Vertx Pants Review / First Impresions

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Some time ago I got a pair of LAPG FUBAR tactical pants. While certainly worth the whopping $12 a piece I paid for them they do have their flaws. Of particular importance was is way that they drag my gunbelt down whenever I bend over or kneel. This causes the admittedly too short uniform shirt I have been provided with to become untucked. The LAPG pants are also rather hot here in Phoenix during the summer. So I decided so do some browsing and came across Vertx pants. The review over at Military Morons is what really sold me on the pants, as the reviewer said that the pants were comfortable, maneuverable, and most importantly the back did not get pulled down when bending or kneeling.

The first pair I ordered from tacticalpants.com and while I was happy with the experience I ordered the wrong size. Unlike most other pants I have, these pants run true to size. Therefore if you have a 40" waist you need size 40s, not 38s. I sent them back (and will get all my money back as the shipping was free) and began to look locally. There is a single retailer in the Phoenix area that stocks these pants, ACE Uniforms in Phoneix proper. Although the places AC was out the girls there were quite helpful. Though they did not have my exact size they hemmed down a longer pair for free on the spot. The pants cost $43, $7 cheaper than tacticalpants.com and the cheapest I have seen them anywhere.

The pants themselves are excellent, at least so far as I have had them for less than a week. The pants are in fact quite "mobile" and most comfortable. They do not pull down my gun belt like my LAPG pants or crush my crotch like my 5.11s do. The also breathe much better than my other pants and are 'cooler" feeling despite being black like the others. If I had the money I would order a dozen, but for now I will have to settle with just a few until funds permit otherwise. The cargo pockets, despite not having any fastenings stay closed and the front slash pockets are nice and deep but not too deep. Due to the lack of any knee reinforcing and comparability small cargo pockets I don't know how great of field pants these would make, but I think that they make an excellent urban/work pant.
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I was absolutely certain that a review of pants from Kommander would include a complaint about "too much material in the seat" or somesuch! :lol:

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jetfxr69 wrote:I was absolutely certain that a review of pants from Kommander would include a complaint about "too much material in the seat" or somesuch! :lol:

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And no mention of leather or "fringes"

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Or made a tactical underpants joke.
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CombatController wrote:Or made a tactical underpants joke.
Somebody makes Tactical Underpants??? :o :o
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cu74 wrote:
CombatController wrote:Or made a tactical underpants joke.
Somebody makes Tactical Underpants??? :o :o
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I always thought that tactical underpants meant no underpants, hence "going commando".
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Yeah, no underwear is "going commando" I'll not give anyone too much information there. Although there is a rumor going around about Air Force CCT thongs, all false of course.
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