Do you have a Great Garage Storage Idea?

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  1. sallylillian

    sallylillian Funster Life Member

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    We are new to having a large garage and whilst it was important to us so we could store our full size bikes and we got a bespoke rack from the factory for that, we are looking to make the best use of its available space and walls with useful ways of creating storage options. Pictures of either your home made or purchased solutions that work for you in your garage would give us some options.
    This is our first European so we are on a steep learning curve! Thanks and a Happy Christmas.
     
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    Watches post with interest!!

    On the bike rack front, we use a couple of Rad Fazz rails. Drop the front wheels out, makes for more useable space.
     
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    Ah yes, the storage system. (n)
    I'm my case I find shoving everything in till the door won't shut works for me(y) And when you open the door after a short drive it all falls out so you can see where everything it laid out before you :whistle:

    This reply was brought to you by the ever helpful Badknee and the lack of caffeine
     
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    scotjimland Funster Life Member

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    I use one of these

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    Wow, good idea. Did you buy one or just hire it for a day before you go on holiday?:xThumb:
     
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    I think we all have different storage requirements and different solution, I know some people just use the "pile it high" method. We have bikes, one tandem and two mountain bikes but we don't always take the mountain bikes so I like my solutions to be flexible and don't use dedicated bike racks, the tandem front wheel comes out and then I have a quick release sqewer fastened to the far wall of the garage that it just drops into and I then tie the rear of the bike to a rack I have built inside that allows access through the rear garage door to the wasted space behind the tandem so this is where the table and chairs goes and can be accessed at any time irrespective of what's in the garage. We have one side and one rear door so this dictates the design in a way but a lot of vans don't have this design, I know the new Flair doesn't.

    I will take some photos one day.

    Martin
     
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    If you fancy a bit of a drive you could head to the stellplatz at Bad Durrheim in southern Germany where they will fit storage boxes etc for you.

    There are some details here, the video explains all but its in German of course. Might give you some ideas.

    Paul
     
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    I have justed watched the video seems a good idea I wonder if you can swop the green boxes for cases of beer.:)
     
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    He brings it along, using an A frame. :xrofl:
     
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    How about these.

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    Thanks Martin, I do have a side door on each side.

    Paul I have a similar box system in the space under the bed but the rear wall is more suited to some hanging type storage. If I placed boxes on the opposite wall it would block access to those boxes. I will take some pictures today.
     
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    That is different to mine you take the saddle out and insert a rod in the post hole?
     
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    Shush, don't start them off again.:xdoh::xrofl:
     
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    Yes that's right, a link to full artical.
     
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    What's all this about an "A" Frame, is it legal??:xrofl:
     
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    You can shush too! :xdoh:
     
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    I used four inch soil pipe attached to to top of the rear locker in our scout for brush handles and awning winder , got my clothes dryer hung up there as well
     
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    Great idea!
     
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    nice for my most important items..... the fishing rods:xThumb:
     
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