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Redesigned OCDC

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GreenQuest Lawn, Jul 20, 2001.

  1. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    Well I FINALLY got my OCDC from YSM (I won't go in to that story in this thread).

    I liked it but I am a rather small guy and I thought it was a long reach. So I redesigned it.

    Now its perfect, no leaning I can sit back and everything is good.

    Let me know what you guys think

  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Posts: 3,486

    Send it down to me and I will try it out. :)

    Looks good.
  3. watatrp

    watatrp LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 496

    Do you have a website for YSM? How much did it cost?
  4. EJK2352

    EJK2352 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,150

    York Sheets web site is www.yorksheet.com The director costs $175 + shipping & handling. Check out the striping roller they offer, I have one & wow I can really lay down some nice stripes w/ it. ;) ED
  5. Eric ELM

    Eric ELM Husband, Father, Friend, Angel
    Posts: 4,831

    You got your director from them, not an OCDC. ;)
  6. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,940


    I looked at your pic nice modification, and noticed that you have your allen headed carriage type bolts on upside down. The smooth allen head part goes up from underneath with the ny-loc nuts on the top. This prevents the big nuts from grabbing too much grass underneath. Just a hint!
  7. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,977

    Hmmm, wonder if this will fit my Kees ZTMax?
  8. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    What was involved with your mod?

    I see two bolts on the flap... what are they for?

    I need one of these...
  9. GreenQuest Lawn

    GreenQuest Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 822

    Sorry to steal the coveted DC name. It won't happen again :D

    Ya know, I wondered about that. The instructions they send are not very complete. In fact the pics on there instructions were different from mine. THANKS

    Well they sent me a rubber flap, and the two holes were pre drilled. Honestly I have no clue. I though the rubber flap was to go all across the flap (reducing blow out) but the rubber they sent me only covers half of the flap. Of course nothing in the instuctions about that.:confused:. The one hole was drilled wrong and caught when closed, so I had to re-drill it to move it over so the flap would close all the way.

    My welder did the work, I just told him what I wanted. He cut the main support bar and added the curved piece (they are normally straight up) Then had to extend the control rod. Also we added a support brace since once it became so long it moved alot.

    Here is a side shot. It does clear the control levers on the "Z" Just barely.

    I also added some heavy duty weather striping around to edge of the flap which cut down on the blow out when fully shut (since the rubber they sent me was of no use as far as I can see).

    Anyone else that dealt with YSM, how was the service? How long did you wait for the product?

  10. Lawn-Scapes

    Lawn-Scapes LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,810

    Thanks Todd.

    Does the door or flap flip all the way up or back? My Lazer just fits in my trailer... So I cannot have any part of that sticking out beyond the deck.

    If it does flip all the way back so that it lays against the mower deck...maybe the black rubber piece is supposed to go on top to prevent the metals from clanging together??


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