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Ice Rod Racks for Home or Shanty

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If you find yourself with more and more ice rods, you might want to consider a custom ice rod rack to store and proudly display them all. Here is one I just built for myself - a ten (10) rod wall-mount rack made of oak.

Rod holes are lined with dense felt tape to protect your favorite rods and guides.

I can build and ship a rack to your specifications. You choose:
- Wall-mount or floor-mount (includes feet)
- Number of spaces for rods
- Species of wood (oak, cedar, pine, whatever)
- Color of stain, or maybe no stain

I can usually build and stain these in a couple or three days, depending on other orders. Each is priced based on customization, but last year these ran from around $60 to $100, plus actual shipping costs which usually ran from $10 - $17. Or you can pick up in Grand Rapids, MN. I can also ship these to you in parts for lower shipping costs, and you simply screw them together with supplied screws (8).

I built and shipped around 20 of these last year, and had lots of good comments and commendations. I guarantee satisfaction.

PM me with any questions you might have ...


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Here is the first customer's rod rack for this season ... 8-hole cedar. Shipping this week.



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