Keep the Skin ON you Shin!! New Poll

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by jwey71, Oct 30, 2005.


Would you buy a $15-20 safety product to save your shin from your hitch?

Poll closed Nov 14, 2005.
  1. yes

  2. no

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. jwey71

    jwey71 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 10

    Knowing that everyone has hit there shin on their hitch before!
    Would you purchase a product that would save your shin from your hitch?
    A safety barrier between you and steel....
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,494

    No, I wouldn't spend $20 when common sense is free. As often as we work around them, we get used to them. That would be like paying for something so we don't bump our head while getting into the car or the truck.
  3. PurpHaze

    PurpHaze LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,496

    I already own a pair of $100 shin guards that I use when umpiring baseball games. :cool2:

    The common sense approach works for me at work. I never cross the tongue of the trailer. :D
  4. Dirty Water

    Dirty Water LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 6,799

    You only do it once.

  5. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,850

    I haven't hit my shin in about 2 years. now, if I could just keep my girlfriend from rubbing up on it with her good pants all the time... she's ruined 3 pairs of pants this year with the axle grease.
  6. twj721

    twj721 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 619

    got rid of that problem when I converted my bumper pull trailer to a goose neck now I hit my head

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