Tying down a mower in van

this seem a bit daft even as I write it but how do you all stop your mowers rolling around other back of your van while getting it out easily. 

For many years I ran an old fiat scudo van a feature of it seemed to be any mower could be pushed in and  tucked neatly behind the wheel arch and the didn't move . Sold the shed on wheels and bought a Peugeot partner and a heavy wiebang roller mower even with bungees it breaks free and smacks into the back door. Any help will appreciated.

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    Removable 3*3 post across rear inside of van, behind rear doors, with one quick action ratchet strap  using rear cargo rings allows 2 mowers across rear of van with strap going ‘behind’ mowers.

    allows mowers to be quickly locked down against post lying on the floor which sits neatly in gap behind wheel arches thus not putting any strain on rear door locks.

    Use this method on all our vans - keeps mowers safe, with no movement and no handle damage.

    Quick in and out for mowers as you don’t need to remove strap - simply release tension and lift mowers out. Loading is in reverse with one or two cranks of ratchet strap.

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      Can you take a picture please Gary?

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    Just another idea to put out there is to use old seat cushions, our area 40 rep has 4-5 of them in his van which he uses to put flat and roll mower ontop which lifts the machine enough to stop rolling but not to much that the machine is wobbleing around,

    he also then uses them to seperate equipment in the back when taking out nice new items or doing shows etc

    just another thought

    edit - the size though is just right to sit front and rear wheels over hanging the cushion so its lifted witht he deck sitting on it and wheels not

  • I also have short lengths of timber maybe 38x64mm, right where the wheels are. Mowers never move and it's the zero effort option. 

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