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Old 05-17-2019
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This conversation usually comes up about once a year and this was the solution for my carrying a spare.
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It is made of a long piece of thin aluminum two 6" hose clamps cut in half and riveted on. I used some gal. steel pieces for the bottom and the top. The bottom is attached to the decking. Then a hole was drilled in the bottom piece to allow a bolt to come up from the bottom. A turnbuckle was then attached to that and the eye bolt that went through the top piece. You just tighten down the eye bolt as needed by hand. Wrap the whole thing in black plastic or something to keep the sunlight off of it and you have a spare, on the roof, and looks good from the ground. It just looks like a shinny aluminum container from the ground.

Jim and Michele Walters
'93 WLWB
Bluebird of Happiness
2002 Silverado Diesel 2500 HD 4x4
2003 Harley Ultra Classic
Larwill, IN
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