Dakine pick-up pad + camper shell?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by RayB, Jun 27, 2011.

  1. RayB

    RayB Monkey

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    Just curious...

    Has anybody gotten this to "work" ??
    If so, what brand/model camper shell do you have?
    How many bikes could you fit?
    Was it a pain in the ass?
    Pics?

    Or am I a retard for trying to have both?

    Any help is appreciated. Thanks!! :)
     

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  2. tuumbaq

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    You'll end up ruining your tailgate , regardless of the brand.Was that your question ? :thumb:

    Seriously though, I dont see why it wouldnt work with any sort of camper,I used to run a hard canopy with the pad and worked fine... The camper would just sit on the pad, dont think it would matter much but you'll still end up ruining your tailgate no matter what.:thumb:
     
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  3. RayB

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    Well, the rear windows on some shells aren't that great hence the question.

    I don't understand how it would "ruin" my tailgate, but then again, I don't have a camper shell yet so I can't try. Can you elaborate on this?

    Thanks!
     
  4. rockofullr

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    I used to have a GemTop on my ford ranger. Shuttled for years with it on and a thrift store blanket. There is no reason it won't work as long as there is no clearance issue with the window.

    I think what tuumbaq is referring to is that your tailgate will still get scuffed and mangled through the Dakine pad. This is a well known issue but if you don't care about the paint on your tailgate (like a real man) then it isn't a problem.
     
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    Good to know.

    I'm really not that concerned with my tailgate getting scuffed up (it's a truck!), but as it currently stands, there really isn't any room for damage (*knocks on wood*). See pic:

     
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