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Old 07-06-2017, 05:00 AM
nezzie09 nezzie09 is offline
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Default Bed rack / RTT rack

Hey everyone!

Long time lurker here but figured I'd post my project.

I hadn't welded anything in years and now I'm hooked again!

Anyways, here's my bed rack that I build primarily to carry my roof top tent.
​​​​​​Needs to be powdercoated still, but considering adding a couple things before that.

Anyways, hope you guys like it. I've got a decent amount if use out if it already.. Plenty durable.
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Old 07-16-2017, 04:51 AM
1stFordRanger 1stFordRanger is offline
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Looks great
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Old 07-17-2017, 01:07 AM
Undrstm8ed Undrstm8ed is offline
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Default Re: Bed rack / RTT rack

Looks good as far as I can see.

I'm assuming you made it lower to compensate for the tent on top with wind noise and possibly fuel mileage, if I am right but I think you could be missing out on some valuable real estate spaces on the sides of the rack for some gear and in the bed too which is why anyone ive seen making racks for trucks like that brings them up level with the roof or just a bit higher so they can attach a light bar maybe across the top front too..

Overall, I like what you're doing. And although it may come across that I am bagging on it. I'm just stating obvious improvements to help out functionality.

go through my build page you'll see
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