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05-31-2010, 12:37 AM
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I have the intermediate shooting board from Hockeyshot.com. Very pleased so far, I like it a lot, but one question...what is the method for cleaning it...Just water? What do you guys use to clean yours?

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I have the intermediate shooting board from Hockeyshot.com. Very pleased so far, I like it a lot, but one question...what is the method for cleaning it...Just water? What do you guys use to clean yours?
My old one is blacker than the ice of spades (in the heavy traffic areas) mostly because I use it purely for slapshots. I tried cleaning it with goo b gone, but it didn't really work. I just use it for slapshots so it doesn't really need to be clean. The pucks still slide fine for me.

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My set up At first I was shooting into a giant fishing net that I had up between two trees. My yard is on a slant and had a tonne of trees so I shot off the only flat part (behind my shed) and into the net.

Then my brother came and cut down all the trees



Now I had to take advantage of the flatspot so I got the EZ goal and shooting pad.

Because my shot is pretty hard I had to modify the EZ goal backstop. I just laced it up with the old fishing net I was using before! So here is my set up .....


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I'm using what's called a Thrifty White Board. It's a 4'x8' panel for $12 at Home Depot or Lowe's. It's a thin wood panel with a white plastic coating on top that makes it slick. It's slick enough to shoot off of as-is. Bought some silicone lube though and the board is slick as snot now.

Thrifty White Board @ Lowe's

Note: I have it on uneven, rough concrete or a brick patio so I put a 1/2" plywood board underneath to keep it from getting torn up.
You are a genius. I finally got around to doing this and it works amazing. I just need a goal or backstop because sent a puck over the short fence 30ft away.

Picture to come shortly when I get a target.

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You are a genius. I finally got around to doing this and it works amazing. I just need a goal or backstop because sent a puck over the short fence 30ft away.

Picture to come shortly when I get a target.
I love the thing, I recommend it for everyone who is looking for a shooting pad.

It can get scratched up after hundreds of shots, but I cut mine into 4x2 foot sections, so it is very easily replaced, light enough to carry, and comes out to just under $3 for each smaller board.

I take it out to the outdoor squash court at the park and just throw it down, as is. Spray on some lubricant, rub the pucks faces around a little, then wipe it down with a towel, and it is perfect, you don't even need to screw it to a plyboard as long as it's on a flat surface.

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Anyone wanna come to my house to do something like this for me?

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mine is in the garage

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I'm using what's called a Thrifty White Board. It's a 4'x8' panel for $12 at Home Depot or Lowe's. It's a thin wood panel with a white plastic coating on top that makes it slick. It's slick enough to shoot off of as-is. Bought some silicone lube though and the board is slick as snot now.

Thrifty White Board @ Lowe's

Note: I have it on uneven, rough concrete or a brick patio so I put a 1/2" plywood board underneath to keep it from getting torn up.
I just got my shooting board in the mail the other day then last night i went to lowes and saw the white board me and my wife were like wtf i just spent $35 on the one i got and it's half the size for double the price. They are essentially the same thing


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sweet stuff guys. For the netting behind the actual net, what are you guys using to keep it up? And is it strong enough to stay standing for slapshots?

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sweet stuff guys. For the netting behind the actual net, what are you guys using to keep it up? And is it strong enough to stay standing for slapshots?
I just have a basic rope to hold it up. As long as the netting has plenty of slack it'll hold up to anything you can shoot at it. It disperses the impact very quickly and gently. If you hang the net tightly you'll probably punch holes in it with slappers.

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Does anyone has any suggestions for those of us that live in apartments? I can get a bucket of pucks and shooting boards, and take them to the park for some shooting. But, what do I do about a net/goal? I need something mobile... something I can collapse and fit into the truck of my car. Got any suggestions?

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Does anyone has any suggestions for those of us that live in apartments? I can get a bucket of pucks and shooting boards, and take them to the park for some shooting. But, what do I do about a net/goal? I need something mobile... something I can collapse and fit into the truck of my car. Got any suggestions?
http://hfboards.com/showthread.php?t...ghlight=ez+net not sure how big your trunk is and if your seats fold down, but from what Ive seen and read thats one of the better mobile ones

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http://hfboards.com/showthread.php?t...ghlight=ez+net not sure how big your trunk is and if your seats fold down, but from what Ive seen and read thats one of the better mobile ones
Thanks. I saw that video but the net won't fit in my car. I have a statiowagon, but the net is too wide. I'm thinking of creating some sort of net entrapment. Maybe a few 2 x 4's and a net. Don't know what to do.

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I'm gonna have to post my set up

It's our carport/building outside with a shooting pad and instead of a goal i used the old stove that was left in teh house from the last people that lived there

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Since this thread got bumped let me add a little bit of comment on my home set-up.

Threw some water down on my thrifty whiteboard. It froze, now I'm shooting on ice. Sure the board will be ruined and I'll need to buy another one for $10 in the spring, but it works even better now

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Since this thread got bumped let me add a little bit of comment on my home set-up.

Threw some water down on my thrifty whiteboard. It froze, now I'm shooting on ice. Sure the board will be ruined and I'll need to buy another one for $10 in the spring, but it works even better now
i never thought about that

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i never thought about that
Well it helps when my backyard has about 8" of snow, but my shooting board/net is on the back porch. Just leave the pucks outside, let 'em freeze, and they work great.

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Since this thread got bumped let me add a little bit of comment on my home set-up.

Threw some water down on my thrifty whiteboard. It froze, now I'm shooting on ice. Sure the board will be ruined and I'll need to buy another one for $10 in the spring, but it works even better now
Had a little warmer weather, the ice melted. But grabbed some snow, spread it around lightly on the board and it worked even better than the when the board was covered in ice. It's almost too slick.

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so i live in a small studio apartment and wanna build a small setup to shoot. the apt definetly has the length too and its hard to do anything outside since i live in centercity. any ideas on how to do this without giving my landlord a heart attack

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so i live in a small studio apartment and wanna build a small setup to shoot. the apt definetly has the length too and its hard to do anything outside since i live in centercity. any ideas on how to do this without giving my landlord a heart attack
1. Make a smaller version of my setup in the first post.
2. Don't miss the net.

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Hey everyone/
I'm a golf pro.
There are some really good practice nets that have the ability to hold up to tons of use.
Look under golf training aids, there are a bunch of them

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Cool stuff guys, I'm getting a net this week, then getting a whiteboard and may build one of those bungie cord things for passes or one timers to set up in my basement. Will post pics when finished hopefully this time next weekend.

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Net tied to the poles, broken down and rolled up...looks like contraban, but it does the trick

I thought that was a joint at first.

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My set up At first I was shooting into a giant fishing net that I had up between two trees. My yard is on a slant and had a tonne of trees so I shot off the only flat part (behind my shed) and into the net.

Then my brother came and cut down all the trees



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Because my shot is pretty hard I had to modify the EZ goal backstop. I just laced it up with the old fishing net I was using before! So here is my set up .....

I have the EZ goal and I love it. It's one of the best training aids I've bought. I'll post a pic of my setup later. Good stuff boys!

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My setup


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