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I built this New Seeping platform

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by meafordmike, Oct 18, 2009.

  1. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:24 PM
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    meafordmike

    meafordmike [OP] Well-Known Member

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    DON'T BELIEVE THE DATE ON THE PHOTO'S
    I know it’s not the prettiest bed out there but it works.
    I plan on taking a trip from Ontario to Up State NY and VT for some mountain biking next week.
    I wanted to keep it cheap because I am going without the family, so I built a sleeping platform in the bed of the truck.
    It’s only a 5 Ft bed and I am 5.9 but I will make it work. I am an Infantry soldier so have slept in a lot worse.
    1) Got some 1/2 plywood
    2) got a 2X10X10. (Cut in half)
    3) grabbed some old fence boards I had laying around.
    4) Put it all together and carpet.
    I did cut some access panels in it but they didn't turn out how I wanted it to. oh well.
    50$ Canadian.
    Sorry about the Pics but I can't figure out how to post them up so I can put comments on each photo.

    Pictures Feb 13 07 012.jpg
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  2. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:27 PM
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    meafordmike

    meafordmike [OP] Well-Known Member

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    More Photo's

    Pictures Feb 13 07 037.jpg
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  3. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:36 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    nice set up.
     
  4. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    neslerrah

    neslerrah Taco lovin'

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    looks great!
     
  5. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:37 PM
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    cheehab

    cheehab I bleed Black and Gold

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    Nice work! Sleep diagonally and you'll be fine!
     
  6. Oct 18, 2009 at 2:38 PM
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    paintdiddy

    paintdiddy Machine gun shits

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    stick your feet thru the rear slider :)
     
  7. Oct 18, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    petersharp

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    And wake up with chronic pins & needles!Looks like the sleeping surface if way below the window.
     
  8. Oct 18, 2009 at 3:08 PM
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    gupster88

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    pretty sweet idea man, looks good!
     
  9. Oct 18, 2009 at 3:16 PM
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    SubZombie

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    I came in here to figure out what a seeping platorm was :p
     
  10. Oct 18, 2009 at 3:44 PM
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    i just spent 2 hours searching for seeping platorms.... jk! GJ looks great
     
  11. Oct 18, 2009 at 3:45 PM
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    Pretty neat idea. That can come in handy for my hunting and fishing trips!
     
  12. Oct 18, 2009 at 6:57 PM
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    meafordmike

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    Thanks for all your comments, I think I will sleep on an angle.
     
  13. Oct 18, 2009 at 7:05 PM
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    Justin723

    Justin723 Dont judge me

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    Nice job man, really digging how you utilized all the space in your bed by making those slots.
     
  14. Oct 18, 2009 at 7:23 PM
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    Very nice!
     
  15. Oct 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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  16. Oct 18, 2009 at 8:09 PM
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    Mike,great job!.....I ordered a Leer cap this week and I plan on building a removeable setup very similar.My 6 year old son is giddy about the idea of sleeping in the truck.:) My plan is to use it for MTB and family excursions as well.I found a great pictorial on the web from a guy with a first gen that did quite a job before he and his wife set out for Baja for a couple of months....Did you happen to see it?
     
  17. Oct 19, 2009 at 12:29 AM
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    Yeah, I saw BajaTaco's setup, Its what gave me my inspiration. I am not as good a he is at woodworking. (I measure once cut three times)
     
  18. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:30 AM
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    Nice setup man!
     
  19. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:32 AM
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    wait, You're going to sleep in that thing, Up north!? (well south for you)
    Temps in the adk's have been at freezing level.
     
  20. Oct 19, 2009 at 6:53 AM
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    I have been to the artic in Winter living in tents, and I have a good army issue sleeping bag.
     
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