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    Stake Posts for a flatbed.

    Just curious, If any of you guys have some neat solutions to a problem of useful and secure stake posts for a flatbed? It seams that there is no good solution in the industry to secure some high loads. Recently, I have done a double stacked load of strapped rolls of wire fence on pallets and had to use customer supplied "pipe stakes" that were a joke.-Just a 4' pipe with the end flattened to fit in a stake socket on my flatbed. It was just a short run, but I would like to have something more efficient for the next time.


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    Pipe Post

    Run a chain between the opposeing posts and tighten with binder.The pipe posts will not go anywhere. Hope that is what you meant....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumpyi49 View Post
    Run a chain between the opposeing posts and tighten with binder.The pipe posts will not go anywhere. Hope that is what you meant....

    Thats the way I've always done it...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bumpyi49 View Post
    Run a chain between the opposeing posts and tighten with binder.The pipe posts will not go anywhere. Hope that is what you meant....
    That is also required when running in TX.....You get caught without chained stakes by TXDOT...it's your azzhat.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Working Class Patriot View Post
    That is also required when running in TX.....You get caught without chained stakes by TXDOT...it's your azzhat.....
    I know this is an old post but is that law? I have seen some guy runing with the chained stakes but have seen plenty without the chains also

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    Quote Originally Posted by ricroc View Post
    I know this is an old post but is that law? I have seen some guy runing with the chained stakes but have seen plenty without the chains also
    No law but it is good to do and doesn't hurt. Saves from breaking your stake pocket.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Big John View Post
    No law but it is good to do and doesn't hurt. Saves from breaking your stake pocket.
    ahhh makes sense.. Thanks my man.

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