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CHEESE2009 07-17-2009 01:56 PM

002 COMPETITIONS: Footwear
 
This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

The rules are simple:
You must be the owner of the footwear you post

I hope you all enjoy this one!

I'll start:

<a href="http://s100.photobucket.com/albums/m25/mad_insane/?action=view&current=OldShoes.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m25/mad_insane/OldShoes.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

justin_time 07-17-2009 05:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BREEZE2009 (Post 55013)
This is a competition where everyone is able to get involved.

"Who has the best work footwear"

The rules are simple:
You must be the owner of the footwear you post

I hope you all enjoy this one!

I'll start:

<a href="http://s100.photobucket.com/albums/m25/mad_insane/?action=view&current=OldShoes.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i100.photobucket.com/albums/m25/mad_insane/OldShoes.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.

mark123 07-17-2009 06:19 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by justin_time (Post 55019)
You call this footwear ? I call this an accident to happen. You would be fired if you were working for me. Safety toe is required for safety man.

Changing from boots to sneaker I can cut 25% off of a mowing day (save 1/2 hour every 2 hours). I'm also much less tired at the end of the day.

justin_time 07-17-2009 08:11 PM


StartALawnCareBusiness 07-17-2009 11:04 PM

Lawn Grips
 
A picture of my current favs. is below.

http://www.startalawncarebusiness.co...july172009.JPG


Keith

CHEESE2009 07-19-2009 03:30 AM

Those are awesome Keith!

The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.

In winter it was bad, when I braked it would be jerky, and stepping on the gas would be like propelling a rocket. Shoes give me freedom & feel for my vehicle. Steel toe isn't too bad, though my old boots blistered my feet. I'll look into a good pair.

If I'm doing work other than grass, I'll wear steel toe. Lugging around an extra pound can wipe me out during the day if I'm moving a lot.

Fresh Cut 11-11-2009 08:14 PM

I was just about to make a thread asking about good lightweight work boots and decided to do a search first and what do I see.... Breeze up to his usual antics.

I'll post a pic of my sneaks after this post.

I really can't afford good boots right now, but I am looking for the best so I know what to buy.

I worked with a buddy and his son for a while and his son works as a mechanic for UPS and showed me his Redback work boots that he works in, on yards and in the garage. They were lightweight and steel-toe. He said they cost about $160. Anybody else have experience with Redback boots?

Fresh Cut 11-11-2009 08:25 PM

top this!
 
3 Attachment(s)
:D

Bad enough?

:eek:

Steve 11-12-2009 11:19 AM

I'd say!

Very nice submission!

Quote:

The problem with steel toe or boots, I find that it changes the way I drive. With shoes I can feel the vehicle.
I'd figure it would be better to drive with steel tip boots because if you get a ticket you could always blame the boots for speeding :D


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