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that looks like chicken wire!!!
 

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Its most likely stronger then it looks, That welded wire is tough stuff.
This would be more then adequate for most peoples needs. I say this without having a close enough look at how its welded together, so it could be a POS in real life but from what I know of the material used, it would work just find for most peoples needs.

Things I would change, corners welded together where they notched out the for the bends but that would bring the cost up and for what this is it is most likely not needed.

Remember what our roof racks are, plastic, thin aluminum, small screws fastened into barely adequate nutserts. In fact the nutserts are the weakness, screws are adequate.
The strength of our OEM roof racks is interdependent on all these parts distributing the load. That basket will be dependant on however you attach it to your roof rack.

From what I can see from the pictures it should be just fine for most peoples needs. It is ugly.
 

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Remember what our roof racks are, plastic, thin aluminum, small screws fastened into barely adequate nutserts. In fact the nutserts are the weakness, screws are adequate.
But our racks look cool!
 

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Eh.....looks weird. But if you don't care what it looks like then it doesnt matter.

I love my black widow. I have loaded it up to go into the woods a couple times and its great. I think I am gonna get the 20'' extension for it this summer.
 

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I dont like it. I have the load warrior, but that is out of the price range. The black widow is a sweet rack, I think you should go with that.
 

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I say if you can get it for $31(total of $61 with shipping) then get it, however if you are talking about a $30 dollar difference I would go with the Black Widow simply because there are other people here who can vouch for the quality of the Black Widows and no one has seen one of these in person.
There are better looking racks but I would not leave this ugly thing on the truck unless it was full of gear, and when these things are full of gear they all pretty much lose their aesthetics at that point.
If you can not get it for a low price I would go with something that you are not dubious about.
Just my opinion, as wish washy as it may seem.
 

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Cool.
Let us know how it works out.
 

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So I got this basket in the mail today! WOW!!! for 30 plus shipping of 30 this this is very nice!!!! Its all welded nicely...
Take a look...



I couldnt tell from the ebay pix.... But they have used some nice steel.. It has some weight to it.
And now what it looks like on the Xterra...

 
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