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Old 11-04-2010, 08:12 PM
cacher cacher is offline
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Default Re: DIY Campershell (kinda)

Actually looks very good. I've seen some people do these and they look like total cr@p.
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Old 11-05-2010, 03:06 PM
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very cool, Im one of those that have seen similar ideas but this is nice
this is a V6 right?
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Old 11-05-2010, 06:00 PM
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Almost wish I hadn't seen this because now I want to do it! Looks great! If you fish alot, Berkley makes rod holders that will hold your rods alot better while your driving, I have them in my truck.
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Old 11-08-2010, 10:15 AM
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For the top, you could always make something similar to a bimini top that they use on boats. It would give you added headroom when it is up, and can be folded down when you travel or have good weather.
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Old 11-25-2010, 10:36 AM
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The fishing rod holder doubles as a rifle rack, so those racks from berkley won't suit my needs. Good idea though!

Thanks for all the compliments guys. I'm still working on an idea for the top. I will update this thread when I make more progress.
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Old 04-27-2011, 04:39 AM
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I like it. Down in Florida you'd have to staple some mosquito netting everywhere and enclose the whole thing so you don't lose a couple gallons of blood while you sleep.
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