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My rod and reel collection has grown tremendously the past few years and so with that the bundle has grown and with that tangles and some minor damage. I needed an efficient system of storing and organizing quantities of fishing setups. Pick up a spinning rod by balancing on the first eye. Picture suspending that rod by replacing your finger with a cabinet tea cup holder screwed into a 2x4 strung across your garage studs. Enough room to support your longest handled rod with clearance from the floor. I store 39 rods on 13 hooks along the 8' 2x4. The rod is suspended and nothing touches it.

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wheres the pic John?

i just realized that my picture was not posted here so i am re posting it.

excellent idea, use of space and materials!

its' been in use now for 3 seasons successfully and holds 39 setups safely in a 8' ft length ( i can fit 3 setups per holder)

ive made an identical set-up for the basement and transfer all my setups there during the winter... construction costs were under $7.00

I have more than 10, my wife will have an extra pair of shoes to match that exceedance to clutter our living spaces.

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