Which is the best side

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by tacoma200, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. tacoma200

    tacoma200 LawnSite Fanatic
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    I've heard this discussed before but which is the best side to mount trimmer racks. A. Driver side B. Passenger side C. front ?
     
  2. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
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    If they are in the front you can get at them from either side.
     
  3. KS_Grasscutter

    KS_Grasscutter LawnSite Gold Member
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    Passenger side is where I put mine, just where it fit easiest.
     
  4. Mowman16

    Mowman16 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Mine was on the front last year, my new truck is right hand drive so I will leave it in front, since it will be used on both.
     
  5. Envy Lawn Service

    Envy Lawn Service LawnSite Fanatic
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    Depends on your type of rack and how you operate.

    If you park street-side, you probably want to stick with passenger side mounting.
     
  6. Imow4u2

    Imow4u2 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Curb Side also deters a quick snatch from a Meth-head,on the way to the pawn shop..
     
  7. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
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    I think Curb Side is a lot more safe if you have traffic to deal with
     
  8. Uranus

    Uranus LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Mass
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    B. Passanger side.
     
  9. Woody82986

    Woody82986 LawnSite Silver Member
    from DFW, TX
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    If I were to have to pick a side either pasesenger or driver, I would pick passenger. But I mount my racks in the front of the trailer.
     
  10. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    We have racks on both sides, but the driver's side are the ones that get used the most. We park across the street when we work. This way, the curb can be edged if necessary, grass doesn't get blown on my truck and/or trailer, and the curb line can be easily cleaned up afterwards. A stickedger and a trimmer hang on this side, and an extended hedge trimmer and a trimmer hang on the other side. When the trimmers are hung across the front, I've never seen this as a bad idea, either.
     

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