Chaps

Discussion in 'The Wood Pile' started by Cheepbeer, Jan 14, 2021 at 5:52 AM.

  1. Cheepbeer

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    How does everyone clean their chaps? I see now your not suppose to machine wash. Years ago, they said to wash them occasionally to fluff the fibers. I still believe in that, 'cause they do get matted down with oil and dirt.
     
  2. MikeInMa

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    When done, I usually just firmly pat my chaps to knock off anything loose. I've ever actually cleaned thrm. I'll be interested in knowing if others clean and how.

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  3. Ralphie Boy

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    Hmmmm...Mine say machine wash cold, hang dry. But I never have. Dirty chaps are like a badge of honor.
     
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  4. Cheepbeer

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    My stihl chaps say machine wash. My labon and forester say hand wash. So I figure hand wash means delicate cycle for me.
     
  5. The Wood Wolverine

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    No washing for me, not really concerned if they look dirty.. I'm cuttin' wood. Mainly they get brushed off with my hands but if too crusty, I use compressed air to blow them off.
     
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    +1
     
  7. bushpilot

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    Wash? I just keep them well oiled.
     
  8. rainking63

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    Saw dust and bar oil. Maybe a little bit of two stroke on there for extra spice.
     
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