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best rack for the BR 600

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by str400ex, Jan 23, 2010.

  1. str400ex

    str400ex LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    the rack I have now cracks the handle anyone have any suggestions on a good blower rack for the big stihl for a open trailer thanks Shawn
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I've been using the TrimmerTrap rack for mine for quite a few years now. I've never had a problem with it. Stihl also has a new, stronger backplate now. I had to put one on my BR600 after I sat on the old one (I was tired) and broke it.
  3. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    i built one for my BR550, but same basic size as a 600, it sits on a metal plate, and has a spring loaded piece that flips down over the handle and locks in place to old the blower in place, it even has a loop for the air tube to sit in, keeps it upright and out of the way of everything else. I would take a pic of it, but to dark right now. Ive never seen a rack designed like the one I built. When I pull the pad lock off, the piece flips up due to the springs, and I put it on, takes seconds!! I like it much better than the ones they sell.
  4. LR3

    LR3 LawnSite Senior Member
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  5. str400ex

    str400ex LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    i think i will order a trimertrap thanks Shawn

    PROMOWER08 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    i have the one from Extreme trailer racks that locks and i love it.
  7. Greg78

    Greg78 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,010

  8. DKJLawnCare

    DKJLawnCare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 139

    That is the one i modeled my rack on my old trailer after. Mine was for a BR420.
    Im going to make my new one like that too. Less than $40 in Material.
  9. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    none! the frame is too fragile to be put in a rack.
  10. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    Whatever type you go with, just make sure the blowers bottom is resting on something, and not just hanging from the plastic handle, I have seen some racks like this, and I think the stihls frame would break after awhile on that type, it would suck to see that pricey blower falling off the trailer on the expressway!!

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