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Old 02-12-2013, 09:08 PM
scottslawncareav scottslawncareav is offline
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i used the pressure treated fence pickets and got a like a 18" hinge it works great pulled my honda hrx out of a 350 a 250 and a blazer you could even put some angle iron on the ends if you wanted but normally when it falls off track it just slides down nice and easy.
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Old 02-14-2013, 09:56 PM
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in my experience i used 2 folding metal ramps. they are approximately 5' long and 12" wide. the fold in the middle. i think theyre aluminum because theyre light. Home depot sells kit for $25 i think- it is metal adapters that you nail your 2X10s onto and rest on the tailgate. good luck
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Old 02-14-2013, 11:11 PM
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Just get one of those scooter hitch decks. That's what Im running for now and it works great just make sure you get a good hitch shaft play adjuster. Go to

http://www.harborfreight.com/aluminu...ier-67599.html
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Old 02-15-2013, 11:57 PM
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I have been looking for a utility trailer to start out with this year, but after reading this thread and the other thread about working out of the back of a truck, I may just run out of the bed of my truck until I have to have a trailer!
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:17 AM
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My Ramp

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4-33" W/B's
2-stroke Com-Lawnboy 21"
Stihl trim/edge/blow
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Old 02-16-2013, 12:37 PM
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dont you wish they made 12' truck beds standered
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Old 02-20-2013, 08:35 PM
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yes

go to a hard ware store like home depot and ask they make a bracket that mounts to a 2x8and u can cut it to length u want . cost maybe 25 bucks
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Old 02-20-2013, 09:53 PM
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For a 21" hand mower, many suggestions here are way overdoing the need.

When I started, I had a 1/2T pickup, using a 21" Snapper. I just found some 1" rough sawn boards, 6" wide, laying around from another project. They worked fine for two seasons. Easy on, easy off -- no need to spend money on the need for only a 21" hand mower. Each board easily slips in the bed under the mower.

Don't make the matter more difficult or costly than need be. Toys are fun, but getting off to an economical start is more important. If you have extra money, spend it on tools that make the work go more quickly. Expensive ramps does not make the jobs go more quickly.
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Old 02-26-2013, 10:45 PM
Paul's Green Thumb Paul's Green Thumb is offline
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Just get one of those scooter hitch decks. That's what Im running for now and it works great just make sure you get a good hitch shaft play adjuster. Go to

http://www.harborfreight.com/aluminu...ier-67599.html
What is a hitch shaft play adjuster?? Thanks-
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