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Old 03-04-2009
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Well i've built the frame. I still haven't fit the tarp and added screens but heres what i got so far

first step of the frame
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A little more built up and moved the support bar to the bottom
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stretched the tarp on somewhat secured with rope
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and this is inside
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Looks kinda ghetto.... that's not the finished project right?
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Function>Form for this project.
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indeed function over form, and no its not the finished product. I stated that in the post.
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Aw, I was really hoping that you'd do the idea with the tonneau! But it looks like it'll do what you need.
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You need some windows for a breeze in there.
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You need some windows for a breeze in there.
a fart could be deadly.
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I think it's awesome, Ben. After seeing the homemade tonneau I loved it, and I think this is going to be just as good, it doesn't need to be the prettiest to function, the square frame will give you a LOT more room than the tonneau lean-to.
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a fart could be deadly.
Especially on one of those hot summer nights. That could really ruin the mood.
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It's like having your own little fort in the back of your truck.
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You need some windows for a breeze in there.
Look at the original post in this thread, it will have some windows... This isn't the finished project, just some progress.

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I think it's awesome, Ben. After seeing the homemade tonneau I loved it, and I think this is going to be just as good, it doesn't need to be the prettiest to function, the square frame will give you a LOT more room than the tonneau lean-to.

Yeah thats why i like the square frame idea alot more. Plus it gives me more room to haul camping gear to the site.
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love the idea but If i were to do It Id look into some PVC pipeing. That way you can take it apart and put it in a duffle bag and keep it in the truck. But lookin good man.
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Looks kinda ghetto.... that's not the finished project right?


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indeed function over form, and no its not the finished product. I stated that in the post.


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LMAO.....too funny.
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I still dont know what to think o this i cant wait to see it done. i think you need a smaller tarp to start with
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Well i got it big because i'm going to cut it down and make it form fitting.

12x16 foot tarp $10 :-D
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why not just buy a cap?
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why not just set up a 2 person tent in the bed? Ive done it. A-frame style...
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