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Old 06-18-2009, 06:35 PM   #1
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Just saw that my local costco has this industrial wire rack for only $139 + tax
Costco - Whalen™ Industrial Storage Rack
(Only weblink i could find was Costco Canada)

By modifying the wiredecks and putting it on casters you could use this for a heavy duty brewing setup w lost of extra storagespace above and below.

Shelves are rated at 2000lbs should be more than enough for our use.

Just a thought. I don't have room myself, but if I did....

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Old 06-18-2009, 06:41 PM   #2
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Nice price. No Costco for me though.


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Old 06-19-2009, 01:47 AM   #3
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Just saw that my local costco has this industrial wire rack for only $139 + tax
Costco - Whalen™ Industrial Storage Rack
(Only weblink i could find was Costco Canada)

By modifying the wiredecks and putting it on casters you could use this for a heavy duty brewing setup w lost of extra storagespace above and below.

Shelves are rated at 2000lbs should be more than enough for our use.

Just a thought. I don't have room myself, but if I did....

Hommel Homebrew
Kirkland WA
At $360 one would be too rich or out of their mind to waste good money on those racks. I have thrown away and given many of those from Cosco remodels over the years. kept two for engine blocks and tranny's, same with spare motorcycle engines and tranny's. I have seen them go for $50 and less used.
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Old 06-19-2009, 02:15 PM   #4
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I would love to find one of those for $50
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I used these heavy duty wire racks from Costco. Think I paid $70 for a pair of them this size:



The shelves are rated at 250#, which should be plenty, even with the hole cutout for the BK. I just added a little support under the cut area. I sat on the top shelf and it held my 200# without complaining.

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I have 3 of these for storage in the garage gorillarack


They are 189$ at Northerntool and have a 4500lb capacity Dont know why they only show 3 shelves mine has 4 I bought them at Sam's
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Old 06-19-2009, 06:38 PM   #7
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Couldn't resist, so I just picked up one of these yesterday at Costco Kirkland. $139 and about 200lbs. They were running low though, only about 4 left

I think it is very similar to the Gorilla Rack above, exact same measurements but w. 4 shelves and $50 cheaper.

It would make a beautiful setup, I plan to use mine as workbench/storage though.
Manufacturers link is here: Whalen Storage - Garage/Industrial Solutions

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