Do you have a gate assist?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by LouisianaLawnboy, Nov 1, 2009.


Gate lift assist.

  1. Yes.

    38 vote(s)
  2. No.

    26 vote(s)
  3. No, but plan on getting one.

    21 vote(s)
  1. LouisianaLawnboy

    LouisianaLawnboy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,199

    Wow, something I actually agree with you on. I hated having to go back and pick up that gate.
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  2. wow this makes me wanna get one
  3. LouisianaLawnboy

    LouisianaLawnboy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,199

    I do a sit up a day. Half when I wake up and the other when I go to sleep.:laugh:
  4. LouisianaLawnboy

    LouisianaLawnboy LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,199

    No looking back.
  5. Mowbizz

    Mowbizz LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 970

    I don't need no steenkin' gate assist...:drinkup:

    Actually mine is a split gate (pequea) and very heavy duty. I prefer it over the full width gate...

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,778

    I don't have one either. That's why my biceps are huge.:weightlifter: Just kidding, I might get one for my new trailer that I am getting in the spring so that the mow crew won't have to kill their backs.
  7. MSS Mow

    MSS Mow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Maine
    Posts: 448

    I've got two pequea trailers, both with the split gates. One has the lift assist springs, one doesn't. Guess which trailer I hate???
  8. lawns Etc

    lawns Etc LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,272

    I bought the Rack Em Double barrel and Its the best $139 I have ever spent, I have 2 blown disks in my lower back and without the assist I doubt I could make it through the day.

    CHRIS MELROSE LawnSite Member
    from MIDWEST
    Posts: 170

    Gate assists are one of those things that you don't really understand the value until you have one. They are basically preventative maint. for your back...Don't squawk over $200 either. Go to the bone crusher doc once and see what your bill is.
  10. MarkintheGarden

    MarkintheGarden LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,072

    That does it, I am getting a gate assist for next year!

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