Safely transport your kayaks with the Malone Auto Racks Stax Pro 2™ Kayak Carrier. The aluminum, octagon-shaped posts are strong and stable, and the foam blocks hold your boats in place and protect them from the cross bars during travel. The Universal Fit JAWZ mounting hardware works with round, square and most factory oval cross bars for hassle-free installation, and the carrier folds down when not in use for better aerodynamics and low clearance.
Features and Benefits
Safely transports up to 2 kayaks
Rust-resistant for lasting use
12' cam-style H.D. polypropylene load straps
12' bow and stern safety tie-downs
Universal Fit JAWZ mounting hardware works with round, square and most factory oval cross bars
Aluminum, octagon-shaped posts for strength and stability
Individual strap slots allow for 2-kayak transport
Can assemble or transfer to another vehicle in minutes
Folds down when not in use for better aerodynamics and low clearance
Foam stacker blocks hold your boats in place and cushion them from the cross bars during transport
Rated 5 out of
Perfect for 2 kayaksWarning: If you didn't have the straps tight enough or in the right location (there is one blue strap reserved specifically to tie the boats together, separate from the racks), you are the reason this won't work correctly. I took a 45 minute drive from the store to my home, both kayaks still in the plastic, and installed both this and the bare roof rack system on my car in one day. The instructions were a little hazy, but it was easily deciphered. Because the plastic was still on the kayaks and everything was new, I did have to stop about half way home in order to re-tighten the straps and re-position the blocks and straps. This is my first time buying anything watercraft related, so if a newbie can get this thing to work, a seasoned kayaker should be able to do this with no issues.
Date published: 2016-04-22
Rated 2 out of
Not worth the moneyGot this to haul my 2 kayaks around and it did not perform as well as I was anticipating for the price. The foam pads do not fit Xterra roof bars, and the kayaks kept sliding off the pads. Had to stop 3 times in a two hour trip to reposition them and set them both back upright. As far as the support arms, those worked pretty well and the design is good. Overall it's not worth the money. Build your own or go with something cheaper.