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Men's light, quick-drying cargo pants for shop and work.

Mobility and comfort help make any job better. These men's cargo pants stand up to the wear and tear of working in the warehouse, running repair calls, or bucking hay in the field. They're made of cotton ripstop that wicks away sweat and fights jobsite stains. Dual cargo pockets offer plenty of easy-access storage. Our relaxed fit gives you a full range of motion for any job.
  • 7-ounce, 100% cotton ripstop fabric
  • 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 and a straight leg opening
  • Cargo pockets
  • Right-leg zipper pocket
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for stretch between the legs
  • Articulated knees for ease of movement
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32 x 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 like colors. Wash inside out. Non-chlorine bleach. Tum ble dry low. Do not use fabric softeners. Warm iron.
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Carhartt Force® Tappen Cargo Pant

$49.99 – $54.99

Style #101148
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Fit & Technology
    Relaxed Fit
    Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move

    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

PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's light, quick-drying cargo pants for shop and work.
Mobility and comfort help make any job better. These men's cargo pants stand up to the wear and tear of working in the warehouse, running repair calls, or bucking hay in the field. They're made of cotton ripstop that wicks away sweat and fights jobsite stains. Dual cargo pockets offer plenty of easy-access storage. Our relaxed fit gives you a full range of motion for any job.
  • 7-ounce, 100% cotton ripstop fabric
  • 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 and a straight leg opening
  • Cargo pockets
  • Right-leg zipper pocket
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for stretch between the legs
  • Articulated knees for ease of movement
  • Model height: 6'2"; Chest size: 40.5"; Wearing size 32 x 32
  • 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 like colors. Wash inside out. Non-chlorine bleach. Tum ble dry low. Do not use fabric softeners. Warm iron.

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Don’t know why I haven’t ordered before. Ordering some more!
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August 17, 2019
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2 weeks ago
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Yes!
Perfect... pockets work great, light in weight and cool for summer. Easy care and great value!
August 15, 2019
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2 weeks ago
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5 / 5
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Nice Pants, Bad Quality
I really love the way these pants look and feel, but am very disappointed with the quality. I’ve had these pants for three months and there is already a hole in the crotch! I paid fifty dollars for these pants and have had other fifty dollar pairs of pants (levi, wrangler, dickies) and they have lasted me years.
August 14, 2019
Abilene, TX
Age:
18-19
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer to ensure satisfaction.
August 15, 2019
Janeen M
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Very poor quality
I used to love Carhartt products. They used to make some very durable pants. I moved from Colorado to Texas so needed something cooler so got a pair of the Tappen Cargo Pants. Within 3 months, they tore at the corner of the cargo pocket. I don't use the pocket for anything heavy, just my phone... Thought it was a fluke so got another pair of the same pants. Again, within 3 months the new pair tore in the exact same place, the back corner of the right cargo pocket. They look okay but the quality, durability, and functionality of these pants are no good. The velcro pockets are very difficult to get into, both rear pockets and cargo pockets. They pockets are too small to fit a normal sized man's hand. It's a struggle to remove my wallet from the rear pocket and my normal sized (no Note, XL, or large sized phone) from the front cargo pocket.
No more Carhartt's for me...
August 12, 2019
Conroe, TX
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We have reached out to the customer to ensure satisfaction.
August 12, 2019
Susan F
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Love it great comfortable pants planing to order more
August 10, 2019
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New favorites
Comfortable and lightweight. Perfect for the warm summer days.
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August 10, 2019
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Great pants.
I love these pants.
August 9, 2019
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3 weeks ago
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I like them.
Very pleased with my purchase. I would buy these pants again.
August 8, 2019
Purchased
3 weeks ago
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5 / 5
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Amazing...
I go through a lot of work pants fast. These pants are amazing and the best part is the pockets are perfect for my needs being that I do a lot of cabling work. They stay dry when it’s over a hundred out and humid. Getting ready to buy 2 more pairs.. Highly recommend....
August 8, 2019
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Worth it.
The pants are durable, lightweight and great for summertime job sites. I would be willing to sacrifice a cargo pocket for a cell phone pocket though.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 7, 2019
West Bend, WI
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
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How to exchange?
Dahomey F on Jul 20, 2019
BEST ANSWER: You can reach us by phone at 800-833-3118 Monday-Friday from 8am-9pm EST and Saturdays 9am-5pm EST, by Live Chat Monday-Friday 9am-12am or Saturday & Sunday 9am-9pm EST or anytime by email at just_ask_us@carhartt.com.
I got a gift. Card can I buy at any store that carries carhart?
A shopper on Jun 30, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, Carhartt gift cards can only be used on Carhartt.com or at a Carhartt Company Store.
Do these pants shrink?
A shopper on Jun 15, 2019
BEST ANSWER: These pants will not shrink more than 2-4% over the lifetime of the pants as long as the care instructions are followed.
Would it be possible to get these pants in a different material?
Timothy C on Apr 21, 2019
BEST ANSWER: We apologize, but we do not make this exact style in another material.
Are these the same pants Bautista wore in the movie Bushwick?
A shopper on Jan 30, 2019
BEST ANSWER: No, he is wearing style B342.
Do you guys ever plan on doing these awesome pants in black?
A shopper on Jan 30, 2019
BEST ANSWER: At this time we do not expect to carry this style in black. However, we have forwarded this as a suggestion to our product team.
Do the pocket flaps have button, snap or hook and loop fasteners?
A shopper on Nov 3, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The pockets have hook and loop closures.
Will you make them without the cargo pockets? I have both the cargo shorts in the same style as the pants and the shorts without the cargo pocket. Would like the same option in the pants.
Joseph H on Oct 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We'll be glad to share this feedback with our Product Design department.
Does this ripstop material get softer with time and washes? Washed mine once already but still feel stiff like brand new.
Victor S on Oct 9, 2018
BEST ANSWER: My husband has had these pants about a year now, they are still quite stiff. Good cold weather pants though.
Can you get these pants in size 38 x 36?
A shopper on Aug 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this pant is made in 38x36.
Do these pants have a hammer loop? What pants that have the cotton ripstop have a hammer loop?
A shopper on Jul 26, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This style does not have a hammer loop. You may like our Style B342 that does have a hammer loop. The link for this item is below:

https://www.carhartt.com/products/Cotton-Ripstop-Pant-B342
What stain removers are safe? I used dawn dish soap and a Fels-Naptha bar to remove a small trailer grease spot and now there is a quarter sized white spot on where the stain used to be. I just bought these pants less than a week ago. They are the Yukon shade if it matters.
Jacob M on Jun 14, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We normally recommend laundering per the care instructions. Please contact us at 1 800 833 3118 for further assistance.
What color is gravel?
A shopper on Jun 12, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Gravel is a dark gray.
Will they withstand grinding in a boat yard? Double ducked front work great these are much lighter
A shopper on Jun 8, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We do not recommend any of our garments for welding.
Do car hart pants com in 28” or 29” waist?
A shopper on Jun 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: We currently offer some of our pants with a 28” or 29" waist. Below we have listed the styles that you may purchase in this size:

•B17 Relaxed Fit Jean - Tapered Leg
•B13 Washed-Denim Work Dungaree
•B01 (BRN only)
•B172 Relaxed-Fit Straight-Leg Jean
•B73Original-Fit Double-Front Washed Logger
•B11Washed Duck Work Dungaree
•B136Washed Duck Double Front Work Dungaree
Do you have these in 33×34?
A shopper on May 24, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes, this pant is made in a 33x34. Please contact us at 1 800 833 3118 if you need help placing an order.
Where on the waist do these pants ride? Slightly above, at the waist or slightly below?
A shopper on May 17, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This style sits at the waist.
Will these be made in black?
A shopper on May 1, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Not in the near future, but we'd be glad to share your input with Product Design.
Will this product be made in a 38 inch inseam?
A shopper on Apr 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not show plans to offer this style in 38 inseam. Your suggestion will be shared with our Product Design team.
Arizona summers: Will these be light enough for outside working?
A shopper on Apr 25, 2018
BEST ANSWER: This is a fairly lightweight pant. However, we do not temperature-rate our garments.
IS THERE AN EQUIVALENT IN A WOMEN'S PANT?
KIM H on Mar 7, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Unfortunately, we do not offer any women's cargo pants at this time.
do you have pants for large short men?
BOB N on Jan 31, 2018
BEST ANSWER: The largest waist size with shortest inseam combination we make these in is 46x30.
Are the cargo pocket closures velcro?
Michael M on Oct 24, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The cargo pockets feature hook-and-loop closures, which are a Velcro-like material.
What is ripstop fabric ?
A shopper on Oct 17, 2017
BEST ANSWER: The Ripstop Fabric is durable fabric known for its grid pattern that is designed to prevent the garment from continuing to rip or tear if it is caught or snagged on something.
How are there for hiking and camping? Light, dry quick, durability, etc.
A shopper on Oct 3, 2017
BEST ANSWER: For day hikes, I’m sure they’re great. I wouldn’t overnight in them. “Cotton kills” is still true. They dry faster than cotton usually does, but I wouldn’t bet against hypothermia on how quickly they dried in my house. Also, they’re a touch on the heavy side...

Car camping— you bet. Backpacking— find something designed for it.
Do the force tappen cargo pants shrink when washed?
A shopper on Sep 7, 2017
BEST ANSWER: This item should not shrink more than 2-4% over the life of the garment as long as you follow the care instructions.
What are the chances that the CARHARTT FORCE® TAPPEN CARGO PANT will ever be available in 42" x 38"?
Tall Texan on Sep 6, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We'll be glad to share your input with Product Design.
What is the size of the belt loop?
Mark R on Aug 30, 2017
BEST ANSWER: All of our pants will fit a 2 inch belt, they are all 2.5 inches.
Can I order 38 Waist with 28.5 inch length?
A shopper on Aug 8, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We apologize, we do not offer 28.5 inch inseam or custom orders. The shortest inseam we offer is 30 inches for this style.
Do you actually carry 42 waist 36 inseam?
A shopper on Jul 11, 2017
BEST ANSWER: We currently offer two styles in 42x36 and they are both jeans. They are Styles B13 and B17.