McKicks Raised Oche Carpet & Target Oche-Mat hybrid
Well, as some of you know I des a review about the McKicks raised oche carpet mat. I am still very happy I bought it and haven’t had any problems with it.
However, my mom does.... as I was forced to hang my dartboard in a specific corner of my ‘man cave’ due to furniture, tv, etc the oche line is next to the door. When the door is closed no problem at all, but my mom keeps complaining about ‘that freaking wooden piece’ on the ground because when she wants to clean there she can’t open the door properly... women...

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As she kept repeating herself lately I came up with an idea:

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First I always had this little Target oche-mat but it was out of use since I bought the raised oche carpet. This got me thinking how could I find a better solution in removing the raised oche and not having to remove the entire carpet everytime.

Well, transfer the wooden oche to the little Target mat so that it can easy be moved instead of the whole carpet? Yes!

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Just unscrew these 5 and the oche comes loose.

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Underneath it’s the same as the standard McKicks carpet mat without raised oche, what a surprise

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Mark the 5 spots where the holes have to come and make a little hole in it to see from the bottom where to put the screws in and you’re already half way.

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A few minutes And 5 screws later this is the result:

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Yes I know, this definitely won’t win any prizes for best looking oche but who cares right it works for me as it is way more practical to move and mom is happy so I have more reason to get more darts. Win-win situation.

I’m not entirely sure whether I will keep the McKicks carpet under as it does not have any value anymore lol, but for now I will. Thanks for watching!
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Good thinking, did you adjust your board height to compensate the xtra width of the additional carpet?

You could of also just clean your own room/man cave. Tongue
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(01-07-2018, 03:47 PM)Great White North Wrote: Good thinking, did you adjust your board height to compensate the xtra width of the additional carpet?

You could of also just clean your own room/man cave. Tongue

Most likely will get rid of the McKicks carpet so height will be ok again then.

I could clean it myself yes, I could...
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(01-07-2018, 04:22 PM)RubennnV Wrote: Most likely will get rid of the McKicks carpet so height will be ok again then.

I could clean it myself yes, I could...

Lol
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Well you MacGyvered your way out of that one Tongue I attached my oche to my mat with some velcro like this: 

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It's also easily attachable/detachable as my door also hits the oche when opened.
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(01-07-2018, 04:27 PM)joeriw96 Wrote: Well you MacGyvered your way out of that one Tongue I attached my oche to my mat with some velcro like this: 

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It's also easily attachable/detachable as my door also hits the oche when opened.

Oh well, didn’t think of anything like this. Very handy and even easier option. Might consider this too as it would let me keep the McKicks carpet instead of the little Target one! Thanks joeri
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Good thinking Joeri, plus one. :thumbup:
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Nice little bit of work and at least now your mum as no excuses for not cleaning lol
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Great idea. I'd do whatever it took so you could have your mom clean for you. I'd love it if I had somebody clean my house for me. Move the oche, no problem. Move a dresser not an issue.
Here Mom let me plug in the vacuum for you. HaHa
+1 for your good thinking.
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LOL...Some good thinking on your part as to keep MOM cleaning...LOL. However, that is a good idea for the carpet oche
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Great idea

Noj
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Good idea, I got a welcome mat and scrap wood in the garage.
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