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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby schrund » Thu Feb 14, 2013 3:42 pm

USAKeller wrote:By popular demand...

Uh.... wait.... you never posted YOUR gear storage arrangement? :roll:
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby USAKeller » Sat Feb 16, 2013 12:18 pm

schrund wrote:
USAKeller wrote:By popular demand...

Uh.... wait.... you never posted YOUR gear storage arrangement? :roll:

I'm rather embarrassed to post my gear storage arrangement!

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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby Carl » Sat Feb 16, 2013 1:54 pm

Sweet thread. Thanks for the inspiration Caleb and others. Time to go buy some peg board and work on organizing the gear room.
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby dfrizzle » Sat Feb 16, 2013 2:08 pm

bought our house in july and the rather large laundry room downstairs now doubles as a gear room...also kept the old fridge and have it down here. best part is the pegboard wall that was prime to hang our gear on, got our packs, dog's pack, sleeping bags, snowshoes, skins, helmets, etc. hanging up. my skis and the wife's board are being tuned but hang out in the corner with her skis. boots on the floor. owners also left the cabinet that holds tents and all things camping/backpacking related as well as backcountry ski gear. nothing like roan mtn but we're quite happy with it.
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby dsunwall » Mon Feb 18, 2013 6:27 pm

Pegboard is nice. I have some in my basement for gear and completely covered my garage walls with white pegboard. I didn't do much special for a gear room, improvements still in the works. Hung conduit from the ceiling for hanging clothes and packs. Set up 2 6' folding tables, added a few shelves, the counter space with pegboard behind was there when I bought the place. I was lucky to have the space, fortunately my wife had no use for it. A little messy at the moment though. :oops:
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby Carl » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:42 pm

Took most of the 3 day weekend but I built myself a gear room in the basement. Still working on the area for the skis.
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby yedi » Mon Feb 18, 2013 10:53 pm

Carl wrote:Took most of the 3 day weekend but I built myself a gear room in the basement. Still working on the area for the skis.


Looks awesome. Is that 19 packs on that wall?

I'm thinking some of these pictures will come in handy when I get busted trying to sneak in new gear.

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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby wildlobo71 » Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:01 am

yedi wrote:
Carl wrote:Took most of the 3 day weekend but I built myself a gear room in the basement. Still working on the area for the skis.


Looks awesome. Is that 19 packs on that wall?

I'm thinking some of these pictures will come in handy when I get busted trying to sneak in new gear.


Carl, bust out the pink day pack for your Crestone Needle Ski finisher... Ultimate Respect, bro.
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby schrund » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:35 am

Wow, I think Carl wins! Looks better than many gear shops I've been in =D> =D>
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby mtnfiend » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:53 am

Nice Carl. That looks much better than the pile management system you had going before!
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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby jbchalk » Tue Feb 19, 2013 8:57 am

My word, Carl...impressive to say the least, bud. If I were sitting in that nice chair with a PBR, I would have to think twice about where I was - Carl's gear room or getting my Intuition liners molded at Neptune. Well done, dude.

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Re: Official Gear Storage Thread

Postby Carl » Tue Feb 19, 2013 11:10 am

Thanks guys. Definitely beats the pile management system. Except now it's easy for my wife to tell how many backpacks we own. And no I don't think I'll borrow her pink waist pack for Crestone Needle. Unfortunately it doesn't carry skis well.

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