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Do you guys have any pics of any amp and battery racks that youve seen or built. My homies fell apart so we're going to rebuild it in his avalanche this weekend. Doesn't have to be anything car show worthy. Just functional and sturdy.
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Might help if we knew how many amps/batteries. And pics of the previous rack/vehicle would help too.
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triangles are your friend for heavy items
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Honestly jeff...I don't see how drawing triangles on heavy items is going to help anything.
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its going to be 5 group 31 batteries in the bed of an avalanche. The battery rack was solid, but after going in and out so many times, its falling apart.
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ill try and get pics
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its going to be 5 group 31 batteries in the bed of an avalanche. The battery rack was solid, but after going in and out so many times, its falling apart.
with 90 corner braces it should maintain rock solid. birch with wood glue and screws, it should be near indestructible. if needed, you could run a 2x4 in the center under the rack for brace also.

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with 90 corner braces it should maintain rock solid. birch with wood glue and screws, it should be near indestructible. if needed, you could run a 2x4 in the center under the rack for brace also.



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Yea i was kinda thinking something either with birch or 2x4's. Thats what ill most likely end up doing unless someone has some pics or something that look promising.
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If you're stacking amps and don't have a lot of space you can use 1/4" threaded rod with spacers. I used it in my current build and it's a lot more sturdy than I had expected.
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