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jimmy the lid
03-25-2007, 05:14 AM
Can anyone recommend a source for a white rubber hat sponge? I see that the Village Hat Shop offers a dark hat sponge, but I imagine that I would not want to use that on lighter color hats, true?

Several Loungers have suggested using a white rubber hat sponge for removing light soil and stains -- I just can't seem to find one anywhere...[huh]


Cheers,
JtL

RBH
03-25-2007, 05:48 AM
Jimmy, here is one site
http://www.jhhatco.com/new/cowboy_hat_care/cowboy_hat_care_products.htm
maybe some of of sellers here at the Lounge has them. I purchased mine at a local western store.

Aaron Hats
03-25-2007, 06:12 AM
We should have them back in stock this week.

Hatters Sponge (http://www.getahaton.com/proddetail.php?prod=01014&cat=20)

Zemke Fan
03-25-2007, 06:58 AM
Wink, wink!

John in Covina
03-25-2007, 08:03 AM
I have gotten both kinds at the Boot Barn here in Southern California as they carry cowboy hats and numerous hat cleaners, even that Nu-Strw cleaner.

jimmy the lid
03-25-2007, 08:12 AM
Thanks, guys. Looks like Aaron's go the goods.:)

Cheers,
JtL

johnnycanuck
03-25-2007, 10:17 AM
I also use a dry cleaning pad from noggintops that does a good job as well.
http://www.noggintops.com/page.cfm?p=83
Johnny

jimmy the lid
03-25-2007, 11:41 AM
Hadn't seen that before. Looks interesting. You've had good luck with it?

Cheers,
JtL

Wayfarer
03-26-2007, 04:57 AM
I bought a "soot sponge" also called a dry cleaning sponge on the label at a paint store. They use it to clean the walls with soot damage before painting.

I am pretty sure its the same thing and it works for me. It is natural rubber about 6"x3"x2". I cut mine in half.

Snrbfshn
03-26-2007, 06:08 AM
The Gonzo Wonder Sponge:
http://www.gonzocorp.com/wonder.htm

I bought mine at Bed, Bath & Beyond for about $4. They make a lampshade sponge that'll do the same thing.