Bed Bows for 1/2 ton Closed Cab

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Bed Bows for 1/2 ton Closed Cab

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I've got a Dodge WC40 (closed cab pickup). I'm making bows for the canvas cover over the bed, using metal corner pieces and 3 straight pieces of wood for each bow. Can someone tell me the height the top surface of the top bow should be above the bed wood?
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Re: Bed Bows for 1/2 ton Closed Cab

Post by Adam in Wa »

Since the arched bows adds several inches to the center height, compared to flat bows, you might have to mock it up with the canvas and see what looks right.

I found some info. On the G503 forum that may, or may not help. It’s for a WC 3 : https://forums.g503.com/viewtopic.php?t=210890
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Re: Bed Bows for 1/2 ton Closed Cab

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Thanks for the lead, Adam. I found the info I needed in that posting.