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I can't wait to see.

Do the blocks get in the way at all?
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I just ordered the trimmer racks. That is my problem that my side equipment has been taking a beating from the racks. This looks like it should eliminate the problem.

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From the looks they do not get in the way at all. They are small and very light aluminum. I am thinking about painting them black though. They come in safety yellow only according to the manuf. I called to see if I could order something else and they said they do this for safety and to be able to look out mirrors when leaving job to make sure you have tools.
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I dont know your set up and i see you have already ordered the trailer racks.

But I had my trailer racks built ($15) and lined the inside w/ the soft part of velcro strips and that keeps them from turning and putting wear on the shafts.

Just an idea that worked for me.
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Well went and bought black hammered spray paint this afternoon and painted the racks to get rid of the yellow! I couldnt stand it. Well next I mounted the pieces that stay permanent on the tools and guess what they dont stay tight like advertised!!! NO!!!!! I already painted the bars! I have all echo equipment. I am calling in the morning! This sucks as I have a bunch of work tomorrow and wanted to try it out. I thought about using a piece of yard hose so the clamo stays tight. I expected different with spending this much.
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Let me know about what happens. I hope this system works with my equipment it sure did cost enough.
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I called and they it was because I use Residential equip right now. The tubing is smaller diameter. I solved it though I got 3/4 pvd and cut a piece and split it to pop on shafts and it fits perfect now. I used it otday for my jobs and no spinning and it is perfect!!! Love it. Get pics tomorrow.!
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Oh that's creative! Looking forwards to seeing them!

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I just ordered myself some racks from http://www.trailerracks.com

Expected delivery date from Florida is May 12.. CAN'T WAIT

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My racks are on the way. Their currently in Buffalo, NY right now, I assume they will cross the border tonight and will be in Toronto tomorrow then in my hands Tuesday morning.

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