(87 customer reviews)

PAKMULE is a fully TIG welded beast of a cargo carrier, boasting nearly 12 square feet of cargo space (that’s half the size of a full size pickup bed)!  100% aluminum, PAKMULE will never rust, weighs a mere 42lbs, and yet is burly enough to handle 500lbs of cargo!  Designed to easily secure and access all your gear, our system is made to improve every aspect of your adventure, no matter how rowdy!

Access your coolers contents without unstrapping them? Yep!  Raise the hatch of your SUV so you can kennel your dog?  Uh huh, that too… WHILE LOADED!*

And our locking, anti-wobble connection keeps everything secure, whether you’re crossing a continent or rambling down some backroad.

PAKMULE installs into a 2″ square receiver opening

It’s not just a hitch basket, it’s a PAKMULE.

*in many configurations

FREE SHIPPING ON ALL ORDERS!

 

$795.00

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Description

PAKMULE’s hitch basket was developed for the outdoorsman who obsesses over high quality, functional gear .  Other carriers on the market were clumsy, heavy, and difficult to use, so we made our own.  And its aluminum construction makes it lightweight and easy to carry. And the patented design makes it easy to load and access all your gear, and still raise your liftgate while loaded in most configuration (see video below).

100% welded, PAKMULE doesn’t go together with a bucket of bolts when it arrives. Nope, it arrives fully TIG welded and ready to travel, while remaining resistant to every environment you’ll encounter.  Winter slopes of Silverton for some back country runs?  No Problem.  Coast of baja chasing rooster fish in the surf? Bring it on!  PAKMULE can take it all, and still look great doing it!  Once installed, the innovative locking, anti-wobble connection takes over to keep your PAKMULE stable and secure for the long haul.

100% Made in U.S.A. by craftsmen who take pride in every detail. When you buy PAKMULE, you know you are supporting American jobs, and American families.

FREE SHIPPING ON ALL PAKMULE’s within the lower 48!

SHIPPING:  Because they ship fully welded, and are HUGE, we have to ship each PAKMULE by Freight (and it is not quick like UPS Ground Parcel).  We ship Mon/Wed/Fri and current transit times are 5-7 business days (weekends don’t count).  Unfortunately we cannot guarantee timing of shipping, and are not responsible for freight not arriving on time.  UPS Freight will call you to arrange delivery once your PAKMULE reaches your destination terminal.  Because of the high cost of freight shipping, there is a 20% restocking fee on all returns or exchanges.

Product Details

Round Pipe Construction

Pipe construction makes securing your equipment simple, especially when used in conjunction with our MULEstraps. Also makes it easy to carry!

100% Aluminum

100% Aluminum Construction means no paint to chip and no rust to destroy… for a lifetime of low maintenance!

Wobble-Free Design

Threaded shaft and a stainless bolt prevents your basket from dancing while you’re driving. Includes a keyed lock.

Designed for Cargo Doors

Strap down your cooler, load it with ice and choice beverages, and then leave it… all weekend! With PAKMULE you can access your secured cooler and still raise your SUV's rear hatch to let Hank out to hunt!
*not all coolers have clearance. PAKMULE is designed for a 65 quart cooler and a rear lifting cargo door. Larger/taller coolers will interfere with cargo doors. Each vehicle is different, and its hitch location will determine which cooler sizes work. PAKMULE does not guarantee this access or functionality. Vehicles with swing cargo doors have greater interference (FJ Cruiser, Mercedes G Wagon, Jeep Wranglers, etc). If you have a rear mounted spare tire, such as a jeep wrangler, PAKMULE "The Original" will not fit. PAKMULE Sway-Back was designed specifically for this application. Check it out!If you have any questions about fit or access, please contact PAKMULE.

Made in America

Fully welded in the U.S.A. No bag of bolts for assembly. No child labor. Done right, because it matters.

Specifications

Weight: 42 pounds
Capacity: 500 pounds
Outside Dimensions: 69" x 28" x 8.25"
Interior Dimensions: 67" x 26" x 7.25"

Shipping

Because PAKMULE is HUGE and fully assembled, it is classified as an oversized item. UPS freight is not as fast as ground, and there are some limitations to where they will deliver. If you live in a rural area and have any questions, please contact PAKMULE first. Due to the nature of freight shipping, we cannot guarantee delivery timing. Due to the high costs associated with freight shipping, there is a 20% restocking fee on all returns and exchanges.

87 reviews for PAKMULE Original

  1. Lee O. (verified owner)

    I have been very satisfied with the cargo carrier. It was expensive, but I think it was definitely worth it.

  2. Ethan M. (verified owner)

    I love it. Driving around Arlington, TX you should be getting some more business!

  3. Jason K. (verified owner)

    Wow just received this thing today and the quality is awesome looking forward to a lifetime of adventure with our pakmule!!

  4. Christopher B. (verified owner)

    Well constructed/engineered, solid and wobble free. Good videos for reference too! Performed as advertised. Everyone loves it when they see it!

  5. Jimmy E.

    great product

  6. Arter T. (verified owner)

    Super stoked to have such a well made product. Keep up the good work!

  7. Terry D.

    Well crafted and designed. saying bye-bye to rusty ol’ heavy steel! I have been wanting one for some time.

  8. Rodney C.

    Bought for my 4Runner. This is certainly a sturdy product.

  9. Neil C. (verified owner)

    Best product I have seen on the market. Vehicle: Subaru Ascent

  10. Kevin M. (verified owner)

    Super happy with the rack. Couldn’t believe how beefy and well built this thing is. Look forward to using it and it should last me a lifetime!!!!

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