Skins- off-season storage

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Skins- off-season storage

Post by lilcliffy » Sat Jun 08, 2019 3:52 pm

How do y'all store your skins in the off-season?
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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by Nitram Tocrut » Sat Jun 08, 2019 9:44 pm

lilcliffy wrote:How do y'all store your skins in the off-season?
I personally keep my skin on all summer long, actually all year long. I can’t figure out why someone would want to store his or her skin. I find it quite useful to keep my body intact :P

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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by wooley12 » Sat Jun 08, 2019 11:29 pm

With skin savers, in a bag, in a drawer, in the garage. The skinny ones I just roll up and then bag.

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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by lilcliffy » Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:33 pm

Nitram Tocrut wrote:
lilcliffy wrote:How do y'all store your skins in the off-season?
I personally keep my skin on all summer long, actually all year long. I can’t figure out why someone would want to store his or her skin. I find it quite useful to keep my body intact :P

Sorry for my bad sense of humor ;) I just could not help it...
Ha! Yes- I quite like my skin on as well! :lol:
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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by Woodserson » Mon Jun 10, 2019 9:04 pm

I stopped using skin savers, put them base to base, and I keep them in the basement where it's cooler in a big cardboard box. There are three rooms in my basement, I keep them in the driest one, humidity wise.

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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by rongon » Thu Jul 11, 2019 3:06 pm

Neat trick learned from a fantastic guide I met in Canada...

Instead of the commercial skin savers (which always begin to fall apart, leaving pieces of themselves embedded in the skin glue) I started using strips of non-slip rug pad instead - https://www.homedepot.com/p/TrafficMAST ... /206821336. That seems to be working well for me. They're nice and light, flexible, and don't disintegrate.

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Re: Skins- off-season storage

Post by Ziggy » Thu Jul 25, 2019 1:34 pm

In the fridge.
The garage can go over 45 C.
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