Notices

Coveralls??

Old 04-30-2011, 05:02 PM
  #1  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Feb 2003
Location: Chapel Hill and PKS, North Carolina
Posts: 7,317
Received 441 Likes on 260 Posts
Default Coveralls??

I want some coveralls to wear to bush hog and clear some trees. I am not always in the middle of the field, but brush up against a lot of trees and bushes around the edges, and end up wit a lot of ticks. What is the coolest material for summer time in the South?
Old 04-30-2011, 05:11 PM
  #2  
Admirals Club Admiral's Club Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Long Island, New York
Posts: 3,014
Received 787 Likes on 404 Posts
Default

Try white cotton painters' coveralls.
Old 04-30-2011, 05:20 PM
  #3  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location:
Posts: 435
Likes: 0
Received 4 Likes on 4 Posts
Default

Dickies
Old 04-30-2011, 06:43 PM
  #4  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Marblehead, Ohio
Posts: 10,207
Received 2,238 Likes on 1,160 Posts
Default

Tyvek!

http://www.amazon.com/DuPont-TY125S-.../dp/B0008EZIPU
Old 04-30-2011, 07:42 PM
  #5  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Downeast, North Carolina
Posts: 6,132
Likes: 0
Received 2 Likes on 2 Posts
Default

Originally Posted by mbfishing View Post
Dickies
+2
Old 04-30-2011, 08:18 PM
  #6  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Charlotte / Southport
Posts: 3,607
Received 513 Likes on 203 Posts
Default

Dickies, tyvek... You'll sweat your azz off they don't let air out very well ...
Old 04-30-2011, 08:25 PM
  #7  
Senior MemberCaptains Club Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: S. Galvez, Louisiana. Ame
Posts: 7,449
Received 131 Likes on 62 Posts
Default

Ticks?

Off or something with plenty DEET sprayed around pants legs, belt line and sleeves.

Bush hogging I assume you are running a tractor, right. For cutting in the open field I dress with long jeans, steel toed shoes, long sleeved FRC cotton uniform shirt. leather gloves, for busting into the briars, small bushes and saplings same clothing plus a carhart ripstop jacket. If you are riding after the big stuff you might ought to consider a cage on the tractor. I've lost plenty skin and blood, busted tractors up, bush hogging new ground.

if'n I was on foot swinging a blade, same clothing, lots of water, start at daylight, quit for the day at 1000.

Forget about being cool in the south, it ain't gonna happen. You can bush hog nekked, and you gonna sweat like a horse. Extreme physical labor in the heat with any type of protective clothing, no matter how much water, liquids you drink, you are on a down hill slippery slope right into dehydration. I have bush hogged, broke new ground, fenced and maintained 40 acres in south La, my advice, start very early, when you can see your hand in the daylight, get after it. Either work until about 1000, or until the little white squigglies start dancing infront of your eyes, which ever comes first.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.