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Old 01-18-2010, 06:06 PM
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I am working on designing my rocket room and I was wondering if you guys had any good ideas of how to display my built rockets. In my previous room, I mostly just hung them from the ceiling. I plan on doing that again, but I have twice as many now so they won't all fit. They are in boxes right now and I hate that. What do you suggest that I do?
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:14 PM
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How about a display wall? Put some pegs that will fit in the motor tube in a board at a 45 degree up angle and you can display and remove them from the display as well.
Or a nice glass cabinet is what I have always wanted.
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Old 01-18-2010, 06:39 PM
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Not sure the 45 degree thing will work out too well. It makes them stick out too far and I prefer them to be upright. Now the glassed in area is a posibility. I have a 5 ft by 8 ft by 2 ft closet type area that I have been thinking about using. Just not sure how to fit a bunch into this space.
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Here's one suggestion from Bit Eimer, who contributed this design several years ago. It's located on the BARCLONE website in the "Accessories" section:

Portable Rocket Rack

You might be able to modify the dimensions for your smaller room. It was designed to fit in a compact wagon, though...
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If you have a 5 X 2 area then take that rack and turn it sideways. That way, you can store and see them in a smaller space.

If you are really ambitious, then put it on rollers like a pocket door. Except it would slide in and out for rocket access!
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If you have a 5 X 2 area then take that rack and turn it sideways. That way, you can store and see them in a smaller space.

If you are really ambitious, then put it on rollers like a pocket door. Except it would slide in and out for rocket access!


Sorry, I messed up my closet's dimentions. I ment to say 5 X 8 X 2. So it is a good sized space.
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Even so, mounting them at a 45 would still save space and look cool to. Just depends on what you want it to look like and how many rockets you have.
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I use some 1X3 and 1X4 with dowels to mount the rockets vertically. I then built some shelves with different heights for small, medium, and tall rockets.
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I've used Gun Cases, Curio Shelves, Peg Boards, and Shelves, and still ran out of room!
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Thanks guys. Great pics. Keep em up.
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