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Old 05-31-2011, 12:39 AM
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Shin Guards

I was wondering if anyone knows where I can purchase shin guards to wear why I am doing weed eating and edging? I live in Florida and would rather not wear long pants. Any help would be appreciated. Thank you, Jeff
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:42 AM
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I would much rather wear pants personally. But how about chainsaw chaps?
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Old 05-31-2011, 12:54 AM
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search "bush walking gaiters"
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:29 AM
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I would much rather wear pants personally. But how about chainsaw chaps?
chaps are pretty thick and hot. i think you might be better off with pants
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Old 05-31-2011, 06:15 AM
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Chaps?

Mine sit in a box in the garage somewhere. As I can best recall I threw them over somewhere the day I found that I'd hit a fire ant nest with my trimmer.
They were feasting on my shins for quite some time before I found them and the remnant of my lower leg.

If I were to have been in slacks or jeans......?

One can only ponder where these creatures could've taken residence!?

Now chainsaw chaps? That's an entirely different issue.

Had a chain separate once. Had to come down and be inspected to see if I was actually bleeding from anywhere I couldn't see.
Gruesome thoughts came to mind that day, 30 feet in the air.
Chainsaw chaps? Never pop the cord without them....ever!

If you don't use them, I suggest you come sit in a Hospital ER/ED for a
day. Just watch what Einsteins walk in the door with what kind of
stories.
Then picture yourself sitting there relating the same, exact occurrence to
to a room full of gigglers while they try and save the foolish behind
connected to your leg/arm/neck (Insert preferred appendage)!
That being said, my son is bullet proof and gonna live forever.
Chaps? Yeah, Uhh, Next time, Dad! I'm just gonna trim this limb. Nothing's gonna happen....Cringe!!

Besides It's all those other people that get hurt with chain saws.Never
guys like me. While I stand along side his bumper with his chaps in
my hand knowing that I'm gonna hate to be the one to call his mother
in the upper floors of the hospital. To tell her about her son down in
the ED. There's gonna be lotsa finger wagging happen.
Giggling? Ooooo Yeah, if they can sew up/staple what he severed. As a
teen he used to work with them.
Till he became bulletproof, that is...
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Old 05-31-2011, 05:16 PM
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i don't understand all these threads about protecting your legs...i usually wear pants but if i wear shorts debris doesn't hit my legs anyways....if you trim the right way the debris is going away from you...like on a straight shaft trimmer you should be walking to the left....maybe it's because you guys don't have the shield on your trimmers...i dunno but i've never had a problem with it.
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Old 05-31-2011, 08:51 PM
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heres a link
<http://www.safelegs.com/>
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Old 06-01-2011, 12:16 PM
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i always wear long pants because i like to keep my farmers tan
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Old 06-01-2011, 06:27 PM
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I wear a pair I bought at academy sports in the soccer section but im sure any sports store or maybe walmart has them in the soccer section. They work good I wear them every day.
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Dont remember the name of this person website but i will try to find
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