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Old 02-04-2017, 09:32 PM
bridgeman bridgeman is offline
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Default Winter project rod rack

I had my rods stacked in the corner in various states of chaos since I moved to the place 7 years ago. I spent 40 bucks and a couple of hours making this rack. The good news is Salmon season opens in 6 weeks!
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Old 02-05-2017, 12:34 PM
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Simple and effective. Well done sir. It clearly illustrates to me that I need more rods...I'm not keeping up!
...fishing isn't so much the art of making things happen as it is the art of being there when things happen all by themselves. John Gierach
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Old 02-18-2017, 08:32 AM
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I really like that! And I also agree that it makes me realize that I need more rods!!! What style/type of hooks did you use? From here it looks like bike hooks.
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Old 02-19-2017, 06:28 AM
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Default Ladder hook

It's considered a ladder hook. It's 5/16" X7 3/4" with a 20# capacity and under a dollar ea.at home depot. It's important to use 5/4 pine (nominal 1") to get full purchase with the screw end. I also used a simple jig to guide the drill to keep the pilot holes level. A handful of 3" construction screws into the 16" OC studs and that's the project. It's a simple concept but attention to detail counts.

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Old 09-04-2017, 06:28 AM
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Nice. My rod rack in my garage is similar to it.
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