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Old 01-16-2011, 02:51 PM   #1
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I know a lot of you fellas out there work with your hands - either by trade or by hobby. A lost tool to many of you is the shop apron. If you've never used one, you would hav... To read the rest of this blog entry from The Gear Journal, click here.
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Old 01-16-2011, 08:21 PM   #2
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Hmm, those certainly look great and I'm sure there well made, but not the most comfortable.

Being a machinist and wearing one for several hours a day I find the style pictured below to be much better.


Because there are no straps chafing your neck it is much more comfortable no matter how many tools you are lugging around in the pockets.

Here's one place where you can get them: http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.a...m=024586000200
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Old 01-16-2011, 08:32 PM   #3
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Hmm, those certainly look great and I'm sure there well made, but not the most comfortable.

Being a machinist and wearing one for several hours a day I find the style pictured below to be much better.


Because there are no straps chafing your neck it is much more comfortable no matter how many tools you are lugging around in the pockets.

Here's one place where you can get them: http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.a...m=024586000200
If you prefer that strap style, S&S makes an apron to suit.
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Those guys have some cool bags as well!
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Hmm, those certainly look great and I'm sure there well made, but not the most comfortable.

Being a machinist and wearing one for several hours a day I find the style pictured below to be much better.


Because there are no straps chafing your neck it is much more comfortable no matter how many tools you are lugging around in the pockets.

Here's one place where you can get them: http://www.cambriabike.com/shopexd.a...m=024586000200
Every bike mechanic wears a Pron. I need another one!
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Old 01-18-2011, 03:56 PM   #6
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Every bike mechanic wears a Pron. I need another one!
Yeah, I got hooked on them when I worked for a carbon-fiber bicycle wheel company. I bought several of them with the Salsa cycles logo.
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