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RecPro RV Kayak Rack – Vertiyak Hitch Mount

RecPro RV Kayak Rack – Vertiyak Hitch Mount

Description

Today, we will be reviewing the RecPro RV Kayak Rack Vertiyak Hitch Mount Standing Kayak. This kayak rack is perfect for those who love to take their kayaks or paddleboards out for a spin. It can accommodate kayaks and paddleboards up to 12 ft in length, making it a versatile option for various water activities.

One of the standout features of this kayak rack is its construction. The main beam and upper section of the rack are made from 14-gauge steel, with a thickness of 1/16". This ensures durability and longevity, so you can trust that this rack will hold up well over time.

Installation of the RecPro RV Kayak Rack is a breeze, as it mounts to a 2" hitch receiver. However, it is recommended to have a frame-welded receiver for added stability and safety. The rack itself can carry up to 150 pounds, with a weight of 46 pounds. This means you can confidently transport your kayaks without worrying about their security.

Another great feature of this kayak rack is the lower cradle hoop. It has holes for 3 different mounting heights, allowing you to customize it according to your needs. This flexibility is a welcome addition, as it ensures a secure fit for kayaks of different shapes and sizes.

When you purchase the RecPro RV Kayak Rack, you also receive several accessories to assist with installation. These include an anti-rattle device, ratchet straps, and pool noodles. These extras make setting up the kayak rack a breeze and enhance overall stability and safety.

Now, let's address some frequently asked questions about the RecPro RV Kayak Rack:

Can this be used on a 2022 Subaru Outback only a mile to the beach?

Maybe?

Can this be mounted off-RV-center? I have a rearview camera to avoid.

Hi, as long as you have a sturdy trailer hitch, you should be able to mount it off-RV-center. It is advisable to brace the top of the vertical pole to the top of the RV to avoid any wobbling.

Will this work on a Nissan Armada 2019?

It should, as it works on our 2017 Toyota Rav4.

Can you mount 2 kayaks to this?

Yes, we have 2 attached to ours. It rides great!

Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

Can this be used on a 2022 Subaru Outback only a mile to beach

Maybe?

Can this be mounted off-RV-center? I have a rearview camera to avoid.

Hi;As long as you have a sturdy trailer hitch. I also braced the top of the vertical pole to the top of the RV (avoiding the back-and-forth wobble.Otherwise, it's a great carrier.

Will this work on a Nissan Armada 2019?

It should as it works on our 2017 Toyota Rav4

Can you mount 2 Kayaks to this?

Yes, we have 2 attached to ours. Rides great!!