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Old 09-25-2012, 10:26 PM
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Looking for a good durable pair of work pants. I'm short and the stock 30" inseam is just too long for me. I've had dickies khaki and the duck jeans and loved them. I've also loved carhartt's but I really need something with a shorter inseam. May just go with the normal dickie khaki work pants since I can get them in a 28 or 29 inseam.

What do you like? Brand? style?
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I wear dickies blue carpenter jeans. The side pocket fits my phone perfect. I also use it for my hand pruner and little hand flip saw.
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These were issued to me as the bottoms for my uniforms when I got hired on. Never once have I torn them, stained them, or damaged them in any other way. I've got about 5 pairs of these, and wear them everyday.

http://workingperson.com/workwear-1/...s-pt20nvy.html
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I'm just the opposite, I like pants just as light as I can get them, so buy summer khakis from Walmart for like $9 a pair when the go on clearance in the fall.

As for your dilema, if you can't buy Carharts with a short enough inseam, just find a seamstress to shorten them for you. Pretty simple for anyone that knows how to sew at all. Most dry cleaners have someone that will do alterations.
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Overalls. No more walking around and hiking up your pants 100 times a day.
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Old 09-26-2012, 07:36 AM
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I've always gone with the standard dickie khaki work pants(what ever style walmart sells)

I did try a pair of their "carhartt" type jeans and they are actually pretty good and only $25. http://www.dickies.com/mens-clothing...-Jean-1939.jsp
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Old 09-26-2012, 11:14 AM
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Looking for a good durable pair of work pants. I'm short and the stock 30" inseam is just too long for me. I've had dickies khaki and the duck jeans and loved them. I've also loved carhartt's but I really need something with a shorter inseam. May just go with the normal dickie khaki work pants since I can get them in a 28 or 29 inseam.

What do you like? Brand? style?
Diamond Gusset makes some with a 29" inseam. As a bonus, they are USA made. They are pricey though.

http://www.gussetclothing.com/mcarp3044.html

I haven't personally tried them, but I intend too.
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Diamond Gusset makes some with a 29" inseam. As a bonus, they are USA made. They are pricey though.

http://www.gussetclothing.com/mcarp3044.html

I haven't personally tried them, but I intend too.
That price is insane
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Old 09-26-2012, 12:41 PM
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Overalls. No more walking around and hiking up your pants 100 times a day.
Now we're getting somewhere. The looser the better.

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I'm just the opposite, I like pants just as light as I can get them, so buy summer khakis from Walmart for like $9 a pair when the go on clearance in the fall.

As for your dilemma, if you can't buy Carhartts with a short enough inseam, just find a seamstress to shorten them for you. Pretty simple for anyone that knows how to sew at all. Most dry cleaners have someone that will do alterations.
I'm the same way. I prefer loose fit shorts though so my boys can breath. Ahhh, no more monkey butt.
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Old 09-26-2012, 01:31 PM
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That price is insane
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Yep I agree but I guess you gotta pay for the USA label. But if you think that is insane have a look around at your local mall next time you are in there. My wife came home telling me this weekend that she had found a pair a jeans in the mall that she wanted to buy for me but they were $125 and she was afraid I'd be upset so she passed. I told her she was correct, that's just crazy.
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