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I've seen pictures in another thread of the cargo net installed vertically. Does anyone have pictures of the net installed horizontally with the third row seats down?
 

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I saw that too in the installation instructions, but can't figure out what good it is that way. :confused:
 

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I will post pics as soon as I resize picture. I use it whenever I carry tools and groceries around and IMO it is better that vertical. You have to watch with the cargo net when it is vertical that the hatch closes properly without hitting items in the net. Both ways work great and would recommend this item. It is cheap and you won't have to worry about stuff rolling around in back. Note that it has elastic around the whole perimeter so it is easy to lift and place items under.
 

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zafer,

when I first see the instruction, I was wondering how is good for it. But once I have my baby's stroller in the car, I find out it is very useful. Otherwise the stroller will slide either left or right whenever you are turning.
 

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The vertical position is great for a few small items (e.g., some groceries, a lunch box, running shoes). When it comes to larger items, or a bunch of items (like a run to Costco), the horizontal position lets you hold everything down. The whole idea is to keep things from becoming projectiles in the event you do emergency braking/maneuvering.

I think the clips supplied kind of suck. I replaced them with little caribiners, which are much friendlier.
 

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I agree........ clips are not user friendly. :(
 

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jonnygoodboy said:

I think the clips supplied kind of suck. I replaced them with little caribiners, which are much friendlier.
Excellent idea....I think I might steal that one. Thanks:29:
 

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jonnygoodboy said:
I think the clips supplied kind of suck. I replaced them with little caribiners, which are much friendlier.
:confused: caribiners ?
 

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hockeyplayer said:
Zafer:here is an example of what they look like. You can get em' at any sports store. they are actually for rock climbing.

http://www.geocities.com/keybiner/
Got them on mine, they work great. You can get them most anywhere that sells key chains. Don't use these for rock climbing!
 

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Thanx. Didn't know it by name, got a key chain made from one.
 

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DaleB said:


...... Don't use these for rock climbing!
uh....yeah don't use keychain for rockclimbing. The keychain version is a smaller derivative of the actual ones used in rock climbing. Unless it is a small rock:p
 

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Actually the carabiner are sold according to the weight/load limit. The higher the load limit, the more expensive it is. The carabiners that you see being sold at Kmart or other stores are usually hollow and not for climbing (strictly cosmetic). The color of the carabiners used to signify the load limit, but nowadays it seems the color is used more for ascetics and not for its true purpose. Also the real carabiners are quite expensive as they are made from exotic materials such as magnesium.
 

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jonnygoodboy said:
When it comes to larger items, or a bunch of items (like a run to Costco), the horizontal position lets you hold everything down. The whole idea is to keep things from becoming projectiles in the event you do emergency braking/maneuvering.
So in the horizontal position the net goes on top of the stuff?

I'm a Costco member too, and I have the Uncle Ben's trunk dividers installed in my car:D. Probably will pick up some more for the MDX on our next visit. Very easy to install, keeps stuff from rolling around, and makes unloading easy since Costco doesn't provide any paper or plastic bags. I have one of those RubberMaid non-slip trunk liners underneath to keep the boxes themselves from sliding.
 

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