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Old 10-08-2012, 08:58 PM
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Window protector for pick up truck

hey guys
i noticed when im loading alot of branches, equipment, etc... on my truck bed, there is a potential for damage to the window on the back of the cab. what do you all use to protect it?
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:12 PM
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Buy a headache rack or make one.
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Old 10-08-2012, 09:37 PM
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Just cover it with duct tape.
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:19 PM
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thanks for the replies
how would i make one? with ply wood?
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:23 PM
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We made one with 1.5" tubing and welded it together. Doubles great for carrying the conoes and kayak.
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Old 10-09-2012, 08:27 PM
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Cross-bed toolbox keeps stuff away from the window generally.
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Old 10-09-2012, 10:06 PM
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I have the Backrack safety rack. It's one well built rugged window protector. Heavy duty mesh protecting the window. And no holes to drill.
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:05 AM
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I have a box/enclosed racks I built for the truck so I can haul large loads of debris, firewood, mulch and other stuff. It's taller then the cab so I cut a hole out and screwed a piece of expansion metal over it. The last truck I had, I didn't cover the hole. So I was always treading light when tossing firewood in the bed. After I finally broke the sliding window out, I duct taped the hole to get through the winter. Trading it in for another that spring.
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Old 10-10-2012, 03:56 PM
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you can bring a half sheet of plywood with you ,and when your loading stuff your worried about,stand the wood upright in the box then load it .I have done this often as I do a lot of demo work and clean-ups ,and have never had an issue with it .
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Old 10-10-2012, 08:19 PM
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thanks alot for everyones information i really appreciate it
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