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Ranger Shade

Discussion in 'Ranger Nation' started by Jaybey, Oct 6, 2019.

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  1. Jaybey

    Jaybey Joe SXS Nation Expert

    Jan 10, 2016
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    Tucson, AZ
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    2015 Polaris Ranger XP EPS 900

    Being in the desert we need to carry our own shade. I started with a double layer of garden shade about 20 feet long. Then using 1.25” and 1.5” PVC pipe I made a collapsible support that fits in the lock-n-ride holes in the bed that stick up about 15” from the side rail. I used the PVC pipe by making three 1.5” pieces and two pieces of the 1.25” inside them.

    The PVC slides thru the garden shade and is clamped in place. I am using telescoping tent poles on the outside ends with some place to anchor and hold it up. Seems to be working fairly well. Total cost is around $50.00 with the cost of garden shade and PVC. I did use lots of electric tape and Flex Seal to get the pipes to be snug in the lock-n-ride holes and inside the 1.5” pipe for stability.

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    Last edited: Oct 7, 2019

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