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Home made stripers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by The landscaper, Mar 11, 2005.

  1. The landscaper

    The landscaper LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 845

    I need to get something together pretty fast for a 60" rider and 2 48" wbs.

    Whats the best, cost effective, easy to make striper.
     
  2. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Posts: 8,745

    chains is what I hear, even though I have never used them
     
  3. clc2003

    clc2003 LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ia
    Posts: 267

    Tiedeman, You sure can't make up ur mind on if ur gonna do snow removal next year can ya :p :D
     
  4. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

    do a search for homemade striping kits. I have seen a few on here that guys have made themselves that seemed to work well for a very low cost.
     
  5. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    i have done the chains and i have a rubber flap on my 737 both work well. I wouldnt go spend 200-300 on a roller kit.
     
  6. cooksjr537

    cooksjr537 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 116

    I have used chains but then i just took a piece of a bed mat from an old pickup i had and it works good just make sure its thick. Its mounted on a 48 walkbehind.
     
  7. MikesLS

    MikesLS LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 35

    Hey Landscaper:
    I agree with all of these guys, I have tried chains, and I used a rubber bedmat ,and then I was at a scrapyard buying some steel for a new ramp
    for my trailer ,I found some material that was great its a material used for
    conveyor belts.
    It has a strong memory,will stay pointing down.
    Hey good luck
    mike
     
  8. chefdrp

    chefdrp LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,384

    here is a pic of the rubber flap. Its made from a bed mat prom a pick-up
     

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  9. gl1200a

    gl1200a LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 518

    Mine is made froma used mudflap and I have about $4.00 in it with flat steel and bolts and paint. It works great,
     
  10. gl1200a

    gl1200a LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 518

    Let's try this again.
     

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