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Old 06-26-2014, 10:01 PM
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grass packer catchers?

anyone using them? If so how are they? I tried asking in another thread but no one replied. They are $330 a piece and I need at least 2. I was hoping for some input before pulling the trigger. The steel catchers from rack em rust out in months on me.

http://www.grasspacker.com/
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Really interested in this topic. I'm new and currently only set up for discharge. Trying to decide if I need a bagging strategy and if this would work?

Or if I'll need something more?
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Old 06-29-2014, 09:13 PM
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Most here must be using accelerators then I guess.
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Trying this question again. Have seen a couple pics of them in use on the board so I know there are some with experience.
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:21 AM
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yeah someone was discussing them the other day forgot the thread, I was asking about the durability
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:26 AM
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anyone using them? If so how are they? I tried asking in another thread but no one replied. They are $330 a piece and I need at least 2. I was hoping for some input before pulling the trigger. The steel catchers from rack em rust out in months on me.

http://www.grasspacker.com/
You must store them in saltwater. We've used them for years without issue. Steel fronts with aluminum extensions.

Those grasspackers look small? Maybe just the pic?
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:30 AM
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rack em and grasspackers are both 4.4 cubic ft
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:32 AM
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With the extension?
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Old 07-21-2014, 11:46 AM
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rack em and grasspackers are both 4.4 cubic ft
Looks like almost 9 with the extension.

If one has a need for something that size, the grasspacker looks good.
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Old 07-21-2014, 12:45 PM
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Base models w/o extension, I may give the grass catcher a shot next year for some extra $ options for add-on service. Need to quit thinking of stuff to buy already getting new trailer and updating trimmer equip. and handhelds, and new trailer racks from http://www.trailerracks.com/ for next season just got a new Deere to lol
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