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Old 03-25-2014, 12:24 AM
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Starter rope for Turf Tracer?

What starter rope do you use? I have to replace mine about every 3 weeks because it keeps breaking and I'm getting tired of it
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Old 03-25-2014, 12:31 AM
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I use clothes line rope.
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Old 03-25-2014, 12:51 AM
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Go to your nearest Ace/ True Value and purchase the 1/4" nylon cord by the spool. I have been using this material for years and yet to have any issues.
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Old 03-25-2014, 08:48 PM
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replace the whole starter rope/recoil unit on top.
doesn't matter what engine, the recoil will wear out.
cheap fix.
takes a rachet and 5 minutes.
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Old 03-25-2014, 11:54 PM
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Get some dyneema rope from a marine place. Your local dealer should sell a special rope for starters. http://www.apsltd.com/c-1486-single-...a-vectran.aspx
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Old 03-27-2014, 12:08 AM
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This is the stuff I use in all our turf tracer recoils. It lasts longer than the original rope!

http://www.amazon.com/Stens-146-927-...rds=Stens+rope
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