[internetworkers] waterproof pants

Lyman Green lymang at gmail.com
Tue Sep 7 15:15:14 EDT 2004

I would like these clothes a lot more if I could tell where they were made.
The Carhartt website says nothing.  I have emailed them to see if they
can tell me.

Lyman Green

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 15:04:34 -0400 (EDT), Sil Greene <quack at ibiblio.org> wrote:

> Check out Carhart clothing; their products are more geared for outdoor
> workers (think construction et al) but are very well made.  Some of them
> might even pass for business casual.  Here's an example of their
> water-repellent pants:
> http://www.supercasuals.com/dspItemDetail.cfm?Product_ID=20&aff=81220
> Google around; I'm sure you can find other places online that sell them.
> I'm not sure what local retailers might carry them, however.
> You might also consider asking an REI or Great Outdoor Provision Company
> to special-order some khakis in your (estimated) sizes.  GOPC is a
> locally-owned chain with stores in Raleigh and Durham:
> http://www.greatoutdoorprovision.com/
> http://www.greatoutdoorprovision.com/locations.html
> [...]
> >
> > it appears that North Carolina will never be anything but rain-soaked
> > and moist.  as a local worker who telecommutes on foot (sometime on
> > bike), it sucketh mightily to always spend the day "drying out" while
> > resisting ever going outside the building.  thus, i'm looking for some
> > items (specifically pants & shirts) that might stand up better to the
> > elements.
> >
> > i know REI exists to satiate this desire, but most things i see there
> > are designed for the ultra-fit, 2% body fat rock climber.  is there any
> > hope for a "big boned" individual to find some decent pantaloons that
> > keep the wet out?  will i be doused forever?  style-wise, i'm looking
> > for something like a basic khaki that won't turn into a dark brown,
> > body-clinging mop once its seen a few rain drops.
> >

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