Canyon Dancer Rings - another use?

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  1. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto Supporter

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    Just thought I'd share this. If it's not novel, forgive me.:1drink

    Our entire work fleet (pickup trucks) has transitioned to CNG. The cylinders occupy the front 1/3 of the truck bed and the protective shroud conceals the front anchor points for securing cargo. Furthermore, the metal shroud clearly states "No Drilling." I haul irregular shaped objects often and need lots of anchoring options. All the really heavy stuff goes on a trailer.

    So after a couple months of casually looking around for solutions, here's what I came up with...
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  2. RetiredandRiding

    RetiredandRiding Retired to Ride Supporter

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    Great idea!
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  3. texas123

    texas123 Been here awhile

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    Great application, but you should turn the ring portion to line up with the strap/
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  4. ricker

    ricker booger eatin' moron

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    And put them on your lower triple clamp pinch bolts for tie down points-works great
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  5. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    if you look in the corner of truck beds, you'll see your down loops. they don't get loose, come unscrewed, or need extra holes drilled. use em
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  6. squish

    squish Out of the office.

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    You might also be able to use the bolt hangers used in rock climbing,
    And IIRC they are around $40 for about 10 of them.
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  7. Tinker1980

    Tinker1980 Doesn't ask why, only asks how

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    You mean those hooks under the CNG tank?
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  8. ohgood

    ohgood Just givver tha berries !!!

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    i dunno, everything 've seen with cng started with forks and ended with lift :-)
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  9. DirtyDog

    DirtyDog Omnia mea mecum porto Supporter

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    I'm gonna make sure I take these off when I get a new truck (non CNG this time).
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