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Can anyone identify these rails that BYO uses?

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#1 Taylor

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 06:48 PM

As the title states, can anyone identify the rails that BYO uses for their roll off roof observatories? 

 

It looks similar to the garage track that SkyShed has in their plans, but it looks like they use a better built bracket for the wheels and possibly a stiffer wheel track. 

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Posted 05 August 2021 - 08:24 PM

If you are referring to the brown rail on the outside edge that is for uplift protection (opposing angle stock).  BYO uses heavy grooved rollers, kits are for sale on their site https://backyardobse...ry-accessories/



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Posted 05 August 2021 - 10:10 PM

If you are referring to the brown rail on the outside edge that is for uplift protection (opposing angle stock).  BYO uses heavy grooved rollers, kits are for sale on their site https://backyardobse...ry-accessories/

Ohh, I understand now. The roof rolls on the heavy grooved rollers under the roof that aren't in the picture, and those rails on the sides are strictly for uplift protection. Got it. Thanks!


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