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Im not really against it. But I just dont think its all that professional looking. I know what you mean as I said earlier I make the trailer do all the work. And I think there is a way to maximize the set up with high sides on the truck or even a flat bed with stake sides(or some variation) with the hydo dump ram. Or just a complete dump bed install.

I think thats meant more for the consummers that want to use their truck to do more. Witch is what you are trying to do but on a commercial level. I dont know what it is about ply wood but it just erks me. And even the sheet metal look sitting on top of the truck bed just isnt for me.
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Im not really against it. But I just dont think its all that professional looking. I know what you mean as I said earlier I make the trailer do all the work. And I think there is a way to maximize the set up with high sides on the truck or even a flat bed with stake sides(or some variation) with the hydo dump ram. Or just a complete dump bed install.

I think thats meant more for the consummers that want to use their truck to do more. Witch is what you are trying to do but on a commercial level. I dont know what it is about ply wood but it just erks me. And even the sheet metal look sitting on top of the truck bed just isnt for me.
I understand where your coming from. Do you think there is a way to maximize its appeal? what if we put a flat sheet metal over top with some sort of paint job..you could use it to advertise your company..
or even go a step farther and round the metal up top and color match it to look like a truck cap but with not top..
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this could even go a step farther and we could do some type of resin or fiberglass shell around it but i think that would be too complicated..or something to look at if it actually got into some sort of minor production
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Well to me what would look right is the siding on those dump trailers. its like 2x4 steel with sheet metal.

It propably over kill witch is why I would rather just replace the whole bed of the truck. But thats me. And thats expensive.

Your idea would deffinently be a cheaper alternative.
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Well to me what would look right is the siding on those dump trailers. its like 2x4 steel with sheet metal.

It propably over kill witch is why I would rather just replace the whole bed of the truck. But thats me. And thats expensive.

Your idea would deffinently be a cheaper alternative.
Thats what would be done with the metal

i would use the square steel tubing and metal sheeting behind it

it was planning on painting it black but i never showed a picture of it..instead i used diamond plate to show that it was metal
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