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FOR THE WORK THAT NEVER ENDS
Now more than ever, we appreciate our friends. The people out there doing their jobs and serving the community. To our factory workers and store associates joining the fight, and everyone on the frontlines working to keep the rest of us healthy and safe, thank you for continuing to inspire us with all you do.
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Men's relaxed fit 8.5-inch shorts that are durable, sweat-wicking, and built to move.

As rugged as they come, these men's shorts also offer the flexibility you need on the job. The ripstop fabric fights sweat and odor as you work. With extra stretch between the legs, it allows you to kneel or crouch down without a problem.

  • 7-ounce, 31% cotton/69% polyester stretch Ripstop
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® stretch technology
  • Built with Force technology to wick sweat, dry fast, and fight odors
  • FastDry® technology keeps you cool for all day comfort
  • Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with more room to move
  • Strong sewn-on-seam belt loops
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for more stretch between the legs
  • Reinforced front slash pockets
  • Inset side drop in pocket
  • Heavy-hauling reinforced back pockets
  • Inseam: 8.5"
  • 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 warm like colors, Non-Chlorine Bleach, Tumble dry low
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Carhartt Force® Relaxed Fit Ripstop Short

$39.99

Style #104196
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COLOR: Shadow


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Fit & Technology
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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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PRODUCT FEATURES
Men's relaxed fit 8.5-inch shorts that are durable, sweat-wicking, and built to move.

As rugged as they come, these men's shorts also offer the flexibility you need on the job. The ripstop fabric fights sweat and odor as you work. With extra stretch between the legs, it allows you to kneel or crouch down without a problem.

  • 7-ounce, 31% cotton/69% polyester stretch Ripstop
  • Built to move with Rugged Flex® stretch technology
  • Built with Force technology to wick sweat, dry fast, and fight odors
  • FastDry® technology keeps you cool for all day comfort
  • Comfortable fit through the seat and thigh with more room to move
  • Strong sewn-on-seam belt loops
  • Comfortable gusseted crotch for more stretch between the legs
  • Reinforced front slash pockets
  • Inset side drop in pocket
  • Heavy-hauling reinforced back pockets
  • Inseam: 8.5"
  • 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 warm like colors, Non-Chlorine Bleach, Tumble dry low

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4.4 / 5.0
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Comfortable and durable.
August 8, 2020
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Age:
25-34
Gender:
Male
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4 / 5
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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4 / 5
They fit good and look great.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 8, 2020
Purchased
3 weeks ago
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4 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
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5 / 5
Great short just a little longer than my other shorts
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 8, 2020
Purchased
2 weeks ago
Fit
Runs Small
 
Runs Large
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Great Summertime Shorts
Great tough lightweight shorts, especially when it's HOT! I have both the pants and the shorts. Just waiting for more color choices.
August 6, 2020
Elizabethtown, PA
Purchased
1 week ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
Fit
Runs Small
 
Runs Large
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5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
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5 / 5
they were perfect !!!! Just the right length and love the side pocket for phone.
August 6, 2020
Purchased
3 weeks ago
Appearance
2 / 5
Durability
3 / 5
Quality
3 / 5
Functionality
1 / 5
Hip huggers. No room to move.
I was very surprised that these shorts are far from relax fit! No stretch on the waist. No room to breathe. Super huggers if you know what I mean. I expected the extra comfort that the t shirts have. The t shirts are amazingly comfortable and are my go to WFH gear. But the shorts. Yea wish I could send them back. Honestly don’t wear them often since they’re not comfortable at all.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 5, 2020
El Paso, TX
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
35-44
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We appreciate your feedback and are sorry to hear this. Please feel free to contact us at 1 800 833 3118 if we can assist you in any way.
August 5, 2020
Susan F
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1 / 5
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1 / 5
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1 / 5
Functionality
1 / 5
Don’t like the fabric.
Don’t like it.
August 2, 2020
Ramona, CA
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
Response from Carhartt
We appreciate your feedback and are sorry to hear this. Please feel free to contact us at 1 800 833 3118 if we can assist you in any way.
August 3, 2020
Susan F
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4 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Functionality
5 / 5
Keeps me cool
I bought these to wear in my warehouse job during the heat of summer. They breathe well and keep me cool. I am buying another pair. I would prefer not to have the tool loop.
This review was collected as part of a promotion
August 1, 2020
Purchased
1 month ago
Fit
Runs Small
 
Runs Large
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
Functionality
5 / 5
Bought 2 pairs, same size. 2 different colors, tan ones fit great other color loose.
July 31, 2020
Purchased
4 weeks ago
Fit
Runs Small
 
Runs Large
Appearance
5 / 5
Durability
5 / 5
Quality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
Very good shorts
Everything is as advertised. Very pleased.
July 28, 2020
Sammamish, WA
Purchased
1 month ago
Age:
55-64
Gender:
Male
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A question about CARHARTT FORCEĀ® RELAXED FIT RIPSTOP SHORT, STYLE #104196: the description says they are "Imported". where are they imported from? Where are they made?
A shopper on Aug 6, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This style's country of origin's are Pakistan and Nicaragua.
What good is the side "drop-in" pocket? You can't use it as a coin pocket unless you have chimpanzee hands.
A shopper on Apr 2, 2020
BEST ANSWER: I carry my cellphone in it, or the PDT at work. It's deep enough to hold them securely, even when you sit down, but allows easy access to your device.
What is the purpose of the loop on the side of the short? The cell phone pocket placement below it negates its use for a hammer or other work tool.
Alexis K on Mar 11, 2020
BEST ANSWER: The loop works nicely as a tape measure holder.
When will these shorts be available in the other color other than the tan?
Jason on Feb 21, 2020
BEST ANSWER: This style will be offered in Shadow and Dark Khaki.

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