Toro T bar who likes them who hates them?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sfddelta1, May 11, 2010.

  1. I have the option of buying some equipment from a guy that's getting out of mowing. He has two prolines with the t bar. I have never had one so I know nothing about them. They would just he put on trucks as back up equipment. Bit I don't want to buy crap.

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  2. PTP

    PTP LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Messages: 1,395

    As far as belt drives go, the T-bar is the best IMO. It is easy to operate and it is easy on the hands - very little squeezing.
  3. Turfcutters Plus

    Turfcutters Plus LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 391

    love em i have 2
  4. mark123

    mark123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 486

    Toro T-bar are the best controls for a walkbehind in my opinion.

    CLARK LAWN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,526

    same as everyone has said, easiest thing there is
  6. FastMan

    FastMan LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 846

    I'll 5th that. I loved my T-Bar. One hand operation.
  7. The mayor

    The mayor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 592

    T bar...the best. I have only used it with the belt drive.
  8. chobley

    chobley LawnSite Member
    Messages: 36

    I wish I could see a video of someone using a Tbar belt drive or a tutorial .
  9. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,028

    T bar all the way. If you ever used pistol grips and tried a t-bar I think you would really appreciate the difference.
    Anyone can learn a t-bar in a matter of minutes.
  10. PropServ

    PropServ LawnSite Member
    Messages: 56

    We have two 36" Toro Prolines with T-Bar. I know that my hands and wrists got really sore for the first few weeks of using them. Especially on hills. But they are good machines. I have actually never tried the Piston Grips but most people that I have talked to really prefer them. Who knows.

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