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Old 09-11-2013, 05:31 PM
ncpete ncpete is offline
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chaps.........easy does it cowboy. Don't you know your shins are supposed to bleed after string trimming like a real man.
I've bled plenty. Wife doesn't like to see me all bloody. some days I come home so dirty she nearly won't let me in the house as it is.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:38 PM
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Look into bush walking or hiking chaps. Preferably elastic on top and velcro down the side.
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Old 09-11-2013, 05:40 PM
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Look into bush walking or hiking chaps. Preferably elastic on top and velcro down the side.
Good idea! exactly the sort of things we used for back country / cross country skiing when I was younger, but so long ago, I had forgotten about them!
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:03 PM
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wow! lots of diversity on this subject. Oh I don't mid getting dirty believe me but it does seem to me that I am getting lots of wounds on my legs and it would have to save money on my pants wearing out quickly!
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:10 PM
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Good idea! exactly the sort of things we used for back country / cross country skiing when I was younger, but so long ago, I had forgotten about them!
Those are exactly what mine that my wife made for me are modeled off of.
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Old 09-11-2013, 06:43 PM
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Those are exactly what mine that my wife made for me are modeled off of.
Ironically, we used them more often when wearing knickers, of all things!
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:33 AM
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where is the best place to find those weed trimming chaps to keep your legs from getting chewed up and keep your pants cleaner? Online is fine but would rather find a store here in Kentucky.
Let me guess..You run your trimmer without the guard.
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:48 AM
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I have ran it with out the guard but it's back on. Im a wimp, I know!
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Old 09-12-2013, 12:06 PM
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Let me guess..You run your trimmer without the guard.
My guard is on and my legs with shorts on get all cut up. Bought some chaps from Cabelas that wre really light weight and worked great when I was mowing.
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Old 09-12-2013, 01:42 PM
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Unique, Have you checked out this company? http://wechapps.weebly.com/knee-to-foot-protection.html They sell basically what you're looking for.
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