Originally Posted by Lbilawncare
The problem with that mower is the thumb drive controls, they will wear you out if you use it for any length of time. I would steer clear of that drive system at all cost, standard bail control Hondas are good machines.
to me that's the best part of the mower. i love the thumb controls. alot easier than pulling on a bail or levers. if your thumbs bother you then you can use your palms to push it down. i used to ride atv's all day long using thumb throttle. it never bothered me at all.