Testing Blue Jeans for Durability, Breathability, Puncture and Flame Resistance

We’ve seen Todd at Project Farm test a lot of tools and other work products. In this video, he tests something rather unexpected: jeans. But hey, we all work in something and many of us work in jeans.

My entire life, I have always bought the cheapest jeans possible. For over a decade and a half, I bought only the $14 black jeans at Target. I still have some of those jeans from up to 15 years ago in circulation. So, I was particularly interested to see how the $16 and $18 jeans he tested would fare.

Todd tested 8 brands of jeans. He tested them for for breathability, back pocket and hammer loop durability, crotch durability, puncture resistance, abrasion resistance, pocket fabric puncture resistance, and flame resistance.

In the end, the Wrangler Carpenters ($39) and Wrangler Flame Resistant ($50) performed best, but the $18 Blue Mountain jeans came in 4th place in testing.


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