Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 12th 2012, 2:30am

Still need to test drive it before I can write a review. That was wrong of me to post that crappy cell phone pic.
Apologies Eric.
I grabbed the point and shoot and took some better pics.

Has a nice tight swirled scotchbrite type finish.
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Re: Got my cup holder today

Postby Mr_Bowtie » March 12th 2012, 2:34am

Sweet.........you gonna start mass producing those for us?
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Re: Got my cup holder today

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 12th 2012, 2:37am

eric2802000 made it. He sent them out to 3 lucky A/S members for field testing.
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Re: Got my cup holder today

Postby Mr_Bowtie » March 12th 2012, 2:38am

Ahhhh. Must have missed that along the way. :lol:
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby sdcrawls » March 12th 2012, 3:18am

Most of my coffee mugs fit nice with no tipping. I've given it a pretty good work out. I wouldn't mind making the holes a little bit bigger then lining them with silicone tubing.

Jasen wrote:Still need to test drive it before I can write a review. That was wrong of me to post that crappy cell phone pic.
Apologies Eric.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 12th 2012, 9:51pm

I took a 20oz Mnt. Dew for a test drive today. Typically, as you all know, if you pull away from a stop, forward and worse making a turn, your drink will at least tilt if not just fly out and hit the floor. Well I goosed it hard enough making a right from the stop light for the AWD to transfer power to the front wheels and the Dew not only stayed put but fully upright.
It has a nice swirly brushed type finish to hide finger prints and it fit's nicely.

Eric requested that, we three that were graced with being field testers for the cup holder, send him our feed back. These are prototypes and I have sent Eric my thought's for some minor tweaking.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby paintdrying » March 12th 2012, 11:46pm

Thats a good idea. Jason is probably reproducing them out of wood and selling them on ebay.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby AstroWill » March 13th 2012, 12:14am

I have seen something almost exactly like that, now if I could just remember where it was.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 13th 2012, 12:24am

AstroWill wrote:I have seen something almost exactly like that, now if I could just remember where it was.


Here maybe http://astrosafaricupholder.com/

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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby paintdrying » March 13th 2012, 2:06am

These are like chain letters, you have to now mail out ten copies to your friends
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby redfury » March 13th 2012, 2:37am

Beats my cupholder, except my design is adjustable, but it gets in the way of the change tray/ashtray and probably won't hold up to abuse nearly as well as this design.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby kennyj » March 13th 2012, 2:46am

Very nice, but will it hold a "Super Big Gulp"?

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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Mr_Bowtie » March 13th 2012, 2:53am

AstroWill wrote:I have seen something almost exactly like that, now if I could just remember where it was.


What about conversion vans didn't they have like a wooden piece kind of like that. I could have swore my uncle's old '95 Conversion Van had something like that made out of wood.


The price is a little more then I thought it would be. But, I am a cheap azz! :lol:
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 13th 2012, 3:26am

kennyj wrote:Very nice, but will it hold a "Super Big Gulp"?

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you have to bolt this cup holder to the floor in the back

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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby redfury » March 13th 2012, 3:40am

Mr_Bowtie wrote:
AstroWill wrote:I have seen something almost exactly like that, now if I could just remember where it was.


What about conversion vans didn't they have like a wooden piece kind of like that. I could have swore my uncle's old '95 Conversion Van had something like that made out of wood.


The price is a little more then I thought it would be. But, I am a cheap azz! :lol:


Yup, lots of the conversion vans had some level of wood trim in them, and the certainly didn't forget about the cupholders up front. Hence the muse for my modified design in my van.
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 13th 2012, 3:44am

They did the 'ol 70's water bed 2x6 frame style cup holders in the conversions
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Big Dac With Fries » March 18th 2012, 12:23am

But now you can't use the little spots beside the cupholders for your coffee change or bluetooth piece!

Don't you guys have the rubber inserts?
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Jasen [OP] » March 18th 2012, 12:42am

The rubber inserts are almost as rare as an honest politician. Eric's off to a good start on these, he has some planned tweaking. I mentioned a slot for all y'all coffee drinkers coffee cups. Wait a minute, what little spots? I don't have any little spots in my van, just 2 big sloppy holes to help spill my drink on the floor.
I toss my change in there, smokes, cell phone. It lifts out to get at your change.

I would like another design that could hold my 40 of Old E, my thighs get cold :lol:
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Re: Got my cup holder today (new pictures)

Postby Shad0wXCalibur » March 18th 2012, 6:51pm

I got this big console thingy from Wal-Mart that goes in between the front seats. I like it. Holds those big gas station foam cups quite well. I don't like the location of the factory cupholders. Drinks block the radio! I do have those rare rubber inserts people always look for but they mostly just hold change :lol:
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That's what I got they are awsome. Console doubles as a garbage and it holds alot. Cupholder, change holder and van don't have paper strewn everywhere. no negative to it.
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