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Old 06 September 2016, 07:52   #1
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Where do you keep it and how do you transport it?

Where do you keep your SIB when you're not using it, and how do you transport it when you are?

Folded up or inflated on a trailer, inside a garage or outside on a drive perhaps?

I'm interested to know because for me storage space is a little limited to a single garage and while I do have a decent sized drive at home it's only a single car width and not really practical for storing anything other than a couple of cars on.



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Old 06 September 2016, 09:58   #2
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Rolled up, chained to the wall and covered with a heavy tarp. The airfloor gets stored, partly inflated in the roof of my workshop. When its time to go boating I just wrestle it into the back of the car or onto the roofbars.

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Old 06 September 2016, 11:01   #3
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rolled up standing on end at the side of my tool box
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Old 06 September 2016, 11:49   #4
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For our stuff in the garage the best investment ever was as industrial strength (over 250kg per shelf) racking unit almost a full single garage width leaving just the space for the OB on its trolley to nestle in to one side. SIB packed to OE dimensions in its bag sits on the middle shelf which is deep enough to take the SIB completely. Lower shelf is our spare 4hp OB, fuel tanks, pumps and all the kit.

A medium car still fits in and the effect of the 4 shelves is to quadruple that often unused or poorly used floorspace at the end of the car.

Note at the moment I'm using that side of the garage as a workshop so the racking is against the up & over door preventing it opening as something of a security measure.
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Old 06 September 2016, 13:44   #5
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On a trailer on a farm all ready to go 200/ year
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Old 06 September 2016, 14:30   #6
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Used to keep it in the garage rolled up, then bought a trailer so kept it on the trailer in the summer and rolled up in the winter in the garage with the trailer on end.

Then moved it into a local self storage container along with all the rest of the kit, canoes, spare stuff - so loads of room in the garage.

Not, but all lived there happily.
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On a trailer on a farm all ready to go 200/ year
We're semi-rural round here to and I'd thought of this option. How did you find out about this, did you just knock the door and enquire may I ask?
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Inflated,on the trailer and in the garage. Might put an oil filled radiator under it in the winter,take the chill off it and the outboard. Hope to still get it out on a clear calm winters day.
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My 550 pro sits on a heavy duty trailer and lives in one side of our garage.
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We're semi-rural round here to and I'd thought of this option. How did you find out about this, did you just knock the door and enquire may I ask?
just know the area and looked for caravans parked up always a good sign.

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