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Old January 12th, 2014, 06:35 PM
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Has anyone run a Best top with a Gutter kit?

Trying to figure out a question that I have, has anyone successfully run a gutter kit on a bestop? If so did you totally remove the hardware and just run the gutter kit or combination of hardware.
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Old January 12th, 2014, 07:51 PM
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I've done it. I modified my best top to fit the gutter kit. It worked well.
I am not near my computer now. I will post picks later.

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Here you go! I did this a few years ago. Bought the galvy channels from TLR. I fab'd my own brackets from anodized aluminum flat stock. I was very happy with it. I move on to a B2, but I use my best top as a backup.

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Old January 12th, 2014, 11:08 PM
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What did you have to do to modify it? Did you use any of the best top hardware? Or did you just leave it free in the channel? Looks good by the way!
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Old January 13th, 2014, 12:04 PM
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This is exactly what I need.
Where can I buy this exact gutter kit?

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Old January 14th, 2014, 07:53 PM
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Are there not many makers of this kit?
Any info would sure help.
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What did you have to do to modify it? Did you use any of the best top hardware? Or did you just leave it free in the channel? Looks good by the way!




I'm interested in this too!
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Are there not many makers of this kit? Any info would sure help.
Ron had a nice powdercoated set for sale not too long ago at a really good price!
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The gutter kit you can buy from anywhere. Its making sure you match up for the header bar and willing to drill into your NAS truck thats the fun part.
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