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Old 09-23-2013, 11:16 AM
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Z Spray JR36 R

Anyone own or operated the Z Spray JR36 R made for rack transportation from LT RICH? Interested in hearing thoughts and opinions. Thanks
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Old 09-23-2013, 08:25 PM
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We purchased 2 Jr36r s this year. Overall we like them very much and would buy more if a few changes are made to them. The major drawback with this machine is the build up of fertilizer. Some how pounds of fertilizer gets under the protective plates. The second issue is not the machine but the rack I purchased from the LT Rich. The rack doesn't have a bend to it, like all the other racks, so with the machine on, it is very low to the pavement.
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Old 09-24-2013, 10:23 PM
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Thank you for the info.

QUOTE=master gardener;4868565]We purchased 2 Jr36r s this year. Overall we like them very much and would buy more if a few changes are made to them. The major drawback with this machine is the build up of fertilizer. Some how pounds of fertilizer gets under the protective plates. The second issue is not the machine but the rack I purchased from the LT Rich. The rack doesn't have a bend to it, like all the other racks, so with the machine on, it is very low to the pavement.[/QUOTE]
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Old 09-25-2013, 08:49 PM
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We purchased 2 Jr36r s this year. Overall we like them very much and would buy more if a few changes are made to them. The major drawback with this machine is the build up of fertilizer. Some how pounds of fertilizer gets under the protective plates. The second issue is not the machine but the rack I purchased from the LT Rich. The rack doesn't have a bend to it, like all the other racks, so with the machine on, it is very low to the pavement.
DO you mean that it drags the ground on inclines. The one I made had the same problem so we tilted the receivers up a 1/4 it helped a lot

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Old 09-26-2013, 08:31 PM
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How did you tilt the receiver?
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:38 PM
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A trailer hitch company can probably move the receiver a bit higher.
However, perhaps you really need to stiffen the suspension--an extra leaf or booster springs.
By any chance do you load a few thousand pounds of fertilizer on the back?
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:51 PM
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My trailer hitch guy was of no help. I did have and extra leaf put in year ago and the fert is in the middle. It is an older Dodge van so I only load 15 bags for the day. I did use some shims and that did help greatly. I think if it had a 3 degree bend like LT Rich said it would, I would be fine. All my other racks have a bend and they work great. Thanks for your ideas.
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Old 09-26-2013, 08:53 PM
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How did you tilt the receiver?
I built my own I got a trailer hitch and welded receivers on the side to make a dual hitch set up. first I welded them straight I had to cut them off and re weld them on with a 1/4 inch rise on the back side. Is yours a single receiver unit.

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Old 09-26-2013, 10:13 PM
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no it is dual
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Old 09-27-2013, 09:14 PM
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no it is dual
I don't know what your hitch looks like. Can you cut the tubes off and move them ?

My new truck is a 1 ton and it don't drag any place.

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