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Has Anybody Mounted A String Trimmer On A Gt?


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#1 tinbender7 OFFLINE  

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Posted May 04, 2013 - 05:47 PM

My back is bothering me, and the hand held string trimmer really gets to me and I have plenty of GT's and am thinking of making a mount to go on one of them to that chore with. Anybody have any thoughts or pictures? I am looking for things to use all those GT's for.



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Posted May 04, 2013 - 07:00 PM

Nope.. Only horses and ..........
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Posted May 04, 2013 - 07:09 PM

How about this.........

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Posted May 04, 2013 - 07:16 PM

 

How about this.........

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That is what I use


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Posted May 04, 2013 - 07:37 PM

Believe it or not, I actually played with the idea on a Cub Cadet.  The basic plan was to use the snowblade mount to give me height control. I gave it up, but I think it would work.  I could also see it being rather frustrating to use, IMHO.

 

I think the self propelled idea is pretty ingenious.  They supposed are good at clearing land.

 

Ben W.


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Posted May 04, 2013 - 08:02 PM

I have seen one mounted on the side of the deck running of the deck pulley. It was on a scag walk behind.


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Posted May 04, 2013 - 08:06 PM

It seems to me like I saw a Bolens Model that had a 12 volt DC hand unit mounted on the fender so you could trim  from the tractor. 


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Posted May 04, 2013 - 08:09 PM

 

How about this.........

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I am thinking of maybe mounting one like that on a sleeve hitch that is missing the coupler. and remove the wheels that  way I can raise & lower it and set it off to one side.



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Posted May 04, 2013 - 08:56 PM

Here's  one that is $$ but maybe give you some ideas

http://www.lawnvac.c...trimmer-zt-3000

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Posted May 04, 2013 - 10:10 PM

Here's  one that is $$ but maybe give you some ideas

http://www.lawnvac.c...trimmer-zt-3000

ZTRIMMER.png  I will check that out, wonder if I can make it work on my GT? There is a dealer close by so I maybe can see one.


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Posted May 05, 2013 - 08:46 AM

I like the way the Z-trimmer swings back when you hit somethig solid.


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Posted May 05, 2013 - 09:18 AM

I use roundup myself.


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Posted May 05, 2013 - 12:54 PM

That is a neat trimmer. Kinda pricy though


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Posted May 05, 2013 - 01:15 PM

I use roundup myself.

does roundup effect the well?



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Posted May 05, 2013 - 04:42 PM

does roundup effect the well?


It's not suppost to.




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