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Green Touch and Havener Enterprises?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MikeKle, Mar 20, 2009.

  1. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    I was looking at the new Turf magazine and saw an ad for the Havener trimmer racks, they are indentical to the green touch racks, complete with the flat pins, multiple mounting slots, the same vinyl coating but in black. I am suprised they can get away with selling that? If it was yellow, it would BE a green touch rack!! Havener does have another device for holding up velkes/sulkies on a WB that looks pretty neat though. Anyone ever use Havener products or know anything about the velkie device? On a turf tracer, stringing up a 2 wheel velke is a tough thing to do, because of where the hydro control rods are located, but their design looks like it might work.
  2. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,955

    here is the havener and it looks like a basic junk to me.

    here is the green touch i have and love it after a week.

  3. MikeKle

    MikeKle LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,253

    (the original green touch racks that is). The only difference in the two brands is the color, everything else is exactly the same!!??
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  4. ALC-GregH

    ALC-GregH LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
    Messages: 7,051

    It's probably an old patent that has expired. They are nothing like the current GT racks. If I used one of those, my trimmers would be screaming at me for buying them. :)

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