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Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount

Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount

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This fixed-position, J-style kayak carrier allows you to transport 1 kayak safely and securely on your roof rack. The space-saving cradle system with universal hardware mounts to most crossbar configurations. Includes tie-down straps. Lowest Prices for the best watersport carriers from Rhino Rack. Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount part number S510 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Rhino Rack Watersport Carriers - S510

  • Kayak
  • Roof Mount Carrier
  • Rhino Rack
  • J-Style
  • Factory Bars
  • Round Bars
  • Elliptical Bars
  • No Load Assist
  • Clamp On
  • Side Loading
  • Non-Locking

This fixed-position, J-style kayak carrier allows you to transport 1 kayak safely and securely on your roof rack. The space-saving cradle system with universal hardware mounts to most crossbar configurations. Includes tie-down straps.


Features:

  • Fixed-position, J-style cradles carry 1 kayak on its side safely and securely
    • Accommodates a variety of watercraft styles and sizes
    • Takes up minimal space on your roof rack so you can carry more gear
  • Rubber padding on the cradle arms cushions the kayak during transport
  • 2 Specially designed tie-down straps secure the watercraft to your roof-rack crossbars
    • Padded buckles won't scratch your kayak
  • 2 Tie-down straps anchor the watercraft's bow and stern to your vehicle
  • Brackets and hand knobs let you mount the carrier to most crossbar configurations
  • Steel tube construction with black powder coat finish resists corrosion


Specs:

  • Carrying capacity: 1 kayak
  • Application: round, aero/elliptical and most factory crossbars
    • Requires adapter (KC-FK8 - sold separately) to mount on Rhino-Rack Heavy-Duty crossbars
    • Requires adapter (KC-FK10 - sold separately) to mount on square crossbars
  • Weight capacity: 99 lbs
  • 2-Year limited warranty


S510 Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount

Installation Details S510 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Rhino-Rack J-Style Kayak Carrier - Fixed - Universal Mount - S510

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (53 Customer Reviews)

This fixed-position, J-style kayak carrier allows you to transport 1 kayak safely and securely on your roof rack. The space-saving cradle system with universal hardware mounts to most crossbar configurations. Includes tie-down straps.

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This is a great investment! My husband and I go kayaking a lot and we both have Priuses so not so conducive to kayaking. I bought this for my husband's 2012 Prius and the J hooks to go with it and it hold both of our 10 ft kayacks with no problems. 523909



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Love having these. Have 3 sets for 3 kayaks on top of my truck roof. 134501



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I followed instructions all went fairly well. I am happy with final results. Wish I would have thought about doing this a couple of years ago. Roof rack and kayak carrier has added value and more versatility to our little Mazda II. 786574



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The Rhino Rack system on my Taurus is working great! The kayak carriers are awesome too. My daughter and I have taken many trips with our kayaks and absolutely love the Rhino system. I will definitely be using etrailer.com in the future. 411406



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Rhino rack was functional but did not hold without moving on round bar. Awkard shape of my kayak made j rack too unstable. 896668



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perfect for my kayaks Everything you need to tie down your kayaks included 874928



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These J racks rock solid. Easy to put together and attach to the crossbars with lots of rubber padding to protect your kayaks. I went with the universal mount for quick on/off. Large turn knobs make it easy. 866993



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Worked great 859909



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Kayak carriers work great ease on and off .I will send a picture next time I use them 859779



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Thank you for your fast service and your prices are great! 859244



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I will be using my j-hooks this weekend. I placed them on my Jeep Grand Cherokee yesterday and they looked great and held my Ascend 10T kayak. They look great and are very sturdy. 849742



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I installed these as soon as I got them and I’ve got to say, there are some extra holes for screws that are a tad misleading and the pieces that secure it to the cross bars don’t seem super secure. For reference, I do have Rhino Rack’s vortex crossbars so this should fit snug. The rubber tops were tough to get into place and I am worried they’ll snap when I go to remove my rack but Rhino Rack has yet to fail me with their products so I bet it’ll work out great! 830565



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Easy to put together and the videos you have on how to use are awesome!!! Thanks very much! 824769



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We live in the mountains of N. GA have several streams to kayak on but always had issues with a pick up vehicle now that we have installed the racks all is good off we go 819345



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Works great, easy installation. 805571



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Very quick delivery! Wonderful product! 777521



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Rhino Rack kayak carrier was easy to install and feels solid. I haven't tried it yet but it should work fine. 764853



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The J hooks are great, but the mounting hardware not so good. The bolts on the mounting hardware bent and came loose, which almost caused the kayak and j hook to fall off the rails. Tried to see if you guys sold replacement parts for them and you don't, so now I have to try and find them without having to buy a whole new j hook setup. 697080



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Love the roof racks. Haven't had any problems in a year - I would highly recommend these! 696538



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Fits perfectly and does exactly what i need 690550



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The Rhino Rack 2500 Series and the Rhino-rack Vortex Aero Crossbars fit like a glove. GREAT quality at a decent price (you get what you pay for). I also purchased the Rhino-rack J-style Kayak Carrier which was also a great product!! I was helped by Karen F and she did a great job from start to finish, thanks Karen!!! I have purchased several items over the years from etrailer, they have very good prices as well as a very knowledgeable staff. This business and its staff are a class act!!! 609109



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Easy to install and priced right. Paired them with Rhino-Rack Aero Crossbars. 559817



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I purchased two set of j hook racks a year ago and love them. Quality is out standing and they work flawlessly with several types of kayaks we use. Thanks E trailer 528964



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Easy to install. Just little bit of ass embling. 504815



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This is a great product. As a novice kayaker I was nervous. The assembly was easy with clear instructions. My sales professional Crystal K. was a pleasure to work with. She knew the answers to all my questions. From placing the order to the delivery I am very satisfied. I will be using etrailer again. I can't wait to get my kayaks to the water. 499958


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