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Old 08-02-2008, 10:02 PM   #1  
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Just the truck and the flatbed weigh 11k?
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Just the truck and the flatbed weigh 11k?
Yes C&C truck about 8.600lb + 2,400lb bed = 11,000lb
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you forgot your mesh in the back window- unless you wanted a slider anyways!!!! Nice work by the way; I moonlighted for a fab shop in town and appreciate your fenders
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you forgot your mesh in the back window- unless you wanted a slider anyways!!!! Nice work by the way; I moonlighted for a fab shop in town and appreciate your fenders
Thanks Cat.

Actually the mesh as you call will be a CNC plasma cut design, It will be a bolt on in case if the rear window is broken and needs replaced (don't want to pull a bed to replace the glass) .. same goes with the LP as well, the trap door that gives you access to the truck/trailer electrical is located on top of the LP
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Actually the mesh as you call will be a CNC plasma cut design, It will be a bolt on in case if the rear window is broken and needs replaced (don't want to pull a bed to replace the glass) .. same goes with the LP as well, the trap door that gives you access to the truck/trailer electrical is located on top of the LP
That is one nice, NICE body! I build truck bodies and trailers for a living and I KNOW how much work went into that. You certainly pay attention to detail!

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Here is a couple of pics of one of the trailers(built it too) I pull with the truck

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OK, then it passes with FLYING colors then The last one we built was all aluminum for a dually- turns out this new calcium cloride(ice melt) they put on our roads doesn't like AL much We had to rip it off and paint it; whats the fun of having AL if it doesn't look like it

I really like your boxes- and a person REALLY shouldn't HAVE to plan the "next" LP failure DODGE, are you listening
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So what do you haul on that huge trailer? Oh and very nice truck by the way
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NICE flatbed!!!

Question... what's the spacing from the top of your tires to the underside of the deck? I'm still trying to figure that out for the deck I want to build...

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Rob,
here is the link to the C&C upfitters guide, if your a standard cab w/bed you could probably still use some of the data... the bottom of my bed is 9" above the frame..that is max tire travel listed in a crab situation according to the dimensions / Views and chart section..

http://www.dodge.com/bodybuilder/2008/dm/dmmo.pdf
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Very nice work! Like the color choice, it shows off the workmanship much better than black would.
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Thanks 6-C

Ted it is used to haul tubing to and from the oil/gas locations I work on..

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how did you attached the bed to the frame, with the restrictions by dodge of drilling or welding top and bottom flanges? very attractive bed.
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I used all existing holes, the upfitters guide gives you the specifics on what you can or can not do.. When I get some extra time I'll post a slide show of the project.
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