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Men's 11" cargo shorts that wick away sweat.

When the weather warms up, swap out your favorite work pants for these cargo shorts. The men's relaxed-fit shorts are made of cotton ripstop for durability that won't weigh you down. Lots of pockets provide room for tools, and a zipper pocket helps keep essentials secure.
  • 7-ounce, 100% cotton ripstop
  • Built with Force technology to wick sweat and dry fast
  • FastDry® technology wicks away sweat
  • Stain Breaker® technology releases stains
  • More room to move with a comfortable fit through the seat and thigh
  • Cargo pockets
  • Back hook-and-loop flap pockets
  • Right-leg zipper pocket
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for stretch between the legs
  • Inseam: 11"
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32
  • 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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Machine wash cold with like colors, Wash inside-out, Non-chlorine bleac h when needed, Tumble dry low, Do not use fabric softeners, Warm iron if needed,
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Carhartt Force® Tappen Cargo Short

$39.99

200 LOYALTY POINTS

Style #101168
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COLOR: Yukon


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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

    Relaxed Fit
    Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move

OUR COMMITMENT

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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PRODUCT CARE

Machine wash cold with like colors, Wash inside-out, Non-chlorine bleac h when needed, Tumble dry low, Do not use fabric softeners, Warm iron if needed,

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Good shorts
I wish they were a little longer
June 24, 2019
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2 weeks ago
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Great
my husband loves these , i am sure i will be ordering more.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 21, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Good Work Shorts
These shorts are well made, they are comfortable, durable, allow for movement during work without the leg openings being large. They will be a perfect fit if you use the Carhartt size comparison to other brands fitting chart.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 20, 2019
Center Moriches, NY
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1 month ago
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65+
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Male
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5 / 5
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Favorite shorts
Perfect fit
June 19, 2019
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3 weeks ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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2 / 5
NOT Relaxed Fit
The Tappan Force shorts look pretty nice, and the quality seems very good, but unfortunately the description of “Relaxed Fit” is NOT accurate. I ordered my normal size 36, and the waist size is accurate, but they are closer to a slim fit. I really like these except for the fit. They are not generous in the thigh or seat.
June 17, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Response from Carhartt
We're sorry these were cut closer to the body than you expected. Please contact Customer Service at 1 800 833 3118 if you need any assistance.
June 17, 2019
Therese S
I looked for a pair of shorts that I currently have and was told they are discontinued. A recommendation was made and I was told these are the replacement.
I ordered two pair thinking I would be all set but when I tried them on I found the waist to be good but around the area of the pockets was very restricted. I’m not happy with them and would like to return them. I will look again for another pair and if I find something I will place an order. I am very pleased with the shorts I have but they are older and have a few holes here and there. I wear them for working around the yard and will wear them until they fall apart. If someone can suggest an all cotton cargo shorts like the pairs I have I would be very happy to order them and try them.
Thanks
Week days I am at. 508-505-0035
June 9, 2019
Framingham, MA
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We are sorry to hear that you need to make a return. Please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-833-3118 for further assistance.
June 10, 2019
Susan F
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5 / 5
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Great work shorts.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
June 7, 2019
Umatila, FL
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
65+
Gender:
Male
Appearance
5 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
great shorts for summer work
I have many pairs of these shorts in several colors. very durable but lightweight. I like having all the pockets especially the little one for holding my utility knife. very comfortable and cool in the summer heat!
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May 22, 2019
andover, MN
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35-44
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Male
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Good quality
Fits a little tight than other brands with same size. Feels good and tough material
This review was collected as part of a promotion
May 21, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
great shorts
May 20, 2019
englewood, CO
Purchased
1 month ago
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Any cargo shorts that are pure black or longer than 11”?
A shopper on May 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not currently offer a cargo short in the color Black or one that has a longer inseam.
Any camo colors in a 44 waist rigby cargo short?
A shopper on May 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not have a camo cargo short at this time. We have shared this as a suggestion with our Product Design team.
Is the right leg zipper vertical or horizontal?
A shopper on May 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Vertical.
What's it made with ?
A shopper on Apr 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is made of 7-ounce, 100% cotton ripstop.
Do these have buttoned cargo pockets? If yes, can the buttoned cargo pockets fit a size 8 baseball hat? I use these to ride roller coasters and am legally required to have "buttoned or zippered pockets".
Kevin M on Apr 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: they have velcro which is what I favor.it will fit your ball cap
What happened to the digital camo?
Scott M on Aug 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The digi camo is being discontinued, but we do still have some stock left: https://www.carhartt.com/products/Carhartt-Force-Tappen-Cargo-Short-OUT-101168.
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?
pojp58 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.