What type of pants?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Green Finger, Feb 16, 2004.

  1. Green Finger

    Green Finger LawnSite Senior Member
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    Ok this past summer I tried working in jeans and about the 4th week of working my inner thighs were burning so bad I had to hold my soda between my leggs to keep it cool.

    I tried some other pants but they were too thin and the rocks while weedeating tore up my shins. So what type of pants do you guys wear?:cry: :cry: lol
     
  2. SodKing

    SodKing LawnSite Bronze Member
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    I wear cheap cotton khaki's. Wal-mart has some fairly cheap ones as does Old Navy.
     
  3. DUSTYCEDAR

    DUSTYCEDAR LawnSite Fanatic
    from PA
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    carhartts where like iron
     
  4. turf9

    turf9 LawnSite Member
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    Short with x country ski Gators gives a nice suntan to those knees
     
  5. dkeisala

    dkeisala LawnSite Senior Member
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    I wear inexpensive jeans (old navy) and khaki shorts on hot summer days that don't involve a lot of heavy trimmer work.
     
  6. Green Finger

    Green Finger LawnSite Senior Member
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    Turf9,

    You mow in shorts? You gotta be a viking LOL. My leggs would be killing me.
     
  7. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
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    after the first week or so of wearing shorts, your legs become accustomed to getting pelted by rocks and stones. it hurts for a bit, but after awhile, you just get over it. i typically wear lightweight khaki pants though. some of our contracts state all employees must wear pants.
     
  8. grass_cuttin_fool

    grass_cuttin_fool LawnSite Gold Member
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    I wear bibbed overalls they fit a lil bit looser
     
  9. CamLand

    CamLand LawnSite Bronze Member
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    wear long cheap jeans until it gets hot out then change into shorts...
     
  10. hole in one lco

    hole in one lco LawnSite Bronze Member
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    cooler days khaki pants warmer days khaki shorts
     

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