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Need Ballast Ideas for In Bed

So, I've been driving my 14 dually 2WD around the last couple of days with about 250 lbs in the bed and the vehicle rides like a different truck. The annoying bounce is drastically reduced which got me to thinking I need weight in the bed ALL the time. I know I can throw a few bags of sand back there, but not really wanting that.

What about actual weight? I was thinking something for a tractor, like the wheel weights. Any other ideas for inexpensive weight to add to the bed. If it works as good as I am expecting, I will probably bolt the weight down so it doesn't move around.

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I know a guy on here that filled his spare with concrete and chained it up so it wouldn't kill someone if the hoist gave out

if it is a permanent thing i would consider a steel flat plate cut to the bed profile and secured in place
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Maybe get something like this.
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Maybe get something like this.

You better be around a Subway or Jersey Mike's all the time or chain that thing down too.



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