Originally Posted by themadcutter
another problem with them is breaking your wrist because of a root. but most of them have a clutch system than will stop the spinning when the safety bar hits your body. not fool or accident proof though. I actually saw a young man go for a spin once around the auger. he had to take a week off because of a serious sprain.
burying the damn things is no fun either
Yeah the one we rented had a clutch on it. As long as you had enough common sense to stop the throttle when it got hung up you were fine. Ours ran straight through roots but rocks were another problem.