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Old 02-25-2002, 06:39 AM
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Enhancing striping on walk-behinds

I know I probably should do a search, I will after.
I'm wondering what the best way is to enhance striping on walk-behinds. I had installed a pro-slide on one of my mowers. It striped extremely well, because you've got the entire weight of a person flattening the grass. However, the pro-slide would break occasionally, I was replacing the plastic piece on bottom about every 6 weeks, and lastly, it doesn't work too well if you're over 175 and have any hills. So I'm getting away from the pro-slide. Do any of you attach chains to walk-behinds?
How else can you enhance striping on a walk-behind?
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Old 02-25-2002, 07:41 AM
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Stripes Walk Behined

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Old 02-25-2002, 07:47 AM
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Thanks John,
Do you have any experience with that product?
Anyone else?
Seems awfully heavy.
Anyone every add a striping kit to a walker mower?
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Old 02-25-2002, 08:04 AM
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No But a The Golf course I Worked At that;s how we striped With Rollers. He Bob has A Warning about Putting One On frount Mount Mower's. I'm Going to try One
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Old 02-25-2002, 08:05 AM
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Let me know how it works. Do you know anyone that owns one? How does it hold up to daily mowing? Rocks? Zero-turns?
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Old 02-25-2002, 08:56 AM
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Matt I'l Let you Know What i Think about it. The only Proublem i Can See Is the diging Up Of turf In a Heavy Zero Turn On uneven ground.
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Old 02-25-2002, 11:04 AM
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Thanks

Thanks Lonestar, I'm not sure how that happened.
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Old 02-25-2002, 09:12 PM
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matt, I just made a chain stripper for an exmark walk behind I just bought. Took alittle thinking on my part but it came out real slick. I've got an automotive store with welders and lots of eq. to do this kind of thing so It was rather simple for me. In your case buy about 35 1/4 in nuts and bolts. Bout 30 ft of chain and a piece of flat bar. Mount the chain to the bar. Figure out where to mount it first. Make sure the chains don't hit the tires which is what I ran into when I mounted it the first time. And then had to remount it. And make sure it also does no hit the velke tire if you have the swivle type. I f you want some more detail e-mail me. Good Luck.
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Old 02-25-2002, 09:38 PM
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I have a roller from the above link. I love it and think it will stripe so awesome. Try it out I think you will like what you get and how it works!

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Old 02-25-2002, 09:42 PM
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I have bobs roller on a lazer i just got it and the grass is dormant here in chicago but it still left some stripes when i tried it on my own lawn.
If it does this well on dormant grass it should do great on green grass this spring.
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