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 Post subject: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 Split progress thread...
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 8:14 am 
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a continuation from my original thread that led me to this point

picked up this bad boy last night...

2011 Lib Tech Skunk Ape 165
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hardware:
Voile DIY Kit (ordered)
Spark R&D Burners (ordered)
G3 climbing skins (ordered)

12/26/11
board cut..
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12/27/11
urathane coatings..."shop" setup in the crawl space
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12/29/11
DONE! burners fitted and G3 skins trimmed to fit...maiden voyage tomorrow!
ride mode
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touring mode
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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:15 am 
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Sweet, i am in the process of splitting 2 Skunk Apes right now! one for me and one for a buddy. I will post pics when there done. My cuts have been perfect! If you come up to Vail and want to use my shop to split the board, i am all set up and they have been coming out very nice if i do say so my self!

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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
PostPosted: Fri Dec 09, 2011 10:26 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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Those are the graphics I want to stare at as I inch my way up a mountain. :mrgreen:


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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haha...definitely some sick art on this piece

got my shipping confirmation in the mail yesterday, so parts are in route!

heading to silverton to ride saturday and thinking about giving it a test run up there to see how it handles the steeps...


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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Envious! Aside from groomers it's only mountain biking for now. :banghead:
If biking is steak for the soul.
Boarding is bacon for the soul.
Hmmm. Soul bacon. My new company name! :guinness:


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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here is a few pics of the Skunk i split this weekend. Matching colored Ptex inserts and all!

http://flic.kr/p/aUnuSp
http://flic.kr/p/aUnwZT


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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Splityheaven wrote:
here is a few pics of the Skunk i split this weekend. Matching colored Ptex inserts and all!

http://flic.kr/p/aUnuSp
http://flic.kr/p/aUnwZT



need permission to view photos...anyway to post them on here?


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
PostPosted: Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:23 am 
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trying to figure out how to download pics from Flicker?


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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when i click on the link it says "photo is private"


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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voile kit and skins came in yesterday, and bindings just came in today!

got a 5 day boarding "vacation" coming up tomorrow, so the project will have to wait until next week to kick in high gear, but man am i pumped!


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 Post subject: Re: 2011 Skunk Ape 165 prepping for surgery...
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Lightrails I hope! those things are so light and work perfect in the field.


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