I recommended the stain resistant, water repellent MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans sold by the Duluth Trading Co. The reason is that these stain resistant, water repellent jeans not only repels liquid and other stains, but the pair I tried out is comfortable and durable for my everyday use. Here’s more about these stain resistant, water repellent jeans that come from a company that sells a lot practical and durable clothing for people who need it like those who work in cold weather or blue collar jobs. While the company sent me this particular pair of pants to review, I was under no obligation to recommend this product.
More About the Stain Resistant, Water Repellent Jeans: MN Fire Hose 5-Pocket Jeans
According to the Duluth Trading Co. website, the 100 per cent cotton canvas threading for the jeans is not only doubled, but is in both directions. This process was used to wrap fire hoses; and thus, the name “Fire Hose” for these pants, which is purported to be tougher than denim, according to the MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans product description. Furthermore, the MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans I got are supposed to be stain resistant and water repellent to where they resist such things like grease, oil, mud, coffee, etc.
The brown jeans I got fit and feel comfortable while laying down and sitting. After just one wash, there is no stiffness at all (but they were also pre-washed before I got them). Around the crotch area (with its hidden gusset), there isn’t tightness, and moveability there is feasible. These stain resistant, water repellent jeans have got a slim fitting look without being tight. The zipper is somewhat bigger than zippers I’ve seen on other pairs of jeans and so is easier to grip. The side pockets I have on my 32 x 32 jeans are 10.5 inches deep (measured inside from the bottom of the belt area to the deepest area in the pocket) and are held by rivets, while the cuffs are reinforced with double-stitching.
Review of Stain Resistant, Water Repellent Jeans Called MN Fire Hose 5-Pocket Jeans: Liquid and Stain Tests
One of the touted features of these MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans is that they are supposed to repel liquids and stains rather than absorb into the fabric. There is nothing worse than having to wear wet denim, as when you spill something on them or get rained/snowed on. Well, I conducted a few home tests to see just how well they repel liquid and dirt. First, I spilled water on them, and rather than absorbing into the fabric, the water beaded like it would on a waxed car. The same thing happened when I spilled some carbonated soda on these MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans. I took a napkin and wiped off the beaded liquids. Afterwords, I ran my hands across the area where I spilled the liquids, and the fabric was totally dry! I rubbed some yard dirt into the jeans, and the dirt just rubbed off them without leaving any dark stain.
While these stain resistant, water repellent jeans are generally made for those who are really rough on their clothes like construction workers, plumbers, and the like, this is a great pair of jeans to run in, especially in colder climates. That’s because it’s not a great feeling running in regular jeans or running pants in rain or snow as they accumulate water content. When I run, I often get mud specs on my pants, but the dried mud specs just rubbed off, too, after my first two runs in the stain resistant, water repellent jeans.
These MN Fire Hose 5-pocket Jeans is going to be a part of my future travels, too, since I want something that wears well for longer periods and also repels liquid and stains, given that I don’t have as many changes of clothing while on the road.
You can choose from the current colors in brown, dark brown, desert khaki, and loden. The current price is $44.50 (Item # 86125). These stain resistant, water repellent jeans come in many sizes, which you can find your fit at the product description here.
More About Duluth Trading Co. and their Stain Resistant, Water Repellent Jeans – MN Fire Hose 5-Pocket Jeans
Another positive aspect of this clothing and accessory company is their 100% Satisfaction Guarantee policy. Contact the Duluth Trading Co. via phone at 1-800-505-8888. Email them via the website contact form. The website is here. You can also request a print catalog.
Prices and availability are subject to change.