Rain Defender® Paxton Heavyweight Hooded (Carhartt) 100614

$59.99
Carhartt
Rain Defender® Paxton Heavyweight Hooded (Carhartt)
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This heavyweight, hooded sweatshirt has a zip front for fast layering. It’s made of 13-ounce, 80% cotton / 20% polyester fabric and has a Rain Defender™ durable water-repellent finish. It is designed with spandex-reinforced rib-knit cuffs and waistband to keep the cold out. There’s an attached three-piece jersey-lined hood with draw cord, front hand-warmer pockets, and an antique-brass front zipper. The Carhartt logo is embroidered on the front left pocket. *Rain Defender durable water-repellent finish *Spandex-reinforced cuffs and waistband *Three-piece jersey-lined hood
ORIGINAL FIT • 13-ounce, 75% cotton/25% polyester blend with Rain Defender® durable water repellent • Attached, jersey-lined three-piece hood with drawcord closure • Antique-finish brass front zipper • Two front hand-warmer pockets have a hidden security pocket inside • Stretchable, spandex-reinforced rib-knit cuffs and waistband • Locker loop facilitates hanging • Replaces K185 • Imported
Machine Wash Cold - Like Colors, Do Not Bleach, Tumble Dry Low, Remove Promptly, Do Not Iron - Ornamentation,
Bennie Lathem
12/10/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very comfortable and fills and looks very nice
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FRED RAPCZYNSKI CT US
12/04/2018
Verified Buyer
Well made. Durable. Warm. Looks good. I now have three.
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Perfect
Nikolina L WI US
12/03/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great quality!!!
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Cindy Voland
11/22/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Works great for rainy days and is nice and warm
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Classic Carhartt, Perfect!
Mark Anderson NY US
11/19/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
As with all carhartts fits a little large but thats good for me, and great quality, will 2,3x longer than other brands.
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Company sweatshirts
Susan Lejonhud ME US
11/16/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
At McCann Fabrication, we ordered a bunch of these for our fabricators. Everyone loves them!
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Jeffrey Walters
11/12/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
As much as I like the coat it is difficult to know the warmth level from simply seeing it online. I would prefer to go to a Carhartt store prior to purchasing a coat online if I am not familiar with it. Luckily there is 1 in my area.
Thank you for your feedback. Please contact us at 1 800 833 3118 if you need further assistance.
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Nice Jackey
Linda Sears
11/12/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
It serves the purpose it was purchased for. Durable material.
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Edwin Abrego
11/12/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great, cant complain about anything
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Good Sweatshirt....
Keith Frantz NY US
11/09/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Nice sweatshirt ... runs slightly large but not too bad.Zipper is sticky at the bottom when first zipping .. hope it gets better with use. But it's nice and warm .. happy with purchase. Oh yeah got caught in the rain with it on and it repels water like a duck. Very good feature for this garment!"
"Thank you for your feedback. Please let us know if there is anything we can assist you with please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-833-3118. "
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Best hooded full zip I have ever owned
tori smith PA US
11/05/2018
Verified Buyer
I wore this jacket ALL winter last year here in PA. It is so warm and comfy and totally repels rain and snow. It was my work jacket, but I got paint all over it. So I am here not only to buy another one for work, but also one for every day wear. Winner, WINNER!!!!!!
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Ron Femling NV US
10/31/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Fits great love it perfect for the work I do
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Ron Femling NV US
10/31/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Fits great love it perfect for the work I do
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Awesome Jacket
steven redman WY US
10/31/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very comfortable, warm, durable jacket.Great layer jacket for work or casual wearing.My son wears his when working outside in extreme weather conditions. wind chill of 0-20 degrees
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Awesome Jacket
steven redman WY US
10/31/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very comfortable, warm, durable jacket.Great layer jacket for work or casual wearing.My son wears his when working outside in extreme weather conditions. wind chill of 0-20 degrees
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True to the name
Bo H OH US
10/30/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
I recently purchased the RD zip front sweatshirt and love it. I was out in the rain, a steady rain not a downpour, and stayed completely dry. It was about 55 and I stayed warm as well. Definitely recommend this jacket!
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Would definitely recommend!
Malery Allsup OR US
09/17/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very comfortable and warm! The perfect weight for everyday wear. Wicks away the rain really well, and it fitted enough to perfectly pair with a vest or wear under a coat for winter.
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Nice Jacket/Hoody
Fred Allen OR US
09/13/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
This is my third one of the Paxton. I work outside in the Northwest where it rains a bit. I am amazed at how dry this so called lightweight jacket keeps me. The Rain Defender definitely works. I highly endorse this product. Thanks.
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regina sugrue
09/10/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
had one bought another so it is really good
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David Smith US
07/27/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Decent sweatshirt, true heavyweight original loose fit. A bit too baggy on the mid section though. Hand warmer pockets shallow but my biggest disappointment with this sweatshirt is that the hood is too shallow. Barely covers my head, constantly have to pull it over, really disappointing. Rain defender technology works. Had a hole pop up on one corner of the hand warmer hem before the first wash. Was quite excited to get this Carhartt sweatshirt but turned out not to be a the level of satisfaction I expected from a Carhartt product.
"We have reached out to the customer to ensure satisfaction. "
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One dry turkey........hunt
Jim Glasgow CA US
06/19/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"I bought my Carhartt hoody for those times when I'm scouting for turkey in the spring. These scouting trips are usually wet and always abusive on my outerwear. Pre-Carhartt, I'd wear just any hoody, but they just didn't stand up to the abuse in the field and certainly not the rain. The nice thing is that I not only upgraded in performance, but also in comfort."
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Love this sweatshirt !
Nwengr1 Nwengr1 OR US
06/11/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Keeps a modest rain away .. though will lose some of this functionality as you wash it repeatedly .. so take it easy. Still my favorite thing to wear if I am chilly .. very comfortable as well. Hood is the right size as well. Very impressed.
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Rain defender
Josh Miner
05/22/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Like the fabric but the zipper is bulky. I have one from two years ago and it is smaller. I would like it more fitted.
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James Beigel KS US
05/15/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I used your which size fits me process, completed all the questions as needed - the sweatshirt swims on me - I will be returning it for the next size downOther then that looks like a well built sweatshirt hope it will last as long as the one I am replacing
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Works awesome for being a tow driver
Travis Salisbury
05/11/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Its awesome
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W E
05/02/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"It'snot as water resistant as I would like but okay."
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Warm and Comfortable
Mark Morrison MI US
04/27/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Carhartt Sweatshirts really keep you warm on those Cold Winter Days. I love the Zip up front and the Pockets are deep to keep my phone. Plus they even keep me dry on the Wet Days as well. Will be buying one for my Family as well.
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An honest review
Patrick S NY US
04/19/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Sorry for the length of this, but you should read it if you're on the fence about buying like I was.Just got mine in the mail yesterday. I don't usually order clothing offline because in my experience it's never really the right size. Even going by the reviews on here, I figured they ran large as everything said, I'm a small guy. So I ordered a small. It's tight in the spare tire section. I don't really mind, but when you sit down ... it doesn't lay flat to your body and you have to either sit, look kind of dumb, and deal or unzip and be cold. As far as appearance, it looks fine. I will say I was slightly disappointed when it wasn't black. The black option is more of a faded black, like a shirt that's been washed too many times. I was also surprised that the zipper sticks like a son of a gun. I tried slow. I tried fast. I tried starting and stopping. I tried holding it taut. Still sticks in some spots. You would think a 70$ hoodie would have the technology to surpass these things. As far as comfort, it's a solid okay. It's not silk and it's not sandpaper. The overall comfort is a little messed up I think because of the heavyweight part. The fabric is pretty stiff, but I think that will loosen over time hopefully. The heaviest part of this hoodie is the hood. I was surprised to find that a 15$ hoodie from Sear's was thicker. Lastly, the rain defender is no joke. I don't play games, if you make a claim and have me spend almost a 100$ I want it to be legit. I opened the bag, slapped it on, immediately put my arm under a running faucet. Worked incredibly well. I was very impressed. But I pushed the limit and held it there for a while and it eventually did soak in. Altogether with everything I've said... Probably never buying Carhartt clothing offline unless I see it in person and they don't have the right size. I'm not saying Carhartt is a bad company or have bad products, I'm just saying that if I had know all of these things before I bought this particular fairly expensive hoodie I would not have done it. It's middle of the road for me so I went with 3 stars."
We have reached out to the customer to ensure product is not defective and forwarded their comments to our Product Design team for further consideration.
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Warm and Comfortable true to size
Benjamin Atoigue WA US
04/16/2018
Verified Buyer
"Great quality and it will last a long time I'm amazed by the material strong and tough thanks!"
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Good Solid consistent products always
Steve Ropa
04/15/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
The hoodies are cut large in my opinion but that is good. But I forget and get a size larger online and then have to exchange it. They have a good store in Chicago that is a little hard to park your car when you go there but it is worth the effort to stop in. I have had a dozen or so carhardt hoodies in my life and this rain defender model seems as good as ever. Have to wear a uniform at work but everything under top layer is carhartt.
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Paul Torres RI US
04/12/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great fit..very comfortable. Wore during a rain storm...was surprised as to how well sweatshirt repelled rain.
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chris rusch
03/30/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great heavy duty hoodie
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Love this hoodie!
Heidi A CO US
03/20/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
I bought this hoodie to keep me warm in a warehouse that gets freezing in the wintertime. I fell in love with it so much that I had to get a second one. The fit was typical for Carhartt, not too big but big enough that one can move around and work comfortably. A few times that I have worn it while it was snowing or lightly raining and this thing kept me dry. Theres a reason why I always buy things with the Carhartt name, I know Im gonna get what I need.
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Almost Perfect
A C ID US
03/13/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I love this rain defender hoodie and wear it in the North Idaho winters with just a heavy tee shirt most of the time. Only problem I have is after just 2 years of lite use, the wrist cuffs are coming apart. I will buy a new one but wish it would have lasted longer.
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Brian Champlin
03/01/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
It showed up the the mail with a hole in the pocket.
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Best Hoodie Ever Bought
Steve Hodge PA US
03/01/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"This is the greatest work hoodie around. The Rain Defender is much warmer than the lightweight hoodies. I only need to wear a t-shirt underneath of them in PA winters. Very durable, as I've had two others for over two years that are still in excellent shape, even after working outside. The Rain Defender repels water better than any competitor I've tried. 10/10 would wear again."
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Trudy Logan
02/28/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"It was a gift and he said he likes it a lot, it's light and warm."
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good quality
Donald Wilken WI US
02/25/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Comfortable and durable. Worth every penny
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Lori Burris
02/23/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Had to return because it ran too large for my husband. Ordered a smaller size and he was very happy with it.
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Zipper Problem
Miker Miker IL US
02/21/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Had the Hoodie for 2 months Wash it once the zipper broke.
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Only one thing keeps this from getting a 5-star rating
Eugene Tang NJ US
02/20/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"This sweatshirt is nearly perfect. It combines warmth with water resistance, and is great for layering or on its own during the cooler months.My one complaint is that there's no loop with which to hang the sweatshirt up. A loop on the inside or better yet, a locker loop on the back would make this perfect.The cell phone pocket is unfortunately not suitable for my phone, but is useful for keeping keys separated. I've even occasionally put a Leatherman in that pocket instead."
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Crystal Perry KY US
02/13/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Looks great, feels great, and nice and durable.
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Awesome jacket
S null MI US
02/05/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Comfortable, warm and repels water awesome!!! Love it
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Joseph Duperon
02/04/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great product at a great price I would definitely recommend this item
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I ordered the XL tall was a lil long for me but thats my bad
Curt Croskery AK US
02/02/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Excellent mid weight hoodie I recommend
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not right
Frank Paccione NY US
01/28/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Small Carhartt
for heavyweight lightZipper is not the same size or quality as my other carhartt
"Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear of the issues you have experienced. Please feel free to contact us for assistance. "
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Zipper needs improvement
Kevin Gallivan
01/25/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
The jacket performed well, but the zipper was very difficult to operate, then the zipper failed. The starting end of the zipper came out of alignment with the handle.
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Jesse Purser GA US
01/25/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Great, warm, heavy, comfortable, durable, and rain repellent hoodie. It is far superior to any other brand hoodie I've had and well above Carhartt's midweight hoodie. At times it's almost too hot, but that's when the zipper comes in handy. You can cool off without totally removing it. I sized down 1 size from my normal non Carhartt size of large, to a medium."
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I love this product!
Don Schuckmann KY US
01/17/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
I absolutely love this! I bought one to try out and have embroidered. It turned out so great that I ended up ordering several more for my employees and family! Warm and fits great! Another great product from Carhartt!
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As expected, great!!
Kathleen Orio
01/17/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
As expected, great!
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Robert Sims
01/15/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Water beads up on it like a fresh coat of wax on the truck. I like that the hood is not so large that it hinders peripheral vision. I like it!
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Ed Horvers
01/15/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Not too impressed. I work outside majority of day. Like the thickness but expected more for rain defending!! So 3 stars it is!!
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Excellent Quality product.
Roger Vaughan
01/15/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Excellent quality, as usual from Carhartt!
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Great
Darrell Hayes IL US
01/15/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very warm , great product
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Nicole Wilson MI US
01/11/2018
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I bought this for my father in law for Christmas and he loved it. It look just how the picture shown very well made. He wears it when he??s outside and loves it keeps him warm from the winter. Thank you carhartt for an amazing product.
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Great zip-up hoodie
Riley Wilson UT US
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
My old one was awesome it was time for a new one and this new one did not disappoint, love it it should also last me another 10+ years love the carhartt line up
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Warm and comfortable
Theresa Conrad US
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Warm, comfortable, great fit. Haven't tested in rain yet but its nice and warm for a cold winter"
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Alberta Siemons
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
True to size,fits very good, and would recommend buying from you.
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Rosa Torres
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
It was gift for my husband and he loves it
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Douglas Merle OH US
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Love it. Great sweatshirt.
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A MUST HAVE!!!
Vicki Smith
01/08/2018
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
This sweatshirt really stands up to its name, makes for a great work jacket that keeps you dry and is very comfortable, warm and durable.
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Highly satisfied!!
Suzanne Carpenter
12/18/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
I do recommend these rain defense Paxton heavyweight hooded sweatshirt! My husband and son get about 3 of them for Christmas. I also got myself one.
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Joe Hutchins
11/26/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Love it, it??s warm and rain proof. Can??t beat it.
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Max Ramirez
11/20/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Well when it comes to my guys we only work with the best so thats why we go with Carhartt. No job to big or to small we go the extra mile like Carhartt.
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Jaron CrumEwing US
11/14/2017
Verified Buyer
"Amazing. Worth the price and amazing quality. Only gripe I have, which is my own fault, is the size was bigger than expected. So if you don't want it supper baggy and you're an xl I'd go with a large."
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Shane Luna
11/10/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Very very warm for a lite jacket/sweat shirt.
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Mark Adkins
11/09/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very nice warm jacket
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Not Heavy Weight
Al Donato NY US
11/06/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"The style & appearance of the sweatshirt were nice. However, I wouldn't classify this as a heavyweight sweatshirt. It was more of a standard weight. This particular sweatshirt would not keep anyone working out side in weather colder that 45 degrees warm."
Thank you for your comments. This is intended as a shirt rather than a cold-weather outerwear piece. Please feel free to contact Customer Service at 1 800 833 3118 if you have any further questions.
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Worth the money when the product does everything it should staying dry is important especially in We
Carol Williams NY US
11/06/2017
Verified Buyer
"This is one of the best items I've bought from Carhartt actually I bought one for my husband when I realized how well made it was I had to order another one for me the size is a good fit the jacket is really waterproof great product now that women like it they should make different colors"
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JR Suggs NC US
11/06/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
A great quality jacket.
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Too big
JoseLuis Hernandez
11/03/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
It??s a nic hoodie but way too big. I have other 2xl hoodies that aren??t that big.
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Andrew Ronald US
10/03/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Rain rain go away come again some other day
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Brian Lewis
09/29/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
This was given as a gift. She loves it! Now I can keep mine.Yes I will be ordering one in different color.
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"I thought it would run kinda tight because I'm a big guy but this jacket is awesome"
Brandon Denton MS US
08/16/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
I would definitely recommend the Rain Defender Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip-Front Sweatshirt for any kind of outdoor work during cooler weather and its also pretty good to wear hunting!!!
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Great stuff!
Paul Lehman OR US
08/16/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Great product. I would buy again.
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RAD
pat w OH US
07/31/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
SUPER GOOD, TIGHT ON BOTTOM. VERY HAPPY. MUCH YES.
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Love the rain defender finish
Katherine Wing WA US
07/25/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
The line of Paxton sweatshirts are my favorite. The rain defender finish on them is perfect for my lifestyle living in the pacific northwest.
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Keeps you warm and dry just like its supposed to. Very durable and comfortable too
Gavin Olsen
07/06/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Amazing product!
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Carhartt always delivers the goods
Richard Partida
05/22/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Only thing I'd change is I would have gotten a Large (tall) as I have long arms and a short torso"
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Nice sweatshirt
Eugene Fellin
05/22/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Not sure I would trust in a downpour but it did great in a light rain. Hard to rate durability as I've only worn it a few times but seems well built. Would recommend"
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Excellent quality
Carley Peisel
05/19/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
My girlfriend loves her Carhartt that I ordered for her! I made sure to read all the reviews and noted that they can run big in size. Fits her wonderfully! I would recommend this hoodie and other products sold by this company!
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Excellent sweatshirt
Lawrence Caminiti NE US
05/15/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Very pleased with the purchase, quality and value. Thanks
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Great, just slightly big
AgMan05 AgMan05 ND US
05/15/2017
Verified Buyer
These seem to run larger than normal sweatshirts, so if u get one go slightly smaller. Other wise i love it, easy on easy off, confortable
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Overall a Good Sweatshirt but...
Donald Mott NY US
05/08/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I was excited to purchase this sweatshirt as I heard many good things about it. I purchased in a Carhartt store in local mall (Syracuse, NY) and am very disappointed I was not told that they had tall sizes. As others have stated these run a size larger, I usually wear an XL, but purchased the Large because the XL was much too big for me. However, the sleeves are very short and I would have definitely preferred the option to have longer sleeves that the Tall sizes apparently give.I am also not very impressed with the Rain Defender part of the sweatshirt. It has been raining on and off for the past two weeks where I live and I thought, perfect opportunity to test the Rain Defender sweatshirt. After 5 minutes in a light rain the material started getting soaked, it did not really every bead up the way it has for other users, so I am not sure if this particular item is defective. On a positive note, this is the heaviest sweatshirt I have ever owned and although it did take a bit to get used to I now love it. Very warm and seems extremely durable. I have worn outside to do landscaping work and no tears, holes or anything else. The 4 stars for comfort is due to the getting used to how heavy the sweatshirt is plus the tightness of the waistband and sleeve bands. They just take a bit of getting used to.
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Best hoodie
Doug Homis
04/18/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great quality. Great fit. Love it
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Tim Bulone
04/17/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"It's warm, tight fitting in all the right places and seems well constructed (ask me in a year)."
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dayne shoot OR US
04/17/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Feel good!! Great buy!!
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The fit of the jacket
Kim DiFulvio PA US
04/03/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Small Carhartt
"I will say the fit of the bottom of the jacket really runs small and tight and the jacket runs long down over your bottom.. It also said its heavy wt. but it's not, it's more of a thin light material jacket, haven't really been out in a heavy rain to try out the rain resistant part. I like the color is good and the second pocket is a great fit for my cell phone and it does not fall out while I'm bending down and up working. The jacket seems to be sturdy so far material is holding up good."
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Great Hoodie
Keith J WA US
03/20/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I purchased this hoodie in size Large Tall which fits me perfectly, it runs a little loose the way hoodie should run.It is built very well and includes a water repellent finish that works when it rains.The only negative is that Carhartt does cut them the way some sports makers do. They include tapered collar area which allows extra material. This makes for a larger hood to fully cover your head. If you expect to keep all of your head completely dry with this hood, you will not be satisfied
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Mouine Zorkot MI US
03/03/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"its thick and very warm that's what i like about it because i don't like wearing many layers i just wear a t shirt underneath and i don't like all those bulky jackets this is very comfortable and keeps you warm no matter how cold it is"
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Bulletproof combo with the C55
George Karalis IL US
03/03/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I use this in combination with the C55 for the coldest weather. The advantage of the zipper is that you can leave it in the coat. Bulletproof combo for the cold. Solid durable construction. Runs a size large as is known, just like the C55.
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Rain Defender Sweatshirt
Mary Ann Sumner IN US
03/02/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Good and thick, nice and warm, comfy and cozy. Haven't tested it in the rain. The hood should be made a little larger."
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Excellent product!!!! Very satisfied with my purchase.
brandon sino US
03/01/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Excellent product. Exactly what I was looking for
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Josh Dunn OR US
02/24/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
extremely like the sweatshirt fits very well very waterproof for being a sweatshirt
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zip up
Frank Chavez AZ US
02/08/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Hoody Jacket is perfect for the cool morning when a coat is just too heavy to work in.
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GUY YARDY ID US
02/06/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Great every day hoodie, 3rd one I've owned, only ever wear the cuffs out."
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Great winter coat
Randolph Peck WA US
02/03/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great winter coat. The rain protection works great. Wish they came in more colors in the 3XLT sizes.
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Great Buy
Timothy Boruff IN US
02/03/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
This is a great jacket! Repels rain and snow with out getting you wet. This jacket is warmer than I expected and have worn it throughout the winter.
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It is a great sweatshirt and heavy enough to handle whatever is thrown at it.
Timothy Woodard MI US
01/16/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
it like what carhartt has done with this sweatshirt.
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Great product
rich cavanaugh MA US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Fits perfectly...xl tall for 6' 3 200 lbs with long arms"
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joe moody ME US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
just spent 3 days at -10 for a high temp and kept me cumfy all day at work
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Could be the perfect Hoodie
Michael Hinchman FL US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"I'm 61 160lbs and usually wear a X Large in jackets and sweatshirts (long arms and big shoulders). I purchased a large and it fits perfectly. It was a little stiff when received but one wash softened it up with very little shrinkage if any. Wore it on a trip to Syracuse NY in mid December and it was the perfect layering piece under a mid weight jacket, kept me warm and toasty."
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Tan Lee IN US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
"Overall it's a nice glorified hoodie. It was not what I was expecting as I thought it was one I previously ordered but it was not"
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In and out great
John Broderick NY US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
Runs Small Carhartt
Great jacket for working in the warehouse. Great for indoors and checking trucks outside. Warm but not bulky. But what is the little pocket for?
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Great Sweatshirt
Sidney Smith NJ US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great quality. Looks good and is very comfortable and warm. I highly recommend this sweatshirt.
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What Happen?
Greg S CT US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Ive wore a similar Carhartt sweatshirt for as long as I can remember. and what happen???Ive had this new one for about 2 weeks now, and I'm growing to really, really,really hate it.First off , right off the bat, who the heck decided , gee lets not make it in Carhartt brown? Really, what does Guatemala not dye Carhartt brown??The zipper sticks every time, guess Ill try to wax it,but shouldn't have to.The hood just doesn't fit right, and draw strings are to short.The little so called security pocket, is beyond useless, its actually annoying , and needs to be cut out. It sits at such an angle, that EVERY single time to put your hands in the pocket, it will get hung up on the stupid thing, beyond annoying, like I said, I plan to cut mine out.And the sleeves are just beyond annoying as well, they are so darn tight, that they actually cut the circulation off to my hands. Ive stretched them out, and they just shrink right back, to skinny, limp wrested size, but I'm sure in a couple of months if I just don't throw this jacket away, that the sleeves will be too loose. Like I said Ive worn nothing but Carhartt this, and Carhartt that for ever, but I'm really, really super dissapointed with this jacket...."
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Good gear
Dan Golbeck WA US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
So far pretty good. In an out of the weather on jobs. Rain rolls off an keeps me pretty warm.
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Great product
James Schroder TN US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
As advertised. It is exactly what I wanted. Love Carhartt products.
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'Great sweatshirt. Not as waterproof as "rain defender" suggests'
Justin Vega CA US
01/05/2017
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"Nice sweatshirt, I'd consider it midweight more than heavyweight. I was actually surprised to see water bead off of it since it's a sweatshirt more than a jacket. It's warm enough for cold days and water resistant enough for light rain. I noticed larger drops do soak through somewhat quickly but much better than layering just to go between the truck and a job site. I would definitely recommend it but went 4 stars cause rain defender seems like it would handle larger drops better than it does. I also hope it shrinks a little shorter when washed."
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Serena Fuller CA US
12/10/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Great sweatshirt!
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Wonderful
Cary Willison US
12/09/2016
Verified Buyer
"Very nice sweat top keeps me warm that's for sure"
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Joe Streeter MO US
12/09/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Well only had it for a couple weeks now so very happy wth it so far had it in a little rain the other day water beaded right up like it should but not enuff to see how it runs off yet but very happy wth it so far comfort to wear like nothing even on
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Small Hood but Great Overall
Roman Mateo CA US
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I love the durability and quality of this hoodie. The Rain Defender technology works great. As for fit, it runs large. I typically wear a Medium in most other clothing brands, but ordered a small and it fits just right. My only qualm with this product is the hood. It's too short! The hood is great around the sides but doesn't make it over my head completely. I have to be looking down in order to avoid getting my head wet when working in the rain. If the hood was just a bit longer and covered the rest of my head, this hoodie would be perfect."
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Love My Carhartt!
Geno Grison IL US
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Awesome product! Needed a Carhartt hooded Zip-up for my job. The weather tends to get brutal up here in Chicago, so I needed some heavy duty gear to get me through the day. This Carhartt came fitted just right for my size. Carhartt is by far the best outfitter for outdoor, rugged, and cold harsh weather conditions.
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Awesome
Johnny Canuck US
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Bought a Large Tall at Marks in Edmonton, Alberta (Canadian chain) (it is extremely difficult to find Large Tall) and so happy I found it, keeps me warm up to 0 degrees c with a t-shirt underneath.
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I love it
Richard Sanchez CA US
12/06/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Comfortable,warm,and looks great. Plus my gf likes it too.
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sudadera carhartt
Roberto AlvarezLopez WI US
11/07/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
La sudadera esta super biencalientita y las mangas estan perfectas.estoy muy contento de ber comprado mi sudadera en carhartt.
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Great Jacket !!!
Joesph Dawson NC US
10/24/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
Jacket is great, Was disappointed in the zipper!Hope they improved.
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Martell Macon IN US
10/02/2016
Verified Buyer
Great quality and comfort is amazing!
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"I think I'm in love"
Don Jacobs OK US
09/30/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I just got this and so haven't been able to test it in the field but so far...I'm impressed. It's very thick for a Hoodie. Seems to be very well made. Runs pretty true to size maybe just a little on the big side. I normally wear a 3x but got this in 2x tall. As long as it doesn't shrink too much it'll be a perfect fit. If you plan on wearing some layers under it, I'd go with your normal size first. Always been happy with carthartt products and this Hoodie does not disappoint. I've paid the same price in the past for much less quality. Great job carthartt."
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Zipper Broke Appart
Rodrigo Daniel Seplveda FL US
09/18/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"I liked the sweatshirt but i was annoyed that the zipper broke appart, i bought it 2 month ago and it broke appart. I thought carhartt did durable clothing but i'm a bit dissapointed with this experience. The other things are okay, it's confortable, warm and runs true to size."
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Inaccurate size guide
Craig Sutherland US
09/18/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Bought this online and the size guide is inaccurate. The shoulder to waist line length isn't listed and this is very long, comes down to my thighs. I used the true fit guide and bought the suggested size. The hoodie itself is excellent and would last for years."
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best
Chris Carneiro CA US
09/09/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
excellent best sweatshirt i have used
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Great hoodie
moondogflip moondogflip
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Super comfortable and stays dry and warm in misty conditions would buy one again.
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Think BIG
Safetyman Safetyman
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Small Carhartt
I normally wear a size large in my outerwear, but this sweatshirt was HUGE. I sent the large back for a medium and it was still almost too big. I should have gone with a size small.
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Best Sweatshirt Yet
dwoods19582002 dwoods19582002 WI
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"This is the HEAVIEST sweatshirt I have used yet. Rain Defender means Rain Defender as you can wear this sweatshirt in the rain WITHOUT getting soaked on the inside and still stay warm. Perfect for the Wisconsin's Falls here and with the early cold snap, so glad I have it. High quality sweatshirt and very warm. Heavy duty zipper. Heavy-duty EVERYTHING.If you are shopping for a gift or for yourself, this IS the one you want."
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Great Sweatshirt
WalterS WalterS
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Very comfortable, easy to wear alone or underneath a winter jacket. Heavyweight as described. I appreciate the full zipper, as opposed to a pullover.
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Super jacket better than Under Armour
Rocky Rocky
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
"This is a super jacket it fits true to size, far superior to Under Armour, it's very warm by itself and great for layering, plenty of room for maneuvering while working it fits great, large hood I love it"
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WOW
emedrf emedrf
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
This could be best sweatshirt in the world. Not only is a great weight but the rain defender works great! Everyone should buy this sweatshirt!
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Trying out a 100614
MagBoy MagBoy
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"A quality Carhartt product . Warm and roomy for laying in the fall and winter. The rain defender product is like Rain x for your outerwear. The one thing I didn't like is the security pocket within the hand warmer pocket. It's too small for my phone and I was always catching my fingers in it and losing my keys in it. Otherwise a great product for laying and cooler weather use."
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WOW this sweatshirt rules
jdillabo jdillabo
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
what a great hoodie. this sweat shirt is very warm. has a great fit. love the front pockets there big and easy to find. the rain defender works very well. water just rolls off the hoodie with no soak through after wearing the the hoodie in the rain for a few hours.
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Runs Big
Supra3 Supra3
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Loved this hoody but was very disappointed when the medium almost reached my knees....returned for small, hope it's still not too big. Don't know why carhartt changed their sizing, use to be perfect fit before."
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good sweatshirt
Dave43 Dave43
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I would recommend this sweatshirt. It is warm and durable. Keeps you dry. It fits great and wears well.
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Top Notch Quality
DeerHunter DeerHunter
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
This sweatshirt exceeds my expectations in every way! I took it with me to deer camp this season and it performed exactly as expected. The rain defender water repellent finish beaded up the rain and snow with no problems. The security sized pocket was a little small for my cellphone, but I was able to keep my truck keys secure inside the cellphone pocket
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Nice and Warm Zip-Front Sweatshirt
brendan chlebeck MN US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Small Carhartt
"This sweatshirt has great value in its material and quality. Its thick fabric has kept me warm as winter approached here in MN while allowing plenty of mobility. It appears to be made with the same craftsmanship that I've come to expect from Carhartt, I expect it to last a long time. My only complaint is the way it fits. The waistband is nice and snug but above the waistband, where the pouch pockets are, the sweatshirt is very bulky which creates an unnecessary build up of fabric. If this sweatshirt had more of a tailored fit it would be perfect!"
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Good Sweatshirt
Northlander1825 Northlander1825 IN
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I've had this sweatshirt for a couple months now. It is warm and has done a good job of keeping me dry and comfortable. I only rated it 4 stars because the cell phone pocket is to small for a smart phone of any size (which seems to be where cell phones are going for some time now# and it takes a long time to hang dry after getting wet #I have to wash and dry after every wearing if I'm in wet conditions which is something I do not do with my other jackest/sweatshirts)."
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Outstanding Sweat shirt
The Meat The Meat
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I was sent this Sweat shirt in October 2014 and asked to wear it to work. I have worn it every day that I could without being too warm. This product is outstanding in everyway.It is heavy enough to stand up to brisk New England mornings and repels the normal mist to a slight drizzle that usually greets us here in the Northeast at this time of year.It pairs nicely with my Carhartt duck vest when the temperature drops and allows for great freedom of movement, so that I was able to have full reach and be able to accomplish my tasks while working outside at my trade.The change pocket inside the right front pocket is nice, but this sweat shirt would be well served by having either a hidden pocket up on the chest, or an inside pocket or two for wallet, cell phone, pencils, etc.All in all I would highly recommend this sweat shirt to tradesmen and civilians alike.
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Excellent hoodie!
macke4s macke4s
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"This probably the best hoodie I have ever had or tried on. The first day I got it, it rained like crazy. It was one of those winter rains. I know it said water repellent but it was hard to believe judging from the fabric(not what I'm used to from water repellent clothing) but it performed excellent. I stayed dry and warm. It is not big and bulky but still kept me warm. And the pocket inside the right side pocket fit my phone perfectly and it never fell out. Overall I was very impressed especially with the water repellency."
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Warm and Toasty
PhillyHank PhillyHank
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
am reviewing the Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip front Sweatshirt. I am using the hoddie in Williston ND. The weather has been in the range of -6 to +20 this week. The hoodie is keeping me warm and toasty along with my base layers. I really like the build quality and seems to be holding up the elements and the work environment. I would recommend the hoodie and I am really happy with it.
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Comfortable and Warm
yaya12 yaya12
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
While I found the sweatshirt a little long for me, it certainly is a very comfortable/warm article of clothing. A few mornings recently I left home while it was raining and one morning in particular raining a lot more than I expected. The sweatshirt kept me dry and warm although my pants were soaked as the rain ran right off me because of the water proof properties of the sweatshirt. I have noticed that the zipper gets a little sticky when wet.
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awesome sweatshirt
Kenworthguy687 Kenworthguy687 CO
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Got the sweatshirt to try it out. Wore it on many occasions with rain and cold wind. Kept me warm and dry every time. I work as a bus mechanic and wore it to work a few times with no issues. Great sweatshirt.
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Hooded Zip Front Sweatshirt
sidebothamk sidebothamk MI
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"This is by far the best hoodie sweatshirt that I own. When I am outdoors working in the rain, this hoodie is waterproof and doesn't get my clothes wet. I like the material and it has washed well after over 10 washes. It holds the shape and also is warm in the harsh outdoor weather. I specifically like the material and it looks high quality and also keeps me warm while I am working outside. I will be purchasing more of these hoodies and would highly recommend buying this."
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PROTECTION & COMFORT
DonfromPa DonfromPa PA US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"The first thing you notice about the sweatshirt is the thickness and quality. Immediately you know this has been constructed well and will last and it has. When you put it on, the fit is great. The best thing is the movement you have with your arms, no tightness in the chest area. The length is perfect, with a ribbed bottom, it protects your lower front /back and stays there. The zipper, full length, is strong and operates perfectly. The attached hood is a good size, no need to keep pulling it forward, it stays in place. As for being warm, for the most part this is all I needed to stay warm and I wore it in temps down to 28 degrees while working outside. It does repel some wetness, but not good when it is raining , just a drizzle or when snowing. But then I wouldn't expect it to be, it is not a rain jacket. The sweatshirt has two pockets, the one on the right has a smaller pocket inside the larger, great for keys or small tools. They are roomy, yet designed so the items will not fall out. The bottom of the sleeves is also ribbed and helps keep the arms from sliding down while working with your arms above you. Overall the sweatshirt has a excellent fit, giving you movement where you need it. It is well constructed, is the perfect length and looks good after several washings. I would highly recommend the sweatshirt"
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Very Happy
Shaun Shaun
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Really happy with the purchase. 5'11 170lbs. and a small fits me perfectly. Washed it a couple times and it hasn't shrunk which was my biggest fear as there isn't much room left. Sweatshirt is comfortable, warm and does a decent job of shielding the wind. Only complaint is the wrist cuffs are tight around my wrists... like, really tight. The hairs on my arms are sore after wearing the sweatshirt and any attempt to stretch out the cuffs hasn't worked (which shows how durable the elastic is). Next time I purchase, I might consider a medium to see if there is more room in the cuffs."
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Outstanding,quality Sweatshirt
MANOFSTIHL1 MANOFSTIHL1 WI US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I was sent this sweatshirt by Carhartt to test. I work outside seven days a week,and I can say this is one FINE sweatshirt! I like it so much, I purchased four more of the Paxton in different styles! I like the fit, the cuffs stay where they are supposed to, the waist band and the metal zipper. I also like the cell phone pocket which secures my phone quite nicely. I would HIGHLY RECOMMEND the heavy weight Paxton Sweatshirt to anyone that spends their time outdoors. You won't be disappointed!"
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Very nice sweatshirt
local3jim local3jim
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I was sent this sweatshirt to test. I am very happy with this product. It is rain resistant and very warm. The interior is quite soft and comfortable, while the exterior is durable. I highly recommend this sweatshirt as a change of seasons garment or a layer below your heavy winter gear.
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fabrick is to light
Liz15 Liz15
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
True To Size Carhartt
this product is poorly advertised. It states that it a heavyweight, this is not a heavy weight jacket but a light weight jacket. My husband was very disappointed with the jacket and so it was retuned.
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Very good zip hoody
ArcticNorthshore ArcticNorthshore MN
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
"This heavy duty zip hoody is awesome. The zipper is extra strong and the material is sturdy and thick. Two hand warmer pockets are great, the only thing I don't care for is a small interior pocket sewn inside the right hand warmer pocket. I guess its for keys or small items but for me it just gets in the way. Other than that it is a fantastic hoody that I will wear out after many years of heavy use. Good job."
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Best purchase ever!!!
BigD BigD
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
You have to get one. Best hoodie I have ever purchased.
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Great jacket
lcla1000 lcla1000
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
I have worn this jacket about 15-20 over the past few month in many different types of weather it has worked out great. heavier than the standard sweat jacket and lighter than a coat. kept me dry through the rain. Hood works great. my only complaint is that it faded after three washes. I like black being black not off black/ faded
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Great Product
InstrumentTech InstrumentTech
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I received this as a gift and couldn't be happier. It's warm, comfortable and actually repels water after multiple washings. It seems durable and well constructed with a good fit. I would recommend this sweatshirt."
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THE PERFECT SWEATSHIRT!
Dre617 Dre617
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
"I am a big guy 6'3 340lbs. I was worried about the fit, length /width, so I ordered the 3xl tall. I am incredibly satisfied with this product the fit is perfect, plenty of room and great length to cover the plummers crack. Carhartt is the best quality clothing company I have ever come across. The rain defender works very well, I spent a half hour in the rain the day I got it and it kept me warm and dry. It has a great lined hood that doesn't restrict mobility and keeps the melon toasty. I recommend this hoodie to everyone.GREAT JOB CARHARTT!"
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Great Sweat Jacket
RRM1973 RRM1973
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Great heavy weight jacket. I would recommend it to anyone who needs to work outside in not so perfect conditions.
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Cat skidsteer
Excavator Excavator
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Great work shirt
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Hoody
cheif cheif
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
This hoody became one of my favorites after the first couple of days. I like the cell phone pocket inside the pocket. The fit was comfortable and it keeps you dry on those cold rainy days. LOVE IT
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Excellent gear
Achiever Achiever
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
The rain gear is very comfortable to wear. Keeps in warm and protected. Able to move freely while wearing it and lets me do my job.I had only one issue with the gear. The zip was very difficult to operate and hence gave the rating for Quality only 4 stars. The zip seemed to be too tight to move up and down.
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Nearly perfect
DFFabs DFFabs
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"It's great, love it just wish there was an inner pocket at times."
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cool features on a basic sweatshirt
Mitcharific Mitcharific WA
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
"It's nice to have a sweatshirt that is warm, soft, and water resistant so if you get caught in a light shower, you stay dry and don't have to worry about packing rain gear all the time. I got a size L, but it was a little big around the mid section. I know Carhartt usually doesn't make size M tall, but it would be a nice option on all of there products. I'm 6' tall and 170lbs so I need length in the arms and body and sometimes things don't fit perfect. Not Carhartt's fault, maybe I need to have a few more cheeseburgers!!!"
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My best sweatshirt
BigDawgGeo BigDawgGeo
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
"This is a great all around sweatshirt, it is not only comfortable, good looking and provides practical warmth in cool weather but also provides the confidence of being able to go out hiking or working and not worrying about the rain. I don't need to take an extra bulky rain coat out with wearing this sweatshirt since it keeps me warm and dry during sudden rain storms. The hood provides a great fit around my Carhartt ball cap giving me extra warmth and rain protection. Has a inside cell pocket to keep my cell phone dry also. Closures around waist, wrists and face provide excellent security while maintaining comfort. The three piece hood provide protection but does not restrict head movement. An all around excellent sweatshirt for everyday use at work or play."
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The Perfect Hoodie
Opssgt112 Opssgt112 OH US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I recieved my Rain Defender Hoodie on the perfect day (Cold and Raining). The body fits great and extends over your rear to keep the wind and cold out. It performed very well in the rain (meaning I didn't get wet). I've washed the hoodie several times with no problems, Fits the same and didn't shrink a bit, no color lose and still repelled the rain.Pockets are deep and with the extra small inner pocket in the right hand pocket, you don't worry about loosing items. Great hoodie for the outdoor worker or for a casual wear jacket. I thought the hood could be a little deeper (to cover your forehead when it's raining)."
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Best Yet!
Cruzer Cruzer MI US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
It was a rainy week in October when I received my Rain Defender jacket. This jacket out performed anything I have ever worn shy of a rain coat. I will add all of the Rain Defender gear to my work clothes. Carhartt you hit a grand slam with this one!!Thank You!
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Better then I expected
MNBud MNBud
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I was impressed with this sweatshirt in the first couple of days after receiving it. With cold October rain the only place that got wet was around the collar because I didn't have the hood up. I stayed dry and comfortable all day everyday."
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Best hooded sweatshirt ever!
AdirondackMountainMan AdirondackMountainMan
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I've been wearing this hooded sweatshirt for about a month while working in all kinds of fall weather in the Adirondack Mountains of New York. I am really impressed over the fact that I can wear this in the rain without feeling cold and wet. It keeps me warm and dry as it repels the rain. The perfectly designed hood fits easily over my ball caps and even my bulkier knitted hats. I also like the fact that the hood does not fall down over my eyes even when I'm not wearing a hat and the drawstrings are pulled tight. This sweatshirt is also roomy enough to wear over heavy shirts and even a light vest if needed. The pockets are very roomy and strong. The waist and wrist cuffs are also snug and strong. The fabric is rugged and abrasion resistant. The zipper is Carhartt strong. It washes well and retains it's size. When I put this sweatshirt on in the morning I feel confident that I will stay warm and dry all day, even if there's a chance that I'll get caught out in the rain. I'd also like to mention that this heavyweight sweatshirt does not bind at all in the shoulders which is important to me since I have wide shoulders. I'm sure that I will get many years of use out of this rugged and functional sweatshirt."
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Not a zipper fan
dephiants dephiants
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I do not nor have I ever really cared for the full zipper front style sweatshirt. Other than that this sweatshirt was awesome.
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Product test review
tkbuschs7 tkbuschs7 WI
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I was sent this zip up hooded sweatshirt as a test. I can tell you that it is everything that you would want for use in multiple climates.The day I recieved the sweatshirt it was raining outside and i had work to do so I put in on right out of the package. It kept me warm and dry for the enitire 6 plus hours that I was outside. The sweatshirt shed the rain and it never felt as if it was getting wet.As the weather changed to colder temperatures this sweatshirt kept me warm. Now that the temps have been in the single didgets I have just thrown my Carhartt quick duck vest over the top and I stay very warm.This is very comfortable sweatshirt, nice and soft lining.Having a zipper front makes temperature control very nice.I like the small phone pocket on the inside of the larger pocket too, this keeps my phone out of the way of tools and anything else that is in my pocket.I would strongly reccommed this sweatshirt to anyone who is active outdoors or someone that needs it for changing climates. I gave this a 5 out of 5 in every category, I tried to use it in the most extreme areas that I could and it performed very well.
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Impressive
philmanchu philmanchu
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
I have no idea how the heck Carhartt did this. I have a sweat jacket that is water proof. Not resistant mind you. Water proof. I wore this comfy and warm sweat jacket several times in the chilly fall weather in west central Ohio in those all day rains we seem to get.The sweatshirt was wet and I stayed dry. No wet migration. I do not know how, I do not know why. I know this is now my favorite sweatshirt/ sweat jacket ever.
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Perfect Fall / Winter Purchase
ChiTommy ChiTommy IL
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
This is an absolutely wonderful sweatshirt that exceeded my expectations. It is weird classifying this as a sweatshirt as it shares the same characteristics and comfort as one, but it is as close to a full out fall jacket as you can get.Overall FitI am 61 and generally wear a size L. When I ordered this sweatshirt, I noticed that it came in an L-Tall version, so I opted for that size instead. The length was a bit longer than I thought it would be coming down a few inches past my waist (maybe 4 to 5 inches). I was concerned that it was too long, until I tried it out having the extra length definitely helped with the cold weather we have been having, as well as when I am wearing something heavy underneath it, like another sweatshirt. Not having tried the non-tall version, I would think that the regular length would have also fit me just fine.ComfortThe sweatshirt was way warmer than I anticipated that it would be. The first time I wore it was to rake the leaves out of my yard. It was 38 degrees with light rain and I only had a t-shirt on underneath. Within a few minutes, I was already zipping the sweatshirt down to let in some air. It was very dry and toasty!Build QualityThe zipper is very heavy duty and took a few passes to get broken in before it worked smoothly. The overall build quality is excellent no loose threads or issues with any part of it to date. I have also loaded out the pockets several times with nails, nuts, bolts and random trash. I never found any holes in the pockets or stretching/damage to the material.I also washed the sweatshirt several times and the color has not faded at all (bought mine in black). I did make the mistake of throwing it in the machine with some dirty rags and got some nice bleach stains on it now. My fault obviously guess it gives the sweatshirt some character.I will absolutely be buying another one of these again once I wear this one out but who knows how long that will be? I anticipate this sweatshirt hanging with my other Carhartt stuff for a long time before it needs a replacement.
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Big and TALL and loving it!
CarharttDADDY CarharttDADDY MI US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Having worn this MEN'S PAXTON HEAVYWEIGHT HOODED ZIP-FRONT SWEATSHIRT for the past 30+ days I am very happy to report my satisfaction with this garment. Fall rain and wind are no match to the warmth and dryness provided....and when the sun would make itself known on the job-site the Paxton wasn't too heavy or hot either. I am also VERY pleased with the length. Finally a durable and versatile hoodie that is cut for a 6'8 man. Keep up the great work Carhartt and you will always find me wearing your gear and telling my crew(s) how much value your clothing line provides!"
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Best Sweatshirt I own!
Carpenterguy Carpenterguy OH
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
"This sweatshirt is the best article of clothing I wear right now. Because it has not been super cold yet it even doubles as my jacket. This thing is built well. It's thick and durable and even keeps me dry when it's raining outside. This is a great purchase for anyone who wants a excellent quality sweatshirt!"
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Comfortable warm and dry
KevinEllingtonCT KevinEllingtonCT CT US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Its also of course - durable. I knew at a glance I would use and love the sweatshirt as only someone who depends on clothing to be ready for anything could appreciate. I don't worry about weather changes since I can zip it open and drop the hoodie or zip it shut and put the hoodie up. Its like having an always ready mini shelter while I am out there working. Well worth buying."
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great sweatshirt
mrmagic mrmagic
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
this is a great sweatshirt to wear in the fall and rain days,it will keep you dry ,i orderd the long so it will keep your back from the wind and cold,great to work in the fit gives you alot of room,you can not do better then carhartt
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New Comfort Same Reliability
thefoyboy thefoyboy MN US
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
This product redefines comfort in a sweatshirt. My experience to anything in the past with water repellency or waterproof ability was that it was stiff or the exterior shell did not feel fabric-like. Not this. In fact, however the resistance to water is imbedded is amazing because the fabric feels very soft and comfortable to the touch. The other amazing thing is that it continues to breath extremely well almost like a thermostat was in it. When I would begin to feel warm it was almost as though it would begin to breath even better and sweating did not become a problem. Fit around all the way around was comfortable and slightly loose which is how I like it when I am working and wearing a sweatshirt. Overall, a pleasure to wear.
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Great Product
MLNWood MLNWood
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
It fits like the proverbial glove, repels water as promised, is soft and comfortable, yet rugged and durable. It is the warmest hooded sweatshirt I have ever owned. Thinking about buying more in a variety of colors. Would definitely recommend this to anyone.
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met my expectations and then some
ghost ghost
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"Being a Carhartt user for about thirty years, I knew this would be a quality product and I wasn't disappointed. The rain stood up like a waxed car. The temp.s in last two days was in the twenties and sweat shirt is very warm, getting in and out of equipment. I love the space in the right pocket which holds my cell phone. I would purchase this item again."
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Great Quality as Always
Waterboy79 Waterboy79
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Very comfortable and Durable. The fit is a little big but leaves room for layering during colder months. I wore the sweatshirt in light to medium rain and it repelled the water without soaking through.
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Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip Front Sweatshirt
A Plus Electrical Installation, LLC A Plus Electrical Installation, LLC
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
Excellent sweatshirt and water repellent . I have been wearing the sweatshirt for over a month, and I am completely satisfied. It kept me dry in the rain while I was working outside
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Excellent
Simpson84 Simpson84
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"This sweatshirt is very comfortable to wear all day around the farm and working on equipment. I am constantly in and out of the tractors in all types of weather so it's nice not to have to worry if it is raining if I'm going to get wet. This sweatshirt helps shed the rain off me."
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Perfect Investment!
Razor270 Razor270 PA
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"When I look at buying work clothes, I look at it as making an investment. You can NOT go wrong with Carhartt for no matter what the category is, and thisMen's Paxton Heavyweight Hooded Zip-Front Sweatshirt proves my point. Being a trucker and always spending my spare time either out in the woods or outside around the house I put my clothes through harsh environments and even harsh seasonal wet weather. I was a little skeptical when I first seen the Rain Defender on the tag, but knowing that it was made from Carhartt, I gave it a try and WAS NOT disappointed! Very comfortable, very warm (Even being in freezers that are set at -10F to -20F for short stints) and beyond my durability requirements. I wear it as an everyday work coat in and out of the truck as well as a chore coat around the house and woods. Caught in rain showers quite often I have grown to love the rain defender so much that it is my rain coat for moderate showers, repels the water right offLarge pockets to fit almost anything to get the job done and a large hood to protect even the biggest of heads! It was by far a great investment that will last for a LONG time! Very Hap Happ Happy! Recommend to everyone!"
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Good Quality
nailbender nailbender WI
05/31/2016
Verified Buyer
Runs Large Carhartt
"I was pretty impressed with this sweatshirt on how comfortable it was. Not only did I wear it but my wife also would quick put it on when she went outside. And being Carhartt, you know that it will stand up no matter what you throw at it. The only thing I would change on it is the cell phone pocket. I have a Droid which doesn't fit but I would suggest putting a pocket on the inside with a Velcro flap. I have other Carhartt clothes and this item is in most of them."
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