Ibot

Rapid River Ride Model

4 posts in this topic

hey everyone, not quite sure where this post should go, Thought here was the best place for it. I'm making a Rapid River Ride model. Like SRR, or dreamworlds one. BUt my own course desgin layout. I've got 3 delamars, one the track. With the track what would i make it out of? As its a diffucalt question i cant think of anything suitable. Any help would be great. 2. The lift. How and what should i make the lift out of? Thats a tricky one... 3. The rafts what should i make them out of and how? I want somthing like a real one. And finally, i want it to be real as possiable, i will post pics etc once i have started construction. I mean real as possiable, like a mini model of a real one. Any help would be appricated.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I think the best thang to mayke teh channil out of is some srt oF clay that culd be molded into the shaype of the channil, you culd then apply a finish to it too give it a concreat look. As four the lift, i thing teh best ting would be neopreen or sumthing like that, just sew it into a loop, then have a cuple of spools at eech end with a motor attached to one. If youy wanted youy could attach little strips of wood to amke it look relasitic. The rafts wuld indded be a challenge, mayBe you could get the inner tyube out of a whelbarrow wheel, or use those clown balllouns but curl it around into a ring shape. From there you could make a balsa wood circile and attach it too the top and make the seats out of whatever you felt like.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Lol. Indeed Gazza, indeed. I suggest buying a Faller model of a flume ride (I think it's a flume). If you buy one of those, you'll stand a better chance of completing in than you would building your own. The chance you'll complete your own is close to zero. kthxbai

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Parkz Crew

    Support Parkz... join the Crew for:

    • Ad-banner free viewing
    • Parkz Crew profile badge
    • Extended editing
    • See who's liked your posts
    • Purchase discounts

    Join Now from $20/yr

  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.