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Ok like redranger4.0 did for the Exo Cage Thread... due to recent happenings i want to start a flatbed thread since its looking like thats where my trucks goin with the exocage instead of buying a new bed and trying to cage it in...

so same deal here, post up pics of flatbed's you've seen and/drawings you may have.

heres my requirements so far for the bed to contain/hold
1) Room for atleast a 38" spare
2) 60" Hi Lift
3) some sort of toolbox (stuff like axle shafts)
4) spare F/R driveshafts
5) Spot for a winch and fairlead
6) C02 tank (maybe)
7) compartments for tools/chain/straps/winch cable/fluids
8) bottle opener - little novelty item... hardly anyone drinks bottles at camp, sure as hell not on the trail but w/e
9) cooler built in or spot for cooler (cant believe i almost forgot that!!)
10) air tank, i'll probably build that in somewhere below the floor and have a connection poking up
11) place for a shovel
12) place for 2 - 5 gallon jerry cans
13)

optional--if theres room) place to bolt 1-2 plastic chairs(race) with harnesses for a hell of a ride

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just an idea....
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add a gas can and water can to the list?
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just an idea....

oooo man......i am in love....
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those were originally made for trailers until the company started converting them to truck beds....I would love to build one personally.....they weigh approx. 300 lbs completly built, plus the weight of your cargo
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the only reason i wouldn't like one for off roading is they look heavy as sin.......
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didnt see that.....
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I edited it before u wrote and then your came up lol just pointing it out incase u didnt see me add it
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Wow...awesome.
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add a gas can and water can to the list?
i knew i forgot something, thanks...
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wow... that truck is hotter than most of the girls that go to my school....
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didn't we just have a flatbed thread, cause I think I posted that truck.
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haha there was an exocage thread, i dont remember a flatbed thread.
maybe there was. but this is a new one
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Wow that is sick.
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^that ones kinda high... idk if i like it
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this has already been posted, just a different angle
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i have more, and im a pirate thread with tons. so there'll be more to come
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I found where I posted it, it was in your damage report thread. Close enough
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i do like that yellow trucks one
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that one is high so he can put the spare underneath like that other guy did.
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yea, but then it looks like a PITA to get stuff down.
and there goes all my space for building storage bins in the floor

i'll probably have 2 pieces of tubing coming off the roof part of the cage like some pics and i'll mount the tire up there.
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I found where I posted it, it was in your damage report thread. Close enough
yea they kinda flow together
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Best flat-bed EVAR
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to anyone wondering why im going to beat it up...

it wont be intentional, but i dont care anymore, its getting an exocage and flatbed HOPEFULLY in 8 months
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i really look forward to this threat!
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