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Quick 44/36 owners, try this!

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by brucec, May 30, 2007.

  1. brucec

    brucec LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 469

    I've had my mower for over a week now and really love it. However I have the begining stages of carpel tunnel (years at a factory job) and I found that the SLIGHT vibrations I get through the handle bars caused me to have problems. Today I went to wal-mart and got a great pair of padded bicycle grips for less than $6, removed the factory grips, used a little fluid film and slipped them on. WOW what a difference! I have better contol/less fatigue with them. To take it a step further I went to Lowes and got some rubber gromets and slipped them in between the handle bars and the frame and re-installed the bolts. I don't know if anyone has tried this but it is a night and day difference, I feel like a genius. They should use these grips from the factory, just make sure I get some credit, LOL. If you try it post what you think.
  2. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400

    I feel like a genius. thats a funny line right there, for some reason that just made me laugh. sound like you came up with a good idea.
  3. Matts lawn care

    Matts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    from MD
    Posts: 829

    Next time im at walmart and home depot i will try it out.
  4. GFTC

    GFTC LawnSite Member
    Posts: 104

    I changed the grips on mine as well. I think Im gonna try the grommets though. I might try them on the engine mounts too.
  5. Rax

    Rax LawnSite Member
    Posts: 26

    Are you using the KAI Samurai engine?
    I get minimal vibration from mine.
  6. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,949

    i saw one quick 36 today at bk with a ECS Conversion Kit
    from ex-mark adapted on it. :confused:
  7. thesargent

    thesargent LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 400

    who had the Quick with the ecs on it? thats something id like to see. any chance you can get a picture?
  8. Frontier-Lawn

    Frontier-Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,949

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