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Just wondering what trousers people use in NZ?

Rocked up a few weeks ago and have been wearing chainsaw chaps till my shipping turned up with my Stihl Hi Flex trousers in. Soon realised Auckland winter is quite warm and my type C trousers are going to be a bit to warm here, especially by the time summer comes around.

Like the idea of chaps, nice and cool, but prefer trousers, so what do you Southern Hemisphere chaps wear and how can I get a pair?

Thanks for looking,

Matt

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i wear "Stretch Air Gladiator cool"...they have ballistic material on the front and zippers on the rear over the back of the leg....the highest temperature i,ve worked in over so far this year was 28 degrees...they have removable gators and with the zips open i was quite comfortable...thery are the most comfortable chainsaw trousers i,ve worn..had about six pairs of hi flex (Never again) too hot and wear out quickly..Pfanner stretch airs are super strong great to climb/work in and the vents cool you down as you move...Highest quality Austrian Kit Bro!

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Remember to get the "Cool" labelled stretch airs as they have the zips at the back...and no rear kevlar...makes all the difference.

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Hi there I have moved on to Oregon Waipoua chainsaw trousers, Type A

These are the lightest trousers I have found ever

I usto be a hiflex but not any more they are way to hot .

Hope this helps littletree:thumbup:

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Remember to get the "Cool" labelled stretch airs as they have the zips at the back...and no rear kevlar...makes all the difference.

 

stretch air cools are a winter trouser,stretch air ventilation are the summer trouser 25per lighter :thumbup:

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stretch air cools are a winter trouser,stretch air ventilation are the summer trouser 25per lighter :thumbup:

 

Thanks fella, I'll remember that when I order some, may get them shipped over from the UK, as it's a little cheaper.

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I use the Husqvarna "Technical" front protection only .They have sipped vents down the back of the legs and in the bum .

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the lightest here are the cloggers bro. The stretch airs are too hot for work in auckland, i like SIP progress but the black colour is a bitch. Those Husky trousers are too hot and mine just fell apart.

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I wear Gladiator ventilation they are 25% lighter than the cool versions don't have gators and have extra vents in the top if the to increase air flow I have worn them in 38 degrees and they we're good

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