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Forum topic by joshtank posted 02-13-2012 03:13 PM 1034 views 0 times favorited 9 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-13-2012 03:13 PM

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#1 posted 02-13-2012 03:18 PM

Looks like a block is lagged to a 2×4 and then the mount slips over the block and is screwed in from the top.

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#2 posted 02-13-2012 03:29 PM

Looks like you could hang it off the price; it’s high enough.

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#3 posted 02-13-2012 03:53 PM

Sure is a lot for a couple pieces of Walnut. Wonder what they mean by “The Bike rack mounts to a single stud utilizing a simple lumber mounting bracket that is incredibly strong. “

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#4 posted 02-13-2012 04:36 PM

it looks just like a single lag bolt through a slot in a wood plate.

using a bit of photoshop, you can see it here as well.

I’m assuming its a slot because the bolt is in a different location in each picture. It would allow you to center the bike on the wall regardless of the stud location. In the other pictures, you can see the 3 screws they use to secure the bike rack to the wall plate

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#5 posted 02-13-2012 06:09 PM

crank and joe. yes indeed. a few friends of mine thought it was neat and were asking if i could build one. for $100 i’mm make four of them. seriously. big pricing.

thanks for the photoshop closeups junebug!

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#6 posted 02-13-2012 06:58 PM

That better be made out of solid gold with cheap veneer for that price.

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#7 posted 02-13-2012 07:34 PM

Keep in mind that these bike don’t weight much. You should able to pich up one of those bike with one hand. Two hands to mount it on to the block.

So, it should take much to mount the block.

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#8 posted 02-13-2012 11:09 PM

If you look closely at their photo, you can see 3 holes in the top of the shelf, where the shelf is screwed down to the block that would be bolted to the wall.

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#9 posted 02-14-2012 03:33 AM

Looks like you screw the back to a stud then you screw the hanger to it. Not too complicated. I guess I missed drfixit last post. Must have had a senior moment.

-- Had we known Grankids were this much fun we would have had them first.

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