2001 - Volume #25, Issue #3, Page #12[ Sample Stories From This Issue | List of All Stories In This Issue | Print this story | Read this issue]
Easy-To-Make Tie-Downs For Pickups
"I took four common C-clamps and brazed 5/8-in. flat washers to the æfixed' end of the clamp. Then, to prevent paint damage, I covered the open face of the washer with a circle of plastic using contact cement. To attach ropes and tarp straps, I drilled a hole in each clamp and inserted an S-hook, which I closed into a loop.
"Now I can quickly have from one to four tie-down points anywhere along the pickup bed."
Contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Bob Hudspeth, P.O. Box 51, Era, Texas 76238 (ph 940 665-5942).
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