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Homemade roof rack on the cap all done

Grand total of $100 from the local hardware store. Now, off to Vermont for the weekend!
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nice job man.. whats wrong with your corner?
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looks good! and inexpensive.
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looks nice dude
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Looks great, Matt. So what...just a bunch of what, 3/4" pipe and fittings? Further making me want a cap more and more. Thanks for that. lol.


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nice job man.. whats wrong with your corner?
He's got white housing clear corners.....they all look like that.
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Looks great, Matt. So what...just a bunch of what, 3/4" pipe and fittings? Further making me want a cap more and more. Thanks for that. lol.




He's got white housing clear corners.....they all look like that.
I think he's referring to the trim piece right under the corner light... doesn't it look tweaked?
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Just appears to not be in the notch on the fender, that's all.
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No you can tell something is up with that corner light. Its like twisted, the lines don't match up with the fender.
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hmm sorry guys i didnt mean to start a huge debate on this.. i just thought the corner light and the black piece under looked oddly positioned..
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you should shoot over to NH.
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The headlight is loose and the piece of trim is loose. On my list of crap to fix.

Its all just 3/4" pipe and fittings. Rock solid. The cap is rated for at least 500lbs so I can put a lot up there. I might mount some lights up there too.

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where do you live in ct
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Looks pretty good.
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Looks good matt!!! btw need bigger fogs up front..lol jk!! get that grille fixed homie!!
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So far so good. Its been on and off three times and its working great. Kayak'd about 5 miles on the lakes here and we went cliff jumping. I screamed like a little girl. And I'm sunburned. FML.

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Milan, NH! We just donated our old fire engine to Milan in the spring! I'm in Plymouth VT (near Ludlow / Okemo) now. Look like nowhere near Milan unfortunately.

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Shoreline. Where the taxes cost more than the property....

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Milan, NH! We just donated our old fire engine to Milan in the spring! I'm in Plymouth VT (near Ludlow / Okemo) now. Look like nowhere near Milan unfortunately.
haha thats pretty cool. small world. i go to school in Berlin NH and i live in Milan while im there. right now im back at home in Campton, which ironically is right next to Plymouth NH. its about a 2 hour drive from you.
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I put some of that split foam pipe insulation on the rack this morning before we headed out to the lake. Made a huge difference! Should have thought of that before damn it.

Today our brilliant plan was to kayak up to the bottom of the Auburn Lake damn from Echo Lake and just climb up and over with the boats. What could go wrong, sounds like a GREAT plan! We got up there and realized that we can easily heave the boats over the damn, but heaving ourselves over and into said boats without going back over would be.... unwise. Fail.
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