"Looks awesome Tom! We still haven't gotten thick enough ice to skate here in the Chicagoland area. (Which has meant stick and leaf problems; and then yesterday we got several inches of snow so now I have slush, but that is for…"
"Nice looking rink Daryl! Totally jealous, esp the skating!
Steve, I am experiencing the same regarding the rink and early fill. In addition I had raccoons track mud onto the rink. And the weather is even warmer now than previously…"
"I have a question regarding topping off. I started filling Wednesday and filled overnight. It usually takes me 24 hours to fill by hose. Thursday morning I noted water on one side of the rink and back/high ground corner not…"
"20' x 48'. Frame up this weekend but I still need to do the various frame stabilization and gap control measures which will take me about another week. My set up does not look near as nice as Kris's above! So hoping…"
"Full disclosure: this is only my second year so I am a newbie myself.
1. I have found a sunny day to be a good resurfacer. Otherwise, I just use a hose nozzle on shower function (at regular temperature, I do not have heated water)…"
"Jealous. I will keep that in mind for future fills. This year I was actually relieved to put the fill off. I really wasn't ready and need/ed to do more work on the frame. I had some leaks during my inaugural season last…"
"Thanks Brian. I thought I was going to be filling tomorrow or Thursday but the current forecast has me putting it off until next week. Kids are disappointed but I probably need the time to work more on the frame anyway."
"This is my second year. Using NiceRink brackets/stakes with 16 inch OSB boards. Last year the rink was 20X40 and this year expanded to 24X44. My yard is overall sloped along the length of the frame but also within the yard it…"