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ceiling rod storage #13928720 03/19/21 03:24 PM
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For those who end up with too many rods and reels, here's a good solution. This set-up will hold 36 or more if you double up or go up to 3" pvc. This was made with 2x4s and 2" thin-wall pvc.

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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13928738 03/19/21 03:31 PM
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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13929010 03/19/21 06:45 PM
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Man my wife would TRIP OUT!

Mine are best hidden in the water closet.


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13929585 03/20/21 02:43 AM
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Nicely done. thumb


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13930280 03/20/21 09:11 PM
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Good idea. I might use that concept in my truck camper shell.

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That's the deal right there!!


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: SteezMacQueen] #13930759 03/21/21 01:37 PM
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Originally Posted by SteezMacQueen
Man my wife would TRIP OUT!

Mine are best hidden in the water closet.


roflmao too funny


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13930979 03/21/21 05:00 PM
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The first 36 were for saltwater rigs. Got the next 18 up for freshwater baitcasting rigs. It's nice to have all your rigs in one place so you can decide what you need for whatever type of trip you are taking. I'm not running a bass boat right now, so can't keep my rods in the boat.

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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13931180 03/21/21 09:42 PM
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Very nice...I have seen a system to mount them on the inside of your garage door. No way I would do that in case the door gets off track or breaks a spring and twist panels possibly tearing up rods.

Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13931425 03/22/21 01:41 AM
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I did almost the same thing, only I screwed them right to the joists....

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I like that. We have 10’ ceilings so I went this route...

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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13931777 03/22/21 01:25 PM
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I like that solution. Where did you get those?


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I did a bunch of digging for ideas on the web, mostly Pintrest. I found these at Ace Hardware.

https://www.acehardware.com/departm...ving-units/shelving-and-cabinets/5203468

Again the downside was the wife could see what I had and questioned the need for that many. I asked her about the 100 boxes of fabric in the sewing room, conversation over!!


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13932159 03/22/21 06:01 PM
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Originally Posted by J.P. Greeson
I like that solution. Where did you get those?


If you’re talking about mine, I built them.


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Re: ceiling rod storage [Re: J.P. Greeson] #13932507 03/22/21 10:40 PM
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I did the ceiling mount but instead of buying and cutting PVC I used cardboard rod tubes from rods I'd ordered and sawed them up.

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