Amy Farrugia's Backyard Rink 2012
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Ben Gabriel's rink building tip:
"After I frame out my rink, but before I lay down the tarp, I run a 100ft dog run from two trees (or whatever
tall objects are present) 10ft off the ground and across the long way. Then I electric tape a power chord and drop
3 outdoor spotlights from it, one over each goal and one at center ice. I also string it with big bulb Christmas lights
and it is perfect for night-time pickup games and resurfacing."
Al Duncan's rink location tip:
"BEWARE - BEWARE - Steer clear of any septic lines when considering where to place your rink. I thought having a front
yard rink would be great fun for our kids and provide hours of fun for relatively little funds. $12,000 later I now have a new
septic system and septic bed replacing the one that I ruined by saturating the ground with water. Once the spring thaw comes
any excessive water in the ground can move the tiles in a septic bed rendering your system useless. Frost is your enemy in
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