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Well I am finally going to have to remove the windshields and everything else left on the 62 so I can start blasting everything.

I have read that they easily will brake if not stored on edge which make sense. So assuming I get them out without braking them how did/do you store yours?

I am thinking of making a 2x4 rack lined with carpet but don't know were I will store it.

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i hog tie 'em in two places and hang it/them from the rafters. use a good rope that won't deteriorate and break and it works great. i've had glass hang for 10+ years and never had an incident. i hang 'em out of the way so there's no way of hitting/nicking them. you can clean & wrap 'em in a blanket first if they're really nice... wrap 'em in plastic too if needed...
 

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i hog tie 'em in two places and hang it/them from the rafters.
Interesting idea Johnny, hadn't though of that. So you are hanging them flat rather than on edge?

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No, i hang 'em sideways on edge... somewhat as if they were installed, but straight up. ;) make sure the ropes are tied together between/under the glass so loops won't slide off edge of glass. you can wrap/tie glass w/rope (inside blankie & plastic) then use thin dog leash type chain and hang 'em up, even Outside if needed. no wind, no rocks etc... somewhere protected from breakage/damage...
 

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I have stored them flat for years.
http://www.northerntool.com/shop/tools/product_200023524_200023524

I use racks similar to this from another co. have most of them wall mounted and some vertical.
I have stored windshields and back glasses at home in the rafters of the barn and pole shed. A couple pieces of roll bar padding or pipe insulation over the boards for padding. Support them about 1/4 of the way in from each end.
You may be able to get a windshield box from a glass co. that would work if you have a dry place to keep it.
 

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No, i hang 'em sideways on edge... somewhat as if they were installed, but straight up. ;) make sure the ropes are tied together between/under the glass so loops won't slide off edge of glass. you can wrap/tie glass w/rope (inside blankie & plastic) then use thin dog leash type chain and hang 'em up, even Outside if needed. no wind, no rocks etc... somewhere protected from breakage/damage...
Looks like this may be my best choice. If I can find room to hang them . Might have to clean the garage attic and see if I can find a suitable place they will hang and be above the drop ceiling.

Thanks for the input everyone.

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We've stored them flat at our dealership for about 30 years and never had an issue.

Just two uprights with about 1" wooden dowels sticking horizontally out of the uprights.
 

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Got them out today and have them stored on edge in the top of the garage.



Thanks for the help.

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