Surfboard racks: Is it better to buy or build?

There’s no shortage of surfboard racks out there to fit any need. And for those ambitious enough, there are plenty of ideas and instructions that will help you to build your own rack. Whether you plan to buy or build, there are benefits and challenges to both.

Surfboard racks take on all kinds of shapes, from the simplistic but reliable wall mounted racks that use pegs or hooks to floor-standing racks. Most of these racks can hold multiple boards and are pretty affordable — usually less than $100 — depending on what you’re looking for. And you know you’re getting a good product that will display your board while still offering protection. The down side to

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 DYI Wall Surf Rack Example

buying a surfboard rack is that you have to find the one that fits your needs and your price range. That can limit your selection options.If you want to find exactly what you’re looking for, you can always go the DIY route. By building your own rack, you customize it to fit your surrounding and your imagination. Most of the time, if you’re not looking for anything too elaborate, you can pick up everything you need, from materials to paint, for as much or less than buying it. Plus you get the satisfaction of building it yourself.

If you are looking into building your own surfboard rack, though, be sure you know what you’re getting into. If you don’t have experience building things yourself, you could be opening up a big bag of frustration. Still, if you’re motivated, there are plenty of tutorials on the web that will walk you through the process; take advantage of them. Surfboard racks for cars or bikes can be a bit trickier. You can find a reliable model starting at under $100. You can go the homemade route with car racks as well. But make extra-sure you know what you’re doing. The last thing you want is to look in your rearview mirror and see your board flying through the air because you didn’t have it secured properly.
To summarize, wether you want to buy a rack or go the DYI route we have enough information for you within our site, plus we are always happy to help.
Visit our shop here to buy a rack with fast shipping and the lowest prices in the industry, or check this article if you are looking to build your own rack.