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post #1 of 18 Old 08-16-2009, 04:07 PM Thread Starter
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Bed Cover with Stacks (Pics Please!)

I have seen a few pictures but not many, I would like to cover my bed with stacks but at the same time I would want to keep water out. Possible?

ANy pictures or links to some stuff like this would be great! thanks.

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im sure someone with more knowledge on the subject will chime in but i dont think that it is possible to be that water tight with the stacks through the cover, the closer u cut the hole for your stack the less you can open the cover . All depends on what you want and your usage

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im sure someone with more knowledge on the subject will chime in but i dont think that it is possible to be that water tight with the stacks through the cover, the closer u cut the hole for your stack the less you can open the cover . All depends on what you want and your usage
yeah, I know what your saying. I guess its going to be difficult to have the best of both worlds in this situation. I guess it would also depend on what type of cover were talking about. A hard cover or a soft over, I have seen a few pictures of each. Most hard covers don't even open very high to begin with so how much would you really have to cut it?

The only way I can see a hard cover being able to open and still be sealed would be a removable grommet of some type. Yeah I know its a long shot.
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I replied in a thread with instructions how to do it a few days ago. trying to find it again

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instructions are in the middle of this thread
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Nice, great ideas, that is what I had in mind. I would opt for option #2, any pictures?
I do have to admit I am the kind of guy that will hat cutting a bran new cover!!!

Thanks!

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Nice, great ideas, that is what I had in mind. I would opt for option #2, any pictures?
I do have to admit I am the kind of guy that will hat cutting a bran new cover!!!

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I dont have any pictures of number two. Ive never done one like that yet. but the design should work

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I have option 2 on my truck, But without the metal plate.
I have 7inch stacks, so i just 7 3/4 holes. but not around. like a pizza pie but with more slices, then folded them under and had them sown back, i did it this way because i have the Extang Full Tilt, so it can flex when i left the cover and everything. It looks great too.

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This is an older pic, ill get better ones tomorrow

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This is an older pic, ill get better ones tomorrow
That looks damn good, how hot do they get? Won't damage the cover?

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