Why are you guys wasting all this money on bed racks when you can just build one out of wood?

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I say this jokingly as I realize the cost of wood these days may not make it as much of a savings as it used to be, but I saw this truck at work today and had to share. A+ for creativity. The build quality looks relatively solid as well. Not sure why it was painted green, but to each their own.

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Pressure treated wood is green. The pressure treatment makes it more water resistant. But it still has that farm built look to it.
 

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Purpose built rigs are always my favorite, it's not how it looks but what it's for! This looks like it's to transport mattresses or something.

In reality my dream would be to have a tube bender and tools in my garage to build my own rack/exoskeleton.
 
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Pressure treated wood is green. The pressure treatment makes it more water resistant. But it still has that farm built look to it.
I thought the same thing about it being treated wood, but it was definitely painted. Lots of brush strokes and a lot darker green.
 
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Purpose built rigs are always my favorite, it's not how it looks but what it's for! This looks like it's to transport mattresses or something.

In reality my dream would be to have a tube bender and tools in my garage to build my own rack/exoskeleton.
I'm not sure what they are using it for, but it is definitely unique. Initially I thought they took it out of their back yard and shortened the height to fit, but it is exactly the right width.

A tube bender would be fun to play with. You could make your own exhaust, a beefy roll cage, some 80's bumpers, or maybe a roll bar.
 


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I did the same thing years ago when I had to move some fencing that wouldn't easily fit in the bed. At the time it only cost me something like $20-$30 and I only needed it for one cross state trip then ended up using the wood for other projects. Would be a bit more spendy given the current lumber situation.
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I did the same thing years ago when I had to move some fencing that wouldn't easily fit in the bed. At the time it only cost me something like $20-$30 and I only needed it for one cross state trip then ended up using the wood for other projects. Would be a bit more spendy given the current lumber situation.
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