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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #15 on: February 12, 2013, 09:58:17 AM »
Saw some foam kneeling pads at the dollar store for $1. Just a piece of styrofoam with a hole in one end for a carry handle.Near the gardening stuff.

Yep JW the Styro kneeling pads is what I use, find them much better than knee pads. You can get some with a waterproof cover as well.
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #16 on: February 12, 2013, 10:07:25 AM »
When I first started an old technician told me we were on our knees more than a preacher. I have a drawer full of perfectly good pants except the knees are worn through. My wife has always been after me to wear knee pads but they are just to awkward and uncomfortable. That little gardners pad JW described works pretty good. I really like the idea of those pants with the knee pads except paying that much I would want the material to not wear through quickly.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #17 on: February 12, 2013, 08:13:35 PM »
when use them i like kneeling pads as i dont like something rubbing in my knee joint.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #18 on: February 12, 2013, 08:19:47 PM »
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Wonder how well these would work?

Burson work pants with built-in removable knee pads

I have 3 of these pants , very nice, remove pad only when washing but very nice & pad there when you need it.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #19 on: February 12, 2013, 10:38:16 PM »
bigbuck, does the material in front of the knee pad hold up pretty good to wear and tear?
Wondering if they hold up longer then a regular pair of jeans.
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #20 on: February 13, 2013, 06:39:01 AM »
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bigbuck, does the material in front of the knee pad hold up pretty good to wear and tear?
Wondering if they hold up longer then a regular pair of jeans.

Yes, made very strong, don't wear mine everyday, but have had 3 yrs. now & are holding up very well.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #22 on: March 05, 2013, 02:03:18 PM »
andersenappliance, have you tried their work pants with knee pad pockets?
If so what do you think of them? They look like they have a lot of nice products.
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #23 on: March 05, 2013, 04:17:22 PM »
Do appliance repair men have bad backs or knees? is this jobs hard on the body? could a person still do appliance repair when there in their 70's or older?  I'm thinking about learning this craft, I'm 28 now and in good physical shape.
Man, your talkin more than 40 years from now. Now that's planning ahead. Seriously, bad back and bad knees. I take it really easy. I do not deliver or strain myself in any way. Us older guys need to be careful and especially when getting on a roof. If we get hurt, nobodies gonna pay our bills!

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #24 on: March 05, 2013, 04:31:22 PM »
Harold, I like your new avatar, lol...
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #25 on: March 05, 2013, 05:48:04 PM »
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #26 on: March 05, 2013, 11:12:16 PM »
I've been tempted by the firehose pants but I'm still wearin' my sears toughskins. ::)

I swear by their no-ass-crack t-shirts, though.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #27 on: March 06, 2013, 09:02:03 AM »
I agree with some of the other guys.  If this is your passion, nothing will get in your way.

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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #28 on: March 24, 2013, 03:53:39 PM »
I've been tempted by the firehose pants but I'm still wearin' my sears toughskins. ::)

I swear by their no-ass-crack t-shirts, though.

I'm thinking about ordering some longtail t-shirts from Duluth Trading Co.
Every try out their return policy?
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Re: BAD BACK?? KNESS?
« Reply #29 on: March 24, 2013, 03:56:33 PM »
I've never had a problem returning things.

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