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Calix Nordic Loader roof box, gloss black, no. 1-NL-GB-QG

discontinuedThis is a handsome roof box. Calix developed the Nordic Loader with a focus on quality, design, stiffness, safety and user friendliness and have certainly got it right.

As well as being a really practical shape it's also been designed to look great on the car. Recesses on the base of the box accommodate the roof bars and bring the box closer to the car. The low, streamlined design follows the car’s contours and creates the impression of an integrated roof box and car.

It's a particularly low profile, aerodynamic box. At just 28cm deep it would be a great choice if you are looking for a box that you can fit in your garage, or if you need to keep under a height limit for a ferry etc.

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The Calix Nordic Loader has been designed to maximise load carrying and look as good as possible on the car. This box is very easy on the eye from any angle and there are recesses in the base to accommodate the bars and bring the box closer to the vehicle, It's even got a funnel at the back to accommodate an aerial. The tapered nose section provides exceptional aerodynamics without reducing capacity (there’s obviously not much space in the nose of the box, so it follows that most of the 430 litres is elsewhere!). These all help to minimise wind noise.

It has a double shell made from ABS plastic. This results in exceptional strength and stability. It also gives the box much cleaner lines as you can't see any of the external rivets. It's even got a unique removable 'safety nose' to make your load as secure as possible.

The clever 'Quick Grip' fittings are among the best we have seen. Just tighten the ratchet until they are secure on your bars. Flip the cover over - it won't shut properly unless you've fastened it tight enough. The fittings are particularly low profile and take up very little space in the box.

Other features:

  • Made from a double skin ABS plastic
  • Maximum load limit: 75kg
  • Dual side opening - to make fitting and using the box easier
  • Three central locking points, three super strong hinges
  • Strong spring struts for wide and easy opening
  • Comes with 'Quick Grip' fittings that take up very little space in the box - they fit around all the bars we well sell
  • Easy to load: includes an integrated handle and low load edges
  • Includes an LED interior light to make loading easier when the light isn't great
  • 5 year guarantee
  • Also available in gloss white

The Calix Group are a specialist roof box manufacturer, designing and making boxes of the highest quality. It’s a very successful and progressive company, using the latest in Computer Aided Design and vacuum moulding machinery. Calix is quality approved to ISO 9001 and QS 9000 and is generally acknowledged to be the ‘best of the Swedes’.

Much of Calix's output is for car manufacturers, including Audi, BMW, Chrysler/Jeep, Daewoo, Ford, Honda, Mercedes Benz, Mitsubishi, Renault, Saab, Seat, Skoda, Subaru, Toyota, and Volkswagen.

Calix Nordic Loader Roof box

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Technical Specifications at a glance:

External dimensions: 225cm (l) x 90cm (w) x 28cm (h)

Internal dimensions: TBAcm (l) x TBAcm (w)

Volume: 430 litres

Weight: 30kg

Max load capacity: 75kg

Max number of skis: 7-8

Opens from: both sides

Type of struts: hydraulic gas struts

Opens how wide: 37cm

Fits bars up to: 85mm wide

Distance between roof bar fittings: 57 – 102cm

Guarantee: 5 years

Colour: glossy black

Delivery charges and arrangements:

We charge a contribution towards delivery costs, depending on what you order, where you live, and how quickly you want the goods.

For most UK addresses, the charge for our Standard three to five day service is £6.50 (£14.50 for orders including a roof box) and our charge for Express Delivery (one or three days) is £9.50 (£19.50 for orders involving a roof box). AutoSock, shoe chains, RUD i-Sock, and small spare parts, are charged £3.95 (Royal Mail Tracked), £4.95 (Royal Mail Express Tracked) or £5.95 (courier, usually Express Delivery).

There are different charges for any delivery including a sea crossing, and deliveries to Skye - we will contact you with a quote on receipt of order.

Orders for Express Delivery need to be received by 4pm.

When will my order arrive?
There are no deliveries on Saturdays, Sundays or Bank Holidays, except for postable items where Royal Mail has a Saturday delivery. Express Delivery orders placed on a Friday should be delivered on the Monday or Tuesday, Express Delivery orders placed on a Saturday should be delivered on the Tuesday or Wednesday.

What about Next Working Day delivery? 
We have offered a reliable Next Working Day service for well over 20 years but, due to the pressure on the couriers caused by the coronavirus crisis and the huge increase in online shopping, we can no longer be confident about the delivery date, which is why we now call the service ‘Express Delivery’.  Many Express Delivery orders will arrive on the next working day, but some will arrive on the second working day, or be split between these two days. So-called “split deliveries” happen when the couriers do not have enough trailer space for everything that should be moved around the UK, so they will load what they can, and leave the rest for the next trailer.

Is my delivery day guaranteed?
No retailer or courier company can ever "guarantee" a Next Working Day delivery. As well as split deliveries, all courier companies occasionally have the same transport problems as can happen to everyone else, including snow blocked roads, closed roads, traffic jams, mechanical breakdown, an inability to find the delivery address, or to gain access to it if, for example, it's in a block of flats. We work with some of the best couriers in the business, and overall they provide an outstanding service.

Do I need to be at home?
We are very flexible with our deliveries and will aim to deliver to an address which suits you – this does not need to be your home address. Goods can usually be left without signature - we prefer this with roof boxes. There's a "Special Delivery Instructions" box in the checkout area where we'll ask you to choose a typical instruction and then amend it to suit your particular requirements.

Payment options:

We take the following cards, and also PayPal. Please note that the entry on your card statement will be from "The Roof Box Company".

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