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Machinery Chatter
Dan Miller Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Tue Nov 6, 2012 04:21 PM CST

In our ongoing search for capacity-expanding attachments for side-by-side utility vehicles, we have come across a trio of products from Southern Outdoor Technologies headquartered in West Point, Miss.

First, is the "Double Decker" attachment. Suitable for late model Polaris Rangers with round stake pockets in the bed (large and small Ranger beds), this is a raised, or second level, cargo box. Mounted above the Ranger's cargo box, the Double Decker has a weight capacity of 50 pounds. The upper rack is made of steel tubing and is powder-coated for outdoor use. The Double Decker includes sidewalls and a removable tailgate. ...

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