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Steve,

 

Ken still has the truck and I believe he lives close to Jacksonville.  I am going to buy the truck in August or September.  But, I would be happy to send you the money for the slide whenever you say.  Thanks again because this will make it so much easier for me putting things in and out of the truck.

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Nan

 

I certainly understand getting a cargo slide; in fact, I intend to get one for my new truck.  Just want to mention the 2015 Tundra has carpet and pet screen windows in case you want to carry your dogs in the back.  The cargo slide will create a new challenge for transporting your big dogs in the bed.  Rather than crawl around in the bed, I have used a "pole" to move cargo toward me.  And, when I do need to get into the bed, the carpet makes it easy on the knees.  Once again, I fully appreciate the cargo slide, just wanted to provide additional thinking.  Attached is a picture of the carpeted bed and "pole".

 

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KWR


2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II, Hull#444


2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab, 4WD, Denali, Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 Engine with Allison 6-speed transmission

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Thanks again because this will make it so much easier for me putting things in and out of the truck.

 

You're going to love Steve's slider - it's really something.


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I’m contemplating building a new system for the back of my truck.

And we expect photos.


Snowball • LE2 256 • 2018 Ford Raptor

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Ken,

 

I was hoping to be able to carry them behind the driver's seat with the back seats folded up or down (however it works).  I think they would take up too much valuable cargo space in the back of the truck. I carry them now in my Sportage with the back seat folded down and I rigged a divider between them and also one to keep them out of the front seat with me.  The pole idea is a good one.  Thanks.

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That plan works. We actually carry our lab the same as it is too hot in the far back in FL during many months of the year.


KWR


2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II, Hull#444


2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab, 4WD, Denali, Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 Engine with Allison 6-speed transmission

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Nan

 

In addition to the bed length and width measurements of my 2015 Tundra provided earlier in this topic, my truck cap is a LEER Model 180 which is 8 inches higher than the truck cab (not flush with the cab), so you can plan your cargo slide out with that in mind (my understanding, Steve design has a vertical component too)


KWR


2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II, Hull#444


2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab, 4WD, Denali, Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 Engine with Allison 6-speed transmission

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In preparation for my ARE truck cap, I recently had installed (1 hour at $120 - the installers have a forklift) a Cargo Glide, 100% extension, 1500lbs cargo capacity, stops at every 12 inches.   Crawl around in truck bed looking for that chair I thought was packed, careful not to bump my head on the truck cap, simply slide the bed out and take a look.

 

 

 

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KWR


2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II, Hull#444


2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab, 4WD, Denali, Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 Engine with Allison 6-speed transmission

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side, extended view of Cargo Glide 1500XL

 

 

 

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KWR


2019 Oliver Legacy Elite II, Hull#444


2019 GMC Sierra 2500HD Crew Cab, 4WD, Denali, Duramax 6.6L Turbo Diesel V8 Engine with Allison 6-speed transmission

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We are spending our second night in Antigo, WI. We got here late Sunday afternoon and scoped out the Slide-Master factory. Early this morning we were at the plant where we were welcomed by the sales staff. Matt (sales person) took us to their other facility where all the aluminum fabrication is done. Here Tali and I unloaded and completely disassembled the upper assembly mounted on the slide in our truck. Then their team removed the bare slide and took it into the shop where they removed the older style latching mechanism and replaced it with the latest style.

 

During the time they were doing the modifications, we returned to town to work with the sales and design folks to create our new slide. They truly build a completely customized product. They worked with us on all the different design issues so I ended up with a slide that incorporates all the features I wanted.

 

I decided to go with a steel rather than aluminum frame for several reasons.

 

— There is only a 10% weight increase due the additional amount of aluminum needed to achieve similar weight ratings.

 

— The cost is significantly less allowing us to add features that we would not have at the higher price of the aluminum model.

 

— I will be able to weld to it if need be.

 

Matt is having drawings of the proposed design sent to us for final approval. You’d have to be dealing with the team at Oliver for service better than this.  I highly recommend these folks if you’re looking for a custom slide at prices less than everyone else’s cookie cutter offerings.

 

We drove from southern Idaho to Wisconsin instead of heading straight for Mississippi just to meet with these folks. I feel like it was well worth the extra time and expense to be able to get this level of service and this quality of a product.

 

Tomorrow, we will reinstall the slide and head toward home. We left two days after the rally and headed for Alaska. We’ve driven nearly 13,000 miles and we’re still a thousand miles from home.

 

 

 

 

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Steve, Tali and the dogs: Reacher, Lucy and Rocky plus our beloved Storm and Maggie (both waiting at the Rainbow Bridge) 2008 Legacy Elite I - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0026 2014 Legacy Elite II - Outlaw Oliver, HULL NUMBER: 0050 2017 Silverado High Country 2500HD Diesel 4x4 


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I hope you took a few days to camp in beautiful Wisconsin. Antigo is on the edge of Door County. I know you've had a long trip, but when would you go back?

 

There's so much to see in Wisconsin.

 

Sherry

 

Ps, what kind of ballast keeps that slideout level with all the stuff you carry? ?


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Steve, this new slide design sounds cool. I know that if you’re designing it that it’ll be great. I can hardly wait to see the finished product! I have been considering a bed slide but now want to wait until I can see your new one.

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