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Buzzcut1 wrote:

I carry two kayaks up there all the time. I don't notice any change in the sway of the rig at all.


Wow........I have 2 Wilderness systems rigs, a 10 and a 12 set up for bass fishing. I have a bear of a time getting them on top of the cab high cap on my 15 GMC 2500 by myself, and they're about the lightest around in a sit on top boat.

How do you get them up there?

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I carry 16' canoe on the roof just fine.
With center bar removed, the canoe fits over AC unit and I made a front bracket with 2 lag bolts thru the ceiling at skylight frame.
Rear has 2x4 sitting on the railing with Thule brackets.
Here is picture of the canoe on the ground. With foam sleeves on rear camper bars, I just put the canoe on its nose, ask DW to hold it while I climb on the roof and just pull the canoe up.
With this camper it was making over 13' tall, so what?

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Lots of good ideas!

I am mostly looking to haul my kayak or canoe up there.

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Ralph Cramden wrote:

Buzzcut1 wrote:

I carry two kayaks up there all the time. I don't notice any change in the sway of the rig at all.


Wow........I have 2 Wilderness systems rigs, a 10 and a 12 set up for bass fishing. I have a bear of a time getting them on top of the cab high cap on my 15 GMC 2500 by myself, and they're about the lightest around in a sit on top boat.

How do you get them up there?


I use a knotted 8mm cord and just yard them up. The cord has a knot every foot for grip. I just stand on the roof with the line hooked to the bow cleat and pull them up and over the rear awning and onto the cross bars

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I use a knotted 8mm cord and just yard them up. The cord has a knot every foot for grip. I just stand on the roof with the line hooked to the bow cleat and pull them up and over the rear awning and onto the cross bars



Well more power to ya LOL, I guess with a TC no other choice. I sure as hell am not interested in doing that. Those Revos are nice boats by the way, I had a 13.5 which my son appropriated awhile ago, as in borrowed and never returned appropriated LOL.

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