Stacking hannay reels

Anyone else use hannay 1530 17 18 reels and know what the stacking capability is? I’m not having much luck with searching and the stuff I have found seems unreliable. Looking for first hand experience.
Link is for my reels

They don’t make stacker kits for hannay that I’ve ever seen. Most people make a frame to sit them on.

I have two Hannay 1520-17-18 reels with a stacking frame I bought from sprayer depot. They contacted me when I ordered to offer the manual stacking frame, as they only show the electric option on their site. It’s a simple setup but works without issue.

Here’s the electric kit from their site: https://www.sprayerdepot.com/products/stacking-kit-hannay-e1500-series

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Hannah has stackers. I’ve had them three high before. Call MVP services in Raleigh if you can’t find them online. That’s where I get mine

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That’s the one I was looking at but there wasant much info on it other than 1500 series and they are all different widths. Did seem right one stacking kit would work for all or them. I’ll have to call mvp and ask if it will work. Thanks guys.

The stack kit for the 1520-17-18 that I have is nothing more than two square frames of angle iron 22”x22”. Had a buddy with a welder put one together for $50 since the one from Sprayer Depot was $160.

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I might have to go that way and have someone fab them from angle iron. I want to stack them upsidedown hanging from the ladder rack if that makes sense.

Sharpe, I did something similar with my reels and it creates a lot more room on the trailer.

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Did you end up painting that rack?

Yes, hit it with a wire wheel and a rattle can.

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Width doesn’t matter. It’s 2 separate pieces, but the reels you’re stacking have to be the same width. One stack bracket works for all 1500 series reels. You might save a few dollars making one, but in my opinion it’s not worth the trouble or time.

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I did pretty much the same

That’s the awnser I was looking for, much appreciated.
If my welding skills were a little better I would go custom but I’m still pretty green.

Find a local fabricator and you would be amazed at what you can save on things by having them made rather than bought. I have a welder, but since I like things to hold and stay where they are supposed to be, I gladly pay my fab guy. Always nice to have in your pocket.

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When I have everything finished I’ll send you some pics of some of the stuff I’ve had made. And one just happens to be a stacking kit! Ha

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I know a guy here but hes pretty busy and I already have him doing my ladder rack and shelf as well as the side mount boxes on my trailer. Was hoping to take away some of his responsibilities by buying the actual mounting brackets hannay makes.

That’s the problem with good fabricators that do side work or custom, one off stuff. They get busy and unless you plan ahead, you end up scrambling. @SurfaceMedic is lucky he has someone and probably knows them quite well. There’s always the option to take a couple classes. A welding supply shop in my area offers classes, 4 hours a night, only $80.

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Looking at the mounts above that’s something you could make and bolt together. If you have a welder just weld the crap out of each weld, clean up the boogers with a grinder, and throw some paint on them. I wouldn’t recommend it for every weld project but you’d be fine here. It doesn’t take much of a weld to hold something. Take a 70 series rod like 7018 for example. For every inch of weld that’s 70,000 lbs of tensile strength. After welding them up if you still don’t feel confident in them just throw a small 1/4" bolt in each corner as insurance.

Do you have a mig or stick? Post some pictures of some practice welds and I can walk you through it if you decide to try and build your own. The main thing is to watch your puddle and watch the two pieces of metal breakdown into the puddle. If you feel the need be sure to run another bead on each side of the original weld. Make sure this bead halfway overlaps the original bead and is halfway on the metal. If you run 3 beads on each you would be fine. If it’s ugly flat top the weld with a grinder. It would be a good project to practice welding if you want to learn it.

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