Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by River Hill, Mar 16, 2000.

  1. River Hill

    River Hill LawnSite Member
    Messages: 122

    I was just wondering what type of pants to most of you guys wear when you mow. We normally just wear jeans, but they get hot in the summer time. We thought about going with khaki's, but I think the lightweight khaki's won't hold up and the heavyweight are probably just as hot as jeans. What do you guys think of sweat pants? Just some more things to think about as the season gets started.
  2. Youngster

    Youngster LawnSite Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 46

    I thought everyone was a fool wearing long pants cutting grass. Then after I shot a few pebbles and pieces of sticks into my legs I learned my lesson! I normally wear jeans. Seem to be about the best I've found anyway.
  3. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    brians--I wear poplin BDUs. the army style pants with the leg pockets. they are light and durable. if you get wet they dry quickly. they are two or three layers thick in the knee area so you don't usually wear them through. they are current manufacture so they are available in several different colors. they match well with a nice tee shirt so you look presentable to your clients. good luck.<p>GEO
  4. sue

    sue LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    I wear sweats, shorts, and levi's. sweats are compfortable, loose. just that the grass really sticks to them. but hey if you have a washer who care's right? good luck.
  5. richard

    richard Banned
    Messages: 74

    blue or black combat's the only thing i don't rip to rags real fast
  6. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    combat pants that they sell at the army navy store are good or jeans
  7. dfor

    dfor LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 831

    I wear work pants made by Dickies. They last a long time, and not as hot as jeans. And if I wear a nice shirt with them, it looks somewhat like a company uniform.
  8. thelawnguy

    thelawnguy LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,411

    I wear jeans-usually LLBean, they last a couple seasons for $30 a pop. Almost never wear shorts, got tired of going home with my legs cut up from sawgrass, or a batch of poison ivy kicked up from a trimmer.<p>Bill
  9. Bill c

    Bill c LawnSite Member
    Messages: 114

    I take old jeans with holes in the knees and make my own shorts.
  10. cjcland

    cjcland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 278

    shorts and only shorts, i will only wear pants when climbing trees, how many of you guys that wear long pants are sounth of the mason dixon line??? im sweating just thinking about it<p>----------<br>CJC Landscape Management<br>Winter Haven, Florida

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