Has anyone tried Exposed Racks?

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I installed my RTT today for trip tomorrow. I did the click in system with 3 bars. One thing I did not think of was to run 6 of the click in brackets. Anyone running with 6? I have 2 on front and rear. I was getting it all set up today and seemed fine, but wondering if I should get 2 more for center click ins.

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Both racks have been great for hauling 2 Stand up Paddleboards and surfboards. I am really impressed with the quality and the company.
Thanks for this review many years ago. I am going to be buying an exposed rack for my 2-door soft top.

I was planning on getting the "click-in" bar, not the solid cross-bar. Is that the right move? This here: https://www.smsparts.com/product-page/8-00-9756-bk-m-f-jl-soft-top-pkg-txt-blk

Also, if you're hauling a surfboard, what additional accessories do you need to make that happen? Do I need to buy anything else?
 

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Thanks for this review many years ago. I am going to be buying an exposed rack for my 2-door soft top.

I was planning on getting the "click-in" bar, not the solid cross-bar. Is that the right move? This here: https://www.smsparts.com/product-page/8-00-9756-bk-m-f-jl-soft-top-pkg-txt-blk

Also, if you're hauling a surfboard, what additional accessories do you need to make that happen? Do I need to buy anything else?
Click in with kayak accesories and 2 kayaks. this is a really nice roof rack.

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Couple other questions:
  • Is the company still taking a long time to ship
  • Does this work with the Bestop automatic roof?
  • Do the OEM bolts still suck, and do you still need to pickup your own HEX bolts to make this thing work?
 

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Thanks for this review many years ago. I am going to be buying an exposed rack for my 2-door soft top.

I was planning on getting the "click-in" bar, not the solid cross-bar. Is that the right move? This here: https://www.smsparts.com/product-page/8-00-9756-bk-m-f-jl-soft-top-pkg-txt-blk

Also, if you're hauling a surfboard, what additional accessories do you need to make that happen? Do I need to buy anything else?
I absolutely love them. Also my name will get you 10% off. Jeremyhedrick.
 

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Dang that looks so good!

On their site, there are only two kayak accessories, a kayak "center mount" and a kayak "offset" mount. Is this what you mean? https://www.smsparts.com/product-page/8-00-9833-center-pin-y-kayak-mount

Is that the only additional thing I need to buy?
I got that for kayaks. I dont know if youll need that for surf boards. I needed the center and offset for my configuration, because I got the bars that con go on hardtop and without hardtop.
 

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Is their logo on the bar printed / painted on? Or is it a decal that can be easily removed?
 

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DOn't know if I can find a set @Toronto Canada ?
 
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