Register free!
Search
 
     

The Green Industry's Resource Center


Click for Weather
 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
  #1  
Old 11-13-2012, 08:27 AM
recycledsole recycledsole is online now
LawnSite Bronze Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: MD
Posts: 1,733
Please critique my fall clean up box for pick up

hey guys, i would appreciate anyones help on this.
i want to build walls on my pick up truck for leaf and debris collection. so i can haul more things more securely.
i have a toyota tundra with 6.5' bed.

i will use 4 2X4s in the stake holes @ 4' each.
i will use 1/2" plywood walls @ 4' high. (is this too high)?

the things im concerned about are
1) the box is attached to the truck only by 1 lag bolt in each 2X4. doesnt seem secure enough. is it?
2) the 2X4s going in the stake holes being modified to a smaller size to fit the opening. will they break? is there metal - square steel tubing?

do i put the plywood on the inside or outside of the 2X4? i think outside would be better

thank you!
Reply With Quote
 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump





Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ©1998 - 2012, LawnSite.comô - Moose River Media
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:20 AM.

Page generated in 0.09116 seconds with 8 queries