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Water resistant and Water proof are two entirely different animals. If you believe these jeans will keep your azz from gettin wet, think again.
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Who irons jeans?
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From a new thing called starch.
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They're water "resistant" not water proof. That says to me that riding a bike in the rain is still gonna get your knickers wet.
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I bought some on sale at Cavenders, I didn't notice the "water resistant" tag till I got home. To me they wear (and get wet) like any other Wranglers. I only paid about 19 or 20 dollars, I wouldn't have bought them at more than that.
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Who irons jeans?
Iron jeans????

I didn't even know you were suppose to wash them... When they get dirty just wear them out in the rain.. Problem solved.



I don't know much about the 'new' 13MWZ's, as from what I understand they went the same route as Levi and now are made in <insert your favorite foreign country>... (You can tell where they are made by looking at the inside label).

All of the Wrangler 13MWZ's I own are a few years old, with a label that still reads "Made In The USA, 100% Cotton".....


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I wear Wrangler jeans all the time but don't think for a moment that these things will keep you dry in the rain.
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Reading the ad for these jeans......it says the water-repellant becomes activated when exposted to heat.......so......... if you haven't put them in a HOT dryer or ironed them FIRST before you wear them, the repellant chemicals wouldn't have activated. I'm sure if you're in a soaking downpour...... you're screwed. But a light rain may keep your drawers dry.

It pays to read ALL the instructions......
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They may be water resistant if you're walking but going 70 mph, even 30, will force the rain right through. A waste of money.
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These jeans were designed by rodeo riders. Horses and bulls are fast but nothing to compare to a Harley. Thanks for all the info. I've changed my mind on getting a pair. Back to the rain suit.
 
 
 
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