lawn stripers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lawncare18, Jul 9, 2006.

  1. lawncare18

    lawncare18 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 742

    Guys... I wana rig something up for my quick36 to make even darker stripes.. anyone have any pictures of striping kits they have custum built using lengths of chain or old truck mud flaps? Thanks in advance... I think I rem seing some on here who built there own... Hope all of you are gona buy a quick36... great mowers...
  2. K.Carothers

    K.Carothers LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,124

    topsites has built his own.

    Do a search under his name and it will come up.

  3. prostriper

    prostriper LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 336

    Better equipment has a bolt on roller you can purchase. Rollers generaly do a better job so I'd go with that.
  4. joshlawn

    joshlawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 143

    Better Outdoor Products does indeed have a good roller like "prostriper" said, but be forewarned they post this warning, "NOTE: This product is NOT for use in creating fake crop circles." LoL:hammerhead: :dizzy:
  5. 6'7 330

    6'7 330 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,821

    The roller from better is a bigleaguelawns roller.

    Check bigleagues price for it at
  6. Dashunde

    Dashunde LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 638

    Drill a couple of holes in the back of your deck and make sure the bolt heads wont interfere with your blade tips, use 2 matched lengths of 1-2"wide x 1/4" thick flat bar steel - match all of your holes up and sandwich a 1/2" thick heavy truck mud flap between the steel bars.
    Set the depth so that it rides 1/2" above the concrete (at your favorite lowest cutting height) when you assemble it all.
    It's cheap, simple, and ultra-durable.

    My first bar is welded in by the factory, but the bolts go all the way through anyway.


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