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Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74"

Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74"

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Lowest Prices for the best truck bed accessories from Erickson. Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74" part number 08908 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Erickson Truck Bed Accessories - 08908

  • Cargo Organizers
  • Cargo Bar
  • Erickson
  • 44 - 74 Inch Long


Ratcheting Cargo bar stops cargo from shifting in trucks, vans and SUVs. No drilling, easy installation and universal fit. Rubber end pads hold securely without scratching vehicle. Ratchet mechanism creates more tension for tighter, stronger hold.

  • Secure fit with less effort
  • Universal Fit - for all trucks, vans, minivans, and sport utility vehicles
  • Adjusts from 44" to 74"
  • Easy to adjust
  • No tools required
  • Cushioned non-slip pads protect vehicle surface
  • 90-Day warranty


08908 Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74"





Video of Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74"

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Video Transcript for Erickson Truck Bed Accessories - Cargo Organizers - 08908 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're taking a look at a cargo control cargo bar with a ratcheting mechanism. Now the ratcheting cargo bar stops cargo from shifting in your truck bed, in your van, or in your SUV. To get this installed, there's no drilling required. It's an easy instillation, and it's a universal fit. The rubber end pads hold securely without scratching your vehicle. The feet can pivot to ensure they make solid contact with the surface area.

The ratcheting mechanism creates more tension for a tighter stronger hold, and the unit is constructed from a durable metal construction with protective finishing to keep it safe from rust and corrosion.Now this bar can adjust anywhere from 44 inches out to 74 inches. It's very easy to adjust. All you need to do is pull the release lever, lift the handle to the fully open position and then you can pull out on this portion as much as you need to. Then to make any fine tune adjustments put the handle in the ratcheting position, and that allows you to apply the correct tension for a nice strong secure hold. To fully retract the unit, open it up all the way and basically push it back in.

Then when you're ready to secure or lock the handle in position, push it all the way down, and that locks everything in place. So it's very easy to adjust. It's easy to operate. No tools required. The pads measure around 3 1/8 inches long by 2 3/8 inches wide.

The bar diameter, this portion is an inch and a quarter.That's gonna do it for today's look at the cargo control bar with ratchet.


Customer Reviews

Cargo Control Cargo Bar with Ratchet - 44" to 74" - 08908

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (35 Customer Reviews)


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Just got it in today. So far, so good. My truck bed is 73” wide and it fits perfectly. 2019 Chevy Trail Boss 815593



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Quick shipment. Arrived safe and sound. Works as advertised. Easy to set up and holds freight in place in my Ford Transit Connect. Pleased with the whole transaction. 798573



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Thanks, it is just right for my truck 702932



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I use this to keep packages from sliding in the truck and it works great. I am very happy with the price and the quality! Thank you! 619846



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Just what I needed, works great and does the job. Thanks 608808



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Outstanding value and well built. 539297



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I really like everything I ordered, good products 458552



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The cargo bar works great, I use it all the time in my bed. 455585


Comments
The cargo bar hasnt left the bed of the truck since I bought it. It still looks great as it is under the tonno cover and it also works great at holding the load, but I do need to help the ratchet by holding the sliding tab while ratcheting. I dont think it is a design issue, just an issue of being well used.
Dave w - 11/29/2018

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I can't rate this product because it has not been delivered. However, I received an email asking for this review because the items have been delivered. I have to wait until Monday to contact someone at etrailer since it didn't deliver to my home. 398772



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works well, 390211


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works well, a little difficult to release. starting to rust.
art t - 06/07/2018

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Ratchet cargo pole. Fairly sturdy pole and the materials seem to be good for this thing. When extended the male pole is a little whobbley. Should be ok for restraining a 200lb item. I use these to separate the truck bed into portisions and stop cargo from sliding in the truck. They get the job done. 339447



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Easy to use ! Well put together. It will keep the stuff from sliding to the front of the truck bed . 323037



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This is much nicer than one I bought from a major "box store" a while back. The folks at etrailer.com are real pleasure to deal with. Thank you! r 315960



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Product does not stand up to use - we used this item approx. 6 times before the teeth on the bar became stripped and bar would not hold. Manufacturer would not warrant product. DO NOT BUY - you are wasting your money. 292351



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Works as advertised 288730



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This bar is well built, and simple and easy to operate. 235102


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I am still using all three products and I still think they are great!
Tony - 03/12/2017

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Arrived quickly, works great. Just what was needed. 201200



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Good product. Very fast shipping. 162581



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Seems like a good product. Time will tell but I did install it and it will work for my needs. 157400



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Works as advertised so far... 137678



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The product was exactly as advertised and well built. It's a simple product so there isn't much to say. What I can mention is the fantastic customer service from etrailer.com. There communication with the customer is among the best I've experienced. I had the product within days and it was very well packed. I've ordered from etrailer.com in the past and will continue to do so again in the future. 134521



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Great product. Every truck needs one 125523



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Hold position perfectly, very adjustable and easy to use. Works terrific for intended purpose of keeping things from sliding front to back in bed of my pickup. A good price as well. 114120



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they seem to be alright but at 57inch ext. a little flimsy at the ratchet area not sure yet will try out and send pictures 114098



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I bought this cargo bar because of the reviews. Most were positive and I never really found any bad bad stuff. "MISTAKE" Maybe I got a defect or something but, it's a piece of #@*$. I can't believe nobody has had any issues. I put it in the bed of my 2012 F150 and extended to fit. The ratchet will not ratchet tight without slipping out of the so called locked position. I thought maybe it was because I had it extended so far. No, I tried it in my other small truck bed and the same thing. I tried to give it the benefit of the doubt and went back the next day and played with it some more thinking all these people can't be wrong but, the ratchet mechanism is just plain crap. Sorry folks, I can't recommend this product at all. Steer clear. 86825


Comments
Update: Etrailer noticed my review and promptly shipped me another cargo bar for exchange. First Id like to say I appreciate Etrailer being concerned enough to do that without me requesting it. They are obviously concerned with customer satisfaction. I like that. Second, the newest bar that arrived was indeed somewhat better than the one I returned although, it still isnt anywhere near what I expected in a ratcheting cargo bar. When I do tighten it and lock it, it does stay in place.........until you shake it a little and it slips out of the locked position again, just like the old one. The ratchet mechanism is just not made properly for a lot of tension. I have a bed liner so it needs the extra tension to hold in place. On the Web Page for the bar it says, Ratchet mechanism creates more tension for tighter, stronger hold. Thats just not the case. I believe the cooler thats being secured in the video is empty. My conclusion is that it is just a light duty bar to hold light duty stuff. I suppose if you had light loads you were trying to secure and you didnt tighten the bar very tight, it may do well. In their defense, they never say its heavy duty. Ill keep the bar but, I still dont recommend it for anything other than really light loads. I do recommend Etrailer though. The other items I bought were excellent as well as the shipping and customer service. Dont worry Etrailer, Ill be back, and thanks for your concern and help.
-- comment by: Ray B - 07/14/2013

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It was our pleasure to work with you and thanks for the feedback. You may already be doing so, but I just want to make sure. The ratcheting mechanism should be used to tighten up the bar and once it is snug, use the release to disengage the handle from the ratchet gears before you set the handle in the down position. Check right at the :52 mark in the video with the blue cooler to see that step.

-- Patrick B - 7/15/2013

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