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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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Fiber Content: 100% Cotton, Other: Exclusive Trimming, Washing: Machine wash cold with like colors. Wash inside, Bleach: Non-Chlorine Bleach - When Needed, Drying: Tumble Dry Low, Drying: Do Not Use Fabric Softener s, Iron: Warm iron if needed, Fit Size for Bottoms: Relaxed Fit
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Carhartt Force® Tappen Cargo Short

$39.99

Style #101168
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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

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Relaxed Fit

Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with room to move

PRODUCT FEATURES
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
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

Fiber Content: 100% Cotton, Other: Exclusive Trimming, Washing: Machine wash cold with like colors. Wash inside, Bleach: Non-Chlorine Bleach - When Needed, Drying: Tumble Dry Low, Drying: Do Not Use Fabric Softener s, Iron: Warm iron if needed, Fit Size for Bottoms: Relaxed Fit

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The perfect short
Runs small but fits great and material is perfect for working conditions.
May 17, 2020
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Perfect for work
Great shorts
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May 16, 2020
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Best shorts ever
Best fitting shorts ever and nothing ever fits me and these shorts do.
May 8, 2020
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They’re great!
May 5, 2020
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Your Model Looks Fit; I Make My Shorts Look Fat
These shorts seem like they are very tough. They wash well, dirt doesn't seem to want to stick to them. I have abused my body with wine, cheese and french baguettes for far too long, but these babies fit me anyway. They have plenty of pockets for a guy always looking for the pocket.
April 26, 2020
Silver City, NM
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shorts fit great
fit is true looks great
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April 26, 2020
East Granby, CT
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Carhardt work shorts.
Great shorts, tough and light weight. A got to have for summer work.
April 15, 2020
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Great cargo shorts.
This is my fifth pair of these shorts. I pretty much live in them. They wear well and the multitude of pockets make them very versatile.
March 27, 2020
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Great Cargo Shorts
Great cargo shorts fit just right
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December 11, 2019
Warrenton, MO
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5 months ago
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Great!
Love them!
October 9, 2019
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Has the tan been discontinued or else when will it be back in stock?
A shopper on Mar 29, 2020
BEST ANSWER: We apologize, but the color Tan has been discontinued in Spring 2020 and will not be restocked.
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, its actually pretty convenient for a phone pocket
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.

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