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Yakima FatCat 4 Ski/Snowboard Mounts

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The wide Yakima FatCat 4 takes ski and snowboard mounts to a whole new level! Holds 4 pairs of your fattest skis or 2 snowboards.

  • Big push-button opening makes it simple to operate even with gloves on
  • Integrated binding lift gives you optimal clearance between car roof and bindings
  • Low-profile design with aerodynamic nesting arms slices through the wind to help cut down on gas usage
  • A unique internal hinge system allows FatCat to remain low and compact while carrying fat skis and boards
  • Easy installation with included hex wrench means you're on your way to the slopes in no time
  • Universal attachment system fits round, square and most factory racks right out of the box
  • Lockable with included SKS locks and keys
  • Yakima FatCat mounts cannot be removed from crossbars when closed and locked
  • Usable pad length = 19.5 in.

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Yakima FatCat 4 Ski/Snowboard Mounts Specs
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Yakima FatCat 4 Ski/Snowboard Mounts

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Yakima FatCat 4 Ski/Snowboard Mountsis rated5.0out of5by1.
Rated5out of5byfromExcellent QualityNo, it's not super easy to install, but any handy person can install the racks in <20 minutes. My tall car + low carport required the extra inch of clearance these give me vs. the Powderhound, which REI graciously accepted as a return (also appear to be well engineered). I like the clever slide-over-the-bolts system for locking the racks to the car. Best feature of all is the little allen wrench storage clip inside the rack itself -- I always misplaced the wrench for my old ski racks so this is a very welcome feature. Not happy I had to fork over an extra $90 to get these instead of the Powderhounds, but the low profile of the FatCat is quiet and I can leave them on all winter. Note that I'm reviewing the 'old' model currently on clearance price. Not familiar with the new version that appears to have flimsier rack mounting points.
Date published: 2013-01-07

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