rigging buckets - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 01-21-2017   #1
 
Denver, Colorado
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 507
rigging buckets

anybody have any special, clever ways of rigging gamma-lidded buckets, slippery, awkward-shaped, yet affordable things that they are?

markhusbands is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-21-2017   #2
 
Hard pack, Utah
Paddling Since: 01
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 68
glue D rings to the sides, perhaps?
NWO Whiewater is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2017   #3
 
Denver, Colorado
Join Date: Aug 2015
Posts: 507
was thinking more of a rack of some kind
markhusbands is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 01-21-2017   #4
 
Voodoo003's Avatar
 
Eugene, Oregon
Paddling Since: 1996
Join Date: Jul 2013
Posts: 128
I throw mine in a drop bag
Voodoo003 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2017   #5
 
TriBri1's Avatar
 
Tigard, Oregon
Paddling Since: 1995
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 784
I too throw my buckets in my drop bag. Before I had a drop bag I bought a bucket strap. it is basically a cam strap that goes under the bucket and straps over the top with two webbing loops that go around the bucket and are sewn to the strap. There are a few D-Rings sewn on the straps for attachment. Other options is to throw the bucket in a cheap duffel bag and strap down the duffel bag or strap the bucket into a milk crate.
TriBri1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2017   #6
 
elkhaven's Avatar
 
Belgrade, Montana
Paddling Since: 1991
Join Date: Sep 2013
Posts: 2,195
I just put them on the bottom of the pile. I have a beaver board for the back so they sit on that. I can get 5 in that location plus a few ammo cans. Then i stack other gear on top of them.

On a recent MF trip I stacked two on my rear deck outside a pair of dry bags. I used this "solid perch" to strap a gun case for quick access. Prior to that I hung them with beeners to the pile rigging. Now my great pile is smaller so that doesn't work.

Sent from my SM-G930V using Mountain Buzz mobile app
__________________
"If you dont do it this year, you will be one year older when you do"
-Warren Miller
elkhaven is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-21-2017   #7
 
Pullman, Washington
Paddling Since: 92
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 336
We put ring bolt thingies on them, sealed with silicone sealant, straps thru the ring bolts for tie downs. That does put sharp ends into the bucket (cover with duct tape) but we have found them to be fine for storing food etc.
wshutt is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-22-2017   #8
Misspellingintothefuture!
 
mattman's Avatar
 
Tabernash, Colorado
Paddling Since: 2000
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 1,901
I've drilled holes through the ridge of plastic which the handle is atached to, then tied in steel rings from the hardware store with Parachute cord.
Another option is to put them on the side boards and run a strap across them, with the strap set in between those same plastic ridges, provided the bucket has two of them.
Bottom of the gear pile is best though.

Be careful with the o-rings on the Buckets, as they will leak if you ever pinch them in the threads.
Obviously don't trust them for anything that you couldn't manage without.For instance, I love em for bread, but I always have some flour in my rocket box just in case.
__________________
We can't always agree, but we can still be civil to each other.
mattman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-23-2017   #9
 
lhowemt's Avatar
 
at my house, Montana
Paddling Since: 2020
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 4,606
I sew a harness for them.
__________________
Living in Montana, boating in Idaho
lhowemt is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 01-24-2017   #10
 
Boise, Idaho
Paddling Since: 1960
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 241
We may have just the thing!! It is currently in production shhhhhh, I can send you some info if you would like. Just let me know and I will PM you. Renee
Cascade River Gear is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Found buckets and kitchen gear, San Juan take out Flagstaff Lost & Found 0 06-05-2016 04:23 PM
Stowing dish buckets asleep.at.the.oars Rafting | Gear Talk 21 04-18-2014 09:32 AM
7gallon buckets AndTheLab Whitewater Kayaking 14 05-03-2013 12:57 PM
buckets afraid Kayaking | Gear Talk 27 03-24-2012 07:45 AM
screw top buckets in denver Osprey Kayaking | Gear Talk 10 06-30-2010 11:20 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.