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Old 09-11-2013, 05:59 PM   #961
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I usually keep 3 tapes in the can of my truck at all times. Every time I go to a clients house to measure I can never find one. So I stop at the depot and buy another only to have them all appear the next day.
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:58 AM   #962
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I heard if you roll around with more than five tapes in your van you're just trying to get p#$$y.
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Three years ago my van was in a minor accident with a school bus. It clipped the front end and driver fender totaling my baby. At the time I was given enough from my insurance company to by a new to me used van.

I found one that already had some shelving, but it was a setup for an HVAC contractor. After some adjustments I was able to get things in an organized manner and fit everything I needed onto the shelves. The largest draw back I had to keep quite a few items on the floor. Well, I finally just took the plunge and spent a few evenings after work and a weekend to make additional adjustments to the shelves, rebuild a few and completely rearrange my setup to be much more accessible and user friendly.

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What did you use to hang the brooms/etc from the roof? I am currently using bungee straps and don't like it.
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Old 09-12-2013, 03:59 PM   #964
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TNT - nice setup. I have a 2013 Chevy Express and i installed a backup camera. Best thing I ever did.


The camera is in the third tail light.
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Alyminum plate with holes cut in for handles clips for the brush end both attched to roof surports, (aluminum) ? e bonics!!!!!!!!
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Got my truck partial wrap put on and some lettering yesterday.




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Just brought my new ride home.
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Just brought my new ride home.
Love the truck. Growing up my dad had a fleet of these. His truch was a black one with a tricked out 454. I loved driving that thing. My truck now is a 1999 with a 454 vortec. Love American big blocks.
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Love the truck. Growing up my dad had a fleet of these. His truch was a black one with a tricked out 454. I loved driving that thing. My truck now is a 1999 with a 454 vortec. Love American big blocks.

I have a 99 burban with a 454 and now a 78 with a 454.

Good thing I don't leave town too often.
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what did you use to hang the brooms/etc from the roof? I am currently using bungee straps and don't like it.
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Very nice setup! I can always appreiciate a Carpenter who has and a nice, and organized van like yours......Like the stand up ability that Sprinter Vans have, just not their high price tags.....I see Nissan came out with a new tall cargo truck/van, and just recently dodge has a All New stand up version cargo van out in the market now too, with diesel motor options available......Used to have a Ford E250 Cargo Van back in 1999, loved it, but got old climbing in and walking bent over, or having to kneel on something.......take care, Tim.
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Got my truck partial wrap put on and some lettering yesterday.
Looking good! I'm revamping my logos and info and can't wait to get lettering back on my truck!
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Looking good! I'm revamping my logos and info and can't wait to get lettering back on my truck!
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I'm building a 7x14 carmate tool trailer. 12000 gvw

I want to build shelves I wanted use steel I was worried about the weight
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I'm building a 7x14 carmate tool trailer. 12000 gvw

I want to build shelves I wanted use steel I was worried about the weight
Yes, steel and wood will weigh up quickly.

I have a combination of shelves in my 7x20 that are made from 3/8 ply, osb, and also some of the steel shelving from Sam's Club. Everything (except Sam's stuff) is glued & screwed together.

Then all units are screwed to the walls.

Everything seems to ride well.
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My newer rig rolling out of a siding job.
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Nice rig but how do you carry the pump jacks or extension ladders?
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I have 3 of those trailers, one of them has a rack on it, I have a 40 ft flatbed that I usually used. We have alot of pumps and scaffold, enough to warrant it own ride on most big jobs.
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That makes sense. When we had over 300 scaffold frames we had a dedicated truck and crew to move it and set it up.

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