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I hear a lot of talk about trimmer racks but not much about ones that can attach to the bed rails. Does anyone know of a manufacture that makes one like this?

For me this would be more convenient since I dont always bring the trailer for brush clearing and what not. I end up throwing them in the back of the truck and this isnt the most secure thing to do.
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dude, i have being thinking about this, since the other day, i saw a guy with trimmer rack in his truck ,while i was driving.
i have search the cyberspace with no luck, may the force lead this tread.
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I use Jungle Jim racks. I took some 2"x2" angle and welded 1"x2" tube where my stake pockets are then bolded the racks through the tube and the bed rail.

Hopefully this picture will explain what I mean..

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I use Jungle Jim racks. I took some 2"x2" angle and welded 1"x2" tube where my stake pockets are then bolded the racks through the tube and the bed rail.

Hopefully this picture will explain what I mean..
so the 1x2 is vertical in the stake pocket making a T with the 2x2?
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i like that, i imagine that's a latter, how that works out for you, i found this pic on the web, i like the way it locks the trimmers, but i like yours better.



http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-SHlFgJoiKM...mmer+Rack4.JPG

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Yes the square tube is welded like a "T". I will get some better pictures of it tomorrow.

The thing on the tailgate is a folding ramp. I use it to load my mower on days I don't need the trailer.

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I found a slightly better picture of the rails. I removed one side of mounts because I rarely use the edger and I stupidly bent one of the trimmer rack mounts.

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Yes the square tube is welded like a "T". I will get some better pictures of it tomorrow.

The thing on the tailgate is a folding ramp. I use it to load my mower on days I don't need the trailer.

awesome where did u buy that rail from, i just buy i zero turn and i cant afford to buy the trailer i want to get, so for the mean time im looking to load it in too the truck bed, and im trying to set it, so it goes smooth, i really like those rail dude seems to work really nice nice set up to not use trailer.
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Found these while looking at some trimmer racks. Thought you might be able to use them.

http://www.trailerracks.com/EI086.html
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I already figured out how I'm going to mount them. The only problem is its in the way of a ladder rack. I might make a ladder rack that goes on 1 side to solve this.
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