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straighteight
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18/04/2019 4:23 pm  

Would anyone know the best material to use if I want to make my own custom ice sheet for my Stiga board? I priced out purchasing a replacement sheet and that will cost me about $60 (that's with shipping) and I'm wondering if I can just buy a similar material at Home Depot or Lowes. 

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fdeangelo
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21/04/2019 6:52 am  

The ice sheets are very thin plastic. I have never seen anything that thin. I have seen something a bit thicker but I'm not sure where. I would try a hobby web site or arts and crafts site. How about that poster board material? I'm wondering how you are going to cut the slots for the players?

If you are a do it yourself type person that takes pride in doing projects I think you can do this.


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fdeangelo
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21/04/2019 7:46 am  

I was watching this video about customizing a Stiga game and the author created his own ice service with laminated matte paper.

Go to 1:40 which is where he mentions it. 


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fdeangelo
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21/04/2019 8:51 am  

For some reason the URL for the video on customizing a Stiga game and the comment about a custom made ice sheet did not stay on the above post.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_bFyaozChw

 

 


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thf-lead
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21/04/2019 9:22 am  

Thanks for posting. We'll check into it and see what the problem was when you posted the video.


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Btanner77
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06/07/2019 1:57 pm  

I came up with a pretty good solution that has worked for me and has actually made the game a bit faster. I bought a cheap picture frame at Walmart that comes with a very thin sheet of clear plastic. I cut the plastic to size and then cut the slots in the plastic with an exacto blade. It took a little longer than I thought it would, but the new plastic layer covered the cracks in the sheet and the game moves a lot faster now. 

 


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