BackSaver Grip® ● Mounting Instructions
Remove the small parts bag from this cardboard hanger
For lifting tools such as shovels
or pitch forks, start by positioning the Grip one to two inches higher
than where your hand normally would be without the Grip.
the tool as in normal use and note where your lower hand is positioned.
Open the bottom of the Grip so it clamps loosely onto the tool
For pulling and pushing tools, such as rakes,
hoes, snow pushers and push brooms, start by positioning the Grip two
to four inches higher than where your hand would normally be without the
Now hold the tool
and the Grip as you would to use it, to see how your
location feels. You
should be standing much straighter than usual, with little
no bending over, when using a tool with the BackSaver Grip.
the tool on a table, the ground or other flat surface to make it easy
to tighten the screws. Insert
the thumb screws into the Grip and tighten lightly, using the
wing nuts, so that the Grip is attached but still able to slide
up and down.
the tool as you would to use it and re-check the position of the grip.
Slide the Grip up and down, if necessary, to find your
most comfortable position.
screws firmly. (For an extremely
narrow tool, you may need to insert the rubber strip
between the pole and the inner surface of the Grip to create a tight
fit. Insert vertically along the length of the
pole to add a little thickness, or wrap around the pole to add maximum
thickness. Very few tools are
so narrow that they require the rubber insert.)
the black vinyl thread caps onto the ends of the screws.
using the tool with the Grip in place.
To adjust up or down, simply loosen the screws and slide the
Grip to the best position and retighten the screws.
Visit our website for more information and
further instructions, including installation onto a fishing pole.
Grip, LLC. Visit
us on the Web at
P.O. Box 195 www.backsavergrip.com
Hartland, WI. 53029