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Old 09-10-2010, 06:06 PM
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Anyone using a flatbed pickup?

The bed is rusting out of my pickup and I was thinking about putting a flatbed on it. Truck is used primaily to pull mowers so not being able to put crap in the back is not an issue. I will put stake pockets on it just in case i ever need sides. Plus I like the idea of putting a toolbox or 2 underneath. So does anyone use a flatbed?
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Old 09-10-2010, 11:52 PM
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Ive worked out of them before and prefer to, most of the jobs was where we was always grabing something out of the back, make a 2" x 6" rail around it to keep anything you wanna toss in the back in place.

currently im working out of a utility bed talk about a PITA!
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Old 09-11-2010, 07:24 AM
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I was also looking at a utility bed. Its a little more than what I wanted to pay, put it still may be an option.
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Old 09-11-2010, 10:30 AM
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if you trailer all your equip and debris there not bad, plus you can haul a crap load of tools, im just always loading something out or in the back of the truck where a flat/dump bed would be much better
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Old 09-12-2010, 12:27 PM
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do you guys ever haul debris (grass clippings)
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Old 09-12-2010, 07:08 PM
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You may want to check into the legal ramifications with your local DMV. Here in Michigan pickups with flat beds are subject to different requirements and plate fees.
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