"Glad to see you were up and running in time for Christmas David, looked like a beautiful night for a skate! Pretty rough start to rink season here in MN.
I told myself that if I hadn't flooded by Christmas that I'd save the liner and just pass…"
"Hopefully another good season out there for you, David. Frustrating year out this way. Great cold start way back in November, but either been 40's or -5 it seems every week since. I'd kill for some nice stable upper teen - low 20's weeks…"
"I finally had to suck it up and commit to buying a fresh liner every year too. Lost a few weeks of skating time last year due to patches/repairs that I didn't know I needed until it was too late. Definitely going to buy a cheap(er) liner and…"
To (hopefully) answer your question, I think you are talking about my water spreader bar riding about 3/4 inch above the ice? Nothing terribly fancy, I just screwed a couple of stainless eyelets into the bottom of it to hold the rest of…"
"Be happy to. Might take a day or two to get at it as it's buried in the back of the shed behind my nets and assorted other rink stuff, but will be able to get at it by this weekend in my mad dash to get the boards up in time for this Friday. :-)…"
Magnus Leslie Thanks David. The netting is held up by 12' aluminum poles that are anchored into the ground with removable screw-in anchors. Was afraid to try PVC as I'm afraid it would too easily crack/shatter from puck impacts. As it stands now, after 3…
"Congrats Bob, am sure there is alot of relief & smiles around the house now. Know it's been another frustrating winter for many out East this year (again). Hope the cold weather lasts and you can salvage a good month and a half or so of skating yet…"
"Well congrats, that's a great photo. We were fortunate to get a nice cold week starting on Thanksgiving so got the rink liner in and flooded on Thanksgiving day. Highs in the 20's and nights in the teens for 5-6 days afterwards. Was able to get…"