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View Poll Results: When you're mowing lawns in the summer do you wear shorts or pants?
Shorts 237 53.26%
Pants 208 46.74%
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Old 10-12-2006, 05:15 PM
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Shorts here
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Old 10-20-2006, 07:37 PM
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How about it, I wear a swimming suit! I sweat so bad, I soak my shorts, underwear, and everything in the wallet! And the legs arn't pretty!
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Old 10-26-2006, 09:06 AM
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My husband wears shorts all summer - I always wear pants when I help him.
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Old 04-18-2007, 02:00 PM
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i wear long pants made by magellan their actually made for pro fisherman they are light weight so you dont get as hot but still protect your legs
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Old 04-23-2007, 03:29 PM
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I used to only wear shorts, until something hit me on both legs leaving small cuts while strimming. The worst part was fighting some type of skin infection on both legs for 6 weeks. Took a major dose of steroids and a large amount of antibiotics to get rid of. I'd rather sweat then go thru that again.
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Old 04-23-2007, 06:53 PM
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those pants by magellan also convert to shorts so if you know that you are not going to use a weedeater anymore you can unzip the pants and make them into shorts
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Old 04-27-2007, 10:44 PM
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i Always wear pants when mowing, tried shorts once and not a good idea when using the trimmer
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Old 05-12-2007, 07:46 PM
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I always wear pants, (woodland BDU army pants), and CAT boots whenever I mow my lawn, or am mowing someone elses. The camo pants are comfortable, if they get grass stains, no biggie as it blends in, and most importantly, they are cheap at any army surplus . I used to wear shorts, but learned my lesson the hard way.... Ever since a friend recommended army pants, that's what it has been ever since. Can't go wrong with them...
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Old 05-12-2007, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Lawn Masters View Post
I wear pants year round. reason being I really dislike things that hit me in the legs while trimming. the heat is a small detail to me.
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Old 10-17-2008, 01:34 PM
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I might of already posted this before. I wear shorts as long as i can. I also love mowing with no shirt. Its one of the main reasons for being in this business for me personally. It gives me a feeling of realxness i can not get sitting inside with a suit and tie all bundled up inside somewhere. Try it you will love it.
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