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So I happen to find this while looking at poor mans ATV videos and just thought, wow that is awesome. What a great option for folks who don't want to deal with trailers.



It is a truck bed rack and ramp system that weighs aprox 450lbs, can be installed and removed in aprox 10 min (with a group of people or mechanical help), allows for the carry of ATVs and or mowers, has a rack for storage of items with room to park a mower or ATV under, assisted ramp lift, extends your track bed length, and depending on local laws needs no special registration, title, inspection or insurance.

While not exactly a cheap item at $3000, it is competitive with trailer prices while saving a lot of the added costs of trailers.

It can be found here https://theramprack.com/

I am seriously looking at this as a great option to have, so thought it highly worth sharing since others here might appreciate it as well. Now I suspect most of us wouldn't use it as a landscaping truck (though some permies are doing permie landscaping), but more of a farm truck addition to bring in some of those bulky and heavy items that would normally need a trailer.
 
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aluminum OHV truckbed ramp

This is what my uncle liked to use to load his dirtbikes into his truckbed, light, folds down, and easy to load engine driven equipment(rolling non-drive-powered heavy equipment up that ramp would be quite a chore).

 
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Dustin Rhodes wrote:aluminum OHV truckbed ramp

This is what my uncle liked to use to load his dirtbikes into his truckbed, light, folds down, and easy to load engine driven equipment(rolling non-drive-powered heavy equipment up that ramp would be quite a chore).



Yep, I already have a folding ramp for my truck. The one I posted however is more than just a ramp, it is an extension. Giving you more room for equipment and/or items. Which is a big part of why I find it so cool.
 
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