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Project by MrTall posted 04-26-2014 03:22 PM 31320 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Trying to remember where I saw this originally since I made this 10+ years ago.

These are golf balls, not ping pong balls. Bought used ones from eBay and painted them by drilling a hole into the bottom of each ball, then making a jig with dowels that held ball so i could spray paint them.

This must weight 30+ pounds.

Enjoy,
Mr. Tall

-- Mr Tall





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#1 posted 04-26-2014 04:22 PM

Very cool idea.

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#2 posted 04-26-2014 11:02 PM

Cool idea … I see a few T’s missing :-)

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#3 posted 04-26-2014 11:30 PM

Really neat idea.

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#4 posted 04-27-2014 03:52 AM

Finally, something good to come out of golf!!! ‘Tis a wonderful idea. Have you had any problems with the paint flaking/peeling off in the last decade?

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#5 posted 04-27-2014 07:04 PM

Thank you for the nice comments. Yes…it needs a little TLC. It was hanging outside under a covered patio for 10 years and now is in my man cave basement. I spray painted the golf balls and NO peeling or any issues.

-- Mr Tall

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#6 posted 04-28-2014 07:53 PM

I love the idea. How are the balls attached to the plywood?........I am assuming there is a 3/4” plywood square under everthing.

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#7 posted 05-08-2014 01:26 AM

I spray painted the golf balls and no peeling at all…

The golf balls are glued with silicone caulk and yes there is a 1/2” or 5/8” plywood on the back

-- Mr Tall

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#8 posted 11-17-2017 02:37 AM

How did you attach the tees?

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#9 posted 11-17-2017 01:13 PM

drilled a hole into the top at the same diameter of the tee. Then glued in

-- Mr Tall

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