My homemade striping kit -- see my pics!

Discussion in 'Original Pictures Forum' started by jlbf0786, Apr 22, 2010.

  1. kjslawn

    kjslawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 618

    This is all I have ever done. No one knows its there, never gets in the way. Good job
  2. Bryce Mock

    Bryce Mock LawnSite Member
    Messages: 26

    agreed!!! ..........
  3. GrassIsGreenerLawnCare

    GrassIsGreenerLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 636

    no there not at all. my exmark 48 and my toro have em and my gravely 36 doesnt. ill show u the difference if u go to my pics tomrow. then tell me that they are overrated. ive never owned a zturn so i cant argue w/ that but i know the walk behinds stripe awesome w/ kits. im just curious as to why u would say that???? what mower do u have that does not have a striper of any sort on it that stripes great?
  4. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,327

    Looks GREAT!

    If you don't mind telling, how much was the mat from NAPA, I was looking at horse stall mats from tractor supply, but they were way too big and around $30. A little expensive I think.

    Also, how thick is the mat to make those amazing stripes, the horse stall mats looked way too thick at around 3/4 of an inch.
  5. flatlander42

    flatlander42 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,239

    you don't want that horse stall matt.....I found an old Truck Mud Flap, it worked good on one mower. I'd get the rubber belting that they sell by the foot. Like a few bucks a foot, about 1/8" thick and however long you want.
  6. clean_cut

    clean_cut LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,327

    O.K. Where is this found? An auto parts store? Lowes?

  7. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    Looks really nice I may do that soon
  8. A.Landscaping

    A.Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 341

    I too want to know were you buy the mats because i went to Napas yesterday and found nothing. Do you just use a Mud flap or something?
  9. flatlander42

    flatlander42 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,239

    TSC *tractor supply company* or a similar farm store. It is for a hay bailer, (i think)
  10. thu cutting edge

    thu cutting edge LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 279

    i have exmark turf tracers and they dont have stripe kits on them and they put down some of the best stripes we have. i would compare to my turf tigers.

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