On Thu, 10 Apr 1997, Gary Burrell wrote:
> Dave Houser wrote:
> > Gary,
> > As a design engineer, here's a suggestion.
> > I had a similiar problem regarding the carrying of a kayak with the B
> > and thought of building two vertical extensions up from the front and
> > rear bumpers ending in a "U" or "V" shape. There could be a connecting
> > aluminum bar that ties the two together with bolts. The kayak would be
> > attached with a tiedown and be carried above the car, no problemo.
> > What think? Give you any ideas other than a trailer?
Simpler solution. Buy a hardtop. Put it on the car. Put canoe brackets
on the hardtop. Tie the front and rear of the canoe to the bumpers. All
the hardtop has to do is support 40 pounds or whatever the canoe weighs;
should be easy.
Ray Gibbons Dept. of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
Univ. of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT
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