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Duluth Trading Challenges You to Out-Tough its Fire Hose® Work Pants

By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief


Tags: Duluth, work clothes, farms,

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I have been a fan of Duluth Trading Company’s products for many years and I’ve never felt I didn’t get more than my money’s worth with any Duluth products. However, the company has thrown down the gauntlet on their recently torture-tested Fire Hose® work pants. Put simply, they challenge us to put the pants through their paces – and if we rip, tear, or fray them, or are for any reason nFire Hose Work Pants from Duluth Trading Co. adr tough.ot satisfied with them, the folks at Duluth Trading will send us another pair, no questions asked. 

Put in specific corporate language: “If your Duluth Trading Fire Hose Work Pants ever let you down, fray, tear, rip or give out, send them back to us. No questions asked, we’ll send you a brand spankin’ new pair, and the shipping’s on us.

Wow eh? Duluth is willing to publicize this offer because they sell one of the toughest, if not the toughest line of work clothes around. And just to be sure, the company had their Fire Hose® material tested. After extensive analysis, an independent lab discovered that Duluth’s Fire Hose® Work Pants in a 10.9 oz. fabric weight, deliver tearing strength and abrasion resistance that’s a cut above top workwear brands. Ounce for ounce, the Duluth Fire Hose® Work Pants lasted three times longer than any other work pant tested.

Get your own pair of Fire Hose® Work Pants today and see if you can work them hard enough to honestly deserve a replacement pair. I know I am going to give it a shot.

For the record, I am wearing a Duluth Trading Co. shirt, belt and boots here at the office today.


Hank Will raises hair sheep, heritage cattle and many varieties of open-pollinated corn with his wife, Karen, on their rural Osage County, Kansas farm. His home life is a perfect complement to his professional life as editor in chief at GRIT and Capper's Farmer magazines. Connect with him on .