Military grade aluminum?
"We get more dents before 9am than most trucks get all day!". :)
That said, I bought my trucks for payload for rving, to haul bikes and lawnmowers, bags of landscaping rock and garden soil, camping gear, and firewood. Aluminum would work fine for me. I'm a weekender guy, not a contractor.
You never buy rock by the bulk? Same with fire wood, I pick up a half cord ever spring and it gets chucked in the bed of the turck. No need to lightly set it in worring if I'm going to knock a hole in the bed.
Again Ford needs to rethink what material they are making their beds out of. Thos is not an opinion it is a fact.
Lets be realistic, as impressive as no damage from mulch is try that with landscape blocks that would normally be loaded via pallet. You cannot honestly think throwing some firewood in the bed of the Ford is going to do great damage? Even GM admitted yes they got punctures in the same tests.
Maybe not fire wood but drop your toolbox empty might l say and ford get a hole.Im sorry but that's bad.