Thule 579XT Canoe Carrier - Thule Canoe Racks
The Thule 579xt Canoe Carrier rack comes with padded cradles offering maximum stability and a soft, comfortable resting place for your canoe. The Thule 579xt Canoe Carrier comes complete with two heavy duty straps and ratcheting tie downs.
- Product replaces the 579 canoe carrier
- Padded cradles provide maximum stability for the canoe and added protection for the gunwales
- Quick and easy mounting design
- Impact resistant and long lasting. engineered resin construction
- Includes one pair ratcheting tie downs, two straps and buckle protectors
- Mounts to Thule square bars only
Stock Status : Currently In Stock
**Stock status is to be used as a general guide to current inventory. Availability is not guaranteed.
Dimensional Weight : 3.0 lbs.
UPC Code : 091021579576
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Thule 579XT Canoe Carrier Reviews
Andrew rated this item 5 out of 5 on 4/11/2011:
Just went on our first trip to the lake with the canoe, the gunwale supports and straps alone anchored the load to the car extremely well. When I added the front and rear security ropes (included in kit) the canoe was really immovable. I could shake the canoes and the whole car would move with it. The strap buckles are rubber protected to not scratch your gear and the auto lock pulley system on the security ropes allows you to fasten your load without having to tie a knot! Overall I would rate this product a 6 out of 5. It is extremely quick to put together and use and I can hall my canoe at 110 km/hr + without any worry of the canoe flying off; its that secure.
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