work shorts that wear well with lots of pockets

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  1. GarPA

    GarPA LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Posts: 2,585

    Did a search on 'work shorts' and 'clothing'...after 2 screens didn't find much...looking for a cargo type short that is a blend material...100% cotton just doesn't wear well in any weather and its not all that cool either...looked at Carhart...rather pricey and heavy...anyone found a supplier that makes a short you have stayed with?? All the dicount stores and sporting goods store sell basic junk...thanks for your help
     
  2. wrtenterprises

    wrtenterprises LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 318

    Carhartt has a new product out that is a contractors lightweight cargo short. Total weight is 7.5-oz, and 100% cotton. They are a great design, with plenty of room and many pockets. I have yet to find another line of work clothing that will out-wear a Carhartt product. As always, you get what you pay for...

    Try this site; http://www.gemplers.com
     
  3. SUNSHINE LAWN

    SUNSHINE LAWN LawnSite Member
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    I buy all my work shorts at resale shops like goodwill or thift stores for $1 to $5. I buy all khaki shorts like polo, bugle boy, calvin klien, etc. They are almost brand new and at those prices I don't mind working them to death. Every year I buy 10 to 15 pairs of shorts for about 30 to 40 dollars.
     
  4. f350

    f350 Banned
    from mi
    Posts: 424

    we use cintas. go to- www.cintas.com they are local in michigan but i'm not sure about other states.
     
  5. TLS

    TLS LawnSite Fanatic
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  6. walker-talker

    walker-talker LawnSite Platinum Member
    from Midwest
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    Cintas here in Kansas also, but never researched them, just seen their trucks.

    MATT
     
  7. sheppard

    sheppard LawnSite Senior Member
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  8. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
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    i think an old timey mamma type switching,may be coming . especialy to da new help.:) later
     
  9. OBRYANMAINT

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
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    we wear carharts
     
  10. morturf

    morturf LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Posts: 475

    nice short that is cheap
    http://www.rei.com/cgi-bin/ncommerce3/ProductDisplay?prmenbr=8000&prrfnbr=4062444

    I wear the pant and the short below. Very, very comfortable. reasonably priced and as i said very very comforatable
    pant:
    http://www.eddiebauer.com/eb/product.asp?product_id=19637&nv=2|11|46&lview=3
    short:
    http://www.eddiebauer.com/eb/product.asp?product_id=20827&nv=2|11|50&lview=3

    Not a lot of pockets but these are the coolest pants I have ever worn. When it is hot.....these are it.

    mike
     

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