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Striper made of?

Discussion in 'eXmark' started by tippy, Mar 4, 2003.

  1. tippy

    tippy LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    Regarding the EZ Striper for the eXmark: The roller looks to be stainless steel...is it a solid piece of stainless? Approximately how heavy is it? If its solid stainless, I'm guessing it would weigh 75lbs or more.
     
  2. eXmark

    eXmark Manufacturer / Sponsor
    Messages: 4,258

    tippy,

    The roller is actually 5/16" heavy wall tubing with inserts welded on the ends. The weight varies a little depending on what size but they are about 25lbs.

    These are very strong rollers. Any other questions let us know.

    Thanks, Fred.
     
  3. CO.d 502nd

    CO.d 502nd Banned
    Messages: 288

    i want to second that the rollers are very strong i just put one on a lazer z hp.
    And it makes a big antiscape roller besides putting down great stripes
     
  4. Esby

    Esby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    I purchased my striper for my LHP 52" at the begining of last year. The striper itself now has about 600 hours on it. Still works like new:) It sure makes a difference!!!
     
  5. Kingspointe

    Kingspointe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    Whats the price tag for an this item? I've seen lawns done with this method and they look great. Thanks!
     
  6. Buckeye1

    Buckeye1 LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 170

    5/16" thick wall?
    Is this a change this year?
    I recently repaired an exmark roller. I had to drill a hole in the roller and then weld over the hole. This roller was NOT 5/16 thick. In fact, it wasn't even close to 5/16". Looked like schedule 10 to me. Were the old rollers made of thinner material or did you mean 5/32?
     
  7. Brieldo

    Brieldo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 192

    About 300 bucks....not cheap but worth it's weight in gold
     
  8. Ricks Z28

    Ricks Z28 LawnSite Member
    from Pa
    Messages: 122

    I have mowed along with curbs on islands with mine already. The outside tire is completely off the ground and the Striper supports the entire weight of the unit.
     
  9. Pat Daniels

    Pat Daniels LawnSite Member
    Messages: 49

    Maybe they cheapened them up a little. Who knows.
    I bought one at Louisville maybe 3 years ago before Exmark bought the what ever and its held up good.
     
  10. Buckeye1

    Buckeye1 LawnSite Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 170

    just wondering if anyone at Exmark double checked the roller thickness.

    I am curious as to when they started making them out of 5/16"?
     

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