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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by DaughtryLC, Mar 25, 2009.
Is it worth the $?
I added a ft to my gate over the winter and it gets alittle heavy after lunch!!
Yep, its worth the $$. I'm 58 years old, run solo, and that tail gate was getting awlful heavy at the end of the day!! You and your back will be jumping for joy!! I now lift the tail gate with my toe up to my hand and flip it up to the verticle position with no effort.!!
Ditto. Works great.
Dont get it. We bought it and after it was installed I realized what it is. If I had to do it again I would just go to home depot and get some big springs and some cable and make one myself for 75% less. All it consists of are those big garage door springs and some cable.
To me, that would look sloppy. How will you mount the springs on the trailer?
What do they run $$?
Yup...just make it yourself. Alot less money and it's the same thing.
I mad my own for about $25.00 and they look ok. I don't know how to put pics online, but if you give me your email address I can send you pics.
I went ahead and ordered a set, dont have time to make them!, ebay at the door for less than 200, new
I made one a few years ago, and it worked good untill I added a foot to my gate and I couldn't get heaver springs to lift it as easily, and for what you will spend on everything to make it you might as well buy one. I bought one this year and it is nicer than a homemade one got mine for $169 with free shipping.