They are the most durable standard chap we sell, the only thing that competes with them are snake proof chaps! I agree that they could use zippers, I pull them on, then put my boots on, then boots off before chaps come off - can be a bit of a pain, but overall they are better than the Cordora chaps they replaced. Proof of purchase is required. Filson Double Tins get my vote, too, for the same reasons. Filson is a brand I wear proudly, I know I can count on it every step along the way. I only wear my chaps when the temps are warm - I prefer my pants and I have to re-wax them every 2 months or so.
But I lost intrest in reoiling them. I wear them with a pair of gaiters and stay dry. Wipe or brush away surface soil or buildup with a damp cloth or scrub brush. So, just wondering how people bring their chaps or pants back to life. We believe that no one can craft our heavy wools, rugged cottons, and genuine bridle leather with the same quality and durability that we can get right here in Seattle. Expedited shipping options are also available. Our toughest waxed cotton fabric, oil finish Tin Cloth resists tears, punctures, water and wind for heavy-duty reliability.
I like the frog legs for spring, summer, and early fall. If it is absolutely necessary to spot clean an Oil Finish garment, you may need to re-wax that spot to restore the water repellency after it dries. Adam Thanks guys, I've already got a pair of snake boots. They keep you very warm and you can have them custom made. You have become my go-to place for work clothes. Also, if you like your blue jeans to have ample room in the thigh i. If you want a chap that is tough as nails and are not worried about those few warm days you encounter we recommend the Filson Double Tin chaps.
They are a reasonable weight and don't drag you down with too much with the weight. Send it back to us and we'll exchange it at no additional cost. Based on how durable them seem to be and the frequency of how often I will most likely wear them, they should last a long time. Might not be as bad with lace-ups, but it is aggravating with rubber boots. The best thing is you aren't stuck with one pair of pants.
Personally not a fan of chaps. The chaps were fabulous at deflecting branches and protecting my legs from skin-piercing thorns that laughed at heavy denim. All filson is a long term investment well worth the cost. There are two straps on each leg that slide under your work belt, and one strap on either side of the belt loop to keep these tan chaps from twisting and bunching. Finally, after about 37 years of faithful service, a new pair was in order.
They are just fine for hunting here in the South. Size: The Filson Chaps come in a Regular and a Husky size. As far as the smell is concerned, personally, I like it. A double layer of fabric near the bottom of each leg creates twice the durability. A snap storm flap covers the zipper. Filson Double Tin Chaps are durable, with felled seams, heavy duty snaps and bartacking.
I agree with Ole Fuzzy. If you don't like them, return them. The tough, woven cotton cloth is soaked in paraffin wax that softens the more you wear it. Getting back into upland this year for the first time in a long long time. What more could you need for the job? I wear lightweight pants underneath to deal with them being warm. The straps that attach to your belt, two on each side that slide under your belt, prevent keep the chaps from twisting and bunching. The Filson chaps are constructed from 12.