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Shop apron what is your favorite

Discussion in 'SAFETY ISSUES & EQUIPMENT' started by tpic402, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. roadie33

    roadie33 Active User H-M Supporter-Premium

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    The wife makes mine. I am 6'3" and 250lbs. Hard to find any that are big enough and comfortable to wear.
    She's made me 2 so far. A light gray and black. Custom fitted and she likes to sew. Gonna get her to make one out of Real-Tree Camo next.
    I tried the HF cheapy and it was too short and didn't fit right.
    She uses Duck Fabric. It's a canvas material. Uses double layer then sews a quilted liner in between. She puts in plenty of pockets and it reaches just below my knees.
    Very tough and works good for welding also.
     
  2. Reeltor

    Reeltor United States Active User Active Member

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    A lot of the aprons look nice and well made. Maybe too good; have to agree with Morgan Redhawk about replacing the ties with something that will pull off if a machine grabs it.
    Velcro may not pull off quickly enough; in the past I used some light weight snaps. I recently bought a apron but haven't worn it yet because I can't decide how to modify the strings.
     
  3. wawoodman

    wawoodman himself, himself H-M Supporter-Premium

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    Plain old cheap denim. When they get too crusty from wood glue, into the trash.

    I've got a really nice, heavy leather/suede, but it's too good to wear!
     
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