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UTV Cargo Rack?? #8031891 10/31/20 09:43 PM
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Is anyone using a cargo rack on the back of thr side by side? I don’t like putting our dead critters in the bed with our guns and gear to get covered in blood and I’m about ready to build something but I’m not sure what I need. What are you guys using?

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8032242 11/01/20 02:15 AM
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Hitch hauler on the front. Don't put it on the back or you will kick up mud and such on your meat.

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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8032871 11/01/20 06:13 PM
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I can’t put one on the front, Im just going to build something for the rear up high and see how it goes.

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I started building my own version this afternoon up, putting a tailgate on it tomorrow and finishing up the expanded metal. I couldn’t find anything I liked on line. [Linked Image]

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8033420 11/02/20 02:14 AM
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I like that Thumper. How are you attaching it to the machine?

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8033504 11/02/20 03:17 AM
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It’s attached to the receiver hitch just like a traditional hitch carrier but raised up higher. I’ll get a pic of the lower part tomorrow when I finish it up.

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8033940 11/02/20 03:49 PM
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That's really nice. Good job. up


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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8034346 11/02/20 07:24 PM
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Here’s how it’s attached, had to toss some paint on it, I’ll get a pic of the tail gate when the paint dries. [Linked Image]

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Finished it up,, [Linked Image]
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That looks great Ol Thumper, very well done.


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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8035140 11/03/20 09:39 AM
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Nice.


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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8035183 11/03/20 12:26 PM
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Very nice! Just get help taking it on and off as you get older. grin


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Awesome work. Looks great.

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I'm very impressed! up


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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8035785 11/03/20 06:42 PM
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Nice! I used a traditional one before but drug too much, needed to be raised up.

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Creekrunner] #8035856 11/03/20 07:23 PM
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Thanks guys, it was a quick fun build that will hopefully get bloody this weekend



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Very nice! Just get help taking it on and off as you get older. grin

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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8038156 11/04/20 10:36 PM
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What I use:
https://307mfg.com/atvbackpackercart.php

Absolutely love it.

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The one Ol Thumper built is pretty slick.
Don't know how strong your hitch is so you might think about anchoring it to bed a top to help support heavy loads - only if needed or course.
Pretty cool ideas in other threads.
As for a trailer, you can get a small kit from HF for 300 and built it your way.


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Originally Posted by Vern1
The one Ol Thumper built is pretty slick.
Don't know how strong your hitch is so you might think about anchoring it to bed a top to help support heavy loads - only if needed or course.
Pretty cool ideas in other threads.
As for a trailer, you can get a small kit from HF for 300 and built it your way.


Fact. I had one similar, and when I loaded a mule deer buck on it and bounced along the way home, it bent the hitch. I'd highly suggest some support/anchor at the top somewhere.

Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8039638 11/05/20 09:37 PM
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I have a small trailer but it’s a pain the the butt to mess with in the woods when you need to back up,,

It is anchored to the frame currently for support and solid as a rock. It has zero movement and if the hitch decides it wants to bend it will get rebuilt as well but the way it’s sitting currently I think it’s fine but hopefully we find out this weekend..

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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8040583 11/06/20 04:59 PM
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How I addressed the bouncing/moving issue. Time will tell if it works, I used temporary parts I had laying around for a trial run but it’s rock solid currently. [Linked Image]
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It worked [Linked Image]

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Re: UTV Cargo Rack?? [Re: Ol Thumper] #8041661 11/07/20 06:19 PM
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eek2 Dang, that's a nice buck. up


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