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Hey guys i have a plan for building a roof cargo system for my commander...any one know how much weight the actual roof mounted rails can hold...not the cross bars but the physical rails
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I think technically there only rated for 150LBS but I've had well over 400LBS up there consistently with no issues. You can click my garage link and click the unistrut link in the first post they make awesome cross rails with tons of mounting options.


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Damn...as i suspected not nearly enough for my plan...i wanted to build a modular rack to haul big game (deer) ont the racks so i didnt have to haul my trailer in the bush
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Damn...as i suspected not nearly enough for my plan...i wanted to build a modular rack to haul big game (deer) ont the racks so i didnt have to haul my trailer in the bush
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My favorite is when people put ehm on their 4wheelers. 5253 I dont know if you have a pic of that, but its always an option.
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CanadianCommander, couldn't you use a hitch haul ? Rola makes one that rated to hold 600 lbs. http://www.etrailer.com/Hitch-Cargo-Carrier/Rola/59502.html



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600lbs would be good if i were hunting in the USA but up here in Canada out white tail deer are as good as 7-800lbs hehehe...just pokin fun at tiny american game

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