T-Bar vs. Pistol Grips

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by drewskee032, Oct 11, 2006.


Which one do you guys like more?

  1. T-bar

    25 vote(s)
  2. Pistol

    10 vote(s)
  1. drewskee032

    drewskee032 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    Do u guys like the T-Bar or Pistol grip steering better?

  2. MattsMowing3535

    MattsMowing3535 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 385

    pistol will kill your wrist really fast
  3. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,526

    Ive got both..........T-bar is the way to go

  4. LawnBrother

    LawnBrother LawnSite Senior Member
    from SW Ohio
    Messages: 867

    T-bar, np contest. Unless you want carpal tunnel syndrome, then I'd say go with the pistol grips.
  5. Prestige-Lawncare

    Prestige-Lawncare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 753

    I think the poll results say it all!

  6. J&R Landscaping

    J&R Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,095

    I didnt put a vote in but I have run both systems. I do like the ease of the t-bar system but after running it for more than 2 hours or so, it just gets kinda tiring/boring. I have a pistol grip mower and its decent, not great but decent.
  7. DBL

    DBL LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,219

    never run pistol grip but i dont know anyone that likes them
  8. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,381

    We run them on Scag don't see any problem since you only use them on turns. Scag track really well so that helps the situation.
  9. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,163

    demoed a T-Bar mower...hated it....i love my ECS
  10. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    Same here. I hated t-bar. ECS or pistol grips are my choice.

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