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SXS Bed Racks?

Discussion in 'Trucks, Trailers, & RV's' started by Danno, Feb 26, 2019.

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  1. Danno

    Danno Dan SXS Nation Rookie

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    Hello Everybody, I'm new. Looking to buy my first SXS this spring. My question is about bed racks. I will be hauling my travel trailer and would like to throw the sxs in the truck bed. I've seen the racks that put the front end over the cab. Does anyone have experience with these racks? Do you feel like they are secure? Is it hard to get in and out of the sxs while on the rack? How bout height? Any issues at all? Recommendations for where to buy? Thank you, Dan
     
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    airshot Ken SXS Nation Team Leader

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    Saw atvs up there but never a SxS...whew that is gonna be a tall haul over the back of the cab!
     
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    Have a member on another forum that hauls his on the bed of his truck not sure who makes the rack but will try and find out ! bed haul.jpg
     
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    check out Alpine design Offroad and there (Alpine super rack) should be what your looking for!
     
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    airshot Ken SXS Nation Team Leader

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    Wow, have saw the atv mount before but that is first time for the utv up there. Have to admit that would make me nervous going down the highway with my utv up there. Think I will stick with my motorhome towing my utv in an enclosed trailer.
     
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    Danno Dan SXS Nation Rookie

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    Danno Dan SXS Nation Rookie

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    This is the type of rack that I'm talking about.
     
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    I guess we'll see you in Florida soon if you don't make any rights or lefts LOL

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    Those are cool, but with that much weight up that high, I would think a long bed dually would be the only thing that would be remotely stable.
    I always go back to the whole “can versus should” discussion.
     
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    That looks scary, then add a camping trailer behind that....not my cup of tea..
     
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    Yep, That's why I was asking. Here's the link to a guy on FB manufacturing these racks here in Washington. Benjamin Holland | Facebook I'm really hoping something like this will work. Not ready to trade my travel trailer in for a toy hauler. But....like mentioned above, it doesn't LOOK super safe. I drive a 2012 Ram 3500. 6 1/3' bed. Wondering about going under over passes as well.
     
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    I’d upgrade to a nice toy hauler... just to be safe and comfortable.

    You’ll be so much happier.

    You can get a good fueling station in a toy hauler as well as the ramp turning into a “patio” for you. When the toy is not inside it has couches, another bed, and a table that will come out in most models... just as much room and comfort as a camper.

    Jayco makes a nice lightweight one that I like around 26’ or so. 40 gallon fuel station available and plenty of room for me and a few friends/family members. I like ~20 to ~25’. Too much smaller and you’re cramped, any bigger and you’re “cumbersome”.
     
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    Not sure if this is in the cards for the OP, but I 100% agree with this. We went with a smaller bumper pull toy hauler and it has been the only way I would go looking back.
     

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