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Old 03-30-2016, 01:39 PM   #29
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Apologies to Courtney for hijacking her thread!

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Old 03-30-2016, 01:43 PM   #30
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I tie down a 16' canoe on the racks on my RAV4. I shift it forward so I have clearance to the trailer. This works fine with a single canoe, but I don't think I could tie down two canoes without smacking the trailer in a sharp turn.
You can see that my tie downs aren't that far apart.
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Old 03-30-2016, 04:20 PM   #31
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Raz, how long is that canoe? My truck is a crew cab Colorado which looks to be about the same as yours. My canoe is 16.5ft and I was thinking it would fit better if I used just the front roof rack and the rear support on the bed rack. I'm worried with only 2 ft between roof supports it may be unstable.
The canoe is 16'. The rack is a Thule. Very stable. The cross members are 30" apart. I center the canoe yoke between them. Hope that helps. Raz

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