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Canopy lift

Post by Named'em Tamed'em » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:24 pm

Anyone make a lift or hoist to remove their canopy from their truck?

I'd like to be able to winch it up closer to the ceiling and maximize shop space.

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Re: Canopy lift

Post by fence_it » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:31 pm

We did something similar with a truck bed. Hooked to the rafters in a pole barn.Winched it up with come alongs. Not sure how you would hook to a canopy but it should be possible.
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Re: Canopy lift

Post by Named'em Tamed'em » Mon Nov 26, 2018 1:38 pm

I was thinking 2x4 or 2" pvc pipe with a good rope going through it to a pulley system on the rafters.

Maybe one of those cheap harbor freight winches would work.
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Re: Canopy lift

Post by hillbilly beef man » Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:06 pm

Named'em Tamed'em wrote:I was thinking 2x4 or 2" pvc pipe with a good rope going through it to a pulley system on the rafters.

Maybe one of those cheap harbor freight winches would work.


That is exactly how I pull my camper top off my truck. I have one of the 880 lb harbor freight hoists mounted up in my rafters. My top has a ladder rack on it. I tie two pieces of mule tape (rope would work also) in an X shape from one corner of the ladder rack to the other. I then hook to the middle of the X with the winch line. I can have the too off or back on in about 10 min by myself.
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Re: Canopy lift

Post by SALTBRANCH2 » Sat Dec 08, 2018 3:12 am

Just google lift for jeep hard top...plenty of ideas and kits sold. Just adapt to the truck canopy

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