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DIY interior 'roof' rails!
#1
Hi all,

As you know the Berligo will take, as an optional extra, internal 'roof' or carry rails. They are 'trillions' of pounds from Citroen so I made my own. All I used was a chrome telescopic bar (found in wardrobes, shoe racks and available from DIY stores) and put a bolt in either end . My bars, as most do, have pre threaded ends. The bolts then locate in the roof recepitacles and extend into place. Job done all for under 8 squid for two bars! I use them to carry my model aircraft wings on with one end of the wing in the over windscreen storage tray and the other end on my bar.

Simples!

Regards, El Berling :wave:
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#2
You'll have to get some pictures for all of us to see Smile
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#3
I'd be interested in seeing some pix of your model plane(s) as well.
2010 Berlingo Multispace HDi 110 with FAP.  Persamos green.

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(29-03-2011, 03:45 PM)3rensho Wrote:  I'd be interested in seeing some pix of your model plane(s) as well.

Second this!
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Hi Guys,

I'm pleased to see there is some interest in my project! O.K. I will take some photo's of the bars and in situ and post them. Might take a bit of time as I'm on a wireless internet system which is not very fast. One of my hobbies is R/C aircraft modeling and I have always had problems transporting the wings (which are a fixed length). Now piece of cake! Of course the weight that can be carried on these bars is determined by the quality and strength of the matterial but for every day stuff mine are fine. Off to find the camera and take some pics!

Regards to all,

El Berlingo, sunny Spain. Confusedunny:
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#6
Id love to see the RC planes too, always had an interest, just never the knowledge to get started!
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#7
Would love to see the project as I am planning similar using an old telescopic fishing landing net handle.

Used to love the old R/C aero-modelling, fly on a Sunday, spend all week and about £50.00 rebuilding, fly on a Sunday, spend all week and about £50.00 rebuilding, fly on a Sunday, spend all week and about £50.00 rebuilding, fly on Sunday, spend all week and about £50.00 rebuilding, ad-infinitum...

Got a bit too expensive and all the good shops locally closed so no longer flying. Got through a few wing assemblies and fuselages but the best one has to be when I landed the model out of the flying field undamaged then a big fat stupid black and white cow put its hoof through the wing.... bugger!!!
Berlingo Multispace 2.0HDI '54 reg Mediterranean Blue
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#8
Hi Again,
I have taken some pictures of the rails etc. but not sure how to post them! Anyone can give me an idiots guide please?

Regards, El Berlingo
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#9
Click new reply and use the tinypic button to upload. Copy and paste the img code to the text box and repeat for however many there are Smile
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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Hi all,

Tnx. to Lemsworld for guide in sending pics. I have just sent one ( see [IMG] code above) and if it worked I will send the rest (another 4). Can someone let me know if it was a sucess please?

Regards, El Berlingo Confusedcratch:
Hi all,

Looks like it worked! So, here goes with the others. I can send requested pics. of planes but maybe administrator can advise if O.K. and where to post?

Regards, El Berlingo

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