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    Free standing truck bed slide

    The slide itself is very simple. Just a 2x4 frame screwed to 5/8 pressure treated plywood. I then added fourteen 2inch casters to the underside of the tray. The addition of folding leg supports allows me to drop my cargo in less than 3 minutes.
    I'm not sure what the max. Weight capacity is but I know that all my tools are at least 400lbs and no sign of the table bowing, cracking, etc.

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    Last edited by Keith William Knull; 10-27-2015 at 02:18 AM. Reason: Added photo

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    Love the freestanding feature. Nice job.

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    That's a really cool idea!

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    Thanks Keith! We've added your Free Standing Truck Bed Slide to our Storage and Organization and Automotive categories, as well as to your builder page: Keith's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Great idea

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    I'm thinking you could rig it to drop/lock the forward set of legs without having to get out of the truck.

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    Great idea! Why didn't you show me this before I retired!


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