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Old 06-26-2013, 07:06 PM   #21
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Not sure. I know nothing about that company. I was just looking for a picture as a example and that was the website. Maybe try to find a local fabricator to build you a set, seems like a pretty basic build. Doesn't need to be a offroad fab guy or anyhing. Just need someone that can cut and weld some square stock or tubing. Maybe go to the local lumber yard and ask a contractor where he got his lol.
I was hoping Btnewman would show me something, the rack on his truck looks good but not what I need.
The site I posted earlier BlueWaterwelding has very nice racks, sturdy and actually look good but Two grand is too steep for the amount of times I will use these racks per year.
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I could easily build something for ya, I just havent built a full work rack yet. Gimme a day or so and I should be able to draft something up for you
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Old 06-26-2013, 11:35 PM   #23
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Op, how much ish weight do you think you will carry at the max?
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Op, how much ish weight do you think you will carry at the max?
I would guesstimate between 500 to 800 lbs
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Old 06-27-2013, 05:12 PM   #25
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Ok, I think I have an idea that you might like. Its just a matter of getting some time with my puter to get a rough draft
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Your best bet is probably to get a custom one made so it has everything you want. But here is a modular one i found http://www.rackitinc.com/modular/mod...otatacoma.html
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Ok, I think I have an idea that you might like. Its just a matter of getting some time with my puter to get a rough draft
Remember I would like the racks to be easily removed
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Old 06-28-2013, 05:34 PM   #28
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How bout fold foreward? So all that is there is a cab rack, then when you want to haul lumber, fold a bar back and have a full rack?
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Custom aluminum is the way to go if you want over the cab
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Old 06-28-2013, 08:17 PM   #30
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Alumimum, over cab? AL doesn't have much of a fatigue life...
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Alumimum, over cab? AL doesn't have much of a fatigue life...
Yeah man , tons of custom aluminum racks up here
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:50 PM   #32
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possibly something like this?
and pardon the drafting, I still have a lot to learn
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:52 PM   #33
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That's cool ^^

But why not just do a fixed front and rear hoop , that will provide more strength for the cab over portion
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Old 06-29-2013, 05:57 PM   #34
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I see what you are saying, the op wants a ladder style rack that is easily removable. I just wanted to see what he thought about have the rear hoop be able to swing forward out of the way, vs removing the whole rack. I do plan on usings either cables or a removable section of tubing to brace the rear hoop in the open position
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:05 PM   #36
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Those are too easy
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:06 PM   #37
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Those are too easy
Easily removeable and strong , yes
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Old 06-29-2013, 06:07 PM   #38
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Or you could go to a nested , removeable rear hoop like this

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Old 06-29-2013, 06:21 PM   #39
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I do like that idea! Simple, yet satisfying
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Old 06-29-2013, 07:43 PM   #40
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Now I guess its up to the op
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