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Old 08-05-2009, 01:00 PM   #1
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Whut up, Im building a room in my home just for my RC stuff aka the hobby room. I was wondering if any of you guys have built room for this and Im looking for ideas, please list ideas or better yet post some pic if you have a room for this stuff.
Now this will be a fully custom room built just for RC stuff.... so ALL opinions welcome.........
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Old 08-05-2009, 03:12 PM   #2
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Lucky Dog!!!

I will post some pics of my shop. Not ideal, but it works for now. My new house will the the "Ultimate Man Town". Can't wait til I win the lottery.

The main thing I can recommend is plenty of storage and cabinets. I am actually using a Cornwell Tool box right now in my shop that is about 10 ft. long and bench high, all the sliding drawers help me keep all the little stuff organized.

So try and put alot of drawers, shallow but deep would be nice.
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Old 08-05-2009, 07:32 PM   #3
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Whut up, Im building a room in my home just for my RC stuff aka the hobby room. I was wondering if any of you guys have built room for this and Im looking for ideas, please list ideas or better yet post some pic if you have a room for this stuff.
Now this will be a fully custom room built just for RC stuff.... so ALL opinions welcome.........
Be sure to get a metal locker to store your fuel in it, in case of fire it will slow the explosion Not hoping it will happen to you just a precaution
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I turned my dingy basement into my hobby room. Its complete with heat/air as well as a tv and fridge.

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Old 08-06-2009, 07:30 AM   #5
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Sup Speedski?

Dude, I would make sure to have plenty of bench space. I have what I call my dirty bench and then my clean bench. On the clean bench I work on engines and shocks mostly. On the dirty bench anything goes. I have a lot of cars so storing these cars was a problem space wise. I opted for large plastic shelves. One thing that I love about my work area is, I can sit at my bench and anything I need is at an arms reach. This really makes for efficient maintenance. I also found a parts cleaner that my vehicles will fit in for easy cleanup.

here are two other threads on this topic. A lot of good and bad. But maybe you can finds some things that would work for you.
What does your wrenching table look like? post a pic.

http://www.rctech.net/forum/nitro-of...trailer-s.html
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Old 08-06-2009, 07:50 AM   #6
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Iv got a prime room now but its below ground level. one thing id consider on a rc room build is convenience of to and from track. i actually hoist everything above head and have less than 4 steps before and after i hoist to load equipment. i dont take my whole parts supply by any means but nonethess cars being used go in and out the door as much as i do.
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I think its time for an updated pic of my shop....here ya go Token.

Man pano's are hard to do in small spaces.







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Be sure to get a metal locker to store your fuel in it, in case of fire it will slow the explosion Not hoping it will happen to you just a precaution
Thanks for the idea, I have a special box built for fuel that stay in the shed..
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Got to have a good wrenching room. Makes the hobby so much easier. Even tiny spaces will work like mine.



See the rest --> http://www.rccoh.com/rc.tools/wrenching.room.html

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You guys are hardcore. I'm jealous. All Ive got is a 6ft pit table in my finished basement. I hope one day I can get a house with a garage so I dont have to haul my stuff up and down the stairs every time I go racing.
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Here's my spot....I left this room unfinished in my basement. Plenty of wrenching space, storage and a fridge full of ICE COLD BEER!!!


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I wish we had basements in Houston.

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Here's my spot....I left this room unfinished in my basement. Plenty of wrenching space, storage, fridge full of ICE COLD BEER, and a STRIPPER POLE!!!


Fixed it for ya!! lol That is the 1st thing that popped into my head when I saw the pics.

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Ahhh yes...how could I forget the stripper pole!! No work space should be without them
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You guys have some awesome set ups. I thought I was doing good with my little 8x12 den. I'll have to post pics
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