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Could Happijac Turnbuckles Secure Camper to Flatbed Truck


Hello, I am building a flatbed for my dually truck that will be wider then the camper. I will have tie locations welded directly to the flatbed which will be mounted to the frame of the truck. I am thinking about using 4 of these front replacement happijac turnbuckles because they are spring loaded. Is there any reason I shouldnt be using 4 of these when mounted to a fixed location? I notice the 4 pack they sell comes with 2 front spring loaded turn buckles and 2 rear non-spring loaded. My thought is that spring-loaded will probably be best to cause less stress on the camper when bouncing around. Any ideas, clarification, or information would be much appreciated! Thanks for your help!


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Assuming the tie down locations of your flat bed truck are built strong enough there's no reason you couldn't use turnbuckles like the Happijac Original Turnbuckles part # LC182901 that you referenced. Or for the spring loaded version the part # LC182897 for front and # LC182896 for rear.

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