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Stripe kit for walkbehind

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by Tharrell, May 27, 2005.

  1. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Here's something I cooked up to enhance my stripes when I put on gator blades. It's a flap from eXmark and will work on just about any brand of mower. There are two hangers at the top to attatch to your axle. There's a small loop running across the bottom, I put threaded rod in my drill and zipped it in there. It adds a little weight and works great. I thought it would wear on the bottom but I've used it about 3 years and had no problems.
     

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  2. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Here's a striped Zoysia lawn.

    Ruth 07-06-04 002.jpg
     
  3. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Here's a tall fescue striped lawn.

    Roger Boyles lawn.jpg
     
  4. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    Like that edge in the last pic? It's pure string baby! The Zoysia edge was brick and I chipped it a little so I started using the string. If you know anything about Zoysia, it's white under the green top and when I trimmed the edge it cuts the green off.
     
  5. Glenn J

    Glenn J LawnSite Member
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    Nice stripes! Is that ExMark flap similar to a mudflap?
     
  6. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
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    I was thinking about doing that same thing on my 36" Exmark. Happen to remember the diameter of the rod you used?

    Stripes look good, especially on the Fescue.
     
  7. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
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    I can't be sure but I think it was 3/8. Just be sure to get it snug. That's where the drill comes in. Just put it in the chuck and zip it in there. Then snip it off even.
     
  8. Eddie B

    Eddie B LawnSite Senior Member
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    I guess there's no way to use that with a velke?
     
  9. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
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    Sure you can. It's up under the deck.
     
  10. Eddie B

    Eddie B LawnSite Senior Member
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    ah now I see... it looked like it was mounted where the velke mounts.
     

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