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Back Rack and Pro Rack???

Discussion in 'Equipment, Tools & Vehicle Pictures' started by chev_4x4, Jan 5, 2008.

  1. chev_4x4

    chev_4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    Has anyone heard of Pro Racks. They are made in America, and look exactly like a Back Rack??? Just wondering if any one has heard of them?? I first found them on Ebay, then when I looked at the back rack page they listed http://bigboys-customtoys.com/Default.asp? as a web seller and they carry both brands.


  2. chs1993

    chs1993 Senior Member
    Messages: 297

    sounds like a scam, Ive never heard of one.
  3. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    Scam how? Which ones cheaper. There the exact same just different stickers.
  4. KubotaJr

    KubotaJr Senior Member
    Messages: 328

    The pro rack is only $4 cheaper?
  5. firelwn82

    firelwn82 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,866

    Then do what you want. Its a sticker
  6. PTSolutions

    PTSolutions PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,537

    Hmmm thats weird. I bet I know why back racks are 4 bucks more. Cause they had to pay for the extra letter to be vinyled. :drinkup:
  7. stcroixjoe

    stcroixjoe Senior Member
    Messages: 263

    lmao now thats the truth
  8. qualitylawncare

    qualitylawncare Senior Member
    Messages: 501

    Regardless of which brand you choose, I bought my Back Rack from BBCT and can't say anything but great things about them.. Definiently a good dealer..:salute:
  9. SuperDuty

    SuperDuty Senior Member
    Messages: 147

    I have a Back Rack and love it!!! What's $4.00? A gallon of gas now!!!:sleeping:
  10. TTA89

    TTA89 Member
    Messages: 36

    I have seen those on trucks but can't figure out what they are used for? :dizzy:
  11. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,796

    I picked one up at an auction for $40 with 4 work lights on it. They are perfect for putting lights on, holding lightbars, resting ladders against, tieing stuff to,etc.
  12. streetsurfin'

    streetsurfin' Senior Member
    Messages: 770

    Commonly called a headache rack, to prevent a headache should your load come flying forward.
  13. chev_4x4

    chev_4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 129

    My dad has a Back Rack on his truck and its made in Canada, then the Pro Rack says made in the USA, just wondering if anyone knew if it was the same company setting up shop here under a different name. Thanks for all the opinions.
  14. tbrownell

    tbrownell Member
    Messages: 81

    Hey Guys - Ask and you shall receive!

    I was puzzled about this issue myself so I found you an answer!

    The following is a email I received from the president of back-rack:

  15. Lynden-Jeff

    Lynden-Jeff PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,433

    Back rack is where its at. They are manufactured about 15 minutes away from where I live, good stuff.

  16. Quality SR

    Quality SR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,829

    I have seen the Pro rack on ebay as well. It is the same as the back rack. It just says Pro Rack. That style is nice, i like it better than the full one
  17. chev_4x4

    chev_4x4 Senior Member
    Messages: 129


    much thanks

    appreciate the info, wish I would have thought of e mailing back rack.

    as always PS delivers the answers
  18. tbrownell

    tbrownell Member
    Messages: 81

    No Problem chev, after you asked I thought it was kinda funny also so i looked in to the matter more
  19. TurbDies2500

    TurbDies2500 Senior Member
    Messages: 188

    Thats interesting.
  20. The_Boss

    The_Boss Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Sorry to bring this back up but I don't think what the president of BackRack wrote is correct. I believe that the president of BackRack is just looking to protect his business, so it is no surprise to me that he wrote what he wrote.

    The units are nearly identical!!!