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nice easy/clean way to mount shovel, axe etc

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by big sky, May 27, 2012.

  1. May 27, 2012 at 1:34 PM
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    big sky

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    this makes for an easy and clean way to mount a shovel/axe/similar item utilizing the bed mount system

    first you'll need a pair of quick fists

    http://www.endroad.com/index.php/quick-fist-mounts.html

    then a pair of t-slot nuts

    http://www.zorotools.com/g/00063230/k-G1777921/

    and finally a pair of 3/8" bolts (I used a round head hex socket)- I went 3/4" length, but I think 1" might be better

    you have to drill the hole out a little in the quick fist to get the 3/8" bolt in

    the parts

    [​IMG]

    I assembled the t-slot nut on loosely, opened up the rail and slid both quickfists in, get them to the right location and simply tighten- done :)

    [​IMG]
     
  2. May 27, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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    tacomafide

    tacomafide Cheese it in there!

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    Looks nice mayn!
     
  3. May 27, 2012 at 1:55 PM
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    hey OP did you get the exact t-nuts on the link? or a different size? Cause I would love to order several of these...
    the exact dimensions you used would be awesome, thanks!
     
  4. May 27, 2012 at 2:05 PM
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    skidooman

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    This x1000000.
    Please.:D
     
  5. May 27, 2012 at 2:06 PM
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    Nice! Very clean and easy.
     
  6. May 27, 2012 at 2:39 PM
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    big sky... where did you goooo???......
    We need you!!!
     
  7. May 27, 2012 at 3:05 PM
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    Nice job man!
     
  8. May 27, 2012 at 3:29 PM
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    Very nice! Thanks for sharing.

    David
     
  9. May 27, 2012 at 3:45 PM
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    yup- that's a direct link above to the t-nuts :)
     
  10. May 27, 2012 at 3:58 PM
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    Thanks!! On order!
     
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