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Found a 2000 chevy flat bed 2500 to work with
Needs dual wheels pretty sure.
This bed too high and skinny, need a shop to fix it.
Off with the old
Trailer hitch on the tractor aint gonna do this
Will work now
Now the fun begins. Sanding cleaning fresh paint.
Hold my beer I got this.
Add some lumber
Some lettering by Richard Baker
To be continued, tool boxes next to come.
After a year time has come, remove, refinish, redesign time.
milled 2×8 2x10s for bed edges and new fenders. All full 1″ thick lumber, all box boards are home made tongue and groove clamped and glued with Tightbond III and all grooves sealed with 5200 marine caulk. I mixed white rustoleum with Thompsons clear water sealer for the finish.
Needed a front bumper. used all factory bolts and mounts. Needed stereo, designed 1.3 cu. ft. sealed 12″ sub woofer box, nine speakers three amps. Couple ham radios keep me company and help with emergency communications if needed.
had to convince boards to lay down flat with some screws & 5200 marine caulk, it worked.
large overlay Euro Hinges worked great.
narrow front box accepts 6′ levels as planned.