Do not buy packem racks!

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by J&A Lawn Care, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Jaybrown

    Jaybrown LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,160

    Get a green touch by far the best. The customer service is top notch. I had a problem with ups and customs and they took care of everything 100%. I wouldn't waste your time or money on anything else. It locks also and the design is the best by far.
  2. TinMan1

    TinMan1 LawnSite Senior Member
    from SC
    Messages: 518

    I've used pack em for years trick is to open the one your going to use slide the trimmer toward the engine side, where the engine isn't underneath the one on top and it comes right out. I can take the bottom edger out without modification
  3. PlantscapeSolutions

    PlantscapeSolutions LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,012

    The Extreme puts all others to shame. I had the Trimmertraps before and it's very antiquated compared to the Extreme. The Extreme is the fastest most efficient rack you can buy period.
  4. jekjr

    jekjr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 10

    I am me here and to this site but I use Extreme Racks for my trimmers and I don't want any other kind. I had mine on an open trailer and I saved all of the hardware that came with them. I recently bought an enclosed trailer and I took them off and mounted them in the enclosed trailer. They work great
  5. Blade Runners

    Blade Runners LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,021

    +1 for the Extreme racks. Very easy to use and heavy duty.
  6. kemco

    kemco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,158

    Ive had greentouch (I think this is the same thing as the "extreme") triple rack for about 5 years, love it, well worth the $. Takes literally 3 seconds to put a trimmer on and the same to take off. Cheapest place I found was Northern Tool.
  7. WiscLawns

    WiscLawns LawnSite Member
    from WI
    Messages: 5

    I just got the extreme trimmer 4 rack, tool rack and blower rack from green touch for open trailer. I like the the tool rack and blower rack a lot. The extreme trimmer rack is pretty good, but it does seem to move a little. Hopefully all goes well. Customer service was excellent.
  8. Liberty Lawnworks

    Liberty Lawnworks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Has anybody tried the Green Touch Extreme racks now that they supposedly fixed the mounting issues? I'm interested in getting a 2-position trimmer rack for my trailer and I like the way their model looks, but I have heard of some issues with them.
  9. Liberty Lawnworks

    Liberty Lawnworks LawnSite Member
    Messages: 133

    Which blower do you use with the blower rack? Is it easy to remove and replace the blower?
  10. cps

    cps LawnSite Member
    Messages: 110

    I've been using the Green Touch Extreme racks for three years now on an open trailer that's left out in all weather. We love them! However, I wouldn't recommend them for a single axle trailer, if it bounces to hard the engine can snap off. They do make an accessory brace you can add on to prevent this.

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