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Old 12-11-2015, 09:44 PM   #21
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I had the storage problems also. I got tired of worrying about the chairs banging up the inside of the trailer. Where to put a generator and gas can. And like I said before I really enjoy a larger grill. The stuff is really not that heavy but bulky.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:01 PM   #22
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Honda 2000 holdown and locking system

Very nice locking system.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:05 PM   #23
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Gas can rack

Gas can rack used.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:35 PM   #24
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Bravo! For those who need extra cargo space that 3 receiver system to better stabilize & distribute the weight looks good. Tongue weight should be checked though, as all should know that too little there can cause sway.
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Old 12-11-2015, 10:45 PM   #25
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..... I've often thought of removing it. But, where would the stuff go?
In the front storage box of your new 19?

Like Rossue said, that triple mount will certainly be very stable, no twisting. Why not just two though? It would still prevent twisting, be strong enough, and weight a bit less.
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Old 12-11-2015, 11:04 PM   #26
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Two mounting points makes a lot of sense for a box, to eliminate the slop issue and increase capacity. The old Reese Dual Port System (which we have on our Sienna) was a commercial solution which would be easier to use than two box receivers, but it was discontinued years ago.

I can see having the middle receiver to use with a bike rack when the box isn't mounted, but I can't see any point in using it with the box. After all, the frame structure is out at the sides, not in the middle, and two points are a lot easier to line up than three.

Perhaps a bigger issue than just the mass, is how far back it is due to the size of the box and the style of mounting. I'm glad that there have been no problems so far, but it's certainly hurting stability. Just be careful...
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Old 12-11-2015, 11:59 PM   #27
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With the placement of the box on rails, you only have about 1 3/4" of the box on them on each side. I just felt more comfortable having the extra support.
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Old 12-12-2015, 03:57 PM   #28
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It's good to ensure proper support, and the bumper is already there to use, so I agree that it makes sense to support the box at the middle. On the other hand, I would rather do that with a steel tube in the cargo box base (to bridge between the supports) than deal with getting the three receivers and the tubes which go into them all aligned.
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Old 12-12-2015, 06:07 PM   #29
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Good idea Brian. If it turns out to be a problem I'll try that.
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Old 12-21-2015, 10:30 AM   #30
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Really nice, but I'd suggest attaching a big red reflector to the back of that box before somebody smashes into it because they got distracted by your tail lights being 2 feet farther in front of them.
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