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Originally Posted by crazy_luck During the summer months, rolled up and banded with GearTie reusable cable ties. During winter, stretched ...


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Old 01-07-2017, 06:22 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by crazy_luck View Post
During the summer months, rolled up and banded with GearTie reusable cable ties.

During winter, stretched and crisscrossed across the bed directly under the canvas bed cover to add extra support so heavy snow doesn't stretch the canvas.
OOOOhhhh good one!
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I roll them. Used to keep them in the storage behind the seat(MC). Now with the CC I found that if I lift up the seat there is a little spare room under the back of the seat, without opening the storage compartment. I slide them back there as there's not much room for anything else.


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Originally Posted by GsRAM View Post
Roll em and put em in the in floor storage bins in my CC
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What he said...
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Yep same here
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I am sure there is a living thing who like to make a big mess in the ratchet strap bag and like to tangle them badly....
The best and only way to avoid that is rolling them up, secure the roll with a rubber band or similar and stow them ony by one in a bag (zip-loc, old sock, sunglass stirage bag, etc).
Otherwise just drop them in a bag and let this strange living thing have fun and have fun too to untangle the whole mess when we need the straps.

Yes, i have them in zip-loc bags and stowed under the rear bench in my quadcab.

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I like to throw them under my back seat and then spend at least 5 minutes bitching and mumbling to my self every time I need to pull one out.
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Originally Posted by 2015HD View Post
I like to throw them under my back seat and then spend at least 5 minutes bitching and mumbling to my self every time I need to pull one out.
I thought this was mandatory? Same way I store my Christmas lights.
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Originally Posted by Ed loves guns View Post
I thought this was mandatory? Same way I store my Christmas lights.
People store their Christmas lights? I always thought it was easier to just buy a new set with a new tree each year...


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Roll em up, and set them next to eachother, 4 side by side, in the top glove box.
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Originally Posted by 14hemiexpress View Post
I roll mine up like this and store them in my bak box. They don't unroll or get tangled. I use to wrap a rubber band around them and found that wasn't worth the time.
http://www.ramforum.com/attachments/...-hqdefault.jpg

Rolled up Like this with a rubber band under the backseat on the the drivers side.

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I like to throw them under my back seat and then spend at least 5 minutes bitching and mumbling to my self every time I need to pull one out.
This is my method. Either I bitch having to roll them up to make em look good and be easier to grab when needed, or bitch when I need one.
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