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Old 03-02-2014, 10:43 PM
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Holding 21" Mower in Place?

What is the best way to hold your 21" mowers in place on an open trailer, so they aren't rolling back and forth and banging around? Do Jungle boots work? I've heard of the 2x4 method, but not sure how they make the 2x4's work. Any one have a good idea?
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Old 03-02-2014, 11:59 PM
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Bungie cords work well for us
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Old 03-03-2014, 02:44 AM
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Just screw a 2 x4 in front of the push mowers wheels and a 2x4 right behind the back wheels. Its so simple.
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Old 03-03-2014, 03:55 AM
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Im with Kidmows, we just use bungie cords to keep our 21s in place. Make sure that you use the nice heavy duty rubber ones though, and not the cheapo walmart rubber band braided type things. Those are good for barely anything in my mind...
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:45 AM
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on our roads in the spring, the mower would be bounced right over the 2x4 sometimes. Good quality bungies.
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Old 03-03-2014, 07:52 AM
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I built something like this and attached it to my trailer floor.. works great!
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Old 03-03-2014, 09:28 AM
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That is just like the jungle boot made by jungle jim's.
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Old 03-03-2014, 08:12 PM
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I used a ply wood ramp with 2" sides before I got my trailer. I just used a quick strap on the handle to keep it from rolling backwards. The sides or the ramp kept it from sliding sideways.
On the trailer, I cut some little strips from a 2x4 on a table saw and screwed them to the floor. 1.5" wide and about 3/4" thick. There is a "D" ring on each side that gets a ratchet strap over the engine to hold it down. A homeowner model mower will die from this method, but I've had no trouble doing it with real commercial mowers
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Old 03-04-2014, 08:56 PM
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I built something like this and attached it to my trailer floor.. works great!
Not the best idea because if you haul dirt mulch the shovels catch on this stuff.
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Old 03-04-2014, 09:07 PM
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I have a 6 foot wide trailer and I just turn it sideways and bungee to the trailer,I seen this big co. Driving this morning and this commercial Honda mower was slamming every stop and go he took, I tried to catch him and tell him but I couldn't catch him
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