i think me and u hav the same problem. I hold the sled with a deathgrip and just my fingers r holding on the right grip. I think it was cutting off or slowing down the blood circulation to my fingers. I just pulled my riser back so its tilted towards me more. Much more relaxed position and not to cold ne more.
Funny you mention that, I've thought from day one with my F6 that the handwarmers really aren't that great. With having to take my sled in for repairs, I"m going to have them check that while it's in. I don't remember any of my old sleds being as bad and my hands never got cold.
I have the same problem. When i had my 05 F7, even with them on high my hands were freezing. WHen i bought my CF7 I put hand guards on it and it did help a lot, but i still dont get the burn your hands sensation that would be nice to have on a -15 degree night.
My hand warmers on my sled suck as well..I can't even feel them...I rode my friends 03 f5 patriot the other night and her warmers were hot even through my gloves..then i got back on mine and froze my fingers off...
I have an 03 F7 and the handwarmers are F ing hot!! I usually have to turn the thumb warmer completely off it gets so hot. I usually wear a thin pair of snocross gloves and they stay plenty warm. At night I put on leather ones and they damn near burn my hands.
Alright, so why in the world is there so much variation here with all these sleds? Doesn't make sense. Majority of the sleds are the same model yet, one works great, the next doesn't. Sounds to me Arctic Cat needs to improve something here. Mine are terrible. I've never had cold hands until this sled. I'm going to ask them tomorrow when I drop it off with the dealer to check the hand warmers. How can you go out snowmobiling and have a good time when you have to worry about your hands being warm enough. bang your head