My hands are killing me!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Scraper, Oct 12, 2000.

  1. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    TurfKutter...I'm using the ProSlide.

    SKDCO....You have any problems????

    [Edited by Scraper on 10-12-2000 at 06:06 PM]
  2. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,354

    To anyone with artritus or similar pains
    The med ultram is one of the reasons i
    can still put in a full day. Some say its
    addictive but i sometime go 2to3 day when i
    forget to take it. So i dont think so.
    Hope it helps as it is a real good painkiller.

    MRPLOW LawnSite Member
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    This is just a shot in the dark, but are the wheels properly greased on the sulky. On my velke I have to grease twice a week or I can notice an increase in the amount of strength needed to turn.
  4. sunrise

    sunrise Banned
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    Scaper I will try to put up a picture of the set up
    angle iron was welded, used a sulky and I am a bulky guy
  5. Scraper

    Scraper LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,656

    Sunrise...thanks...if you want...e-mail me at

    Mr.Plow...No grease for a's like a wheels.
  6. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    I think I would be looking into getting rid of the proslide. (Never did like those things anyway) Do you realize how much easier and less resistance a 2 wheeled sulky pulls? Make sure you get a solid mount though. (hydrostatic and all) Then you could go back to much lighter springs and much more enjoyment cutting. "Can you say - Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?"
  7. SKDCO

    SKDCO LawnSite Member
    Posts: 88

    Hey Scraper,
    I never did change my springs. I just kind of put up with it. I did not realize that you were using the Proslide, I just use the single wheel Velkie. My Scag w/ the 18hp Briggs will give forearms like Popeye.The 17 hp strains slightly on hills and has better "feather" touch,so I just left the it alone. Hope the pain goes away!!!!!!!

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