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Old 10-08-2006, 02:43 PM
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trimmer racks???

got a question about trimmer racks... so wouldnt it ruin your equipment if it started to pour down rain one day while your trimmers were on the racks or what???
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Old 10-08-2006, 02:59 PM
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I wouldnt say it would ruin them, but it may not do the electronics and favors. I had to remove the coil from one of mine and sand...get a slight covering of rust off of it so it would fire.

I usually keep 3-5 plastic bags like you get groceries in or from a conveinance store in the truck, and if I get caught out in a rain storm I put 1-2 over the enginge and tie them around the shaft till I get home.

I think trimmer trap and W E Chapps make a cover for trimmer engines also

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Old 10-13-2006, 09:23 AM
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W.E.Chapps makes some nice covers for trimmers engines, they have individual and also have one that will cover three trimmers on rack by itself when they are facing same way. I have been out in rain many times with mine exposed and no long term damage I am aware of, though I wouldn't recommend it. I usually have to let it all dry out good before everything wants to start and run well though.
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Old 10-13-2006, 09:44 AM
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Right,W.E CHAPPS makes some nice stuff they are on the board here look em up,call jim he will go out of his way to please you.
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Old 10-14-2006, 12:09 AM
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I get caught in the rain all the time! Never had any problems at all. A friend that is in the business has a 20' open trailer that he can't fit in his garage- it stays outside ALL THE TIME! 2 Lazers, 1 WB, 2 trimmers, edger, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and a bunch of other stuff in the rain, snow, hail- everything- never has any problems. All Stihl and Echo stuff.
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Old 10-14-2006, 06:06 PM
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I get caught in the rain all the time! Never had any problems at all. A friend that is in the business has a 20' open trailer that he can't fit in his garage- it stays outside ALL THE TIME! 2 Lazers, 1 WB, 2 trimmers, edger, hedge trimmers, chainsaws, and a bunch of other stuff in the rain, snow, hail- everything- never has any problems. All Stihl and Echo stuff.


that is impressive about your freinds equipment!!! that would convince me to buy stihl or echo equipment
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Old 10-14-2006, 08:52 PM
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Well i have been in this for 11 seasons and you can't tell me nothing about downtime,he will get breakdows with the weather.
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