- Oringi rain gear - this rain gear from New Zealand is the best I've ever owned!
- Muck chore boots - neoprene boots that have good traction and keep my feet warm.
- Drew's linecutter boots - firefighting/logging boots that are custom-made, affordable (less than $300) and durable.
- Pendleton wool shirts - I have several shirts from my Dad and my uncle that are almost as old as I am.
- Filson wool coats and vests - I own 3 coats and 1 vest - they're great!
- Stafix and Speedrite fence energizers - very dependable in all situations!
- Premier all-positive electric net
- Premier neck crook - a new addition to our sheep equipment; this neck crook makes catching new lambs a cinch.
- Well-bred border collies - I couldn't raise sheep without them.
- Moore Maker pocket knives - a sharp knife is a good knife, and these hold their edge.
- Jonsered chainsaws - mine always starts!
- National Cattlemen's Beef Association pocket calendar - don't tell the cattlemen, but it works for sheep records, too!
- Cabela's merino wool socks
- Carhartt ridge coat - a good work jacket!
- Sunbody palm leaf hats - bald guys like me need a good hat!
- Key brand double front work pants - cheaper and more durable than Carhartts
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
Stuff that works
I really like stuff that works, and I'm willing to pay more for things if I know that they work for my particular needs. Here's a list of stuff that works for me: