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Wood Pickup Boxes Never Rust or Dent
Got rust holes beating their way through the sides of your dented and battered pickup? Then take a close look at the new wooden truck boxes introduced by Lamco Manufacturing, Locke, N.Y.
"Reaction to the new boxes has been tremendous," says Steven Lamphier, Lamco President, about the new boxes. "Wood gives your pickup a distinctive look and maintains that look for the life of the pickup - unlike metal boxes which, because of rust and dents, can ruin the looks of a new pickup in just a short time."
Lamco boxes feature "classic" wood stake sides that are easily removed to turn the pickup into a flatbed. Although the standard size bed is 8 ft. long with 20-in. sides,
Lamphier says they can be built longer, and with higher sides, to fit most any need. All feature a standard drop tailgate and have no wheel wells.
The bed and sideboards are made from 1-in. tongue and grooved Southern pine, and the stakes and other structural pieces from oak. The entire rig is coated with a clear preservative. An optional coat of varnish turns it into a "Sunday Special". The box weighs 400 to 500 lbs.
Wood pickup boxes retail for $370. Lamco also makes wooden truck and pickup cattle racks.
For more information-, contact: FARM SHOW Followup, Lamco Mfg. and Distributing Co., Rt. 90, Locke, N.Y. 13092 (ph 315 497-1890).

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1982 - Volume #6, Issue #4