Carhartt's, Ben davis or Dickies?

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  1. HOLIC

    HOLIC MADMAN

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    whats your brand for work clothes?

    I've always ben a bens guy carhartt a close second and never dickies




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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Never seen Ben Davis. Carhart for outerwear. Dickies for regular clothes.
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    That Firehose stuff looks good but it's mucho expensive.
     
  4. Thelonious Davis

    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    Ben davis when I was younger
    Dickies was a staple in my 20s shit lasts forever.
     
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    Dickies is for cholos

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  6. HOLIC

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    they make a decent product. good quality and strong

    http://bendavis.com/
     
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    Carhartt, Dickies used to love Ben Davis but it is hard to find around here now.
     
  8. HOLIC

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    bens are similar to dickies but they dont have that shiny look and I swear they last forever I still have a pair of brown pants that I had since 93.


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    yeah thats true I get most shit online however there is an old school uniform shop in town that caters to railroad workers and machinists that still has a decent supply of bens pants coats and parka pull overs
     
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    this pull over, my brown bens pants and a pair of vans or boots was basically all I wore from 90-97 lol


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  11. Thelonious Davis

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    I loved that shirt skateboard ware
     
  12. Lemmy

    Lemmy Douchebag Extraordinaire Gold

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    Carhartt "arctic" for my cold gear. Fantastic!
     
  13. Mack

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    Carhartt and Duluth Trading Company
     
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    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    That duluth stuff looks awesome I need to invest in some
     
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    • Carhartt
     
  16. HOLIC

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    yep it could withstand the griptape friction like no other
     
  17. HOLIC

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    686 makes some good outside gear but its not really for jobsite type shit
     
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    its good shit
     
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    crazypreacher Hey yo

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    Carharrt makes tough jackets.
     
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    I only wear it to work for brutal conditions/gigs since it's not approved for uniform wear. Luckily they make exceptions when it's -15 and I'm stuck doing traffic shit at an accident.

    Most of my use was farm related, when I owned one, and I was a toasty mother fucker with the Artic gear on.