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Just installed my Mac's rails as well. A couple of notes on the photos below:

- The rails are raw cut - I spent 10 mins max smoothing out the edges and deburring. No big deal. If Mac's did that work it would probably affect their price so not worth it to me. And some may not care. That's fine too but for me an extra couple of minutes to smooth out the rough edges was worth the time.
- Install was a piece of cake - everything lined up perfectly!!! I used some orange thread locker. everything lined up perfectly.
- Supplied hardware was perfect. The machine screws/bolts supplied by Mac's were 1 inch long - wish I could have purchased a bunch from US Cargo Control (sorry - didn't know about Mac's until recently) for use when installing the aircraft track on my Ace Upper Decker - had to use their 1.5 inch machine screws/bolts and cut them off. See my note below on the Ace Upper Decker.
- Cargo rings (silver) came from Macs. The blue cargo ring was something I bought generic from amazon. Generic ones worked perfectly on Mac's rails so I am very happy and expect all my other hardware to work too.
- Regarding the extra hardware you see in my bed (pneumatic struts and angle aluminum near the tail gate, plus the holes in the bed behind the cab) - all of that is for an Ace Upper Decker that I installed then improved. I have to re-do the spacing on the hinges and the crap you see around the area where the three sets of hinges used to be is just silicone. None of this will make any sense to you but I did make a video showing my work on the Ace Upper Decker - see all the way down. Not relevant for this thread but didn't want anyone to be confused about.

Anyway - Mac's rails are perfect and have already been put to use holding cargo netting for about 1.5 yards of mulch piled high - perfect! I am a happy customer!

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And - an explanation of my Ace Upper Decker - info about hinges from before I put on the Mac's Rails at 1:30ish

 
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Just installed my Mac's rails as well. A couple of notes on the photos below:

- The rails are raw cut - I spent 10 mins max smoothing out the edges and deburring. No big deal. If Mac's did that work it would probably affect their price so not worth it to me. And some may not care. That's fine too but for me an extra couple of minutes to smooth out the rough edges was worth the time.
- Install was a piece of cake - everything lined up perfectly!!! I used some orange thread locker. everything lined up perfectly.
- Supplied hardware was perfect. The machine screws/bolts supplied by Mac's were 1 inch long - wish I could have purchased a bunch from US Cargo Control (sorry - didn't know about Mac's until recently) for use when installing the aircraft track on my Ace Upper Decker - had to use their 1.5 inch machine screws/bolts and cut them off. See my note below on the Ace Upper Decker.
- Cargo rings (silver) came from Macs. The blue cargo ring was something I bought generic from amazon. Generic ones worked perfectly on Mac's rails so I am very happy and expect all my other hardware to work too.
- Regarding the extra hardware you see in my bed (pneumatic struts and angle aluminum near the tail gate, plus the holes in the bed behind the cab) - all of that is for an Ace Upper Decker that I installed then improved. I have to re-do the spacing on the hinges and the crap you see around the area where the three sets of hinges used to be is just silicone. None of this will make any sense to you but I did make a video showing my work on the Ace Upper Decker - see all the way down. Not relevant for this thread but didn't want anyone to be confused about.

Anyway - Mac's rails are perfect and have already been put to use holding cargo netting for about 1.5 yards of mulch piled high - perfect! I am a happy customer!

20210904_131710.jpg
20210904_131718.jpg
20210904_131754.jpg
20210904_132101.jpg
20210904_134204.jpg
20210904_134211.jpg
20210904_134219.jpg
20210904_134230.jpg



And - an explanation of my Ace Upper Decker - info about hinges from before I put on the Mac's Rails at 1:30ish

Thank you for the feedback. We sell the L-track arrowheads as well: https://macs.link/3DVAPa9
 
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