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Men's Relaxed Fit, 11" inseam; Lightweight Cotton Ripstop Short That Fights Sweat & Stains

  • Lightweight, yet strong 7-ounce, 100% cotton ripstop fabric is known for its durability
  • FastDry® technology wicks away sweat for comfort so you can stay focused on your day
  • Stain Breaker® allows stains to wash out easily
  • Cargo pockets keep items close at hand while the right-leg zipper pocket keeps items secure
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for freedom of movement while you work
  • Hidden hook-and-loop back pocket flaps and cargo flaps to keep items from falling out when bending
  • Imported

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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Carhartt Force® Tappen Cargo Short

$39.99 – $44.99

Style #101168
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COLOR: Yukon


Fit & Technology
    Force icon
    Carhartt Force®
    Keep your cool with sweat-wicking FastDry® technology.

    All Carhartt Force® gear wicks sweat thanks to FastDry® technology. Force also either fights odors, releases stains with Stain Breaker® technology, or both.
    Fast Dry technology has superior wicking action which makes perspiration a memory. The bottom line is that Force works harder, day in and day out, for hard-working men and women, at a price that doesn’t bring out complaints at the kitchen table.

    Fast Dry
    FastDry®

    Superior wicking action makes perspiration a memory

    Stain Breaker
    Stain Breaker®

    Stain fighting fabric stares down heat and grime

    Anti-Odor
    Anti-Odor

    Takes the fight to odor and wins in a technical knockout

WARRANTY

For over 125 years, Carhartt, Inc. has been committed to offering the finest workwear products and customer service available. We stand behind the quality, craftsmanship, and performance of all our products. We use only the finest materials and apply strict quality control standards to each and every garment and accessory that we sell. Our goal is to ensure your satisfaction with each purchase and provide you the best possible service for years to come.

Since all apparel has an expected service life, this commitment does not cover damage caused by normal wear and tear (including zippers and other hardware), misuse, neglect, or obvious abuse of the garment. Carhartt, Inc. assumes no liability for garments that have had alterations, embroidery, or other ornamentation added to the garment.

Please contact our customer service team for all warranty questions:

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Would recommend
Love these shorts. Would highly recommend. True to size fit
July 9, 2018
Purchased
4 weeks ago
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5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Very good fit. They are made of heavier material which I like.
July 7, 2018
Hereford, AZ
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
65+
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Good fit, with no issues. Very durable.
July 5, 2018
Leitchfield, KY
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Love these shorts!
I am continually thankful for the quality and design features that are always part of Carhartt clothing. These shorts are the best I have ever worn. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart!
July 5, 2018
Georgetown, TX
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
Great fit, comfortable
July 5, 2018
Purchased
1 month ago
Waist size runs a little small
July 4, 2018
Sacramento, CA
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Quality
4 / 5
Outstanding shorts.
Great lightweight shorts with ripstop capability. They dry quickly, but are a little rough to the touch. I ordered one size over normal and they fit great. I don't wear shorts that often, but these are the best shorts I've ever owned.
July 3, 2018
Marysville, OH
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
These convinced my husband to wear shorts
My husband hates wearing shorts, not sure why. He wears dress pants for work or cotton cargo pants for any other time. So if he's going to wear shorts they have to be cargos (does't matter that there's nothing in those pockets.) Picked up a pair of these and the fact that they are so lightweight but look like the same weight of a regular cotton short is what sold him I think. He doesn't complain about sweating nearly as much. Furthermore between hikes and a toddler nothing has caused a scratch let alone a rip. Will pick up a slew of these at the next bogo sale.
July 3, 2018
Toronto, OH
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Female
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
4 / 5
Quality
4 / 5
Good shorts
Fit is a little tight but comfortable. Breaths well.
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July 3, 2018
Lynfieks, MA
Age:
45-54
Gender:
Male
Good looking shorts
The shorts are great! But the sizing is a little off. They seem the run a size small. I would buy them again but this time order a size bigger the first time.
July 2, 2018
Nampa, ID
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
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July 3, 2018
Therese S
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Do these shorts have any flex to them? I recently went to a pair of ripstop pants and feel like I can't move my legs more than enough to walk and have to pull them up to squat or move my legs in any real fashion, and I hate them. I want to make sure my next pair of shorts accommodates every-day movements.
Mark B on May 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I am very disappointed in these shorts. There is no flexibility and the seat is tight. Fine when you are on your feet but terrible sitting.
Will you ever offer these Tappen shorts in waist size 48 or 50?
A shopper on Apr 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We have forwarded this as a suggestion to our product team. Unfortunately, we do not currently offer size 48 or 50 in this style.
Do Force Tappen shorts shrink in the wash?
A shopper on Oct 26, 2017
BEST ANSWER: As long as you follow the care instructions, they should not shrink more than 2-4% over the life of the garment.
Where dose the waist sit on these Carhartt Force® Tappen Cargo Short?
Perry P on Aug 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This style sits at the waist.
Does Carhartt have shorts that have a 29 inch waist?
Rowdy on Jan 14, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Yes. For example, styles 100245, 100277, B147, B25, and B278.
Do they have flaps on the back pockets?
A shopper on Jun 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Our Force Tappen Cargo Shorts have hook and loop flaps on the back pockets.
Is this made in USA?
A shopper on Jun 5, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This product is imported.
What is the source of this product?
Anna C Staff on Jun 1, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This product is imported.