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(FEELER) Any intrest in a Base Station group buy?

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Hey guys, trying to gauge interest in an exclusive T3G Base Station Group buy. This group buy would be for our new style racks that work with the cargo shelves. Percent off MSRP would be determined by the amount of people we can get to commit! Shipping would be included in price as well. Let me know what you all think. We are currently dealing with a broken laser so this wouldn't be able to officially start for a few weeks, let us know what you are interested in!

GB could possibly include:
12" or 16" and Long Bed or Short Bed Base Stations
Extra Accessory Panels
Extra Tent Bars
Grab Handles (still in prototype)
Cargo Shelf (Long or Short Bed)
 

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Hey guys, trying to gauge interest in an exclusive T3G Base Station Group buy. This group buy would be for our new style racks that work with the cargo shelves. Percent off MSRP would be determined by the amount of people we can get to commit! Shipping would be included in price as well. Let me know what you all think. We are currently dealing with a broken laser so this wouldn't be able to officially start for a few weeks, let us know what you are interested in!

GB could possibly include:
12" or 16" and Long Bed or Short Bed Base Stations
Extra Accessory Panels
Extra Tent Bars
Grab Handles (still in prototype)
Cargo Shelf (Long or Short Bed)
Pictures?
 

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Pictures?
Only picture we have of the new style rack is of CAD at this time. Our laser went down on Friday and we haven't been able to get our new prototype out yet sadly. We also only have a 2nd gen to take pictures on. Any local Idaho guys want a 25% off deal on a rack for us to get some 3rd gen pics?
New 12 Tacoma Long Bed w Long Bed Cargo Shelf.png

It will look more like our Chevy racks with the 4 bolts holding the uprights to the bed rail pads instead of the 2 bolts like in our old design.
20180612_122621.jpg
 
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It sounds interesting,

Let me know if there are any questions that I can answer for you! If you aren't interested in the shelf, we also have some of our old design on clearance for close to 50% off (500 bare, 700 powder coated, and we will split shipping).

I'd totally be in on this if I didn't already have a rack. I dig the modularity and the shelf option!

Hmmm...upgrade?? :):D(y):cool:
 

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if you would make just the basket id buy one
 

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if you would make just the basket id buy one
I'll have to do some testing to see if it'll be strong enough without the rack. The whole thing kind of works as a unit getting strength from other geometries and parts in the assembly. With the basket mounted to the rack, I'd feel comfortable loading it with 200-300lbs. With the basket mounted directly to the tracks in Tacoma, I'm not sure how strong it would be.
 

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Let me know if there are any questions that I can answer for you! If you aren't interested in the shelf, we also have some of our old design on clearance for close to 50% off (500 bare, 700 powder coated, and we will split shipping).

Are the old design racks on your website? I cant find them. I currently have a kbvoodoo mid height rack and am thinking of going to a full height rack or camper shell/top. Would like to check them out before I decide. Thanks
 

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Are the old design racks on your website? I cant find them. I currently have a kbvoodoo mid height rack and am thinking of going to a full height rack or camper shell/top. Would like to check them out before I decide. Thanks
Yes, pictures of the old style rack are the ones on the website. We had a laser go down and haven't been able to build and photograph the new one yet.
IMG_9311(1).jpg
 

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oh I see. thanks for the reply
Really the only difference is the bottom hole pattern. We moved from a 2 hole bolt pattern to a 4 hole bolt pattern to give us a little extra to grab on to when we installed the shelf. If you don't want the shelf, you'll never notice a difference between the two designs.
 

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I like this idea, and this rack. My RCI is still really new though, but maybe I’ll swap it out ;)