You are going to need a ramp around 8 feet long.
Have you tried this or know someone who has?You are going to need a ramp around 8 feet long.
I would think you could get by with less than half that. We loaded mowers in the back of pick-up trucks for decades with 8' ramps and that was with a rise of around 30". 8' is what would be needed to be ADA compliant.You are going to need a ramp around 8 feet long.
My rise is only about 1/3 being roughly 8"....I am thinking 6' should do itWith the mower deck installed ,you will need around 8 feet to not hit the top of the ramp with the mower deck. I have loaded tractors on a trailer with 8 foot ramps and a 2 foot rise,and the mower deck hit almost every time and had to push the tractor my hand when the rear wheels started spinning. If this is a permanent ramp you want to avoid such problems.
Do this. It is probably a lot less than you think. My 28 rider goes into my shed just fine with the deck raised all the way. It is probably a 4 or 5 inch height with nothing more than a a landscape timber (4 inch wide, 3 inch high with rounded edges) as a step up.Try using some scrap 2"x4"x8' studs mocked up as a temporary ramp just for measuring purposes. Even a scrap half sheet, 4'x8', of plywood might suffice. I built my ramp out of concrete after getting the dimensions straightened out. The concrete will out last the shed & will not rot like wood. 8' should be plenty long for a ramp with an 8" rise.
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My 28 rider goes into my shed just fine with the deck raised all the way.
not quite yet.... I think it is some guys tryin to explain to a few guys on here that don't have the foggiest idea on how to put to good use of what we learned in high school some 50 + years agoIf I didn't know better I would say it sounds like we are all a bunch of engineers on here.....
What's a Trailor?:hide:I built steel ramps for my lil trailer.... have used them a thousand times.. I built them with a bend in the middle.. the ramps r 7 foot long.. with the upper section settin on a 4 inch spacer.. the lower section made the incline to that.. my trailer bed is 18 inches off the ground
I added a drawing of what I did.. u can do this but u may b able to have less hump in them