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Old 05-31-2012, 12:40 PM
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May have to pick someone up tomorrow and looks like rain, what's the best way to cover the luggage to keep from getting wet?

Wrap in a tarp and Bungie?

Put a Skid in there to keep it off the Bed?
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If it were me, I'd get some large heavy duty trash bags and put the suit cases in the bags. Id either tie them closed or use zip ties.
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Contractor bags.
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Id either tie them closed or use zip ties.
I used duct tape before...worked good.......
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Space bags are basically huge zip lock bags...
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Bags in the cab, person in the bed.
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bags in the cab, person in the bed in a bag.
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Contractor bags.
That's what I use if there's too much stuff to get the bed cover on.
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Bags in the cab, person in the bed.
Make sure the person is in a contractors bag with the bag tightly closed with duct tape;
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There is the "get a cab you cheap prick" option.
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Originally Posted by osudaddy View Post
Make sure the person is in a contractors bag with the bag tightly closed with duct tape;
Hey...that's how my Dad taught me how to swim!
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Old 05-31-2012, 03:43 PM
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If you put it against the cab (in the bed) it doesn't get very wet when you're moving.
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A regular garbage bag works for a short trip and then like bill is suggesting, place them as close to the cab as possible.
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Ship the bags Fed-Ex
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Contractor bags are the easiest way to go
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Borrow the wife's or gfriend's car
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Glad Force Flex Bags: Try these. I've used these several times when traveling in my pickup with luggage.
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There is the "get a cab you cheap prick" option.
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Used bags before and kept everything up against the cab and never had problems.. Also used large plastic totes and they also worked really well, but they have to be large enough to accommodate the larger luggage....
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Originally Posted by Striper In View Post
May have to pick someone up tomorrow and looks like rain, what's the best way to cover the luggage to keep from getting wet??
...put a cap on the truck?
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