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Old 01-16-2003, 12:27 PM
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Can anyone help me locate/build a rod rack for the front of my Toyota pickup? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Can anyone help me locate/build a rod rack for the front of my Toyota pickup? Any help would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Old 01-16-2003, 01:20 PM
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If you have a roof rack on your truck you can use ski type racks. They work great and hold a few racks with the reels. If not some companies make license plate racks that hold up to 4 rods. They are usually out of aluminum but run a big buck. Cheapest way is PVC. bolt the PVC in between two pieces of plywood the size of the front license plate, attach plywood to the bumper where the plate attaches to, and then put the plate in front of that. I have seen this and used to have one on my old truck. The one I made held 4 poles w/out reels or 3 with reels. Should cost you no more that 10 bucks and it will never rust as long as you use stainless hardware.
Stop at a bait shop to get the idea and then just make it. I think this is your best bet.
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Old 01-16-2003, 01:21 PM
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Try rod racks unlimited in Wildwood. They don't come cheap, but they are very well constructed. I think there might even be a link on SS.com?
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Old 01-16-2003, 01:55 PM
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www.rodracks.com

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Old 01-16-2003, 03:53 PM
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thanks for all the tips guys..
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Old 01-18-2003, 04:41 PM
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Try Marine Fab out of Brick NJ. He does some quality work, is cheaper and closer. I have had one of his racks for years. He also backs up all of his work.

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Old 01-19-2003, 09:19 AM
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Be careful bolting anything to your front bumper using the license plate holes without checking first. Some of the bumpers on newer vehicles are made of plastic and can't support anything more than a license plate.
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