Equipment Guard Trimmer Racks

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grass Master, Mar 6, 2004.

  1. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 328


    Just came across some very nice looking, vinyl coated trimmer racks that hold 3 trimmers with individual locks.

    Great price too!!

    I was quoted $149.95 by a local dealer!!

    Check 'em out......
  2. DLCS

    DLCS LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,384

    For less than a $150, you can get a Trimmer Trap 3 place rack. Then you only have 1 lock to worry about, just lift a knob and no pins to remove and put back in.
  3. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 328


    I like the idea of vynly coating to protect the trimmers, edgers etc. plus..

    a lot of times we are not using all three tools at once so the others will stay safe and sound locked up on the trailer.
  4. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256 for $69.

    With the model you're looking at (TG3000), you can forget to put the pins back in and drive away while the trimmer falls out.

    But with Haveners other model (TG2000) you can't forget to secure it, it won't let you. Plus they are on sale at for only $69.

    This is the 3rd season for mine.
  5. allstar

    allstar LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    Is your trimmer rack pretty rigid?I recently purchased one from Lowe's in that price range and,even though it's securely bolted to my trailer,there's a pretty good bit of "give" to it.Putting 3 trimmers in it and driving around makes me a little nervous.
  6. Grass Master

    Grass Master LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 328


    Stick with your local servicing dealers and you will get better products and full service!!
  7. dkeisala

    dkeisala LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 911

    I bought the same rack at Lowe's. I've had to wrap it with duct tape and foam to keep it from beating the hell out of my trimmers, it doesn't lock and it doesn't hold trimmers steady in one position.

    I just ordered the unit gogetter talks about in this thread from Precoparts. After looking at the TG3000 for $69, the unit I bought at Lowe's was a waste of money.
  8. gogetter

    gogetter Banned
    Messages: 3,256

    I didn't even know Lowes sold trimmer racks.

    Anyway, mine is plenty steady. I have 2 trimmers and one stick edger on it.

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