Re: [rootsradicals] DiY padded SnapDeck (was Re: Peapod alternative)
- On Jan 4, 2008, at 6:35 PM, jparks781 wrote:
> That's pretty sweet. But why wouldn't you extend the vinyl all thei suppose you could wrap the whole thing in vinyl, but then you'd have
> way across to meet itself at the other side? Wouldn't you get some
> protection of the wood from the vinyl? I suppose it would trap
> moisture... but doesn't the current implementation hold some moisture
> between the vinyl and the board bottom and edge?
trouble getting the vinyl around the snap pieces. as it is now, some
moisture gets under the edge of the vinyl, but it dries out.
FYI, i never did get around to varnishing the underside of my
snapdeck, but it still looks good after 11 months. keep in mind
though that i live in California, so your milage may vary.
- This seat is made in Japan by OKG. I do not know if it is available
outside Japan. It has two hooks that go over the handlebars. Max
weight is 15kg. It works great and only about $30 US.