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Quick release Ladder rack for my truck.

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Project by hikE posted 2349 days ago 17416 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This idead took me a few weeks to come up with. I wanted to make racks out of wood because well… I am a carpenter for strters and I liked the idea that I could take the rack apart in about 10 seconds when I didnt need it. I used notches for everything to fit together and just bolted the front 2×6 to my back rack( I cheated a little). I really put this to the test. I put doors my siding brake, lunber ladders and it never broke on me. I am making a new one out of 2×4s this time because I think 2×6 is a little over kill and gives a little more head room to clime in through the back.My trusty helper is in the background of each pic.

-- HikE, Nova Scotian blue noser





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Bradford

1434 posts in 2427 days


#1 posted 2349 days ago

interesting build. looks strong.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2349 days ago

Very nice ladder rack HikE. With all the stuff that you have to carry with you this gives more room to haul even more stuff.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Peter Oxley

1426 posts in 2479 days


#3 posted 2281 days ago

Nice project. I’ve been considering something similar for my pickup, but have been wondering about feasability. Now that you’ve shown it can work, I might give it a try!

-- http://www.peteroxley.com -- http://north40studios.etsy.com --

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SteveKorz

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#4 posted 2281 days ago

I really like that a lot… adding it to my to do list…

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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stevenfritz

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#5 posted 1559 days ago

very nice work.

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