What do you wear?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by klineslawnkaren, Jun 12, 2003.

  1. klineslawnkaren

    klineslawnkaren LawnSite Member
    Messages: 16

    Just wondering what everyone wears? Pants, shorts. Anyone know of some super light weight pants?:)
  2. poolboy

    poolboy LawnSite Silver Member
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    Messages: 2,408

    I work on pools so my uniform consist of swim trunk/ tank top/ flip flops. During the late fall or winter I wear summer weight BDU pants (the clothing that the military wears) and a long sleeve t-shirt. For the summer you might try Nike Dri-Fit T-shirts; they come in long sleeve and short sleeve.
  3. turfcare

    turfcare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 276

    I wear shorts made of a supplex type material most of the time. When it is cooler I wear khaki BDU pants. They are light weight cool and very comfortable.
  4. Remsen1

    Remsen1 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Jeans, Steel Toe Boots, Company T, and a Baseball Cap. If it is really hot where sneakers instead of boots, but I am actually more comfortable in my boots as long as it isn't too hot. If I am strictly mowing and it is very hot I'll wear khaki shorts, but wear pants whenever I trim. I try to limit my work when it is very hot. I have extra availability in my schedule which allows me to avoid the hotest parts of the day.
  5. NCSULandscaper

    NCSULandscaper Banned
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    Wear my uniform that consists of lightweight cargo shorts and company T, and usually tennis shoes in the summer. Winter is usually carhartt workpants, boots, still a company T, and company carhartt jacket.
  6. mtdman

    mtdman LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,143

    My company tshirt, jean shorts, and tennis shoes. I have problems with my arches and wearing boots will really hurt me by the end of the day. Headphones and eye protectors. Sometimes a hat.
  7. Mr_Marc

    Mr_Marc LawnSite Member
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    Current Weather for Lake Worth, FL, USA 14:52 EST

    Partly Cloudy Temperature:88°F
    (Real Feel: 94°F)
    Humidity: 59%
    Winds: SSE 16 mph Not where I'm working
    Barometer: 30.03 inHg

    Pants Navy Dickies, Rockport Boots, Light Grey Shirt, Hat.

    Oh and plenty of water. I can't wait till December when it cool's off a little.

    It sure got hot early in the day today.
  8. A1 Lawn@Landscapes

    A1 Lawn@Landscapes LawnSite Member
    Messages: 220

    Company tshirt or sweatshirt
    Dickies workpants or khacki shorts
    steel toe hiking boots
    for a hat I wear one that I bought from the rain forest cafe. It is a wide brim kind of outback hat. It keeps my ears, nose, face, and neck from burning. Best tool in the box
  9. lawncare3

    lawncare3 LawnSite Bronze Member
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    Fubu shorts :p, striped boxers, t-shirt, soap shoes, and socks.
  10. proenterprises

    proenterprises LawnSite Silver Member
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    i hope you are joking us with that ensemble.

    Fubu shorts and soaps to work.............

    hmmm....thats kinda a cross between a ghetto fabolous gangsta and skateboarder running a mower :D :D :cool: :cool:

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