Need help deciding on trailer racks in 16ft enclosed trailer.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Mownmachine144, Feb 11, 2019.

  1. Mownmachine144

    Mownmachine144 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Trying to set up the trailer for the upcoming season. I wanna be more organized this year. I currently park my ztr on the right side of the trailer when your looking straight in the trailer from the trailer tailgate point of view. I want to have a racks on both sides but I don't want it to be annoyed by trimmer/blower tubes in the way while I'm parking the ztr. Any pictures of setups or advice would be very helpful.
     
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  2. smallyardman

    smallyardman LawnSite Member
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    wish I could get a pic. but tons of snow around my trailer. i hang shovels and rakes on side where I park mower. leaf blower and trimmer on opposite side
     
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  3. Shayne Anderson

    Shayne Anderson LawnSite Member
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    I have a 8ft x 20ft. enclosed trailer, I have a yard trailer at front of trailer(backed in), and I run 2 zero turns in after it. I have racks for blowers, and whipper snippers, all on one side of the trailer. It's easier to walk past zero turns on the non-rack side, but is still feasible down rack side. Here is the rack co. where i got my racks ,100% happy with their product. .. https://trailerracks.com
     
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  4. Mownmachine144

    Mownmachine144 LawnSite Senior Member
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    Love the security fact on that blower rack but the price tag is hefty.
    Do you think I could get away with putting some racks where the V-nose is on the trailer?
     
  5. K c m

    K c m LawnSite Bronze Member
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    1 stick of 1 5/8ths unistrut
    1 4’ stick 2.5” flat stock.
    3/8ths bolts, lock washers and spring nuts

    Bend flat stock in vice, drill holes and attach with 3/8ths bolts and spring nuts.
    Under 30$

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  6. Mownmachine144

    Mownmachine144 LawnSite Senior Member
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    How do you lock your trimmers on that? lock cables and snake them around?
     
  7. Jake the grass guy

    Jake the grass guy LawnSite Senior Member
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    i have a 7x16 enclosed vnose.. i park my 652r on it and currently thats my only mower. i have my greentouch trimmer rack on the right side and i have a blower rack and gas can rack as well that i will be putting up next weekend. Some guys on youtube put 5 gallon gas can racks up put 1 inch tube and basically use it as a fueling station which i thought was pretty cool. Get it done before season starts otherwise youll never get it done! ha! good luck pics when your finished!
     
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  8. K c m

    K c m LawnSite Bronze Member
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    My rule is i don’t leave anything out over night. You could do that but i put everything away at the end of the day if I’m using the open. Usually using the enclosed trailer but wanted to give you an idea of a low cost effective way to transport trimmers.
     
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  9. Mownmachine144

    Mownmachine144 LawnSite Senior Member
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    I don't have a garage i can utilize for storage. The enclosed trailer will be my only garage lol:laugh:. I'm going to consider using your advice on the trimmer racks. Building Trimmer racks won't be a major issue for me, the real problem is how I am going to make these blower racks for my 2 blowers I cherish
     
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  10. Mownmachine144

    Mownmachine144 LawnSite Senior Member
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    QUOTE<pics when your finished!
     

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