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Old 10-06-2009, 02:44 PM
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good with wood?

K im building a snowboard rail this weekend with my brother. Using HDPE for the sliding surface. its 2x2x7ft so it will fit in the bed of my truck.

Here is a model i built in solidworks, its all one piece but imagine it build out of pressure treated 2x4's

Is it a little bit over built? Im not experience with structural strength (its what im learning now)

what do you guys think?

gotta love CAD programs and EGR

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naw man its not over built i would just spread the middle three out a little further apart and make them all the same distance from each other
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ok. im considering taking out the middle cross members completely.
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triangles are key
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