He rips many pants out in the crotch area because he has long legs. He uses his long legs to climb on and off of equipment and trailers instead of the proper ladders and such. He never complains of the repairs I make--and actually always thanks me. If the company that rents (sells) the clothing to him would repair it they would put a huge iron-on patch on them and that is that. They do not hold very long.
He never complains of the color of thread I use. He usually gets what was on the machine at the time. I often use a heavier thread in the bobbin to use up the stuff that my mother-in-law left for me. It works!
He could use his pants as hot pads. LOL. Maybe he'll set tools on there and they won't slip off.