My plan so far for my custom soft top complete will poorly drawn pics

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  1. lochenjons

    lochenjons 1/2 ton status

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    Eventually I am planning on making my own softop. Ill probably use some kind of fabric from an army surplus store since I'm close too one. But I may use something else as I've heard good things aout marine store fabric or something. The top will be water proof, hopefully :D but what's different about it is the supports that hold it up will be able to slide down. Why? Because I think it would look kinda weird with them up with the top off and it shouldn't be too hard to do so I might as well. This is the truck without the top http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a61/lochenjons/normal.jpg?t=1168193441

    With all the supports up it would look kind of like this:
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a61/lochenjons/topframelabel.jpg?t=1168193446
    Then the brackets are where the fabric actaully attaches to
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a61/lochenjons/brackets.jpg?t=1168193448

    The frame will be able to collapse and shouldn't be noticable behind the sides of the bed
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a61/lochenjons/framecollapsed.jpg?t=1168193451
    I kind of messed up here because I was thinking that by adding a second set of snaps on the top of the fabric I could use it as a tonneau cover too. But the back of the rollbar would be in the way :mad:
    http://i9.photobucket.com/albums/a61/lochenjons/tonneau.jpg?t=1168193452
     
  2. Chrisblazzer89

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    Sounds kool
     

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