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Trimmer Rack.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by ChadA, Dec 1, 2004.

  1. ChadA

    ChadA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    I bought a used trimmer rack today for $50 and after I installed it I am having problems keeping my trimmers and edger from turing upside down because they are top heavy. Is it OK if there upside down? If not any tips to fix the problem.
  2. lawnranger44

    lawnranger44 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 370

    It shouldn't matter if they are upside down. The motors are designed so that it doesn't matter what angle it is tilted at.
  3. tiedeman

    tiedeman LawnSite Fanatic
    from earth
    Messages: 8,745

    they might move slightly, but nothing should turn upside down. Do you have a picture of the rack that you can post?
  4. ChadA

    ChadA LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 521

    sorry no picture. my trimmers roll all the way upside down and my edger just tilts sideways. Thanks for the reply.
  5. MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC

    MJLsLawnCareNmoreLLC LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 840

    It may not be a huge problem, but I dont think it would be any good for the carb. I know the commercial carbs are made to run upside down, but when its not running I think it would flood the carb. Also make sure the gas caps are tight. And now that I think of it, an upside down piece of equip would probably flood to the point the air filter would get saturated.
  6. Mikes Lawn Landscape

    Mikes Lawn Landscape LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 458

    Bungee cords are a good thing
  7. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
    Messages: 4,771

    ummm....never had a problem with mine upside down, unless I accidently put them in there that way. Mine lock down fairly tight. You might check your spring...it might of sprung...lol
  8. blankenshiplawncare

    blankenshiplawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    I pinch my handles on the back side of the rack when able. This is relevant only if you have the same style of rack I use (Buyers). Heres a picture if you can make it out.

  9. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    Very nice set up Blankenship!
  10. blankenshiplawncare

    blankenshiplawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 253

    Thank you, kids were and still are the most expensive part.

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