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mouting the trimmer rack

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by man of stihl, Mar 12, 2005.

  1. man of stihl

    man of stihl LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    well the new trimmer rack came in today and i was wondering wut are my options on mounting.. i am mounting on the curb side. is bolting it on better than welding or is it the other way around??
  2. nitrotim

    nitrotim LawnSite Senior Member
    from nj
    Messages: 525

    I mounted mine curbside with the supplied bolts and then I had a friend skewer the bolts with a bead across them. This will stop anyone from unbolting your rack and walking off with your trimmers and also prevent the bolt from backing out from vibration.
  3. procut

    procut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,852

    I just bolted mine on the curb side as well with the supplied bolts. Its stayed there for over two years with no problems.
  4. man of stihl

    man of stihl LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    mine didnt come with bolts..the uprights are made out of angle iron.. with a skinny little whole drilled in the bottom. one of them has little rubber hooks.. the other has a lock and holding thing. i was thinking maybe u bolts like on a truck axle. i guess they are goin all the way to the floor.. they are long enough ;)
  5. stumper1620

    stumper1620 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,889

    Is this a Trimmer Trap rack? Mine didn't have bolts either, I bolted mine on then tagged a weld on the bolt as was mentioned earlier.
  6. man of stihl

    man of stihl LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 307

    i dunt know i bought it from ebay off of mowtownusa or sumthing :)
  7. Anthony-MB

    Anthony-MB LawnSite Member
    from georgia
    Messages: 109

    Does anyone know of trimmer racks that mount on a truck.
    I have a bedliner, so I'm looking for something that would fit into the top holes on the side of the bed.

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