T-Bar vs. Pistol Grip...

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by spalmer97, Mar 23, 2003.

  1. spalmer97

    spalmer97 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 43

    Just wanted to get everyone's thoughts on the T-Bar vs Pistol Grip handles. Let me know what you think...
  2. Swampbeast

    Swampbeast LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 463

    I prefer pistol grip. Its just what I am used to.

  3. BobR

    BobR LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 714

    Toro T-Bar hydro for me, quick to learn easy to use - great system.
  4. Shuter

    Shuter LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,171

    I prefer the T-bar. I am getting a 36" Toro T-bar tomorrow.
  5. MacLawnCo

    MacLawnCo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,847

    T-bar for me also. Once you train your employees on the relatively cheep T-bar, they can then run the Zs since they have the same concept of steering.
  6. wojo23323

    wojo23323 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 608

    I have used both. I really prefer the T-bar.
  7. brucec32

    brucec32 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,403

    I have only demo'd pistol grips, but I think the T bar is excellent on belt drives. I've owned 4 of them and like that you don't really have to shift the mower and it returns to neutral automatically so you can just let go and go pick something up.
  8. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 9,501

    Pistol grip. Don't cha wanna have forearms like Popeye?:D
  9. LawnGuy73

    LawnGuy73 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,945

    I've run both, I like the T-bar better and itswhat I run now :cool:
  10. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 871

    I like the Tbar. I have a52 Lesco I put a T bar on. Also a 52 Toro

    w T bar. Ed

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