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Men's heavyweight, water-repellent sweatshirt for outdoor work.

Don't let a little wet weather slow you down. This men's zip-hoodie gives you the familiar comfort of a favorite sweatshirt with the added benefit of keeping you dry in light rain. There's a hidden security pocket inside one of the two handwarmer pockets in the front.
  • 13-ounce, 75% cotton / 25% polyester
  • 55% cotton/45% polyester blend: Carbon Heather
  • Rain Defender durable water repellent (DWR) keeps you dry and moving in light rain
  • Three-piece jersey-lined hood with drawcord
  • Antique-finish brass front zipper
  • Rib-knit cuffs and waist help keep weather out
  • Two front handwarmer pockets with a hidden security pocket inside
  • Carhartt patch sewn on pocket
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
  • 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, Do not bleach, Tumble dry low remove promptly,
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Rain Defender® Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip-Front Sweatshirt

$59.99 – $64.99

Style #100614
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    Original Fit
    A working man's fit with the most room to move

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    Rain Defender®
    Rain Defender®, Durable water repellent—water beads up and rolls off.

    Rain Defender® durable water repellent garments are just as functional and comfortable while fishing, hunting, working, or standing on the sidelines at a football game in a sudden November rain. Water will bead up and roll off your sweatshirt, jacket, overalls, pants, and more, so a little rain won’t stop you from finishing the job without changing your gear.
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PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's heavyweight, water-repellent sweatshirt for outdoor work.
Don't let a little wet weather slow you down. This men's zip-hoodie gives you the familiar comfort of a favorite sweatshirt with the added benefit of keeping you dry in light rain. There's a hidden security pocket inside one of the two handwarmer pockets in the front.
  • 13-ounce, 75% cotton / 25% polyester
  • 55% cotton/45% polyester blend: Carbon Heather
  • Rain Defender durable water repellent (DWR) keeps you dry and moving in light rain
  • Three-piece jersey-lined hood with drawcord
  • Antique-finish brass front zipper
  • Rib-knit cuffs and waist help keep weather out
  • Two front handwarmer pockets with a hidden security pocket inside
  • Carhartt patch sewn on pocket
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size M
  • 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

Machine wash cold with like colors, Do not bleach, Tumble dry low remove promptly,

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Bad quality
Initially my husband loved this sweatshirt, but here it is less than a year later and the zipper broke right off of it in the wash, it’s unfixable. Poor quality for a brand that’s supposed to be known for its rugged durability!
October 7, 2019
Falmouth , MA
Purchased
10 months ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer to ensure satisfaction.
October 11, 2019
Susan F
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Well made, great fit.
October 7, 2019
Parker, CO
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
65+
Gender:
Male
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4 / 5
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Vary comfortable works great
Love this hoodie just got it and it was poring outside and it works great
This review was collected as part of a promotion
October 6, 2019
Round lake, IL
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Male
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Runs Small
 
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Great Jacket
Wanted to leave a review on this jacket as I spent a good deal of time reading reviews before I purchased it. Here are the things I was worried about based on other reviews:
1) Zipper - The zipper works like any other zipper I have ever used. I have no issues zipping up and down so no complaints there.
2) Size - It seemed like the consensus of reviews stated that these run large. I took their advice and ordered a medium when I usually wear a large. The jacket fits perfectly.
3) Hood - Some reviewers had complaints about the hood size. It seems like a normal sized hood to me. No complaints.

I haven't wore this out in the rain yet to comment on its ability to defend against rain. Overall, this jacket seems heavy duty (as it should as it is stated as "heavy" in the description); however, so far I don't get too hot in it which is perfect for fall and heavy enough to replace my coat in the winter. The jacket seems extremely durable so it *should* last a long time. This is my first Carhartt purchase and I'm happy with it so far.
October 4, 2019
Troy, IL
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
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5 / 5
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My son is very pleased with his Rain Defender Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip-front sweat shirt. He appreciates that it is rain proof to a certain extent. He really appreciates the zip up front. He has a pull over Carhart, but he does not like pull over. As far as heavy weight, I feel that the zip up is light weight not heavy weight. His pull over is heavy weight.
October 3, 2019
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3 weeks ago
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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The sweater protects from the weather
I bought this for my son. He doesn't like wearing a coat, even when he walks to school every day through the winter. This is a great sweater for the fall and spring but surprisingly thin. Also, it looks black in the picture but is a lighter shade. I like the thought he will stay dry and it looks good, too and it seems to be comfortable. He is six feet tall and wanted an extra large tall. He's thin so I didn't think x large would work for him but it does. I will have to buy him a thicker one for the winter.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
October 3, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Better than walmart by far
Love it water proof warm and thicker than that cheesy Walmart hoodies.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
October 2, 2019
Tamworth, NH
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Male
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
It is warm and durable. I do not like jackets much, this is a good substitute
September 30, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
these work vary well
This review was collected as part of a promotion
September 26, 2019
lansing, MI
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
45-54
Gender:
Male
Fit
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
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Great
The jacket is great & warm! Definitely worth the money, i would buy again. I have a little trouble with the zipper but other than that no problems.
September 26, 2019
Purchased
1 month ago
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what lining does the Paxton have?
A shopper on Feb 23, 2019
BEST ANSWER: This item does not have a lining.
What is the Sleeve length on Large, Large Tall and XL?
A shopper on Dec 27, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The sleeve length will be 37 3/8 inches for a Large 39 3/8 inches for a Large Tall and 38 1/8 inches for an XL.
How does this fit compared to Regular Logo Hoodie?
A shopper on Dec 11, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The Paxton Defender Material is thicker and is stiffer as well. The sweatshirt tends to puff out a bit in the belly area due to its stiffness and tighter/ thicker waist band. Also the sleeves on the Paxton seem to be a bit shorter and also have a thicker tighter band around the wrist than the original hoodies do. If your going for quality and durability go with the Paxton Defender material. If you are going for comfort definetely go with the original hoodie. Both are great!!
How many times can the Rain Defender sweatshirt be washed before it will start to loose its defense?
A M on Mar 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Rain Defender retains 70% strength even after 20 washings.
Does it have a cell phone pocket inside?
A shopper on Jan 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This style does not have inner pockets.
Does this come with the zipper as shown? Last 2 I bought dont have the nice rounded zipper you have in picture, but have a almost upside down triangle pointy zipper.
A shopper on Oct 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Does not have the rounded zipper shown in the photo. Has the larger flat, tab that is tapered like you describe.
What color is the Rain Defender logo on the carbon heather sweatshirt? And on the black?
A shopper on Oct 29, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I would have to say It’s like a clear stamp on the sleeve just above the cuff on the left hand side. You can see it but you but you have to look for it.
What kind of lining does this have? What exactly is jersey lining? I am looking for thermal ( I see the Rutland version ) but not the quilted lining.. but I don't know what jersey lining is.
A shopper on Oct 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is not a lined garment. However, the outside of the fabric is more finished/smoother feeling and the underside (i.e., the inside of the sweatshirt) will feel a bit more soft/nubby, as in a typical sweatshirt. Jersey is a textile term that applies to how the fabric itself is women.
what size is the model wearing on a photo?
WOONGHEE L on Oct 2, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The model is wearing size small.
what size the model is wearing on the picture? and how tall is he?
WOONGHEE L on Sep 21, 2017
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Any discounts for a large quantity? If so how many would the minimum be for a discount?
A shopper on Aug 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Please feel free to contact us at 800-833-3118 for assistance.
Do you have a lighter rain defender sweatshirt?
A shopper on Aug 25, 2017
BEST ANSWER: You may like our Rutland Thermal Lined Sweatshirt Style 100632 that is made of material that is about an ounce lighter. The link for this item is below:

http://www.carhartt.com/products/carhartt-men-hoodies-sweatshirts/Rutland-Thermal-Lined-Hooded-Zip-Front-Sweatshirt-100632
Is this wind proof?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I wouldn't say windproof. But it's deffently one of my favorite sweatshirts. I live in New Jersey and all winter long I wore this and all I had was a thermal and this and I was fine for most of the winter season. And I do construction. So hope this helped out.
Is this wind proof ?
A shopper on Aug 15, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I can't say it's wind "proof" b/c I haven't worn it in a hurricane- but I have worn it on the ocean in freezing 40mph winds and never felt a thing penetrate the liner. So from my experience I would say yes- but it all depends on your definition of wind-proof. I personally love it!
How to wash?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The care instructions are below:

Wash cold, do not bleach, and tumble dry medium. Remove promptly.
what is a three piece hood?
A shopper on Jan 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The hood is constructed of three separate sections. This assist the hood in laying in a better way.
To what extent is this product rain resistant?
A shopper on Jan 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This is water repellent, so the water should bead up rather than soak in during light rains or passing showers. For heavier or more extended rain showers, it will eventually soak through.
How much bigger is the xl tall compared to a regular xl?
A shopper on Dec 14, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The XL Tall will only be 2" longer in the length of the garment and 2" longer in the length of the sleeves.
Looking for a 4xT. Why is it not offered? Does the hoodie run on the larger size if I order a 3xT?
A shopper on Nov 28, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not carry any hoodies in 4XL Tall at this time. The 3XL Tall would be the same width as the 3XL regular - it will just be 2" longer in the sleeves and body. Please feel free to call Customer Service if you need further measurement information.
Is this the same as the old K185 except with ran guard?
A shopper on Nov 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is very similar, except for this style is water repellent and has slightly less cotton. This style is made of 13-ounce, 75% cotton/25% polyester and K185 was made of 13-ounce, 80% cotton/20% polyester fabric.
What is the interior of this jacket made of & what does it feel like?
Nathan W on Nov 26, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This style features a soft jersey lining.
Hi instead of shipping can In order and pickup in store?
A shopper on Nov 25, 2016
BEST ANSWER: If you live near a Carhartt-owned store, they may be able to place the order and have it shipped to their store. Other retailers may also be able to make similar arrangement. You would want to ask the retailer.
What is the center back length for regular sizes S, M, & L?
Clem M on Nov 24, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The center back length for size small is 28 inches and medium and large measure 29 inches.
Is the whole sweatshirt jersey lined or just the hood?
A shopper on Nov 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The whole sweatshirt is jersey lined.
Do you make this sweatshirt in the safety colors?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2016
What country is this hoodie manufactured in?
A shopper on Nov 21, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This style is made in Mexico and Guatemala.
Does this jacket say carhartt on the sleeve?
A shopper on Nov 20, 2016
BEST ANSWER: No It only has a small logo like on the front pocket, and in very small print Rain Defender. It is a gray color screen print.
I wear this every day at work, and it is still water resistant after almost a year in service.
will this jacket shrink???
A shopper on Nov 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: All of our garments have a shrinkage rate of 0-4% as long as you are following the care instructions, however, it should not be too noticeable.