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video contest link

So it's possible there won't be enough entrants to this years video contest but here is our entry.  We had a blast putting it together and…

Started by Tom

4 on Monday
Reply by Tom

2018-19 Backyard rink season

Alright, time to start sharing your rinks and showing us where y'all are at in the build.  I was able to fill my 24'x40' rink last night an…

Started by Kris Jackson

9 Jan 13
Reply by Eileen

Mistakes I've made (again)

Let the kids steps on ice before it ready Ice pieces float leaving a BUMP FIX push floating ice piece under the ice Snow on the ice let…

Started by Daniel robitaille

2 Jan 8
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Leaves

Dealing with more leaves than usual. Just bought. Weed burner torch to melt the leaves out., anyone have sucess with this?

Started by Paul Kiernan

2 Jan 1
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Is it time?

So weather over the next 7 days (in Toronto) shows lows of - 7 over nights Friday sat sun. Next week highs are 0 - 4 degrees and overnights…

Started by Steve

36 Jan 1
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Possible big issue...water drained

So filled my rink weeks ago, and way too early given the warm weather in the GTA.  The last few days I've noticed the water level is a lot…

Started by Steve

2 Jan 1
Reply by Daniel robitaille

Resurfacing

Water always freezes too fast when resurfacing often leaving ridges.  Thinking of picking up propane tankless hot water heater to add to ho…

Started by Allan Schaffer

2 Dec 26, 2018
Reply by Daniel robitaille

End Boards liner solution

First timer here, looking for some ideas on what to do with the liner at the ends of my rink. I'm going to use 4 foot high boards on the en…

Started by Alan MacPherson

3 Dec 25, 2018
Reply by Mike Paleo

Ice thickness answer

So for a backyard rink A least 4 inches of water supported ice FYI indoor hockey rink ice is a lot less as it 100% supported (no water unde…

Started by Daniel robitaille

4 Dec 12, 2018
Reply by Kris Jackson

Plywood Boards

i've installed 2 x 6 x 8 boards which I've done for years. this year I want to add 4 x 8 plywood boards after laying the plastic down. I do…

Started by John Gramza

2 Dec 12, 2018
Reply by Daniel robitaille

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