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Rhino-Rack Universal Side Loader

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When it comes to loading and unloading a kayak, canoe, ladder or any extra-long cargo all by your lonesome, even the most pumped-up paddler can have a whale of a time. So, the next time you're loading lonely, give yourself a helping hand with the Rhino-Rack Universal Side Loader.

The Rhino-Rack Universal Side Loader is designed to temporarily clamp to most factory or aftermarket crossbars. Just clamp it on, load your load, unclamp, put it in the included storage bag and stow it behind your seat. It'll be there the next time you're on a solo mission to load or unload your gear.

For loads greater than 40 pounds, Rhino-Rack includes a collapsible support pole. And, once your gear is loaded, the integrated load stop prevents it from sliding off while you're underway. Plus, to top it off, Rhino-Rack backs your Universal Side Loader with a 3-year warranty.


Rhino-Rack Universal Side Loader Customer Reviews

Great Loader

4 of 4 people found the following review helpful.

Reviewed by Jeffrey S (PLANTATION, FL) Reviewed for a 2011 Volvo XC60 — Dec 05, 2013 4:52 AM

I am finally able to load a Kayak by myself! This item is so simple it is wonderful!

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kayak loader

5 of 5 people found the following review helpful.

Reviewed by Harold T S (Bradenton, FL) Reviewed for a 2012 Honda Fit — Dec 04, 2013 12:47 AM

great piece of equipment hooks on real easy take up very little space when it is taken apart and put in it's storage bag

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Not really universal

8 of 8 people found the following review helpful.

Reviewed by Bruce J (WINCHESTER, VA) — Aug 23, 2013 6:51 AM

Before purchasing, I checked with AutoAnything to see if this would work with my factory installed rack on my 4Runner. I was assured that it was "universal" so there would be no problem. However, none of the supplied "hooks" work with the rack, so I'm stuck trying to improvise a way to get it to attach securely. I imagine it works well with Thule and other standard after market racks, just don't bet on it fitting factory installed rack.

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works good

9 of 9 people found the following review helpful.

Reviewed by Quoc D (Bloomingdale, NJ) Reviewed for a 2011 BMW 3-Series — May 16, 2013 11:06 AM

Does the job, it is not "universal" check your racks before purchasing, had to modify the brackets to fit my BMW base rack.

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