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Old 06-29-2011, 09:20 AM   #1
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how much weight on shell mounted roof rack

So, I have a lightweight aluminum fishing boat, and I need a good way to transport it, I dont want to use my trailer all the time.

I was thinking of getting a rack to mount onto my shell, but I am unsure if it will hold the weight...

boat is under 200#, and I would use the mounts that bolt through the upper side of the shell.

any ideas?

mounted like this...

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Old 06-29-2011, 10:03 AM   #2
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The limiting factor is the cap roof , I think 150 - 200 lbs is what most are rated for .
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Does it fit in the bed? If so, a hitch mounted extended rest might work.
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:13 PM   #4
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it fits, but sticks way out the back, and then greatly limits what will fit in the bed...
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Old 06-29-2011, 08:19 PM   #5
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you need to get yourself one of these!! i got one for fathers day. havnt used it yet, but its awsome and i know that it will work great.
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like I said, sticks out too far, and limits what I can put IN the bed. not gona work for me.
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how big is that light weight boat?
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12 feet.
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the extender sticks out like 4'. my boat that im gonna use that for is 13'5"-13'6". it would stick out approx. 80" past my bed.
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wouldnt be too bad. looks silly, but i think it would work great for ya. i will quit buggin ya. good luck.
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I'm sure it would work, but that's not what I want to do...

anyone have experience with the canopy mounted rack?
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Ross

A couple guys mounted their own canopy racks in this thread , might be worth a pm or two

http://www.tacomaworld.com/forum/2nd...ck-instal.html
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nice, thanks!
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