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Hi Vis Jackets

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by rjk512, Dec 1, 2014.

  1. rjk512

    rjk512 Member
    Messages: 43

    Looking for opinions on hi vis jackets...

    I've been pondering the idea for a while, just waiting to find the right time to get one, for the right price.

    I'm a big fan of Game work wear, even though their stuff is a bit pricey.

    I've been looking at some other brands too.

    Also, anyone have any recommendations as to where to get this stuff on the cheap? I've been checking out a few different stores.

  2. buildinon

    buildinon Senior Member
    Messages: 583

    I ordered mine through A.M. Leonard (in orange) and I also live 5 minutes from a place called Cutler Work Wear that has really good prices as well.
  3. beanz27

    beanz27 Senior Member
    Messages: 984

    Just get a vest for $20 and put on your jacket, that way when it's dirty get a new one, you can only wash them a few times before the reflective stripes aren't reflective anymore.

    SKYNYRD Senior Member
    Messages: 420

    i have a carhart zippered sweatshirt jacket and, a craftsman (dunno who really makes it) vest. the vest has retained its color much better than the carhart. possibly due ot being coated with dupont something or other, i forget what the tag said. both are over 5 years old. i don't know what the carhart cost as it was aq gift but the vest was $25 on sale i believe

  5. Steve24m

    Steve24m Junior Member
    Messages: 2

  6. KFX450RXC

    KFX450RXC Member
    Messages: 51

  7. Steve24m

    Steve24m Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Have no idea
  8. blk90s13

    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
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  9. NickSnow&Mow

    NickSnow&Mow Senior Member
    Messages: 670

    I have a green work king full suit definetly worth the $300
  10. firefighter1406

    firefighter1406 Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    I have been looking into this myself. I have seen the craftsman zip sweat shirts for around $50 in the store.
  11. NThill93

    NThill93 Member
    Messages: 96

    tractor supply has some nice looking jackets for decent prices. I had a craftsman orange one that was real nice but its gone now.
  12. rjk512

    rjk512 Member
    Messages: 43

    Thanks for the site suggestions.

    So from everything I'm seeing (eBay included) I guess it looks like 50 bucks on average for one of the bomber jackets.

    Anyone have any experience with the Game Workwear quilted hi-vis jacket or Municipality jackets in particular???
  13. Mike_

    Mike_ Senior Member
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    blk90s13 PlowSite.com Addict
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  15. Chineau

    Chineau Senior Member
    Messages: 447

    Check out the safety thread we had this conversation last year, hi vis reflective clothing is a really good investment. Two years ago I had a friends son shovelling for me and early one morning I almost clipped him with the skid steer, It did not help that he was dressed in camo. Even if you have casual help buy some cheapo vests and put them on folks who maybe working around you.
    I worked thirty years in a mining environment safely, pushing powder I plan to do the same.
  16. aloe

    aloe Senior Member
    from NY
    Messages: 285

    I'd probably just buy a vest. I wear an old, but only wore twice, FedEx winter 3/4 coat. Reflective stripes all over the place.
  17. Mike_

    Mike_ Senior Member
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