View Full Version : GHR Fabrication
02-09-2010, 03:17 PM
Going to fabricate my own GHR. I need ideas on how to construct the knee pad. I thought about asking elitefts to see if I can buy a replacement knee pad for their econo GHR, thoughts anyone?
02-09-2010, 09:46 PM
Cut a piece of plywood to be the base of the pad...run some carriage bolts through it so you can mount the finished pad to your frame...use a router to cut some big circles in 3/4" plywood...cut them in half...glue and screw them to your base...get some carpet foam padding and cut pieces to drape over the top...get some vinyl from a Joanne's Fabric type place and wrap the finished product as neatly as possible.
I've got a York GHR and have been thinking about building fixed pads to replace the roller pads it came with...not real sold on the plan above mainly because I don't have confidence that the vinyl wrapping would come out real well, but this is the best I've come up with.
02-09-2010, 09:48 PM
02-09-2010, 10:22 PM
I have the full GHR from Legend and it is solid. Getting the pad and then constructing the base wouldn't be a bad idea.
02-10-2010, 03:55 PM
perfect, can afford the split top since I'm building it myself, thanks!
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