Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-17-2016, 01:56 PM   #11
AKA: 'tiredTeacher
awellis3's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Posts: 622
Originally Posted by nc-canuck View Post
Just recently switched from suburban to a pick up. Getting a tonneau cover.
Before you get a tonneau, look here:
It folds up like a boat Bimini when you need your truck as a truck. Allows me to carry bikes out of the weather, too. I had a tonneau on my first truck and this is mucho better.

Wright and Penny
Richmond, Va.
2010 Tundra 4X4 5.7L V8
2014 Rockwood 2604WS
Life is a cruel teacher. She gives the test first; the lesson then follows.
awellis3 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 02:06 PM   #12
Senior Member
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 365
A lot of firewood , tool boxes , spare for the trailer step stool ratchet straps, jacks , diesel addatives , Spare hitch shank, Grease gun, I`m sure I`m leaving something out.

Big Red and 30WR is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 02:36 PM   #13
Join Date: Sep 2014
Posts: 91
Whats in my pu bed

An elevated tool box. A 5th Wheel. Small Weber Charcoal grill. Gallon of extra 15W40. A d-handle shovel and rake. A short handle broom. A 3-step folding step ladder. And misc 4x4, 2x12x12 blocks w/handles, wheel chocks. In the toolbox is a 2" and 2 5/16 ball inserts, various landing pads, DEF box, and 2 bunches of stackable orange levelers.
Rick_Geneseo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 02:45 PM   #14
B and B's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Wilmot Twp, Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,740
What's in your truck bed?

I have a blue hauler, a 4 kW Generator, 5th wheel hitch, 20 lb propane, gas can for Generator, 2 boxes firewood and standard hitch for hauling blue hauler, folding 15 ft ladder
B and B
2013 Rockwood 8289 Diamond Edition
GY D's/2.5 inch lift kit/Powerhouse 4 KW EFI Generator
2016 Ford F 350 Lariat Power Stroke Diesel Crew Cab FX4
2008 Golden Falcon 380PA Park Model Model

"Oh Canada,True North Strong and Free!"
B and B is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 03:32 PM   #15
Senior Member
mdstudey's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2015
Posts: 192
Blocks of wood for stabilizing and leveling. Jacks, ladder, tunnion bars, ice chest if needed, dog (she has a favorite spot), dog bed, dog crate. We have a cap on ours and on top of that bars can be added to carry anything like a kayak. Our cap side windows open up. It makes it real handy for my husband to be able to reach in for something like jacks and not have to unload. Us short people are SOL on that part. I can a least open the side and check on the dog. Plus we have pass through windows to check on her. Highly recommend a cap over a flat cover. Easier to organize, haul tall stuff and keep everything protected from the elements.
Chuck & Denise + Pata a.k.a the campground Gladys Karvitz
He is a picker, photographer, hiker. She is a quilter.
Both big nature lovers.
2015 23BD Grey Wolf, 2012 Chevy Silverado 1500
2015 - 7 nights, 2 trips, 2016 - 2 trip, 24 nights
Life is short
mdstudey is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 03:36 PM   #16
Senior Member
Sc00ter's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: Aurora, Co
Posts: 127
Lol rust and a whole lotta dents. Previous owner was a landscaper and by the looks of it hauled large boulders while driving the Indy 500. Pulled the front of the bed away from the cab and installed a cheapo $100 bedliner. Problem solved.
2015 puma 295bhss
2009 ram 3500 6.7l ctd
Sc00ter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 03:41 PM   #17
Senior Member
SeaDog's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2016
Location: Idaho
Posts: 1,700
I have a quality (heavy weight) tonneau cover and a 3/4 in thick rubber full cover mat. I use plastic crates to tool bag and and other stuff, also carry my gens and boards.
Retired Navy
Jake my sidekick (yellow Lab)
2006 F350 6.0
2016 Flagstaff 26 FKWS
AF&AM of Idaho
SeaDog is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 03:43 PM   #18
Site Team
asquared's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: North Carolina
Posts: 8,417
We have a hard trifold tonneau cover that flips all the way up to give us full use of the bed if desired without having to remove the cover. It is the bakflip g2 tonneau cover. We have the fiver hitch in the center. Typically keep wood in a bin in the front of the bed. We have truck bed bars to help hold things in place. I usually keep a bottle of def in the truck in case I need it. Not much else kept in there. When traveling, we can put the generator in there, and anything else we might need to.
<a href= target=_blank></a>
2014 Crew Cab Chevy Silverado 3500 4wd Duramax/Allison
2014 Sabre 34REQS-6
asquared is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 04:01 PM   #19
Senior Member
Blackhat6mike's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2014
Location: St Simons Island, GA
Posts: 1,099
Send a message via Skype™ to Blackhat6mike
50 gallon transfer tank/toolbox with way too many things to list. One gallon distilled water, a gallon of DEF, jack stands, wrenches, air compressor, folding shovel, 12vdc water pump, jumper cables, a quart of motor oil for my outboard and a 3 gallon boat tank, etc, etc.
I also carry the second spare tire and the 9.9hp outboard and a 10'X20' astroturf mat.
We haul an 11' 8" RIB in the bed when traveling if we will be anywhere near water [always near water or I'm not going].
Wish I could use a ton cover, but the diesel tank fuel neck is higher than the level of the bed. I would have to cut a large hole in the cover especially if it is one of the fold up kind.
2013 Silverado 2500 HD Duramax/Allison Tuned
Aviator Wright Flyer #1919
"First In, Last Out". 11B4Y
DAV, MOPH, VFW, 5/7 Cav,1/8 Cav Assoc.
11th ABN Pathfinder Co. N7MIP
Blackhat6mike is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2016, 04:19 PM   #20
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 67
i have a cap for my lab mix dog my wife would leave me home before our 3 dogs would be left home lol

locogk is offline   Reply With Quote

bed, truck

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by is not in any way associated with Forest River, Inc. or its associated RV manufacturing divisions.

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:38 AM.