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What side for Trimmer Rack?

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by AGM Inc., Nov 28, 2009.

  1. AGM Inc.

    AGM Inc. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 152

    Im gettin a new 6x12 trailer but my question is what side should i put the trimmer rack? I work solo so i figured put it on the drivers side so i dont have to walk around to start trimming. but that the side the cars pass. What side is the best?
  2. laird006

    laird006 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    passenger due to being by the curb, never in the street getting handhelds off the the trailer
  3. tailboardtech

    tailboardtech LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 390

    all the ones i have ever mounted were on the passengers side due to safety

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    mine are on the passenger side so it is more convienent and safe to use
  5. waters lawn care

    waters lawn care LawnSite Member
    from alabama
    Messages: 128

    I operate out of an enclosed trailer but still like them on passenger side of trailer.
  6. Tennesseepowerstroke

    Tennesseepowerstroke LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 366

    Mine is on the front, only because my spare tire is on the right. I also have the Gorilla lift.
  7. pdenney11

    pdenney11 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 380

    Passenger side of trailer. I just put them in the bed of the truck so I dont have to worry about messing with a rack.
  8. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    same here for me
  9. havok1359

    havok1359 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 20

    Ive got 2 sets of racks. One is on the front and holds up to 3 pieces and the other is on the passenger side of trailer. To be honest it depends on how you pull up to your yard. I dont like pulling up next to the curb of the yard Im trying to cut: (1) because i have more room to edge (2) I can blow the clippings alot better and there's no leftovers like there are when truck is in the way. Its just easier in residential areas. When I cut my commercials it doesnt matter bc its just a bigger parking lot. Hope it helps
  10. Big C

    Big C LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,642

    Passenger side for two reasons: (1) closest to curb while mowing (2) If one should fall while going down the road it will not fall into oncoming traffic.

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