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I've thought of this idea before. Why not use one of the "rocket boxes" that are so common on top of cars? They're designed for the weather, lock, won't fall off, etc.



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I've thought of this idea before. Why not use one of the "rocket boxes" that are so common on top of cars? They're designed for the weather, lock, won't fall off, etc.



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Does the errr... "luggage" come with that?
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I've thought of this idea before. Why not use one of the "rocket boxes" that are so common on top of cars? They're designed for the weather, lock, won't fall off, etc.



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2nd thought,maybe I would'nt mind the obstructed view!
Where can you buy those rocket boxes and and can you
buy in complete packages!
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2nd thought,maybe I would'nt mind the obstructed view!
Where can you buy those rocket boxes and and can you
buy in complete packages!
Okay, it's a rack, but not luggage
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Re: Luggage rack??

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2nd thought,maybe I would'nt mind the obstructed view!
Where can you buy those rocket boxes and and can you
buy in complete packages!
You can get them from Thule (as on the one in the pix). Another, slightly cheaper version is by Graber (made in my home town). They are usually mounted to the companies rack system. However, is would be simple to mount them to just about anything.
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Get or build a proper deck box, PLEASE.
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Re: Luggage rack??

So tell me Jon... what constitutes a "proper" deck box??
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So tell me Jon... what constitutes a "proper" deck box??
Like this... obviously for a smaller boat you'd need to make it smaller than this one.

One of these won't make your boat look like a Volvo wagon.
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Re: Luggage rack??

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Get or build a proper deck box, PLEASE.
Why? Oh, and before you start, don't even try and say your example looks better than mine. Hehe.

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