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Old 02-06-2018, 08:35 AM   #1  
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Ladder Rack Weight Capacity

Hey guys,

Anyone know the weight capacity of the ladder rack like the one in the picture?

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Manufacturers website should have that info, no?

That rack is cantilevered beyond the bed sides, and not sitting directly on the rails. I would think those support plates would begin to bend if there was ~500 lbs directly over them.

It would be best to call the rack manufacturer to be safe
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