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Style# 74385

Taclite® Jean-Cut Pants

Average rating of 90%

(98 Reviews)

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Regular Price: $49.99

Special Price $36.99

Purpose Built

What happens when you combine your favorite jeans with a premium tactical pant? You end up with the only pair of pants you'll ever need, 5.11's® Taclite® Jean-Cut Pants. Made from lightweight Taclite ripstop fabric, with a fitted waistband and TEFLON® finish, these pants present a professional profile in a relaxed, straight-leg jean fit. With nine pockets, including two internal pockets sized for AR magazines, and a comfortable style, you'll be ready for anything, from the woods to the range to the tarmac.



  • Lightweight, durable, jean-style tactical pants
  • Excellent blend of professional and casual design
  • Extra pockets sized for tactical use



  • 6.14 oz. polyester/cotton Taclite ripstop fabric
  • Fitted waistband
  • Nine pockets
  • TEFLON finish
  • YKK® zippers
  • Prym® snaps

Product Reviews

Ratings and Reviews


(based on 98 reviews)

90 %


Best pants I've ever owned

By matthew


I'm a veterinarian and as such I'm up and down all day, wrestling patients from the might domestic short haired cat to english mastiffs. These pants are comfortable, stain resistant, wear resistant and reasonably fashionable. This is no complaint but people need to know that if you are a 37" waist do not buy a 36 and hope for the best, the waistbands do not stretch, do not stretch!


I wish these weren't being discontinued...

By ValamirCleaver


These were my favorite everyday-wear pants, I own 2 pairs in each of the 4 different colors. I was hoping the number of available colors would be increased, but it appears that they are being discontinued. I liked having hard wearing, comfortable pants with hidden extra pockets that didn't make other people automatically assume that I was a cop. I guess I'll have to see who else has available offerings of non-tactical looking rip-stop pants with hidden extra pockets.


Surprisingly, Very Disappointed

By Joshua


I have owned a lot of 5.11 gear and it's not often that I find things I don't like about these products. Unfortunately with these pants, the cons FAR outweigh the pros.

1. The fabric is ULTRA thin.
2. These are not really "jean" cut at all.
3. The length is not the same as other 5.11 pants I own...these are a bit shorter.
4. These are what we used to call "nuthugger" pants back when I was in school. They are very constrictive and tight in the midsection....making them quit uncomfortable in the butt, thighs, and "package" sections.
5. The front small pockets, as well as the ones inside the other pockets are far too small for any legitimate use. The tightness of these pants also makes using any of the pockets a hassle.

I regret this purchase...I don't like being disappointed, especially by a brand that I've grown to love and recommend.


5.11 Tactical Jean cut

By Dude the security guy


Love these pants! Durable and big bang for your buck! I work corporate security for a power company and we have the option of wearing slacks or tact pants. I love these because they look dressy, but theyre tactical. It's like you wanna party but look formal at the same time.


Pretty Good

By TacMed


I do like these pants overall, good idea and alternative to something that screams "tactical", more mainstream look. But I do have 2 issues.
1) front hand pockets need to be a little wider at the top- I have smaller hands and they are a challenge for me to get my hands in; 2) i bought my usual 511 waist size and the crotch is a bit snug. Maybe I need to go up a size or maybe it could be widened a bit


Love these pants!

By Holley


The ar mag pockets fit my shield perfectly. They are light, but tough and comfortable. I had a pair for over a year and then bought the rest of the colors and got my Dad a pair as well.


Great Pants - Needs Different Pockets

By Daniel


These pants are amazing, very functional and a great price. They are perfect for everyday wear when you aren't trying to look too "tactical". But the front side pockets aren't very comfortable especially if you want to put your hands in the pockets. I also have a few pairs of the Taclite Pro Pants, I wish 5.11 would use those same pockets and that there was a larger selection of colors. If those changes were made these pants would be absolutely perfect. Great pants but a few small changes would drastically improve them.


Replaced My Real Jeans!!

By Mi5Jason


I really liked the idea of the Taclite® Pro Pants, then I put them on... I gave it a few weeks to see if I could get used to them could not.

Then I came across the Taclite® Pro Jean-Cut Pants and the stars aligned. My significant other would probably like me to wear some other pants as every day wear simply because she makes her money selling Fashion clothing that goes way over my head. I have never been big on "fashion" I care more about Function, and Durability I work as a Commercial Diver, the Teflon® impregnated fabric helps keep water beading up and it helps resist staining.

I own 3 pairs of Taclite® Jean-Cut Pants I wore the living hell out of the first 2 pairs for 6 months washing and wearing them enough for 2 years worth of wear if you had a decent number pairs for a wardrobe and they are still going strong. Don't get me wrong they still the wear and tear. However if these were regular jeans regardless of price point they would be destroyed by now. I used to buy $150-$250 jeans from Nordstroms that came with "free" tailoring so the jeans fit correctly hence wore better then off the shelf jeans. Then the fabric quality of even those jeans dropped and as a result the durability dropped as well.

Long winded way of saying these pants are worth every penny they are extremely comfortable have ample storage. They fit my EDC items Leatherman (mid or Full size), Spyderco H1 Steel Knife, GLOCK 42 with 2 extra magazines that fit in upper back left pocket), cellphone, car keys, & wallet.


Not for me

By Beardly Man

from Southern Virginia

The worst thing about these pants was the legs, they narrow around the lower thigh and the knee and then open back up some around the ankle. Like a boot cut, but less obvious. You definitely fee it when you wear them, this was a negative. When I lift my leg to put my socks on, the pants are super tight around my thigh and knee. I'm an athletic slim fit guy. I did like that these pants did not seem as baggy around the leg and ankle as the cargo pants. Another negative is that the pockets are attached to the outer leg seam all the way to bottom of the pocket... makes it hard to put your hand in your pocket and reach to scratch your crotch area, which also feels restricted due to the fit in the thighs. I ended up returning these after the left leg seam busted at the bottom of the pocket.



By Purcell 150

from Oklahoma

I've had these pants for about two years. Nice fit and feel. However, the pockets are impossible to get into. With a belt wider than one inch the extra rear pockets are totally inaccessible, and don't even think about trying to carry a small backup gun in the front pockets. I wear a lot of western wear at work, but I seldom wear these pants because of multiple pocket issues.

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