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Old 04-09-2013, 01:12 PM
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I'm putting two new trailers on the road this year and after seeing the pictures in this thread I'm going for thicker sturdier racks. I've dealt with a set of Pack 'Em racks on an open trailer before and all they did was clang around and were cheap as could be.

I found these on Amazon and Ebay. Ordered a both a two place for an open and a three place for an enclosed and they are solid and took minutes to mount.

http://www.amazon.com/Three-Place-Tr...e+trimmer+rack

http://www.amazon.com/Place-Trimmer-...A30PJ240TO3YZ9
Jungle Jims work for me. http://junglejimsap.com/displayItem.php?pkey=15 . Had a 3 tr since 2006, no problems. Trimmers stay in place and it only requires 1 lock to lock down all three trimmers. Made in USA
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Old 04-09-2013, 10:48 PM
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Just got my Xtreme racks (the old style from Green Touch) yesterday. I am hoping to have them mounted later this week. Will post pics when done. No instructions with them to provide any insight as to what spacing works best for what type of trimmers. Looking forward to not having them rolling around in the back of the truck anymore.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:40 PM
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Greentouch trimmer rack

Could my rack set up be causing this? I got home the other day and my stihl fc 95 edger is bent. Has anyone seen this problem with the Green Touch Rack. I don't know if it is a rack problem or if someone is trying to steal my equipment.
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:51 PM
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Looks like somebody tried to climb on the trimmer. Got employees?
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Old 09-01-2013, 01:58 PM
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No employees. Is there any way the rack can cause this?
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:29 PM
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The extremes you guys go through to use these racks is amazing.
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Old 09-01-2013, 05:29 PM
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Looks like somebody tried to steal it to me.

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Could my rack set up be causing this? I got home the other day and my stihl fc 95 edger is bent. Has anyone seen this problem with the Green Touch Rack. I don't know if it is a rack problem or if someone is trying to steal my equipment.
thanks.
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:28 AM
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No employees. Is there any way the rack can cause this?
There's no way the trimmer rack could have BENT the shaft on your edger. Have you ever bent one yourself? I have (old dead trimmer, wanted to bend the shaft in half to put it in the dumpster). It was a LOT harder than I imagined!

The only probable cause for your edger being bent in that way is someone stood on it or grabbed it and pushed down HARD.

Believe it or not, there's kids, even "adults" out there that can't keep their hands off of stuff. Who knows, maybe someone decided to do some climbing on your trailer while you were in a back yard...

I've used the xtreme racks for 5 years now I believe and the only problem I've had is when the padlock seized up one day. Had to drill it out to get it to unlock so I could replace it.
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Old 09-02-2013, 08:47 AM
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Why I wouldn't waste my money on Extreme trimmer racks. I've said before that there isn't a trimmer rack that I can't open silently in under 10 seconds and I meant it. The only safe way to secure your machines from a professional thief is to take them inside and tie 20 pit bulls to them.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gr_SNb2ueT0
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Old 09-02-2013, 09:39 AM
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Is this an easy fix if I get the parts? Thanks for the help everyone. Appreciated!
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