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#65793 - 05/12/06 08:22 PM StaCool vests
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It's getting pretty hot here in the desert and I have been getting a LOT of attic work. I was thinking of buying a cooling vest. Do any of you have any experience with these? The pricing varies a lot on the different brands, but StaCool claims to be the best.
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#65794 - 05/12/06 09:46 PM Re: StaCool vests
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Used them on the bike and they worked good. The pricey ones worked the best but for attic work I think I would get a cheep one first because the dirt may be a problem. Let us know how it works out for you. Rod
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#65795 - 05/14/06 06:21 PM Re: StaCool vests
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Did you have the kind with the cold packs or the kind you soak in water?
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#65796 - 05/15/06 11:47 AM Re: StaCool vests
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I've used the kind you soak in water. Has to be dry out, these probably don't work in the midwest. They worked pretty well, kept the body temp down.

A better idea may be to see if you can do your attic work at 5-8 in the morning. I know of a few HVAC companies that do this, and the early riser customers don't mind it a bit. Actually, they like it because they don't have to take time off work to let the guys in.
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