Red Max BCZ2600 trigger killing me!

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mojob, Aug 9, 2006.

  1. mojob

    mojob LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 515

    Is it just me or does this throttle trigger hurt your hand after using this trimmer for a while? I get the worst cramp in my hand and wrist after about 15 minutes. I'm hoping I'm not just a puss with carpletunnle. I probably spelled that wrong but judging by some of the posts I've seen you guys don't take off for spelling. ha
  2. jt5019

    jt5019 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,432

    Mine doesnt bother me but i try to leave the trimming for my worker :)
  3. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    Is it the shape of the trigger, the distance, the tension, or what?
  4. rodfather

    rodfather LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 9,501

    We have a couple of them and none of my guys have ever complained
  5. WJW Lawn

    WJW Lawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,330

    I have the same model trimmer...don't seem to have that problem
  6. Brendan Smith

    Brendan Smith LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,195

    never had that problem with mine, sorry.
  7. ChadsLawn

    ChadsLawn LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,110

    I dont own a redmax (shindawia) but maybe you can turn the throtthle to a diff angle. I turned mine to the right just a bit, so the angle of my wrist is more straight.
    My edger, the throttle is almost horizontal. Both are alot more comfortable at these angles.
  8. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    I have a Red Max BCZ2600S trimmer and the trigger doesn't hurt my hand at all.

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