Frequently Asked Questions
Ski Rack Installation Instructions
The following are answers to questions posed by customers.
Button Ski Hangers hold fat skis, carving skis, race skis, twin tips, kids’ skis, his skis, her skis… If they have alpine binders on them, they can be stored on a button without risk of damaging the structure of the ski. A modified button is required to hold skis with tech binders.
Button Hangers were designed by a mechanical engineer for skis weighing 4 times the weight of a normal ski. The weak part is the means of attachment. The button must be installed with ¼ inch, minimum fasteners, to a solid backing material. Drywall anchors will not work.
Tech Button Ski Hangers are available for purchase at this link: https://buttonskirack.etsy.com. Button Ski Hangers (buttons) were designed for alpine ski bindings, however a version is available that will hold both alpine binders and alpine touring bindings (tech) bindings. Tech Button Ski Hangers have a groove machined in the outer rim that accepts the pins on the toepiece of tech binders. These buttons work best with the tech binding toe piece in the engaged position.
Spacing of 6 inches is adequate for all ski widths.