Do any other trailer tarps fit a M116?

rickf

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Did a search for M116 tarps and came up with everything but. Can anybody tell me if any other trailers use the same tarps or a good place to find one?

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If you have the M116 frame with a generator flatbed mounted to it with the large metal bows you are "SOL" the tarp is for it and nothing else and as it seems very hard to find.
 

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rickf

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If you have the M116 frame with a generator flatbed mounted to it with the large metal bows you are "SOL" the tarp is for it and nothing else and as it seems very hard to find.
Yup, That would be the one I have, guess that is why search did not come up with anything.
Gimp, How in the world did you figure that out? Toss a Hummer top on one for storage one day and say "Hey, you know............"?:D
How hard to get, or should I say, expensive are hummer tops? This is not a restoration, this is practical use. I could just buy a green tarp from China, I mean, Tractor Supply, if need be.
 

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After the first of the year, I have a friend that is going to make one for my M116a2 with MEP. He's going to use the old cover that only 3/4ers as a pattern. I can let you know about the cost. He is estimating around 350 to 400. But I can pick my color, olive drab or black. I'll post the out come when it's done.
 

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Rick, I concur with the others, the M116 takes a special cut cover, which are very rare. I was lucky to have found one by accident. If I run across another one, I'll be sure and let you know.
 

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Yup, That would be the one I have, guess that is why search did not come up with anything.
Gimp, How in the world did you figure that out? Toss a Hummer top on one for storage one day and say "Hey, you know............"?:D
How hard to get, or should I say, expensive are hummer tops? This is not a restoration, this is practical use. I could just buy a green tarp from China, I mean, Tractor Supply, if need be.

I happened to have one. I threw it on an M101a2 and it fit well other than the front bow needing shortening. I would think it should work real nice for a 116. It won't reach to the bottom, but you need the sides up to run it anyway. I have seen new tops for 50.00, some more, some less.
 

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50.00 isn't much more than a decent tarp! Thanks Gimp, I'll have to start looking for a couple of them.

Rick
 
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