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Old 03-27-2014, 02:12 PM
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Until last season, I never saw anyone else run a carrier but me, then I saw a guy with a huge carrier that he had two 21" mowers on. I stopped one day and inquired, and the guy said his boss made it himself. Yours looks 200x better though - that's why I assumed you bought it.

If you were local, I'd be begging you to work one up for me.
There a Farmer around here made one to haul his ATV to check his cattle
and its 48'' wide
He drives a jeep

I have one I use for different things Mostly when I do crabgrass preventer.
On the accounts that's are few miles out of town
I don't have a ramp gate on mine thinking its 30'' I run it on my Kia Sportage
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:25 PM
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If you have a ramp apply rubber to it and drop the tines down let it walk it self up the ramp
Does it then freewheel when unloading...or can one use the tines to slowly walk it down the ramp while the engine is running?
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Old 03-27-2014, 02:56 PM
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Does it then freewheel when unloading...or can one use the tines to slowly walk it down the ramp while the engine is running?
I walk mine with engine on and drive engaged. Walk it down on the tines. Set of tines is like $320 IIRC.
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Nice!
Until last season, I never saw anyone else run a carrier but me, then I saw a guy with a huge carrier that he had two 21" mowers on. I stopped one day and inquired, and the guy said his boss made it himself. Yours looks 200x better though - that's why I assumed you bought it.

If you were local, I'd be begging you to work one up for me.
Thanks for the compliment! The carrier is extremely handy. If you were local I'd be more than happy to build you one. Mine is definitely gonna need a new paint job after this last winter.
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Old 03-27-2014, 04:04 PM
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Does it then freewheel when unloading...or can one use the tines to slowly walk it down the ramp while the engine is running?
Im trying to remember I thinking It walk it self back down with the engine running
Been like 5-6 years when I did it when I pulled a bumper hitch trailer
I would mow the lawn then plug it
Now I have a GN longer trailer so I have room up front now
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