What Kind of socks do you wear????

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by eggy, Jul 20, 2000.

  1. eggy

    eggy LawnSite Senior Member
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    Really guys I was heading to the house getting ready to go in as everyday for years taking the boots of...and brushing the socks off...when I got to thinking..their has to be something that grass comes off of easier then cotton socks..we wear shorts and hiking boats and get a lot of grass on our socks...Help!!! And I know I win stupid question of the year....Thanks!
  2. KirbysLawn

    KirbysLawn Millenium Member
    Posts: 3,486

    Not really stupid, I wear Thor-Lo only. They are the best, a little $$ but well worth it. Try a pair, you will like them.
  3. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    ThorLo's are great but a tad on the expensive side. I try to use only acrylic socks. They stay soft wash after wash and they don't seem to hold the grass stains as much as cotton. They also seem cooler.<p>Ed
  4. Evan528

    Evan528 LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,144

    I wear the cheapest socks i can find because after wearing them one day there perminitly green! Most of the grass dosnt even come of the socks just by throwing them in the washer....
  5. Charles

    Charles Moderator Staff Member
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    This is not the dumbest question. That was the getting the dirt in your eyes question:)
  6. lawnsurfer

    lawnsurfer LawnSite Member
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    I started wearing dark dress socks.It may look a little strange, but it beats going through tons of white socks year end and year out.
  7. yardsmith

    yardsmith LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Posts: 627

    I get lo-cut white socks. Yes they turn green. So what? I designate 7-8 pr. for work, so that I have some that stay white for out in public, shopping, etc. (off the clock use)<br>As long as I'm working they'll get green at the tops again- that's what they're for. Never had anyone complain yet :)<p>----------<br>Smitty ô¿ô<br>
  8. MOW ED

    MOW ED LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,028

    Bad socks that keep falling down in my boots. I have to try some of those high $$ socks. I like grass sticking to them, its a little green reminder to everyone in the house that I am making money.
  9. southside

    southside LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 790

    I get a friend in the army to get them for me<br>with a pay stoppage.Cheap and comfy.<p>Karl<br>
  10. cutntrim

    cutntrim LawnSite Senior Member
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