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Home made Proslide

Discussion in 'Homeowner Assistance Forum' started by bretben55, Aug 6, 2005.

  1. bretben55

    bretben55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Has anyone tried to build their own Proslide?
    Any pics?
  2. PLM-1

    PLM-1 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,640

    I saw one on E-bay it was actually for sale with a mower..it looked like a POS. Had some sort of spring apparatus and a piece of plastic. My advice would be to buy the real thing...accept no substitute.
  3. bushtrimmer

    bushtrimmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 351

    why make one? I've got a new one I'll sell for $200 + shipping
  4. lawnandplow42

    lawnandplow42 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 508

    i heard of someone making one out of a tractor trailer truck mud flap. It worked awesome for them.
  5. bretben55

    bretben55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Well, I woke up yesterday with an idea. I took my kids' "magic carpet" roll-up snow sled, some angle iron, and 2 chains and came up with my own "proslide".

    It worked great. Obviously this wouldn't work in reverse, but for my yard in was perfect. I weigh 190# and my Lesco pulled me with no problems, and left a decent stripe.

    Lesco 48" belt WB

  6. bretben55

    bretben55 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 39

    Here is the back yard.


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