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Little's
02-08-2008, 12:51 AM
A local equipment shop in my town sells these. I checked them out today, and they are built really well, with steel toes too. Check them out, they look like good quality. Built for lawn care operators.
http://www.lawngrips.com/products_subcategory.aspx?SubcategoryID=1

Fernando's CleanCut!
02-08-2008, 01:21 AM
They look really nice, but a bit pricey for my budget http://www.gophergraphics.com/forum/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/sad.gif
I used to wear steel toe boots (ouch!) they were heavy, but then switch to my old running nikes. this ones doesnt seem heavy at all.

http://i167.photobucket.com/albums/u155/argollos/light_tan_single.jpg</a>

Little's
02-08-2008, 01:51 AM
Yea, they werent heavy at all when I looked at them. I like the circular tread pattern so you can pivot without completely tearing up the lawn.

Steve
02-08-2008, 04:09 PM
It's really unique!

http://www.lawngrips.com/global_images/productimages/thumbs/classic.jpg
$94

Do you think the niche is large enough to support a specialized shoe for lawn care providers?

Would you buy these? Why or why not?

What price range would you pay for shoes for work?

Little's
02-09-2008, 12:04 AM
I am a believer in good quality shoes. I would pay up to $100 for a pair if i know I am getting good quality in return for my money. I was thinking about buying a pair. I will let you know if I do.

Steve
02-09-2008, 06:55 AM
Would they help you even though you specialize in tree care now?

Little's
02-10-2008, 01:01 AM
I think so. I could def. use the steel toes. I still do yard care, it keeps money flow coming in when the trees aren't coming down, so they would be helpful still.

Steve
02-10-2008, 11:47 AM
Brandon,

Another thing that would be neat to know is if these shoes are actually selling at the store you visit. I like the concept and how the sole is designed to allow you to pivot I just don't know if this business has enough potential customers.

If they were looking for investors, would you invest in them?