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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Matt Hermann, Apr 26, 2010.

  1. Matt Hermann

    Matt Hermann LawnSite Member
    Posts: 213

    do you think a hardware store would carry lead shot? im making a DIY striper because its raining today, and am making out of PVC pipe filled with lead shot. do you think they would carry it? if not, what could i fill the PVC pipe with that's heavy enough to bend the grass?


    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
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  3. Matt Hermann

    Matt Hermann LawnSite Member
    Posts: 213

    you think sand would weigh enough? im going to put it on my 21"mower
  4. 1993lx172

    1993lx172 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,305

    For a 21" just fill 1/4 to 1/2 the pipe with sand and you should be fine. The lead shot would be too heavy for what you need to do.
  5. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,327

    Yeah I think sand would be a better choice, I'm sure it's much cheaper.

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