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Old 03-27-2019, 07:11 PM   #1
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I put 4 layers of reflectix bubble wrap in each side of my pants and now it feels like clouds when I kneel. Granted it sounds like I am wearing an adult diaper but totally worth it. I am never not wearing double front pants again. So much better than knee pads.
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That's a great idea .. saves your knees.. I usually use a foam pad but it sucks dragging it around everywhere or your in a rush and forget to bring it in... but with the cushion built in makes for definitely nicer ride so to speak
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I wear Duluth flex work pants with a kneepad pocket. The pockets in these pants are just perfectly placed and the pants comfortable. They are a bit expensive at $80 but I buy them when they have 20% off. The kneepads are the better neoprene ones and run $20. I also highly recommend the Duluth longtail t-shirts the extra length helps with "the crack"

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Wow the bubble wrap is a good idea.

I know I'm getting blasted for this, but I wear dress pants except on Friday. Casual Friday is for blue jeans.


No more days on me knees anymore.


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I wear Duluth flex work pants with a kneepad pocket. The pockets in these pants are just perfectly placed and the pants comfortable. They are a bit expensive at $80 but I buy them when they have 20% off. The kneepads are the better neoprene ones and run $20. I also highly recommend the Duluth longtail t-shirts the extra length helps with "the crack"

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80$ for a pair of pants is a lot. Regular carharts are 40$ and the double front is 50$. When I can I get them used off of ebay. At least with the double front I have two knee layers to wear through. Though the last couple pair of regulars had other issues such as the pockets which are hard to fix. When I can I patch my old work pants with leather but the knee is a tough spot to sew. I like that mine has the extra patch on almost the whole length and the pad is as well. Great for when you lift heavy things and rest them against your upper leg. My knee pads were free too








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I wear Duluth flex work pants with a kneepad pocket. The pockets in these pants are just perfectly placed and the pants comfortable. They are a bit expensive at $80 but I buy them when they have 20% off. The kneepads are the better neoprene ones and run $20. I also highly recommend the Duluth longtail t-shirts the extra length helps with "the crack"

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80$ for a pair of pants is a lot. Regular carharts are 40$ and the double front is 50$. When I can I get them used off of ebay. At least with the double front I have two knee layers to wear through. Though the last couple pair of regulars had other issues such as the pockets which are hard to fix. When I can I patch my old work pants with leather but the knee is a tough spot to sew. I like that mine has the extra patch on almost the whole length and the pad is as well. Great for when you lift heavy things and rest them against your upper leg. My knee pads were free too








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Wow the bubble wrap is a good idea.

I know I'm getting blasted for this, but I wear dress pants except on Friday. Casual Friday is for blue jeans.


No more days on me knees anymore.


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You served your time. However.... having to wear dress pants! No thanks.

My inspector thinks he’s the sh!t and wares tactical pants like a bad azz, even though he was my master’s worst plumber who had to take the master test ten times.

I own one pair of dress pants, only used for weddings and funerals.
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80$ for a pair of pants is a lot. Regular carharts are 40$ and the double front is 50$. When I can I get them used off of ebay. At least with the double front I have two knee layers to wear through. Though the last couple pair of regulars had other issues such as the pockets which are hard to fix. When I can I patch my old work pants with leather but the knee is a tough spot to sew. I like that mine has the extra patch on almost the whole length and the pad is as well. Great for when you lift heavy things and rest them against your upper leg. My knee pads were free too








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Like I said I normally only buy them when they are 20% off so $64. I used to wear and still have Carhartt pants but they are just not as comfortable and the double front kneepad pockets are way too big so the kneepad sits below the knee and you have to pull up the pants before kneeling down. The Duluth pants are very comfortable and the biggest thing is that the kneepad actually stays exactly where it needs to be to always be there to protect your knees.

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Like I said I normally only buy them when they are 20% off so $64. I used to wear and still have Carhartt pants but they are just not as comfortable and the double front kneepad pockets are way too big so the kneepad sits below the knee and you have to pull up the pants before kneeling down. The Duluth pants are very comfortable and the biggest thing is that the kneepad actually stays exactly where it needs to be to always be there to protect your knees.

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I cut the insulation so it goes the full length of the front so idon't have to pull my pants up first. I am sure yours are comfier. My preferred work pants are wrangler black cargos but they just don't hold up to crawl spaces and what not. The carhartts are pretty strong and rip resistant. One of our guys has those "fire hose" pants, they don't seem very durable.








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I wear the double knee Dickies pants during the 2-3 cold months. The rest of the year I wear Dickies shorts
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