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xx   BOAT

Tip shows how to make a roller device that helps when loading a canoe onto the top of a van.
BOYS' LIFE Apr 1997 (v.87#4) pg. 7

Build a car-top bike carrier for 4 bicycles or 2 canoes. Est. cost: $30.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #218 Apr 1981 (v.31#4) pg. 80

Device to load boats up to 200 lbs. onto a car top.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #431 Apr 1964 (v.60) pg. 100

The happy clam. This lightweight, folding 8-ft. rowboat doubles as a cartop storage unit and suits the first-time boatbuilder. Est. cost: $100.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #116 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 62

Add this boat rack to your tent trailer.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1967 (v.127#5) pg. 132

A one-man, car-top boat loader for a 14-ft. aluminum boat. Est. cost: $15.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1968 (v.129#5) pg. 156

Three-way "Travelpod" is a boat, a camper and a car-top equipment carrier all in one.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1970 (v.133#2) pg. 158

Build a cartop boat booster to make one-man loading and unloading easier. Est. cost: $10.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1973 (v.140#2) pg. 151

A pair of foldable, collapsible inclined planes help you load and unload a rowboat from a cartop carrier.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1971 (v.199#2) pg. 100

Extension on one of the two cartop carriers makes it easier for one man to load a canoe.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1971 (v.199#3) pg. 40

A simple wooden rack on a car top, plus a single roller mounted on the bow of a small boat, makes loading a boat on a car top a one-man job. Roller also helps roll boat from car to water.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1973 (v.203#2) pg. 120

Knock-down ramp for loading a small boat onto a cartop carrier.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1987 (v.231#2) pg. 94

Two-wheel dolly attaches to a 16-ft. plywood skiff to enable one man to load/unload boat from a cartop carrier.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #53 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 86

Fiberglass cradles designed to hold a kayak, rowing shell, or sailboard when using a cartop carrier.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #56 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 76

Nosewheel is mounted on a dinghy to allow for single-handed loading on a cartop carrier. A "monorail" track with sides keeps the wheel from slipping off as the boat is loaded on the car.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #59 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 83

Tips on single-handed loading of a canoe atop a car.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 10

Use PVC pipe and steel pipe to form a "roller" that facilitates loading a canoe or kayak on roof racks.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #67 Jun-Jul 1989 pg. 75

Tilting ladder (equipped with rollers and a small winch) is used to load, unload and transport a heavy canoe (or other small boat) on top of a pickup truck rack.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #71 Feb-Mar 1990 pg. 58

Carrying small boats on automobile roof racks. Some tips.
WOODENBOAT #117 Mar-Apr 1994 pg. 49
Added Info WOODENBOAT #118 May-Jun 1994 pg. 6, 7, 8