Striping Kit

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by wheels910, May 19, 2008.

  1. wheels910

    wheels910 LawnSite Member
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    Just for laughs, has anyone ever seen a striping kit for a 21" walkbehind.
     
  2. TandM

    TandM LawnSite Senior Member
    from south
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    Yea they come standard on most models. You know the back protective flap. It lays on the ground and if you are keeping straight lines it stripes great on rye grass I do it all the time with my snapper. looks really good.
     
  3. wheels910

    wheels910 LawnSite Member
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    i guess for more defined stripes, i need to make the flap heavier?

    bermudagrass here
     
  4. TandM

    TandM LawnSite Senior Member
    from south
    Posts: 772

    that would work better my flap is metal but I was thinking of welding some 3/16 plate on the back for more weight to give more defined stripes. good luck.
     
  5. jrzmac

    jrzmac LawnSite Member
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    I have a 21" lawn boy or some crap. I made sort of a rolling pin with 3" pvc and 2 end caps, filled up with sand. Long bolt to fit thru the pvc and attach to the deck with a couple of pieces of aluminum el. Check the pics. They look so much better in person though. be nice:

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  6. dura to the max

    dura to the max LawnSite Silver Member
    from georgia
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    those are sweet stripes for a 21". post some pics of the striper you made
     
  7. Ooomwizard

    Ooomwizard LawnSite Senior Member
    from atlanta
    Posts: 296

    That kicks ass for a lil walk after.
     
  8. jrzmac

    jrzmac LawnSite Member
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    Here's my rig:

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  9. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Not bad, jrzmac. I tried to make one of those a long time ago - never could get it to work. If you've ever seen one - what really stripes good is one of those powered reel mowers - wow.
     
  10. wheels910

    wheels910 LawnSite Member
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    thanks for the pics, i think i'll try that instead of weighting my flap down.

    appreciate it
     

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