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Tube Mounted Right hand 19 46.34%
Hip Mounted left Hand 22 53.66%
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Old 08-03-2002, 12:55 AM
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blower controls

need help making a selection ,
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Old 08-03-2002, 12:59 AM
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I have an Echo PB602. I prefer the left mounted control.
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Old 08-03-2002, 01:03 AM
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thats what i'm looking at , either the 602 or the 603, same specs just different controls
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Old 08-03-2002, 01:08 AM
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Very nice models. Saw some at the shop today while looking for a trimmer and picking up some engine parts.:blob3:
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Old 08-03-2002, 01:15 AM
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I used teh BR400 and thought I would never like the control on my left side. When I got the Shindiawa I really liked it and now all I have are on the left. I have RedMAx also but I don't like the stiff arm, the flexable tube is better.
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Old 08-03-2002, 01:46 AM
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Ditto what Kirbyslawn said. I didn't think I'd like them as much and now that's all I buy. My workers were resistent as heck when I first made the switch. But now they love them too. The one Blower we have with a throttle on the right side never gets used.

It's hard to explain but they are just more ergonomic and comfortable. It's more balanced. Hard to explain until you've used both for a while. But onews with the left handed throttle control are definitely a lot nicer.
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Old 08-03-2002, 06:25 AM
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I agree with Jim and Ray. I was a little worried about switching to left side controls. Now, I don't like the right hand throttle on the tube anymore.
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Old 08-03-2002, 08:29 AM
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Well coming from one of the few leftys in the world I love it on my side. Travis
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Old 08-03-2002, 04:56 PM
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one more vote for the hip mount. I like to keep both sides of the brain busy.


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Old 08-03-2002, 05:01 PM
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I'm here for the upset! LOL. I like right side mounted, although I've never used the hip, I could PROBABLY get used to it...
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