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trimmer on my roof rack?

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by mattwebb502, Mar 31, 2013.

  1. mattwebb502

    mattwebb502 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I own a few properties and maintain them myself... I need to transport my string trimmer on my roof rack.

    Anybody have a safe, secure solution? Ideally it would be lockable...

    roof rack is Thule w/ rectangular load bars.

    I don't really want to run around with a cargo box if I don't have to, and I don't want the trimmer inside my vehicle for a variety of reasons.

  2. sseaman

    sseaman LawnSite Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3

    Ski or snowboard mounts would probably work.
  3. mattwebb502

    mattwebb502 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    yeah I actually considered those. I have a pair of Thule lockable ones laying around.
    Trouble is, they're ugly and they're like little air dams sitting up there --- they can be loud and tend to sap the fuel econ.

    I'm after something a little lower profile and more discreet

  4. whiffyspark

    whiffyspark LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,507

    Is this a truck?
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  5. mattwebb502

    mattwebb502 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    Volvo Wagon.

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