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Cart Painting and Assembly

Lengthened Lift Hill 07/23/2020

The Track Loop is Complete!

6/29/2020 – There is still bracing and support that needs to be done but the loop is finished. We had a rail joining ceremony and later a “rose gold screw celebration” to fasten the last rail tie. Oh, by rose gold screw, I mean an ordinary deck screw that I painted metallic red.

Retracking of the Initial Drop to Increase Bank Angle

6/15/2020 As with all things, you look at the calculations and the numbers tell you something that isn’t logical. Well, the numbers were wrong and it took 3 days to rebuild the initial drop.

Photos of the Assembled Cart 6/25/2020

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Corey Rasmussen

Corey is the Managing Director of the Mentored Engineer and owner of Rasmussen Designs. He received his BSME from Baylor University and holds a professional engineering license in North Carolina and Texas. He has been an engineer since 2002 with extensive experience in engineering design, fabrication and troubleshooting. He specializes in mobile equipment, hydraulic systems and machine design. He has two patents

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