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Old 01-15-2017, 09:54 PM   #1
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My goal was to build a one person loadable rack that I could call out of alone or up to 3 people. The plan was for a shooter and shiner to be in the rack at each set and the 3rd person remain in front seat. Third person could squeeze in front while traveling or ride in the rack.

Most of the square tubing was on hand, but did have to buy the expanded metal and seat . I expect to have less than $125 upon completion.

I will enclose the back with expanded metal and possibly have a couple doors to make access easy.

The only challenge so far is dealing with the Ranger bed being about an inch deeper in the back. This caused some measurement and level challenges to keep everyone thing level with the bed rails.

Should have some more progress tomorrow.



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Old 01-16-2017, 02:41 AM   #2
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Looks good!
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Old 01-16-2017, 07:54 PM   #3
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More progress!
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Old 01-16-2017, 08:34 PM   #4
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Excellent! Man you're crankin it out.
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Old 01-16-2017, 08:49 PM   #5
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Nice!
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Old 01-16-2017, 09:26 PM   #6
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Looks great
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Old 01-17-2017, 10:04 AM   #7
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Be sure to strap the bed down. The latches will come loose with weight in the back. I have seen it happen. The one where I was involved was with two guys and decoys and all the gear from duck hunting. Not a fun experience.
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Old 01-29-2017, 06:16 PM   #8
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Finally put the finishing touches on and then went to work with it!
The portability of the Ranger/Rack combo added a whole new ability to maximize calls and reach remote areas, without wrecking your truck.

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Old 01-29-2017, 06:36 PM   #9
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Nice work!
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Old 01-29-2017, 06:42 PM   #10
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Looks good...
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Old 02-03-2017, 11:23 AM   #11
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Nice job


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Old 02-03-2017, 11:43 AM   #12
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Niiiice!!
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Old 02-03-2017, 11:46 AM   #13
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I like it a lot...a lot lot lot...cramp...

You Rodney Carrington fans will get that one....
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Old 11-12-2018, 04:29 PM   #14
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Don't see a cup holder for said Shiner
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