View Full Version : trimmer rack

03-23-2004, 11:32 AM
I am making my own trimmer rack. I'm making one similar to the one attached below.

What are the typical dimentions of the c-channel where the trimmer rests? What is the depth of the channel and what is the hight of the channel?

I already have the uprights made. I just need the #'s for the c-channel. Thanks for any help.

03-23-2004, 11:37 AM
Forgot the attachment.

03-23-2004, 01:20 PM
Without going out to measure mine, I'm going to guess about 1 1/2" high x 2" deep..

03-23-2004, 02:03 PM
Take your trimmers and lay them on your trimmer rack and have them just far enuff that they fit easy and deep enuff for the pins to fit snug, that is how i made mine. I know that doesnt give you any dimensions but that is how i made mine so they arent to loose and shake to bad going down the road. I took electric tape and wrapped the shafts where they rest on the metal to cut down on wear

03-23-2004, 02:07 PM
Oh and I forgot to say that I made mine wider than most you buy so that the weight of the engine isnt hanging over and putting extra stress on the shafts, and the other ends are near the string head so all the weight is supported by the uprights and they dont slide in the rack that away either

03-25-2004, 01:41 PM
I don't have a trimmer yet. Soon though.

Anybody else feel like breaking out a tape measure for me?

Turf Tender
04-08-2004, 03:52 AM
Hey CLS - I grew up in Grand Rapids!

04-08-2004, 12:21 PM
What part of GR? When did you move?

ACA Lawn Care
04-08-2004, 04:10 PM
Why don't you just save yourself some time and order them from www.precoparts.com for $69.95. It holds three trimmers, individually locked. Mine are on the way.

04-21-2004, 01:34 PM
Aca, are those angle iron?