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Old 03-26-2003, 09:24 AM
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Trimmer rack spacing

What is the ideal distance between each post of a trimmer rack mounted on a side rail of an open trailer? My trimmers are Echo 260's and right now I have the post 22" apart. I think I really need to stretch it out a little. Please give some info if there is a standard spacing dimension.
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Old 03-26-2003, 11:17 AM
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22 is way to close. I just built mine and they are about 44 apart. If you do not have support close to the motor, the shaft will break from the bouncing and flex.

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Old 03-26-2003, 11:48 AM
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As pointed out above you don't want them that close. Mine came with some instructions that had suggestions for spacing.


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Old 03-26-2003, 11:34 PM
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How long is you shaft?:blush: I mean trimmer shaft.

Use your shortest trimmer as a guid for spacing.
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Old 03-27-2003, 08:55 AM
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Fix it last night. I moved the post toward the end of my trimmers and I have one between the motor and handle. I get better support now. Thanks for the advice.
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Old 03-27-2003, 09:01 AM
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Do you have a way to post a picture of the spacing that you came up with last night?


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Old 03-27-2003, 09:50 AM
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I'm afraid not. Don't worry I kinda used an advertisement for trimmer racks as a guide. I've got about 42" from post to post.
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