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Trimmer Line spool rack ??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by upsondown, Feb 18, 2004.

  1. upsondown

    upsondown LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    How many of you guys use a spool rack permanently attached to your trailers for your trimmer line? TrimmerTrap makes one - but I'm thinking of making my own....anyone done that?
  2. MP350

    MP350 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 185

    I made one for my enclosed trailer, just got some flat metal bent into a U shape, drilled to hole near end and ran a large bolt through spool to secure. With a large roll of line I only have to change about every 6 months, total cost $3.00.
  3. upsondown

    upsondown LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 251

    beats over $100 !!!!
  4. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,900

    You can purchase ones like this for around $25.00 from catalogues and some dealers

  5. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,267

    I had one in my old enclosed trailer and it worked nice you never had to look for you trimmer line.Order a new trailer for this year and I might add one on.
  6. Quality Cuts PLS

    Quality Cuts PLS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 249

    Check out the one that Green Touch makes. (www.greentouch.com) Around $25.00, cad-plated steel, works great, I have used several.
  7. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Posts: 1,557

    Have one that came with my Jungle Jim's Rack
  8. Pecker

    Pecker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,454

    I thought about putting one on my rig but am afraid of it unwinding while going to down the road. Sure would be a liability if it happened. How do you guys keep that from happening?
  9. LawnPerfect

    LawnPerfect LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 318

    I too have one on my gear caddy rack. I just put a rubber band around the spool and slip the end of the line under the band. Been doing it this was for a while and never have had the line unwind.
  10. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
    Posts: 1,557

    I have a tiny hole in the side of my spool of line that keeps it from unwinding

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