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Built a Rack

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by KingDuramax, Oct 30, 2009.

  1. KingDuramax

    KingDuramax Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    I wanted a Rack but didnt want to spend $200 on one, So I went and got some steel (cost $45)Some primer and Paint(cost $5) then went to work. 4 hours later here is what I got.


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  2. KingDuramax

    KingDuramax Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Here it is on the truck.

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  3. nhgranite

    nhgranite Senior Member
    from N.H
    Messages: 122

    nice, real nice. i to can't spend the money on a back rack. lowest i've seen them for is 250.
     
  4. Nice..

    I've got to get going on one. Had the steel sitting in the shop for 2 weeks now. $88 for enough steel to build 2 and much heavier built than the BackRacks
     
    Last edited: Oct 30, 2009
  5. KL&M Snow Div.

    KL&M Snow Div. PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,616

  6. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,229

    Nice Rack:D:D:jester:
     
  7. KingDuramax

    KingDuramax Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    I lined the upright bars with my slideing window and the flat stock with my windoe so I wouldnt loose any visibility. Worked good. Looking in the mirror or out the window you can hardly tell its there.
     
  8. nh785

    nh785 Member
    Messages: 71

    did you use a square or level?
     
  9. KingDuramax

    KingDuramax Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    I Sure did.
     
  10. f250man

    f250man PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,124

    I made mine. the claps and sydenstrickers all for 150.00 and the time.

    Looks good.
     
  11. cpsnowremoval

    cpsnowremoval Senior Member
    Messages: 223

    looks good beats buying a back rack
    payup