What work boots are best for lawncare?

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by randyhutch, Jan 7, 2010.

  1. randyhutch

    randyhutch LawnSite Member
    Posts: 70

    Looking to buy a new pair of work boots, just seeing what brand and model everyone prefers for this industry?

    Danner
    Wolverine
    Red Wing
    Rocky
    Timberland Pro
    Cabelas
    Carhartt
    Chippewa
    Justin
    LaCrosse
    Georgia
    Irish Setter
    Worx
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2010
  2. Premier landscaping south

    Premier landscaping south LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 534

    "Georgia Boot" best I have worn. Well worth the coin.
     
  3. rreyn1812

    rreyn1812 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 444

    I second the Georgia Boot vote!!! Everyone's feet are different, but for mine I have found the Georgia's to be one of the best. Not cheap, but solid, and you get what you pay for! :):)
     
  4. Hoy landscaping

    Hoy landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 836

    wal mart $45 steel toe work boots. i always get them on sale so there like 20 bucks! they hold up really well for the price. im running mine on 2 years
     
  5. lawnprosteveo

    lawnprosteveo LawnSite Bronze Member
    from Tulsa
    Posts: 1,930

    Ive tried Danner, Wolverine, Rockies, Timberland Pro, Timberland (old school style), and Merrill. Danner was the most comfortable but really expensive. Timberland (not Pro) was the best bang for the buck in my opinion. If you can part with the cash, give Danner a try. Lotsa guys wear Redwings...I may try them next time.
     
  6. willretire@40

    willretire@40 LawnSite Bronze Member
    from VA
    Posts: 1,387

  7. Mike Blevins

    Mike Blevins LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,360

    I don't wear boots, I wear addidas running shoes. I buy them before the mowing season and throw them away after.
     
  8. nicholsmowingservice

    nicholsmowingservice LawnSite Member
    Posts: 63

    I ran Georgia boots for several years, loved them. I got a pair of schmits last year and love them too. Red wings are nice, but for a rip off of a price...
     
  9. nicholsmowingservice

    nicholsmowingservice LawnSite Member
    Posts: 63

    I forgot to mention i always get the slip on kind too, no laces... Keeps the grass and dirt away from your foot and socks. Obviously you cant wear them with shorts but i wear pants every day.
     
  10. Tyler's Lawn Maintenance

    Tyler's Lawn Maintenance LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 341

    Justin slide-on work boots are by far the most comfortable I have ever worn. I have tried Rockys a few years ago, and Timberlands for the last couple of years up until this year. I love my Justins. Just slide 'em on and go. No laces.
     

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