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Old 08-09-2021, 08:52 PM
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GatorStep / SeaDek in a truck bed

Hear me out.

Going in a mall crawler Gladiator with a covered bed. Will never haul anything dirty. Maybe firewood at worst.

Would I be crazy to try this? The wavy bed concerns me, but I suppose I could pay for install if I dont want to try it. And of course getting dirty, but Id do black to help hide it.
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Old 08-09-2021, 09:37 PM
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It won’t hold up to any abuse. Dropping anything in it will rip it. Aka firewood.
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Old 08-09-2021, 09:41 PM
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It wont hold up to any abuse. Dropping anything in it will rip it. Aka firewood.
I guess I could lay a tarp. Which leads to how often would I have to do this and do I want to.
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Old 08-09-2021, 11:25 PM
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What would be your objective in doing this?
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Old 08-09-2021, 11:48 PM
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What would be your objective in doing this?
A bed mat for light hauling. Something nice looking and different.
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Old 08-10-2021, 01:07 AM
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Yeah... Gatorstep/SeaDek is only durable enough for being stepped on. Any more than that and you'll be wearing away at it.
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Old 08-10-2021, 09:41 AM
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Get a bedrug and be done with it.

https://bedrug.com/?gclid=CjwKCAjwx8...BoC_XIQAvD_BwE

Spray on bed liner protects the truck, a Bedrug protects your gear. Bedrug is durable, dampens noise, can be hosed off, and can be left in or taken out.
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Old 08-10-2021, 11:18 AM
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+1 bedrug.. 2 versions one is smooth and more of a vinyl... the other is carpet.. i love the carpet but if you are doing hauling of firewood etc.. i would lean the the vinyl type ...
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Old 08-10-2021, 12:59 PM
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I've been eyeing the vinyl Bed Rug too.

Looks like the route I'll go since I'm not getting any backers on this.
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Old 09-03-2021, 01:48 PM
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Seems like 90% waste of money IF the bed was actually open and there was some visual appeal you were going for, like taking your gladiator to car shows....
Covered = 100% waste IMO.

But you already know it's not durable for abrasion and cuts since you're a MC guy.

Another no vote here.
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