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#1 Lincoln Lewis

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Posted 28 November 2015 - 09:27 PM

Putting together a small trailer package and would be grateful for any ideas on storing 5/8 pipe and 11/4" speedrail. I have various lengths and the shorter variety is creating a mess. 


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#2 JD Hartman

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 09:30 AM

Store the short lengths (up to 6') vertically in a wheeled plywood box with multiple wood dividers.  Like a pipe organ.  Strap the rolling box to the walls for transport..


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#3 Lincoln Lewis

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 03:11 PM

Thanks JD for the response. I'll look into building something like this


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Posted 30 November 2015 - 01:40 AM

JD's method is how I do it. Its easy to make and very easy to find the size you want and access it.


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#5 Lincoln Lewis

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Posted 01 December 2015 - 05:34 PM

Thanks so much Sanjay. Would you have a picture to share of the set up?


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Posted 02 December 2015 - 09:54 AM

I will take one the next time I am at my truck. But its pretty straightforward.


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Posted 21 December 2015 - 06:13 PM

I also use a rolling pipe organ cart. The pipe organ goes from 5.5 ft-1ft in 6" increments and holds 18 of each size. The cart also holds 6 milk crates for speedrail fittings and a toolbox on top. The idea being mobile and still fits through normal doorways. I mark the size with a black marker on each side of the cut pipe. You can slip fit your 1" pipe inside the 1-1/4" pipe for storage.

For longer pipe I store in the lumber rack on my truck. The ends are painted for easy recognition. 12' = red, 10' green, 8' black, and 6' yellow. These colors carry over to the 1" square tubing used for overhead frames and for the actual bags the overheads are stowed in. So, for example, a 12x grid cloth will be in a marked red bag and take 4 red pipe, and a set of corners and ears. Hope this helps.
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#8 Lincoln Lewis

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Posted 29 December 2015 - 07:48 PM

Sorry for the late reply John. Very much appreciate your detailed reply! Happy holidays!


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