First Mod questions...

(XxFlyingSquirrelxX) #1

I have a YYJ Kickside that i am going to do a pretty big mod to and need a little help on getting started. What i want to do is remove the starburst and recess that side. Silicone both sides and reshape it for more of an H-shape. All I have is a drill and some simple tools. Here are some questions:

How do I remove the starburst?

What tool should I use to reshape?

How deep should the recess be?

Thanks in advance!

(Justin the JeeJaw) #2

just satin the starburst until it is gone.
For the reshape… you cant do that kind of complicated reshape with drill. You need a lathe. You can do some simple reshape on drill but it will mostly come out with horrible vibe


I’ve said this in the past and now I must say it again.

If you don’t absolutely know if a certain mod will cause certain problems them don’t say they will. I know a few people that have done more than a simple H-shape mod on a drill and it was dead smooth.

(Justin the JeeJaw) #4

My bad, I was going to say that it is hard but not impossible but it came out wrong…


It’s really not even that hard. You just need a steady hand and the right tools.

(Justin the JeeJaw) #6

Really? Maybe you can show us how to do it?


Sorry I have a lathe.

Sorry I made it sound like it was a piece of cake. What I meant was it’s not rocket science. It’s more like bicycle science. A steady hand and patience will make things work out just fine.


I did this one with a drill. The blue one.
It’s not a reshape but hand cutting for rings that are a certain size is a little harder. This means that an H shape won’t be harder than this. It even looks a little simple if you ask me. Then again I’ve been doing this a while.

(XxFlyingSquirrelxX) #9

what tool did you use to reshape and what kind of grip did you use to spin it on the drill?


I used a sharpened jewelers screwdriver. I attached it by the axle.

(Q) #11

YES!! I finally get to say it.

Icthus, please try to refrain from double posting, there is a modify button on your first post.


HAHAHAHA icthus u know better jk jk. funny tho. i reshaped my freehand2 on a drill came out awesome