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#11502492 - 03/26/16 10:14 AM Jon Boat on Top of Car?
ReeceKennedy Offline
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Registered: 07/27/15
Posts: 126
Loc: Dallas
So just curious, does anyone transport their Jon boat on top of their car? Would this even be possible?
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#11503177 - 03/26/16 07:44 PM Re: Jon Boat on Top of Car? [Re: ReeceKennedy]
PowerLizard Offline
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Registered: 03/08/03
Posts: 1755
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
It is possible but not real easy. My dad strapped a 12' Jon boat to the top a Homda Civic - once.

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#11505237 - 03/28/16 12:27 AM Re: Jon Boat on Top of Car? [Re: ReeceKennedy]
porta Offline
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Registered: 09/25/09
Posts: 340
A boat loader makes it easy: http://boatloader.com/car_a_boat.html This is one I have used, but it requires a trailer hitch.

This company has other versions as well that I haven't used, and there are do it yourself versions on u-tube.

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#11505386 - 03/28/16 07:28 AM Re: Jon Boat on Top of Car? [Re: ReeceKennedy]
Piper354 Offline
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Registered: 07/08/09
Posts: 172
When I was living back home in South Louisiana as a teenager I saw an old Cadillac or Town Car type car going down the road with a jon boat on top. No rack or straps, each person in the car had an arm out the window holding on to the boat. Can't remember how many people in the car. My dad and I were speechless. Can't make up stuff like that.

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#11506055 - 03/28/16 11:31 AM Re: Jon Boat on Top of Car? [Re: Piper354]
ReeceKennedy Offline
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Registered: 07/27/15
Posts: 126
Loc: Dallas
Im all about makeshift, but that? That's a whole different kind of makeshift
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#11599464 - 05/12/16 01:27 PM Re: Jon Boat on Top of Car? [Re: ReeceKennedy]
reeltexan Offline
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Registered: 03/03/06
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Loc: Ovilla, TEXAS

People used to do it all the time.

Especially station wagons.
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