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Old 08-15-2014, 06:04 AM   #11
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I put a foam weather strip on the top of my wooden beam to protect the gelcoat. The beam supports the ramp all the way across its width, lessening the chance of bowing the door. The load rate of the door is for when in an inclined position and when horizontal (flat) that weight rating would be reduced. Supporting the door across the entire width will greatly help to prevent any damage.
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Old 08-15-2014, 10:02 AM   #12
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I wouldn't park a Smart car on it... but a grill and a few folks, each holding a refreshing beverage, isn't as heavy as a Full Dresser... maybe a little more! Comfun1, excellent work! The only challenge is to figure out the height range you want before maiking it. Of course, there are sites too extreme. Centering itself on the rubber pads, brilliant!
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Old 08-15-2014, 10:25 AM   #13
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Do you have any pictures of your setup with the weather strip on it?


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