need a good striper

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by JBird, Apr 11, 2004.

  1. JBird

    JBird LawnSite Member
    Posts: 114

    I have a JD737 with a 54 inch deck. I would like a striper but JD doesn't make one for that 54 in. deck Any suggestions? Also, OEM blades vs. Gators or the like? Thanks for your help.

    Time is money
  2. DowntoEarthLLC

    DowntoEarthLLC LawnSite Member
    from VA
    Posts: 121

    I want a good stripper too... but they always seem to want to much money for them, either that or their married.
  3. tedk

    tedk LawnSite Member
    Posts: 100

    yea, sell the j.d. and get an exmark.
  4. chris28

    chris28 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 31

    I recently got the "Checkmate" from Big League Lawns and it works well. I put it on my scag 52" w/b. Easy to install. @ $200.
    Stripes nice, customers liked it. Worth a look. Just make sure you order the proper size--(smaller than your cutting deck so it doesnt hit anything as you make turns). I put a 39" on mine.
  5. Mowin'Maniac

    Mowin'Maniac LawnSite Member
    Posts: 2

    Ya know Ted, Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and there's nothing wrong with a deer.
  6. By the Yard

    By the Yard LawnSite Member
    Posts: 40

    Checkmate is where it's at. I also bought one for my 36 Metro and my Proline. Does a great job! Nothing wrong with the Deer, by the kit and mow away my friend!
  7. poonero

    poonero LawnSite Member
    from ny
    Posts: 56

    jd makes a striper for that the part #TCB10833 they just released the part on 3-13-05
  8. LawnScapers of Dayton

    LawnScapers of Dayton LawnSite Silver Member
    Male, from Dayton, OH
    Posts: 2,574

    I bought a $12 heavy rubber mat from TSC and made a great striper.....$20 total with hardware...

  9. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,432

    I was just looking into one for my scag zrt.. wow the scag ones are expensive.They do look well built though.

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