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Arched Stake Bed Cover ??

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Lawnscape89, Dec 8, 2006.

  1. Lawnscape89

    Lawnscape89 Senior Member
    Messages: 213

    Can anyone tell me where I can locate a supplier for an arched tarp / cover setup for a stake bed? I'm referring to the type that has several arched rails in the bed with a tarp streched over it. I've seen them in several styles going down the highway, but don't know where to find one. :confused:

    I'd like to get one for the winter to keep the snow off of my supplies when the sidewalk crew is out. Kind of like a box truck with out having to buy an extra truck!
  2. BobC

    BobC Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Don't know of any but I would try searching the truck equipment suppliers on the web or a body company that probably put on the stake bed and cover you saw.
  3. Earthscapes

    Earthscapes Senior Member
    from WNY
    Messages: 577

    I use Custom Canvas located here in Buffalo. Look around in your area, for places that make tents and tarps.
  4. Oshkosh

    Oshkosh PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,655

    Try an over the road trailer dealer...

    Look up a trailer truck trailer dealer in your area (Great Dane,Fruehauf,Ravens,etc(Sp) )they should be able to get you the bows, pockets etc..
  5. bam

    bam Senior Member
    from .
    Messages: 201

    up in Central NJ there is Blanchard Custom Tarps.
  6. Oxmow

    Oxmow Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Bed cover

    I made one for my 91 Ford FSD by using electrical conduit and a conduit bender. I welded 6" pieces of pipe to the top rail of my dump bed and the conduit slips right in. I goes up about a foot higher than the cab. Strap a tarp on it and it works great. I use a mesh tarp for leaf season. No reason a nylon or canvas wouldn't work great as well.