Ski Storage/Hanging Skis

Discussion in 'Tuning Techniques and Tool Information' started by Philpug, Sep 11, 2017.

  1. crgildart

    crgildart Gravity Slave Skier

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    It gets well above 135 in a shed or un attached garage on many days south of the mason dixon line. And. cars are made for enduring heat. Skis are made for enduring cold.
     
  2. KingGrump

    KingGrump Most Interesting Man In The World Team Gathermeister

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    The long tool racks would be an upgrade for eleeski's rack rather than Phil's rack. Different applications.

    My set up in VT from a few years ago. Can't see them once the skis are on them.

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  3. Philpug

    Philpug The Ski'er Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Good job. That is a viable option for hanging them. I just don't have the depth to do it that way where i have them.
     
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  4. Shifterkart

    Shifterkart Booting up Skier

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    OK, OK.....lets go with any plastic or rubber left outside in the Arizona Sun. It will quickly degrade but that should not be an issues in an attached garage.
     
  5. Jerez

    Jerez Getting off the lift Skier

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    does hanging by the tips mess with the rocker?
     
  6. Chris Walker

    Chris Walker Ullr Is Lord Skier

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    Oh, man now we're talking! I THINK I can handle screwing these to a board and screwing the board to the wall studs (but that is pushing the envelope). And $15 a pop is probably less than I'd spend on lumber just trying to get 1 of them shaped right with the belt sander. :roflmao:
     
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  7. KingGrump

    KingGrump Most Interesting Man In The World Team Gathermeister

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    Haven't noticed any detrimental effects.
    I would say most of shops I have been to hang their skis by the tips.
     
  8. ScotsSkier

    ScotsSkier USSA Coach Pugski Ski Tester Industry Insider

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    just remember to put the wooden blocks between the tips and between the tails.....:popcorn:
     
  9. Read Blinn

    Read Blinn lakespapa Skier

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    I'm wary of storing skis joined like that. I think I read somewhere that it's better to store them individually, standing up, and I've always meant to attach a rack to the wall so they can stand side by side without falling over.

    I keep buying more skis, though, and running out of wall space (not to mention time).
     
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  10. Philpug

    Philpug The Ski'er Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    Thats the beauty of this rack...you can.

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    I will use it this way when I am waxing the skis, a great way to stage them in the waxing process.
     
  11. Read Blinn

    Read Blinn lakespapa Skier

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    I'm beginning to come around to your way of thinking. :)
     
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  12. KingGrump

    KingGrump Most Interesting Man In The World Team Gathermeister

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    Great set up for waxing. Thinking about making a cart with the racks in a high density manner. Right now I just lean the waxed skis up against whatever to cure overnight. It gets pretty dicey with 8 to 10 pairs. OSHA would have a fit.

    Quick thought on the shaping of the toe logs. Mount all the preformed lugs on a small plywood sheet. Tilt the table saw blade and gang cut them to get the bevel. Shape the lugs with a top bearing straight bit on a trimmer. 1/4" plywood template. Ease the edges with a belt sander and we are good to go.
     
  13. Danamac

    Danamac At the base lodge Skier

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    Ski Rack.jpg If you don't have 20' of wall 15pairs in 5'6" of wall
     
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  14. NateR

    NateR Booting up Skier

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    Dangit! I wish I'd seen this post before buying several Hang 'Em Rights a few weeks ago. That's an awesome idea. I'll keep that in mind for the future when I have more skis to hang up :)
     
  15. LuliTheYounger

    LuliTheYounger At the base lodge Skier

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    Never should've told you my username, didn't anticipate the tagging feature :doh:
     
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  16. coskigirl

    coskigirl Out on the slopes Skier

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    I finally got around to mounting my Hangemright ski hangers. They were stupid easy to install. I have one pair of skis out getting their pre-season spa treatment so not pictured. Oh, and I bought an extra hanger...

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  17. Philpug

    Philpug The Ski'er Admin Pugski Ski Tester

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    I had an idea to use a French Cleat
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    As a trial, I made this...
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    I would have the wall peice run the full length. then the ski part could be put anywhere as needed. A pole holder could be added..a bag holder. Hmmm. I could be on to something
     
  18. Blue Streak

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  19. Blue Streak

    Blue Streak Behind the Epic Curtain Skier

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    "LuliTheYounger"
    Any relation to Pliny the Elder?
    Sorry, a little beer humor.
     
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    Dwight Out on the slopes Admin

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