Forums DIY and Mods G’day – Making My Splitboard Viewing 16 posts - 1 through 16 (of 16 total)Author Posts August 31, 2007 at 1:20 am #568998 caboose 24 Postsi have decided to join the world of making my own splitJust waiting on the Split Kit to arrive from USi have started practising on my old old boardi think i have read every post on here twice in regards to making your own split, so i hope i’ll do this rightThe Board (my 1st bought 10 years ago $100AUD ) The Result August 31, 2007 at 1:23 am #597527 caboose 24 PostsThe Board i want to split is my Old Never Summer Premier 159i have got it all set upjust waiting on the order to be sent then i’ll let it rip August 31, 2007 at 1:29 am #597528 caboose 24 Postsa question i have with filing the edge of the Ptex 45 degrees on the inside cut edgei’m assuming this is to stop the edge chipping and therefore prolonging the life of the boardis it just the ptex edge that you file and how much do you guys take off??btwi don’t know of any split boarders in Australia atma few of my mates are using “slow shoes” 😉i was out with a bunch of tele AT skiers a couple of weekends back and it was a hard slog keeping up with them.i just needed to get the weight of my board of my back 🙂this is something a few of us have thought about.i’ll post further pics as the neversummer progresses and i’m hoping to test it during our spring conditionswish me luck August 31, 2007 at 3:03 am #597529 SanFrantastico 1514 PostsWelcome to the site. Good luck with ripping the NS! I can’t think of any Aussies on sb.com, but this dude turned in a trip report from New Zealand. I think there are some Kiwis on telemarktips.com too. We need more So. Hemi splitters to post TRs so we don’t get bored out of our nuts during the summer.Putting the poo in swimming pool since 1968. August 31, 2007 at 3:06 am #597530 caboose 24 Poststhanks for the welcomei’ll post this in the Trip Report part of the forumbut here is a link to an Aussie Ski Forum where there is my last report and are some more trip reportshttp://forums.ski.com.au/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=241833&page=1#Post241833 August 31, 2007 at 3:06 pm #597531 Jon Dahl 384 PostsJust file the ptex at a 45, it is just to break the edge, not a whole hog affair. The split kit directions should tell you this. And welcome to the world of dividing to conquer! September 12, 2007 at 12:57 am #597532 caboose 24 Postswell i just cut my Board 🙁 September 12, 2007 at 1:02 am #597533 SanFrantastico 1514 PostsWhat? Frowney face?!? Dude. –> 😀 😀 😀 <– Humungous smiley faces. Three of them! A splitboard is born!!!Putting the poo in swimming pool since 1968. September 12, 2007 at 1:09 am #597534 caboose 24 Posts @SanFrantastico wrote:What? Frowney face?!? Dude. –> 😀 😀 😀 <– Humungous smiley faces. Three of them! A splitboard is born!!!sorryi apologies momentary mixed emotions momentfully stoked now 😀 😀 😀 :thatrocks:will file edge and epoxy this arvo September 23, 2007 at 10:59 pm #597535 caboose 24 PostsprogressFinding Balance PointDrilling Touring Bracket Holes Counter Sinking T-Nut in Touring Brackets on Length View Binding Plates on In Climbing Mode September 24, 2007 at 2:42 am #597536 caboose 24 PostsPuck Placement Questioni’m about to put the pucks on for my riding stanceMy stance is Natural and i have a Duck set upabout +20 degrees (left foot) about -10 degresss (right foot)if i use the sticker templates for natural the angles are all for alpine shuss riding (positive)i have put one of the goofie stickers (not stuck down) on the board (with the arrow pointing to the tail) to line up the pucks for my negative right foot stance and this lines up with the angles on the stickeris this the right way to do it????i can’t see any reason why this won’t workcheers September 24, 2007 at 8:35 am #597537 caboose 24 PostsDONE!!!! September 24, 2007 at 11:35 am #597538 Stagger Lee 242 PostsCongrats! That’s a great board and should make an even better split. 😀 September 24, 2007 at 2:34 pm #597539 Ecobrad 2068 PostsSweet dude. Thanks for all the photos. September 24, 2007 at 5:41 pm #597540 HikeforTurns 1114 Postsnice whip! September 25, 2007 at 1:18 am #597541 caboose 24 PostsTesting this weekendand wil be my last weekend for the Australian Seasonso i’ll be expecting awesometrip reports from you peeps over your winterthere is a thin hair chance of a Tahoe trip maybe in late Feb, but depends on another mate and dollars in the bank Viewing 16 posts - 1 through 16 (of 16 total)You must be logged in to reply to this topic.