Brown Uniform Pants

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by flutterby_404, Dec 8, 2013.

  1. flutterby_404

    flutterby_404 New Member

    My dad is retired from UPS (drove for 27 years) and he loves wearing his old uniform pants around the house because they're lightweight. I'd like to get him a new pair for chirstmas but am having trouble finding out what brand they are. My mom cut the tags out of his long ago.

    Can anyone point me in the right direction?
  2. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Buy a plane ticket to Kenya. I think that's where they are made now.

    You dad wouldn't think much of the pants made for us now. Compared to the quality he had back in the day I'm sure.
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  3. anonymous6

    anonymous6 Guest

    I keep fixing my good ol made in the USA pants that are so comfortable. can't blame your Dad for wearing them but as soon as I retire, the only time im gonna wear my uniform is when I rob someone.
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  4. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Well this sucks only 5 minutes to edit my posts? I see lots of "bad spelling" alerts in my future.
  5. cb1969

    cb1969 Member

    Twin Hill or Cinta
  6. Indecisi0n

    Indecisi0n Well-Known Member

    If you can't find nicer pants to lay around the house with then you guys have bigger issues.
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  7. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    The pants are definitely total crap. I have ripped crotch in a couple but the most common problem is seams wearing out on outside of thigh from seat belt rubbing.
  8. Brownslave688

    Brownslave688 You want a toe? I can get you a toe.

    Actually I wear my old pants for things like mowing and working on cars and such. They are provided for me so why would I spent money on clothes to work in. I do not wear the shirts.

    I'm honestly amazed under armor or Nike or someone hasn't come to a deal with ups to design our uniforms.
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  9. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    Would cost way too much...They go for the cheapest ones they can find, they assume they all last the same.
  10. flutterby_404

    flutterby_404 New Member

    Yeah, he likes to wear them while doing housework and things like that. He's not a jeans guy, so I'm hesitant to get him Dickies or anything like that because I'm sure they'd be too heavy.
  11. Jackburton

    Jackburton Gone Fish'n

    Screw that, I work hard so I don't have to wear pants when I retire.
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  12. Tired Driver

    Tired Driver Sisyphus had it easy.

    I try not to wear the color brown when I am not working.
  13. Bmany

    Bmany New Member

    I started in '77 and retired in '06. I still have my old 70's uniform pants and my Eisenhower jacket. The pants label simply says rayon and and cotton, made in USA. The jackets were made by Caleb Smith and Sons, New York California. The old Ike jackets were nice, but not very warm. still has a dog bite or two on the sleeve. I fought off a few mutts, but a poodle jumped out of a ladies arms one night in Raleigh, when I handed her the clip board and told her on what line to sign. He bit me in the face and my jacket has his teeth marks. Good stuff. My browns don't get worn anymore, though thy still fit. UPS might call me to go relieve one of you modern day whiney weenies, so I keep them clean and pressed, just in case. Ah retirement is sweet!
  14. Package_Donkey14

    Package_Donkey14 milk was a bad choice

    Got That Right!! I'm the same way Bud! NO BROWN ON THE WEEKENDS!!
  15. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    To answer your question you can't buy them. They are controlled. The only way I know to get them is buy filling out a order from and handing to the one of the clerks in the morning.
  16. OPTION3

    OPTION3 Well-Known Member

    Made with the finest alpaca hair money can buy
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  17. Richard Harrow

    Richard Harrow Would you pay a dime to see this?

    Mine smell like an alpaca. I haven't washed them in years!
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  18. brownmonster

    brownmonster Man of Great Wisdom

    I would wear them in public but I don't want to look like Al Bundy or a KMart Manager.
  19. ibleedbrown

    ibleedbrown Active Member

    i have thought the same thing, they could make warm uniforms for winter and moisture wicking, breathable uniforms for summer and i think they would do it cheap because it would be promotional for them. there could be commercials featuring ups drivers showing how the seasonal weather uniforms help during extreme conditions.
  20. Kicked Your Dog

    Kicked Your Dog 22 Year South Cal UPSer

    You go, vet. I know it was a different culture back then. Still proud to wear my browns for what the "tradition" used to mean. Hopefully, that sense of pride can return, a little.