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How many have headache racks??

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by Guzzo856, Apr 25, 2010.

  1. Guzzo856

    Guzzo856 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 295

    i was thinking it would be usefull when loading my bed up with branches stone ect>

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    i think it would get in the way of my sides i put on for mulch. the sides cover the back so nothing can scratch the cab
  3. mini14

    mini14 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 236

    mine has saved my glass many times, and can load wood super fast without worrying about breaking anything, can haul a long ladder too.
  4. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    Same boat but was with landscape timbers. Broke the first window, had one ever since.
  5. Gravel Rat

    Gravel Rat LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,544

    You want a full headache rack not one of those backrack POS.

    I wouldn't own a pickup without a headache rack any pickups I had there was a headache rack on it.
  6. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions LawnSite Silver Member
    from OH
    Messages: 2,331

    heres one we made for one of our trucks.

  7. lazer 46

    lazer 46 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    Backrack makes what they call a safety rack. It fully protects the window with heavy duty mesh. I had it on my last truck and now on the new one. Very high quality. I broke a back window many years ago because it was unprotected. Never again.
  8. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,684

    Never needed one, so I don't have one.
  9. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    Murphy's Law: If it something bad could happen, it will happen.
  10. rcslawncare

    rcslawncare LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,684

    True, I try to be carful, something will happen some day, but I prefer not to have one. I like custom made ones with lights and such, but I don't care for the back rack style.

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