safety glass's

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Lawn-Guy, Feb 28, 2009.

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what do u wear for eye protection?

  1. sunglass's

    131 vote(s)
    37.4%
  2. actual safety glass's

    186 vote(s)
    53.1%
  3. some sort of full face mask

    5 vote(s)
    1.4%
  4. nothing

    28 vote(s)
    8.0%
  1. yardguy28

    yardguy28 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,464

    i wear the one's that look like cool sunglasses you get at lowes. never had a problem with them.
     
  2. lawnboy852

    lawnboy852 LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Posts: 219

    I have a pair of oakleys that I use. They really can take some crazy abuse, look around on youtube and check it out. Further, I also use the frames with a different lens sets to row in, so they are the sport type, big full coverage type deal. They are also one of very few styles that our government has decided to provide to the military. The way I see it if the govt says it can protect soldiers from explosion shrapnel, anything I can throw at it is a piece of cake.

    Not only that but the interchangeable lenses are so nice, and the optics and quality, though pricey are well worth it. I have lenses in a black polarized, hivis persimmon/amber, and clear in flakjacket frames and I love them! look around on ebay for some deals...
     
  3. JeffNY

    JeffNY LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 257

    I don't know if they're 'Safety' glasses, but I buy the ones from the Harley Davidson shop. They have foam around them and fit nice
     
  4. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,730

    I like the stihl timbersports great side coverage, which is most important when mowing. These glasses have taken debri thrown from the mower deflected off a tree then into my head, I will not leave home without them. The only draw back is that my dealer is usually out becase they are a hot item.
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  5. bradseabridge

    bradseabridge LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 720

    I wear the military grade oakleys, they are shatter proof and impact resistant. I get them because my dad is DOD and anyone in Gov't or military can get em. If not your out of luck.
     
  6. bradseabridge

    bradseabridge LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 720

    The military spec ones are different than the consumer grade, thicker and made of different materials.
     
  7. MooseMan89

    MooseMan89 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 138

    Man hell yeah!!! I need gloves and a full mask! I get hit on the nose and lip and on the hands more than I get sh*t to fly at my eyes.
     
  8. cuttin-to-the-Max

    cuttin-to-the-Max LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,329

    UGHHHHHH!!!!!!! :cry:

    I HATE WHEN THAT HAPPENS!!!!!

    A mini rock hits my lip or chin ma it hurts! One of my guys used to where a Husqvarna forestry helmet the one with the head phones and face mask....


    I wear the home depot changing colors safety glasses / sunglasses (no one can see my eyes!) Which is always good! Thumbs Up :drinkup:
     
  9. TurboMazda

    TurboMazda LawnSite Member
    Posts: 67

    This my vote
    some sort of full face mask
    Why? glasses didn't gave me a full protection, this one is a metal screen...............

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  10. Texas Lawn

    Texas Lawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 262

    i wear a pair of polarized costa del mars. Great glasses and it helps me see a whole lot better
     

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