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Old 11-28-2007, 04:58 AM
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Hi all ! I'am looking for pics of your pvc DIY glider storage. Thanks!



Old 11-29-2007, 01:25 AM
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I use PVC in my vehicle for transporting my planes, but use adjustable shelving bits for wall storage. I have pictures but don't know how to put them in RCU posts.

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Old 11-29-2007, 04:00 AM
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Keith, instead of a "quick" reply in the window below > click on any "reply" in the posts and you'll have "download images" appear bellow the bottom left of the reply window

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I use PVC in my vehicle for transporting my planes, but use adjustable shelving bits for wall storage. I have pictures but don't know how to put them in RCU posts.

Keith
Old 11-29-2007, 10:50 AM
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Thanks vasek. Hopefully, here we go.

The shed picture is when it was new and all the shelving pieces were not in place, thus the lack of planes.
The PVC frame is not glued. All joints are screwed allowing for adjustments. This came in handy when I changed vehicles and needed to shorten the frame. The cross beam that the planes rest on are dowel rods (1" dia).
The reason for the large space under the frame is for my work related cases to fit in. This way I can keep those in the vehicle and still put my planes in. This also came in handy just recently when luggage for a vacation and modelling supplies could be taken on a two week holiday (vacation).

Hope this helps,

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Old 12-08-2007, 11:52 PM
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Great shots of the VAN rack. I saved them as I am getting a new Crossover and I may try to use some of your ideas.

Thanks for posting the photos.
Old 12-09-2007, 12:21 AM
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Great shots of the VAN rack. I saved them as I am getting a new Crossover and I may try to use some of your ideas.

Thanks for posting the photos.
aeajr, you are very welcome. The plane items are held on by elastic thus allowing some give in the event they are hit when loading the vehicle. The foam insulation gives too. I put foam insulation on the four "legs" to protect the sides (inside) of the vehicle and tighten up the fit.

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Old 12-16-2007, 01:51 AM
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Adjustable shelving.
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Old 12-16-2007, 02:16 AM
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Adjustable shelving.
Exactly what I use along with the foam insulation too. Works great doesn't it. Unfortunately, I can't say the same about the planes (only in my dreams).
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I've seen allot oef guys use box trailers for transporting. They use Wing carriers, like from Ace Wing Carrier to hang there wings and then put the planes or giders on PVC or wood shelving. Not a bad system.
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Gunny, nice rack!

Is that a Lunak glider I see on one of the shelves (with the Czech flag)? How does it fly compared to Discuss type plane?

Thanks, Vasek
Old 01-22-2012, 09:41 AM
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What I do is monitor ebay and craigslist. When an 88-note keyboard case comes up cheap I grab it. A few very easy mods they make great glider cases for all but the largest gliders.
Old 02-14-2012, 03:18 AM
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I used the same system as Gunny11 uses but I don't agree on storing radios in the open, dust and dirt ya know.

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