Dry Shirts

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mtdman, Nov 12, 2003.

  1. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    There were a few of my Florida brethren on here this summer talking about a kind of shirt that drew the sweat away from the body and kept them dry despite the humidity. With the colder weather coming and snow work right around the corner, I'm interested in finding some of these shirts. Anyone know what these are called, where I can find them? Being drenched with sweat while working in 20 degree temps isn't the most ideal conditions for good health.

    Thanks in advance.

  2. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    Anyone, anyone????
  3. ElephantNest

    ElephantNest LawnSite Bronze Member
    from La.
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  4. twins_lawn_care

    twins_lawn_care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 932

    I have heard of some athletes wearing some called
    under armor
    I think, for this exact purpose.
    Maybe look it up and find something about them.
    I think they may be a bit pricey, but you get what you pay for.
    Hope this helps.
  5. fastpitcher

    fastpitcher LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 91

    The big company that makes them is bodyarmor. But if you go to any out door store(EMS,Dicks,Sports Aurth and so on) that has hiking equipment. They will have the same stuff. If you go to a hunting store i believe they now have this for very cold usage. I wear the same in the winter as summer. It works for me.
  6. dcondon

    dcondon LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,246

    we get our shirts from Wearguard. The shirts are breathable and comfortable. Good luck !
  7. bucmaster

    bucmaster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 37

    I belive you are searching for polar tech under garments. I got mine for Cabela's
  8. Team Gopher

    Team Gopher LawnSite Platinum Member
    from -
    Messages: 4,040

    Hi MTDMaster,

    Here is something that you may be thinking of. Click image for link.

    "These breathable shirts quickly wick moisture away from the body and into the air, thus keeping the wearer cool, dry and comfortable. 'Moisture-Wick' - The latest technology in moisture transport performance knits. 100% Spun Polyester with a soft cotton-like feel. Our 'Moisture-Wick' Shirts give you the feeling of wearing loose armour, with a generous cut for comfort."

  9. craglawnmanor

    craglawnmanor LawnSite Member
    Messages: 136

    It sounds like a shirt I have that's made out of "CoolMax". You can usually find them at an outdoor equipment store like fastpitcher mentioned above.
  10. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    Do they work in the winter for you?
    Thanks to everyone who finally responded! I can always count on the Lawnsite guys.


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