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Old 07-19-2012, 01:08 PM
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What is the best trimmer rack?

I know this topic has probably been beaten to death, but after looking through the forums, I've had an inconclusive array of opinions. Some people say Green Touch Extreme's are the best, some say they're worthless. People give the same mixed responses to pretty much every other brand aswell. I guess I'd like this to be the official thread for Racks because I want to settle the debate. What do you guys use?? Would you recommend them?? What do you think is the best?? Is it just better to make your own?? I'd prefer opinions from people who actually have used the racks firsthand, and not people just speculating. Thanks!

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Old 07-19-2012, 01:33 PM
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I know this topic has probably been beaten to death, but after looking through the forums, I've had an inconclusive array of opinions. Some people say Green Touch Extreme's are the best, some say they're worthless. People give the same mixed responses to pretty much every other brand aswell. I guess I'd like this to be the official thread for Racks because I want to settle the debate. What do you guys use?? Would you recommend them?? What do you think is the best?? Is it just better to make your own?? I'd prefer opinions from people who actually have used the racks firsthand, and not people just speculating. Thanks!

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I use Trimmer Trap and love it. It keeps everything in place and my equipment doesn't move around inside the rack. It's also very easy to get equipment in and out of them as well as only needing one lock to lock everything up. I found mine on Craigslist so I got a pretty good deal on them.
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Old 07-19-2012, 03:00 PM
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Just get the extreme racks and thank me later. I had some cheap ones from Lowes for about two months before I scrapped them and got the extremes. I have a 3 place trimmer rack, BP blower rack, and BP sprayer rack. I have looked at others and didn't like any better than extremes.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:33 PM
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I also use the trimmer trap racks, they have worked well for me.
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Old 07-19-2012, 06:43 PM
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I have TrimmerTrap too. My trimmers don't spin around in the rack.
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:18 PM
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3 sets of trimmer traps, and 3 blower racks, one set is 10 years old and still used daily
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Old 07-23-2012, 06:36 PM
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go to trimmerracks.com i believe it is. its the extreme ones. i second what the other guy said about getting them and thanking later. i have a blower, water cooler and 4 place trimmer rack. stuff will not roll around, pretty much impossible to steal (it would take cutting the shaft on the rack). and u only use one lock unlike trimmer trap if im not mistaken you use a different lock per trimmer slot. idk how the prices compare but thats what i would go with
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:07 PM
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extreme - simply the best I have seen, I love mine and will continue to purchase their racks in the future. The only thing of theirs that I have been slightly disappointed in is the pole saw adapter as it is not as well thought out as the rest of the racks.
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Old 07-23-2012, 07:36 PM
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After thinking about this I think there are 2 best racks.

If security is what you're after then the Extreme is the one you want. It has it's shortcomings though, especially if you don't get the optional engine supports.

If you only need enough security to keep opportunistic thieves at bay, then the TrimmerTrap is the best. TrimmerTrap does a very good job of holding your trimmers without snapping the heads off, the trimmers don't spin around in the rack, they're more affordable than the Extreme and you don't have to add weight to your trimmers to use the TrimmerTrap.
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Old 07-23-2012, 08:25 PM
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After thinking about this I think there are 2 best racks.

If security is what you're after then the Extreme is the one you want. It has it's shortcomings though, especially if you don't get the optional engine supports.

If you only need enough security to keep opportunistic thieves at bay, then the TrimmerTrap is the best. TrimmerTrap does a very good job of holding your trimmers without snapping the heads off, the trimmers don't spin around in the rack, they're more affordable than the Extreme and you don't have to add weight to your trimmers to use the TrimmerTrap.
I agree. I've never used trimmer traps but I see a lot of guys that do so they must be good. With the extreme I have I haven't had any problems with trimmer heads breaking off and I drive on some pretty rough roads. And the aluminum blocks you fasten to the trimmers weigh next to nothing, you can't even notice them.
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