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Old 12-06-2013, 07:43 PM   #46
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Knapheide makes them---bring a thick wallet---I'll be looking for one.

I did find that I have a lumber rack from a long forgotten truck--I have been using it as a ladder storage back in the way back yard---so that immediate need is taken care of.

I do need to cut some trees out of the way---I retired that truck rack a long time ago.
Not lumber racks-- PIPE racks

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Old 12-06-2013, 07:44 PM   #47
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Nice rig, Mike! One thing I always do to a new ride, buss. or personal; add some 1/4" stiff mess galv. screening to the front end- behind the trim- protects all the fin coolers from rocks/bolts/ even a nut once, coming through the grill spaces. But if you used a cheap cord already- may want to wait 'til after the first projectile hits- lol. Gary
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Old 12-06-2013, 08:09 PM   #48
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Not a cheap cord----just worn out---I'm funny about cords--I like really good ones.

Good suggestion about the radiator protection---I'm learning---
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Old 12-06-2013, 08:28 PM   #49
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"Lumber" rack? -
"Pipe" rack??? -
How about a "Ladder" rack -
you know - for ladders, pump-jacks, scaffold.....!!!
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Knapheide makes them---bring a thick wallet---I'll be looking for one.

I did find that I have a lumber rack from a long forgotten truck--I have been using it as a ladder storage back in the way back yard---so that immediate need is taken care of.

I do need to cut some trees out of the way---I retired that truck rack a long time ago.
Ya got any pictures of your tool rack? Here is the one I was talking about but it is taller than this one.
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Old 12-06-2013, 09:15 PM   #51
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Yep--that's the dream cover---they also make one that is about 16" taller---

I've just started looking into them---I've been to busy to contact a local distributor--Maybe when things slow down a bit---
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Old 12-07-2013, 12:28 PM   #52
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Yeah, the hi-cube ones of those are the bomb. Its like a mobile work station, there's counters on each side, tall enough to stand up in comfortably.
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Old 12-09-2013, 06:21 AM   #53
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I may have found a tall cap and doors---I'll check it out today---

There is a rust bucket junk truck for sale at the local gas station---If the cap will work with my truck,I'll see if he will consider parting out the topper---I don't think he will get any more or less for that old junker if the cap is gone----
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Here is hoping you can get it buddy, got pictures?
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Old 12-09-2013, 07:16 PM   #55
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I didn't have time---By the time I finished work,it was dark and I needed food---tomorrow---

It is the tall topper---
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If its a Gemtop or an A.R.E., it's steel, which is what you want. A fiberglass canopy would be silly on that thing.

And lets hope he doesn't know what he has, those things are expensive, even on the used market.
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That one did not workout----cap is not removable----I'll keep looking---
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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr--truck will not start---rotten luck!

It is -8 ----dang dang dang---Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr--truck will not start---rotten luck!

It is -8 ----dang dang dang---Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
Just take the day off!
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Got a "ready heater"? Start running it under the truck, may even want to tarp some of the heat in. We've all been there...........

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