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Men's work pants made with CORDURA® fabric for uninhibited movement and unmatched durability.

Built to move, these men's work pants are as rugged as they come. They're made of stretch ripstop with reinforced cargo pockets and double-fronts. Articulated knees allow you to squat down comfortably, and a zip pocket on the leg keeps your phone secure.
  • 10-ounce, 73% cotton/24% CORDURA®/3% spandex ripstop
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® stretch technology
  • Sits at the waist
  • Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move
  • Comfort flex waistband
  • CORDURA®-reinforced front ledge pockets
  • Flex CORDURA® top full capacity back pockets
  • CORDURA® utility loop
  • Flex CORDURA® comfortable gusseted crotch
  • Flex CORDURA® top-loading secure knee pad pockets with cleanout openings
  • Fully articulated knee with flat back seam
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32 x 32
Compatible with the Carhartt Knee Pad
103193
  • 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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Wash and dry inside out. Machine wash warm like colors. Use only non-chl orine bleach. Tumble dry low. Do not use fabric softeners. Do Not Iron.
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Rugged Flex® Steel Cargo Pant

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Style #103335
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Relaxed Fit

Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move

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Rugged Flex®

Carhartt Rugged Flex® technology moves and stretches with you throughout the day so that whatever you're doing, it's easier to do.

Rugged Flex® garments must meet the Carhartt's defined standards for stretch, recovery, and durability, so when you put on a Rugged Flex® garment, you know it won't let you down. You'll find Rugged Flex® in shorts, shirts, pants, jackets, and boots because you need gear that helps you move, not gear that holds you back.
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CORDURA® FABRIC
Cutting-edge CORDURA fabrics deliver a layer of battle-tested toughness and protection.

CORDURA® fabrics are engineered to deliver battle-tested toughness with best-in-class abrasion and tear resistance. Durability at work.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's work pants made with CORDURA® fabric for uninhibited movement and unmatched durability.
Built to move, these men's work pants are as rugged as they come. They're made of stretch ripstop with reinforced cargo pockets and double-fronts. Articulated knees allow you to squat down comfortably, and a zip pocket on the leg keeps your phone secure.
  • 10-ounce, 73% cotton/24% CORDURA®/3% spandex ripstop
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® stretch technology
  • Sits at the waist
  • Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move
  • Comfort flex waistband
  • CORDURA®-reinforced front ledge pockets
  • Flex CORDURA® top full capacity back pockets
  • CORDURA® utility loop
  • Flex CORDURA® comfortable gusseted crotch
  • Flex CORDURA® top-loading secure knee pad pockets with cleanout openings
  • Fully articulated knee with flat back seam
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32 x 32
Compatible with the Carhartt Knee Pad
103193
  • Imported
PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's work pants made with CORDURA® fabric for uninhibited movement and unmatched durability.
Built to move, these men's work pants are as rugged as they come. They're made of stretch ripstop with reinforced cargo pockets and double-fronts. Articulated knees allow you to squat down comfortably, and a zip pocket on the leg keeps your phone secure.
  • 10-ounce, 73% cotton/24% CORDURA®/3% spandex ripstop
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® stretch technology
  • Sits at the waist
  • Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move
  • Comfort flex waistband
  • CORDURA®-reinforced front ledge pockets
  • Flex CORDURA® top full capacity back pockets
  • CORDURA® utility loop
  • Flex CORDURA® comfortable gusseted crotch
  • Flex CORDURA® top-loading secure knee pad pockets with cleanout openings
  • Fully articulated knee with flat back seam
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32 x 32
Compatible with the Carhartt Knee Pad
103193
  • Imported
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:

Contact Us

PRODUCT CARE

Wash and dry inside out. Machine wash warm like colors. Use only non-chl orine bleach. Tumble dry low. Do not use fabric softeners. Do Not Iron.

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Highly recommended
Durable and relatively comfortable. These are my “go to” landscaping pants.
April 22, 2021
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2 weeks ago
Rated 5 out of 5
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AMAZING!!!!
April 17, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great pants! Very sturdy!
April 14, 2021
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Well worth it
I have worn my single pair of these on the job for a year now without substitution. No tears, rips etc. Super comfortable and durable. Best pair of work pants ever owned. Hope these are still available when I need to purchase another pair. Price tag is scary initially, but absolutely well worth it.
April 12, 2021
Star, ID
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Super comfy
Super comfy pants best carhartts I’ve ever owned
April 11, 2021
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1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
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The perfect work pant
Awesome pants! These arrived right before I moved. I hate to say it, but they were the only pants I wore for 4 straight days because everything was packed up. But they were the perfect choice! Can’t wait to see how well they hold up at my ranch because they fit perfectly and were very comfortable even with all the heavy lifting and moving. You need additional colors though.
April 2, 2021
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Rated 5 out of 5
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Great Work Pants!
Perfect fit, comfortable, breathable, durable!
March 31, 2021
Peterborough , NC
Purchased
1 month ago
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Rated 4 out of 5
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My new favorite work pants! Electricians review.
Ordered 1 pair...recieved them...just ordered 4 more! They look great, feel great, and they are very durable too. They do sit a little low in the waste though. I normally wear 40 x 34...after reading the reviews I decided to go with 42 x 32. Glad I did.
March 30, 2021
Cleburne, TX
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
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Gender:
Male
Rated 5 out of 5
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Loved them. Getting another pair soon
March 29, 2021
Purchased
1 month ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I like them alot seems like they could stand up alone just need them to do all the work for me lol
Web site says thers a zip pocket on the left leg to keep you phone secure.i dont see it any where maybe i got some rejects pants becuse the only pockets i see that close have buttons i wish i knew for sure
March 26, 2021
LAS VEGAS, NV
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
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Do they come with the knee pad inserts or are they sold separately?
A shopper on Mar 12, 2021
BEST ANSWER: Knee pads will be sold separately.
After reading the reviews I'm concerned that a size 42 in the waste won't fit me. Do you guys have any plans on making a size 44 in the waste? Thanks.
Theresa on Feb 28, 2021
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate your feedback and will forward your suggestion to our Product Design Team for future consideration.
Why do these pants not offer pockets behind the thigh as well, like the rugged flex steel multi pocket pants, or the rugged flex steel cargo multi pocket pants?
A shopper on Jan 10, 2021
BEST ANSWER: We apologize that this style is not a multi pocket version.
Do these pants have the slot for knee pad inserts ? If so do they come with pads ?
A shopper on Dec 19, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This style is knee pad compatible but will not come with the pants.
Are these pants flame retardant?
A shopper on Dec 5, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This style is not flame resistant.
Will these pants be good in colder weather?
A shopper on Oct 9, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I'm not certain how cold it is where you are, but we live in Georgia. The coldest it has been this winter is high 20s to low 30s at night and in the morning. My husband said they were great for that temperature range. He was warm with no complaints.
Do the knees have the cordura fabric on the outside of pants?
Kimberly B on Sep 24, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes
What type of closure for the cargo pocket flaps? Snaps or hook and loop? Thanks.
A shopper on Sep 15, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The pockets will have a snap closure.
There is limited quantity left. When will there be more in stock?
A shopper on Jun 18, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, we will be receiving more stock in both colors.
Hello wanted to ask these pants I’m asking about have a the same color throughout the pants and no one party with another color?
A shopper on Jun 14, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this will be only one color.
also would be great to offer these without hammer loop?
Ken M on May 25, 2020
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BEST ANSWER: We appreciate your feedback and will forward your suggestion to our Product Design Team for future consideration.
What color thread should I buy to match tarmac?
S I on May 22, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Olive or OD green. They are very similar to military green.
Do these pants have a zipper fly with the button closure?
Paul W on Mar 17, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This style will have a zipper closure.
Do knee pads work with these?
A shopper on Feb 18, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The largest size knee pad fills the insert, the others will move around on you which is annoying. I got the Medium but ended up buying the larger ones because they move around so much, but the larger ones do not, and they are very comfortable. It is okay that you get the large as it conforms to the contour of your knee. Best pants/pads combo I ever had.
Are there any plans to make this pant as well as the other "steel" pants in 31x34? I really want to try them but sometimes your size 32s are actually 33s and therefore your 31s actually fit me instead.
A shopper on Jan 26, 2020
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BEST ANSWER: We appreciate your feedback and will forward your suggestion to our Product Design Team for future consideration.
How many belt loops on a 31 waist?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: A size 31 will have 5 belt loops.
How much do they shrink?
A shopper on Nov 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Minimal shrinking but they are snug form fitting to begin with so i recommend getting a size larger. Very rugged pants witn plenty of flex and ease of movement. Like i said i have large muscular legs and wished they were just a little looser but buying next size up solved that problem
Do the pants have a gusset crouch?
A shopper on Oct 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I believe they do. What turned me against them was the legs were too tight. Gusset or no gusset I could not lift my legs in them without a good deal of resistance. Limited range of motion. Put them on and try lifting your knee up so your thigh is parallel to the floor.
When will you have this available in size 30x34? I know I'm not the only taller skinny guy out there! I really would like to try these.
Matthew S on Sep 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We are sorry, we do not manufacture a 30x34 in this style.
Is Carhartt discontinuing the manufacturing of 31x34 for Mens' pants?
Anthony on Aug 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not offer size 31x34 in all of our men's pant styles. However, we do offer this size in 33 men's pant and jean styles. Here are a few style number, 102291, 102802, 102517, 103574, 102812, 103365, 101148, B342, B151, and B159.
When will 31x34 be in stock again? I hope this style hasn't been discontinued!
Anthony on Aug 17, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not manufacture this style in 31x34.
will these eventually come in big and tall sizes? 52x30 in black would change my life.
A shopper on Apr 18, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We do not have any immediate plans for larger sizes in this style, however we are happy to forward a sizing suggestion to our Product Design.
What’s up with the limited color selection in your steel line? Have you ever worked outside in black?
A shopper on Mar 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We appreciate your feedback and will forward your suggestion to our Product Design Team for future consideration.