Originally Posted by schmieg
I have two canoes, one is a 17 foot tripper and the other is a solo. The solo is narrower and I have to move the canoe carrier mounts closer to each other when I have it on top as opposed to the tripper. I'd have a lot of little insert pieces to reinstall as it wold have to be cut to allow both canoes to be used. And then, if I install a different device, I'd have to allow for the cutting it would take. I think that I'll just leave the inserts off when I use the canoe carriers.
Makes sense to me. I have a canoe and was preparing to investigate how to transport it. The inserts are part aesthetic and part noise or aero pieces. Adding a canoe negates either of those, so totally understand leaving them out.