Need to replace cross bars

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Need to replace cross bars

Postby padgett » Thu Jul 30, 2020 10:00 am

I recently upgraded my kayak to a very nice 12ft fishing kayak. When I tossed it up on my roof for the first time I noticed that the weight of the kayak caused a lot more bounce on the cross bars. Last weekend I had two kayaks up there and the amount of bounce made me a bit nervous. I was wondering if you all had any suggestions on more sturdy cross bars than the factory ones or if I am going to be better off get a buddy of mine to fabricate me some.

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Re: Need to replace cross bars

Postby smj999smj » Tue Aug 04, 2020 9:14 pm

It's probably be better and cheaper to get your buddy to make some if he has the ability to do so. If he can MIG weld, I would get them done in aluminum to lessen the weight on the roof.

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