polyacanthus:

Super! Do you have a method to reinforce the sides of the entrance that get annihilated or will we need to diy something?
For example could the flap be extended in a T shape and wrap up the sides? Just spitballing.

Checkpoint has a piece of steel applied with double sided tape, should be easy to get some stainless flat stock and do the same.

#419 10 days ago
Quoted from gdonovan:

Checkpoint has a piece of steel applied with double sided tape, should be easy to get some stainless flat stock and do the same.

My DE Simpsons ramp had a piece of steel stuck to the side as well...but that only protects the upper lip from breaking...it can still split at the corner where the lower trough is. Making a protector that would attach to the top of entrance post would be ideal, but I do not have a game on hand to take measurements from, and I do not see an easy way of doing that remotely with someone elses game. The best bet would be to contact cliffy on it.

I typically break the edge on the corners of the ramp entrance mold to give the ramp more strength there via a slightly larger radius. A sharp cornered mold makes a sharp edge on the plastic, which is inherently weak. There is no reason for that corner to be super sharp, so long as the flap can clear the radius. Going from zero radius to even 1/16" of an inch can make a big difference. Also, new plastic versus 31 year old plastic is going to be much less brittle as it is.

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#420 10 days ago

Got some Swoosh ramps done tonight. This completes the Mousin' Around set! Forming ramps is easy...all the secondary holes, slots, riveting, deburring and clean up can be pretty time consuming on some ramps.

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#421 9 days ago
Quoted from JodyG:

Got some Swoosh ramps done tonight. This completes the Mousin' Around set! Forming ramps is easy...all the secondary holes, slots, riveting, deburring and clean up can be pretty time consuming on some ramps.
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Just know you are greatly appreciated!

#422 9 days ago

My 2 year old grandaughter, will be getting a restored mousin, thanks to Jody's gracious and fine work.

She loves mice and cheese, and pinball.
I look forward to her shouting, " do you wanna mouse around!"

Thank you, Jody!

#423 7 days ago

Test fitting the new Excalibur ramp. I know this is probably bigger news than the next Stern and Spooky release, but please don't everybody respond at once, we don't need to crash the server again!

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#424 7 days ago

I can't help myself.........Excalibur!!

#425 6 days ago

Believe it or not, his photos were the first I've been able to see some up close shots of the Excalibur ramp installed in a machine. This is one of those games I never see for sale, but every one I have seen in the wild has had a majorly blown out ramp. I am going to be running some of these this week!

#426 6 days ago

Also retooled the "Y" ramp I already make for Road Kings. This now has the rounded lips like the original!

https://rampomatic.com/products/williams-road-kings-y-ramp-c-11135?_pos=1&_sid=2e52c1d0a&_ss=r

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