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Old 05-04-2010, 02:37 AM
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Is your middle finger on the trigger?

Do you ever use your middle finger on string trimmers? The reason why I ask is because some string trimmers are clearly meant to be used with the index finger and the index finger only; the Redmax with its hook shaped trigger comes to mind ... can't see how you can use your middle finger on a Stihl either.
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Old 05-04-2010, 07:54 AM
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I use both my middle and index finger on my Stihl FS90R. Having two fingers on the throttle provides better control, for me.
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Old 05-04-2010, 08:32 AM
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i can on echo trimmers, and that is all we use
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Old 05-04-2010, 10:40 AM
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Old 05-04-2010, 11:47 AM
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on my husqvarna trimmers i use my pointer and middle finger
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Old 05-04-2010, 12:22 PM
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I honestly couldn't tell you if I use my middle finger or not. Using the trimmer has become "second nature" to me, so I don't even think about what finger(s) I use while using the trimmer.
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Old 05-04-2010, 02:18 PM
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Always use my index and middle finger on my stihl's
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