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PostSubject: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:11 pm

I have been trying to make my own concrete ramps but i have been wondering how do the companies make their obstacles so smooth and shiny. (Like Level Ledges) Thanks in advance very happy
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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:34 pm

Lacquer, right concrete brand, the right blend of concrete and water, and how you mix it and let it cure. Seriously there's no exact recipe for this stuff, you just have to experiment.

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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Sun Sep 13, 2015 7:35 pm

thanks very happy
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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Sun Sep 13, 2015 8:21 pm

yeah i would try just going to your local store and checking out a lot of different materials and brands

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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Sun Sep 13, 2015 11:08 pm

When you mix the concrete mix, try switching 1/10th of the concrete part of the mix with standard spreadable butter. Any brand will do!

It'll make them shiny and slick to ride
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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:13 am

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When you mix the concrete mix, try switching 1/10th of the concrete part of the mix with standard spreadable butter. Any brand will do!

It'll make them shiny and slick to ride

Don't forget it'll start smelling within a week! Nothing beats the smell of spoiled fat.

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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Mon Sep 14, 2015 12:47 am

try to get some air bubbles into it too. makes it a lot more light, in my opinion.

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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Mon Sep 14, 2015 11:56 pm

I rember people putting plaster in their concrete also a well mixed concrete so its not so gritty
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PostSubject: Re: How do companies get their concrete so smooth and shiny?    Tue Sep 15, 2015 12:27 am

special sauce

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