1. Missed the live Ask the Expert event?
    Catch up on the conversation with Ken Hutcheson, President of U.S. Lawns in the Franchising forum plus sign up to receive a FREE eBook on how to grow your landscape business.

    Dismiss Notice

Rain Gear

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grott, May 21, 2008.

  1. Grott

    Grott LawnSite Member
    from MI
    Messages: 55

    When you have to be out in the rain, what do you wear?

    Thanks

    Grott:confused:
     
  2. wheels910

    wheels910 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 163

    nylon mesh shorts and sleeveless t-shirt. oldest sneakers i got.

    keeps the water weight down. the sooner i get my stuff done in the rain, the sooner i can quit worrying about what to wear.
     
  3. AndyTblc

    AndyTblc LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,480

    flip flops and a large umbrella resting on my head, I look like an idiot but it works.
     
  4. TandM

    TandM LawnSite Senior Member
    from south
    Messages: 772

    I have a raincoat that I bought at the Rei for like 110 bucks. It is very breethable even at a downpoor at 100% humidity and 95 degrees out side. It is well worth it I also have some pants that slide over your jeans.
     
  5. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    Cheap raincoat and maybe pants if it's pouring.
     
  6. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,102

    A $27 rain suit from Wal-Mart.

    You are soaked with sweat but you can mow in the pouring rain! I had to do it yesterday.
     
  7. Mic_bug

    Mic_bug LawnSite Member
    from N.B. MI
    Messages: 201

    a golf umbrella slide into a pvc pipe, that is clamped to my mower frame.

    Thought a bout converting an old rider mower 'cabin' to outfit the z
     
  8. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    I put on my stihl full face shield on made for cutting tree's down,ive rigged it with one 10 inch wiper blade. Takes 3 double a batteries. :laugh:
     
  9. jpmako

    jpmako LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 593

    Grundens Rain Gear as it is the best.
    It is what Commercial Fishermen use and I use it for Fishing as well.
    I have two sets one is very heavy and one is lightweight.
    I typically use the lightweight for mowing.:rolleyes:
     
  10. BCSteel

    BCSteel LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 876

    Bullet proof rubber rain gear. Heavy duty. Hoodless rain coat w/sou'wester rain hat and bib rain pants finished off with a pair of gumboots. When it rains here it usually rains for at least a couple days and usually more like a couple weeks... in a row. Spring and fall are the worst for the amount of precip and the condition of it. Cold, persistant rain for days on end. I think it finally coming to an end.

    *Looked out the window, nope, still raining.
     

Share This Page