work shorts that wear well with lots of pockets

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by GarPA, Mar 6, 2002.

  1. GarPA

    GarPA LawnSite Silver Member
    from PA
    Messages: 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
    Messages: 331

    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;

    SUNSHINE LAWN LawnSite Member
    Messages: 38

    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
    Messages: 424

    we use cintas. go to- 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
    Messages: 4,771

    Cintas here in Kansas also, but never researched them, just seen their trucks.

  7. sheppard

    sheppard LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 542

  8. awm

    awm LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,354

    i think an old timey mamma type switching,may be coming . especialy to da new help.:) later

    OBRYANMAINT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 555

    we wear carharts
  10. morturf

    morturf LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 476

    nice short that is cheap

    I wear the pant and the short below. Very, very comfortable. reasonably priced and as i said very very comforatable

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


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