View Full Version : Which is the best side

03-18-2007, 07:54 PM
I've heard this discussed before but which is the best side to mount trimmer racks. A. Driver side B. Passenger side C. front ?

03-18-2007, 08:00 PM
If they are in the front you can get at them from either side.

03-18-2007, 08:01 PM
Passenger side is where I put mine, just where it fit easiest.

03-18-2007, 08:25 PM
Mine was on the front last year, my new truck is right hand drive so I will leave it in front, since it will be used on both.

Envy Lawn Service
03-18-2007, 10:03 PM
I've heard this discussed before but which is the best side to mount trimmer racks. A. Driver side B. Passenger side C. front ?

Depends on your type of rack and how you operate.

If you park street-side, you probably want to stick with passenger side mounting.

03-18-2007, 10:06 PM
Curb Side also deters a quick snatch from a Meth-head,on the way to the pawn shop..

03-18-2007, 10:09 PM
I think Curb Side is a lot more safe if you have traffic to deal with

03-18-2007, 10:12 PM
B. Passanger side.

03-18-2007, 10:32 PM
If I were to have to pick a side either pasesenger or driver, I would pick passenger. But I mount my racks in the front of the trailer.

03-19-2007, 07:22 AM
We have racks on both sides, but the driver's side are the ones that get used the most. We park across the street when we work. This way, the curb can be edged if necessary, grass doesn't get blown on my truck and/or trailer, and the curb line can be easily cleaned up afterwards. A stickedger and a trimmer hang on this side, and an extended hedge trimmer and a trimmer hang on the other side. When the trimmers are hung across the front, I've never seen this as a bad idea, either.

Brett's Cutting Edge
03-19-2007, 11:38 AM
I mount on the front b/c it keeps them out of the way when filling up at the gas station and you are not standind in the street trying to take them out. Also the front has some more support so they won't bounce around as much unlike if you are mounting them to the long side rail.

03-19-2007, 01:34 PM
Mine are on driver's side for the same reasons as Runner stated. I park across the street if at all possible.

03-19-2007, 05:48 PM
I always thought it was a smart idea to mount the rack on the pass. side, due to the fact that usually thats the side against the property and less likely to get hit while standing there trying to remove a trimmer.

03-19-2007, 07:34 PM
If all you're mounting is trimmer racks, I'd go passenger side. That's the curb side and it's usually easier to get off a ztr on the left.

I have trimmer racks on driver's side, two blower racks on passenger side, and two sprayer racks on front.