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Unread 05-08-2019, 03:54 PM   #1
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Unread 05-08-2019, 04:36 PM   #2
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Looks a lot handier than those white 'booties' I wonder how long they will last [before they are no longer automatic]
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Looks a lot handier than those white 'booties' I wonder how long they will last [before they are no longer automatic]
I think they have air that makes them work, so the nail in the boot would do them in.
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Pretty sure they work with metal strips not air. Think curved metal like a tape measure but thicker and more curled. Same difference though. How many times can you open and close them before they stop working.
If anyone gets some, please post your opinion here!
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Bookmarked as they're back-ordered and trying to catch up (I won't buy the Chinese rip-off versions personally. For anyone else willing to wait to buy the original made in the USA - https://www.stepinsock.com/ )

I want a few pairs of these for worker folks and guests who are just dropping in for a minute.
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Pretty sure they work with metal strips not air. Think curved metal like a tape measure but thicker and more curled. Same difference though. How many times can you open and close them before they stop working.
If anyone gets some, please post your opinion here!
You might be right about the metal strips like a pop up tent, band saw blade type steel. .
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Spring steel.
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Ayuh,...... Cute, but no thanks,......

I lead a Dirty, Greasey, Dusty, Filthy life,.....

I have a chair at the door to take off my boots, 'n put on my slippers,.....
Laundry room is 1 step back, 'n the shower to 2 steps to the south,........
From there, I freely go anywhere in the house,.....
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Ayuh,...... Cute, but no thanks,......

I lead a Dirty, Greasey, Dusty, Filthy life,.....

I have a chair at the door to take off my boots, 'n put on my slippers,.....
Laundry room is 1 step back, 'n the shower to 2 steps to the south,........
From there, I freely go anywhere in the house,.....
This is more for contractors that work in the mud and then get asked to go look at something in the house next door.
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This is more for contractors that work in the mud and then get asked to go look at something in the house next door.
Ayuh,.... Then I take my boots off, 'n walk in my socks,.....

Did just that at a gun shop just the other days,.....

Had been workin' in wet sticky clay all mornin', 'n was standin' 2" taller than I am,.....
Blacktop is the same way,....
Start work at 69" tall, 'n grow to over 6' in the course of the day,.....
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Trimaco makes a dispenser that you just step into that automatically covers your boot with a disposable wrap.
https://trimaco.com/products/protect...z-floorguards/
Works pretty well and you don't have to buy a set of covers for each person coming inside the job.
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The concept looks great.


But I have to wonder if it is lightweight flexible hose of the contractor biz.
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Yeah, I guest for the contractor crowd, okay.

But I'll bet they won't satisfy someone who's got The White Carpet of Compulsive Tidiness.

I just have floors at the house that are easy to clean. I'm with @Bondo on this one. I'll just wallow in the filth . . .
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Yeah, I guest for the contractor crowd, okay.

But I'll bet they won't satisfy someone who's got The White Carpet of Compulsive Tidiness.

I just have floors at the house that are easy to clean. I'm with @Bondo on this one. I'll just wallow in the filth . . .
Ayuh,..... Just to be clear,..... I keep my house fairly spotless,.....

My life at work or buildin' projects is Filthy,.....
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