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Old Rack

Discussion in 'Camping & Outdoor Gear' started by flem0061, Mar 6, 2007.

  1. flem0061

    flem0061

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    A friend of mine loaned me the rack that he's had in storage for a long time. It was previously on his 40. I would like to incorp. a floor into it and am wondering if anyone is familiar with this rack. Who made it? What type of floor did it likely have to begin with?

    (BTW, it's on sideways because that's the way we had to bolt it down with only the 3 cross members)

    Thanks
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  2. JohnnyC

    JohnnyC Long ago TLCA# 2231 SILVER Star

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    con-ferr...no longer in buisness :( ....."PORTHOLE ROOF RACK"


    markW i think has some floors he's here on mud
     
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    The "other" Mark W. ;)


    It's an old con-fer.

    It did not have a floor originally.

    Just put a piece of plywood in it.

    I suggest not loading it too heavily or reinforcing the crossmembers. Those stamped sheetmetal crossmembers are pretty puny.


    Mark...
     
  4. JohnnyC

    JohnnyC Long ago TLCA# 2231 SILVER Star

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    sorry for the typo :) .... Mark W

    didn't they sell a floor kit that went with the rack...sold seperatly...somebody here on mud had floors ...left over
     
  5. Mark W

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    No, what I meant was that you were talking about Mark Woytovich, not me. ;)

    They may have sold the floors as a separate item. Wouldn't be surprised.


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  6. Lucy_FJ55

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    I've got one of those old Con-Fer roof racks and mine came with what looks like marine-grade plywood. It seems pretty stout actually but I am not certain if it is stock.