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Old 08-14-2016, 02:55 PM   #1
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Hatch Size on new 19

What size is the opening of the outside underbed hatch in the new 19? Trying to figure out what size box will slide in there.
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Old 08-14-2016, 03:31 PM   #2
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Here you go- 10x24--- 2017 19' Standard Features and Options
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Jim, that's what they might call it, but the actual size is little smaller. Its like doors and windows and lumber in a house: the actual size is always different and not always consistent

The opening that you get when you deduct the flange around the inside of the hatch is 8.5" x 22.5" but that's not true in the corners. The corners are rounded so you lose a little bit more. If someone has box size in mind, you can message me and I'll tell you if it fits. You could do a full 22" wide but then you wouldn't be able to do the full 8" high because it would catch in the corners.
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like a 2x4 is really 1.5x3.5, eh....
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I used to joke about the size of a southern yellow pine treated 4X4's After a couple seasons some of those rookies that worked for me would have them down to 2x2's being over zealous with the weed whacker.
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Some of the older homes have the true dimensional lumber, my garage has 2x4 which measure 2x4.
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The metric equivalent is 50x100, but just to keep us off balance, the industry here calls it a 38x89 which is the metric equivalent of 1.5x3.5.
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I used to joke about the size of a southern yellow pine treated 4X4's After a couple seasons some of those rookies that worked for me would have them down to 2x2's being over zealous with the weed whacker.
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Hi: Iowa Dave... Mostly "Knotty pine"!!! Alf
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