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RACK'EM Open Trailer Racks

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by ryan41, Jan 10, 2013.

  1. ryan41

    ryan41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    I was wondering if anyone has ever used these trimmer racks by RACK'EM before - http://www.rackemmfg.com/open-trimmer-rack.html . I need to get some racks for my open trailer. I really like how the trimmers are held in. Seems like they wont bounce around too much. I have to attach these to wood sides on my trailer. Do you think the wood sides would be strong enough to support the trimmers + racks?
  2. ryan41

    ryan41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 326

  3. ryan41

    ryan41 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 326

    Here is a picture of my trailer: [​IMG]
  4. inzane

    inzane LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,478

    i've been re-searching racks myself, and looks like i'm about to buy a greentouch rack.. they are yellow though, but seem like they are damn secure and alot of great features with them. found them online for 200 or so for 3 space.. i was about to get some welded on at the trailer place for that much, but i think the greentouch might be better for my trimmers!
  5. Fwilamosky

    Fwilamosky LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 280

    i use the greentouch on my trailer, although they're the ones that hold two trimmers, they still work great. would highly recommend these
  6. CFLS22

    CFLS22 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    I'm planning on picking up the second option you put up because it looks like it would be great for the money. I like that set the most out of options I had because you only have to lock that one side that the trimmer head is on so saves time and is just simple to use. Just my opinion
  7. Exmark#1

    Exmark#1 LawnSite Member
    from MO
    Messages: 109

    I have had the rackem trimmer racks on my trailer for several years now and would not buy any other brand. I drive down country roads all day everyday and have never lost a trimmer or noticed them bouncing around (I run dolmar trimmers). As far as will your side boards hold? That is up to you.
  8. heinzjjr

    heinzjjr LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

  9. Swampy

    Swampy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,435

    I had the pack'em racks on my old trailer. They work, but you handles spin a little in them. I liked them as everything was together on set vs various other racks. Also the locks they give you are garbage just get a four pack of locks.
  10. DA Quality Lawn & YS

    DA Quality Lawn & YS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,228

    I use the greentouch extreem racks that lock solid in place and they have been very good to me. Have had the 3 place racks on both an open and enclosed trailer and like them either way, very secure.

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