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#1 big bri

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 02:37 PM

Hope someone can help with a problem.

Has anyone any racking system ideas or seen a good way of storeing sportkites[2 roll up bags] and a few[ :wacko: ]rev bags[2ish].I was thinking something like a snooker que/pool que rack.Somethimg thats easy to get at and uses the limited space i have neatly and well.

I have racked my brains[didnt take 2 long]and my Mrs is on my case to turn my kite room[conservatory] into a family room again.Ther must be a designer or engineer amungst us,or just someone who just knows of,or has a good idea.


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Posted 30 January 2008 - 02:41 PM

A wine rack type affair should work. Should be cheap and easy to build as well.

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 03:01 PM

I see it Denny,i do,but im talking prism roll up bags and rev bags
.I only have a space say.A flat wall three feet wide,by 6 foot ish high,and it cant come off the wall any wider than the bag itself.

LIMITED,,, IS THE WORD. Thanks Denny.

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 03:14 PM

How about some hooks in the wall and some bungee cord or some such arrangement??

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 03:15 PM

I lost a kitebag with 8 or 9 kites in it, including one of my Rev IIs for nearly a year, due to having my kites strewn randomly throughout the house and car.
I only found it while looking for something else. :blushing:
An organization system would be a very good idea; I'll keep an eye on this thread.

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 03:20 PM

Or summat like a brolly stand, tubes you can drop the bags into??

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Posted 30 January 2008 - 04:19 PM

What about something like this:

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 01:33 AM

That looks so good it could be advertised as a kite rack Alex.

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 03:38 AM

Bring em round to my house..................prob sorted B)
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 07:14 AM

How about a rail or two fixed to the wall with these things http://www.wilkinson...om/invt/0115019 (wardrobe hanging rails)

Put the kites verticaly behind the rail/s standing on a narrow shelf to get them off the floor.

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 07:40 AM

I have loads of stuff hanging from my garage roof including one of these.

People tend to overlook the fact that because the floor is lower so that the car can drive it you get load of extra head room in the garage. To be honest most of the time my kites live in my boot but they do have a home amongst all the other stuff hanging from the garage rafters.
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Posted 31 January 2008 - 08:45 AM

Hope someone can help with a problem.

Has anyone any racking system ideas or seen a good way of storeing sportkites[2 roll up bags] and a few[ :wacko: ]rev bags[2ish].I was thinking something like a snooker que/pool que rack.Somethimg thats easy to get at and uses the limited space i have neatly and well.

I have racked my brains[didnt take 2 long]and my Mrs is on my case to turn my kite room[conservatory] into a family room again.Ther must be a designer or engineer amungst us,or just someone who just knows of,or has a good idea.


A DESPERATE MAN :huh: .

A thought!
You could think about building a vertical Kite box out of wood. Stain or paint it to match the surrounding furnishings.
Put a wood top on it and maybe make it into a lamps stand.
Inside you could have wood dividers for sorting out you kites.

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 12:07 PM

Fantastic idea John, not only a usefull compartment for yout kites but something that is "fun for all the family" to coin a phrase. Could be like an uplighter to bathe the room with gentle light. and each time you use it you would get a warm feeling remembering what is in the box.

Could even make a heat powerd mobile above it with little kites that fly around. Could have all sorts, SLK, dual, quad. No sorry ignore this I am getting silly now.

Just off to make a mobile wind chime type thing ;)

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 02:30 PM

Hey guys,sorry ive been missing.Some great ideas,superb.

Im leaning toward a rack,verticle with a bycicle clip type bracket.

. or even a few brackets.My Mrs reckons a belt/strap afair

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 04:09 PM

What about something like this:

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Fantastic Alex,just a little to industrial for my needs









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Posted 31 January 2008 - 04:14 PM

A thought!
You could think about building a vertical Kite box out of wood. Stain or paint it to match the surrounding furnishings.
Put a wood top on it and maybe make it into a lamps stand.
Inside you could have wood dividers for sorting out you kites.



Yep,i like your idea very much John,Neat and tidy is the key and very little on display.

BRIAN..ps,Pudders is a joiner[carpenter] :kid_devlish:

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Posted 31 January 2008 - 10:57 PM

Seeing your Wifes suggestion Bri, this IS for storeage of kites isnt it? Talk of restraining belts and straps starts me wondering!!

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 07:14 AM

Seeing your Wifes suggestion Bri, this IS for storeage of kites isnt it? Talk of restraining belts and straps starts me wondering!!

Two horizontal wood boards on the wall with velcro straps tacked to them to hold the kites vertically. Use one strap on each board to hold one kite, maybe two or three.

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Posted 01 February 2008 - 01:15 PM

Thanks John,i see the picture your painting.I will be on with it in the comeing weeks.I reckon a hybrid of a few ideas is the way to go.


Cheers for the ideas guys yr top draw as usual
Have a great weekend.Looks good saturday,but cold.Sunday,,,,,turn the central heating up and get John Wayne on the box

Thanks guys
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Posted 02 February 2008 - 05:16 AM

Initially I was thinking wall mounted guitar hooks might be the answer, but I found this instead and think it might fit your bill: http://www.demarleus...llShelvesLG.jpg
They are collapsable wall mounted baking racks.

Hey we use what we can to suit our purposes, right? :)

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