Backpack blower shoulder pads

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by MowerUp, Apr 14, 2000.

  1. MowerUp

    MowerUp LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Posts: 61

    Does anyone have experience with W.E. Capps - Pro-Tex Covered Shoulder Pads for backpack blowers? They are suppose to give the operator relief of the shoulders and back from fatigue from operation. Anyone that has experience with this please write.
  2. columbiaplower

    columbiaplower LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 462

    i can see if your doing leaf clean up, you might need them, but for post mow the time you were it is soo low i dont think its worth it. Just take some foam rubber and tape it to the straps, thats all i use.
  3. PLS

    PLS LawnSite Member
    Posts: 147

    My backpack blowers have a waist belt, there's not much weight on the shoulder straps. The waist belt carries the load.

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