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What kind of trousers are best?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by grasswhacker, May 9, 2005.

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Which type of pants do you wear?

  1. Jeans

    19 vote(s)
    31.1%
  2. Khakis

    21 vote(s)
    34.4%
  3. shorts (because I like to get bruises on my legs)

    21 vote(s)
    34.4%
  1. grasswhacker

    grasswhacker LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,873

    For the last 12 years I have worn Wrangler jeans, however this year i am wearing Wrangler khakis to see if they are cooler and more comfortable. What do you all favor?
     
  2. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    Used Dickies work pants. Much cooler, less chaffing. Lasted longer too. Jeans just wore out really fast and didn't breathe well. Used their long sleeve shirts as well.
     
  3. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,487

    I wear the Roebuck brand work pants from Sears in the khaki color. They are very similar to the Dickies, but I think they are much more comfortable. You can pick them up for around $17 a pair.
     
  4. grasswhacker

    grasswhacker LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,873

    One thing that I have noticed is that the grass does not stick to them as much. Could this be a result of the teflon on the pant material?
     
  5. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    I think so. I noticed that as well.
     
  6. green thum

    green thum LawnSite Member
    Posts: 162

    ;) I just bought my first pair of dickies,they seem very stiff.do they soften up after a couple of washes?I'm sure this will look better than the shorts i normally wear.
     
  7. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    Yes they loosen up a bit, but it takes time.
     
  8. David Grass

    David Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 485

    I LOVE BACKPACKING wicking pants a la ex officio, or mountain hardwear, but they are so dang expensive, and look so cool, it is years before I can dedicate them to landscaping/lawn maintenance. On the up side, they last for years and years and years and years!!!, so when I do have a couple of pairs for the job (as I do now), they just keep on going.
     
  9. out4now

    out4now LawnSite Bronze Member
    from AZ
    Posts: 1,796

    That sounds like expensive stuff. How much out of curiosity?
     
  10. jimslawns

    jimslawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 283

    :) The Girlfriends wadded up on the floor!!!!!!! :waving:

    Wait, I don't have a GF right now ;)

    I like some type of cargo short!
     

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