hands are ruined from wb

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by JJLandscapes, May 24, 2006.

  1. JJLandscapes

    JJLandscapes LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 682

    so my hands are bad enough from lifting weights over the past 5 years but calisus(??) use to never bother me this year my hands are all ****** up from my scag walkbehind i have cuts,scrapes, bubbled up nastiness and i wear gloves....

    Is there some sort of cushions that can be bought for the handlebars or any home made devices i wrapped them up with a huge sponge and heavy tape job but its not getting the job done anymore like it did last year

  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    I keep telling you guys to buy only Toros with T-bars but does anyone listen?

  3. CutInEdge Lawn Care

    CutInEdge Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 677

    I prefer the T-Bar myself, But I dont get to many days off to visit them. Therfore, I will just continue to use my Scags.
  4. Allen's LS

    Allen's LS LawnSite Member
    Messages: 0

    Just a sugguestion. What about using the padded bicycle gloves. That might work. Or what about tapeing your hands like boxers do? (just not as much) Good luck. :drinkup:
  5. 4curbappeal

    4curbappeal LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 761

    That sucks! The SCAG wb's I have been behind tear my hands up too! I am an ex golf professional who used to hit 500 practice balls a day. I thought I had caluses on top of caluses until the SCAG's. Honestly after mowing w/ that for a couple weeks, it felt like a had a roll of dimes uder my fingers. I now have Hustler wb's.
  6. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    Try a Hustler H-Bar WB

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