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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 5:39 am    Post subject: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Anyone else have a wife like this who uses rollbar as clothesline?

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 6:55 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:46 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

My wife will stuff any vehicle that sits for more than a few days with bags of recycling and anything else she wants out of sight. The Thing is luckily in use most of the time during the warmer months so usually misses out on this indignity.
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:02 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Before I got a truck to haul things Laughing


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 7:33 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

"Hermann", my faux Kubel, has a rear deck cover made from a bus panel, with the removable lid. It just fits two 5-gallon gas cans when I need to go to town and refill them.


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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:00 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

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Doesn't everyone use their 181 to carry a custom stretched cruiser??
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:26 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

BNMike wrote:
"Hermann", my faux Kubel, has a rear deck cover made from a bus panel, with the removable lid. It just fits two 5-gallon gas cans when I need to go to town and refill them.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Lumber Yard Go-Getter!
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Cinder Block Transporter!

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And, perhaps most importantly, hauling home a Christmas Tree.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2018 3:01 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

gfulcher...your work truck looks a lot like mine.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 06, 2018 4:56 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Hang glider shuttle:

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 9:49 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Perfect transport for fishing yaks!

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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:33 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Wow... I was never a fan of the roll bar until now. Didn’t realize that there are so many practical applications!



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gfulcher...your work truck looks a lot like mine.


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Covert Beer Hauler:
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Springtime Range Burning Support Vehicle:
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Christmas Tree Getter:
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Leaf Hauler:
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Non-Covert Beer Hauler/Trailer:
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(I towed the Thing, full of beer, behind the Bus to a campout.)

Also thought I had a pic of when I rested some long pieces of guttering on the front handle (windshield down) and rear deck to haul them home from the big box home improvement store but couldn't find it.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:43 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Vwwestyman: those are awesome pictures! You certainly know how to enjoy your Thing!
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 29, 2018 5:56 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

I use mine to haul Cub Scouts!
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 7:39 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Tree skidder
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 8:23 pm    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

Does driving through a giant California coast redwood tree count? Razz
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoia_sempervirens

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 10:55 am    Post subject: Re: Multitasking uses for your Thing Reply with quote

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