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    "A List" Customer PrettyBigGuy's Avatar
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    Optimo Davenport

    Well, my Christmas trip to Optimo has paid off. May I present to you all, my Dove Gray Optimo Davenport (and some guy's bird)






    I'm very happy with how it turned out! I love how tall the crown is(keep in mind that I'm 6'5" and the ribbon is 2"). I'm still playing around with the bash so I'm sure it will change with time.

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    Thanks for looking and for all the advice before I bought it.
    PBG
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    That is a very TALL and STRAIGHT crown. It looks very 30's.
    Good on ya!

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    Ya know....you're a pretty big guy....LOL Great looking lid man, I'm jealous. One of these days, I shall own a widebrimmed, high crowned grey fedora....but until then....well....I won't own one Well, once again, Great lid, PBG.

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    You know, that second picture almost looks like the hat in
    Matt Deckard's old profile picture. Very nice.
    (I may have to cash out one of my 401k's soon!)

    Dalexs

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    Wow

    It is nice to see the face of the "handle" we all post. I can compliment you , and Optimo, on the balance and scope of the hat. It is one of my favorite colors. You rightly so opted for the taller crown, and just the right size brim. SPLENDID is the word I have for you.

    And BTW I assume it is the Lightweight Felt?
    "Thanks for the memories...."
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    And another thing, Mr.!!!!

    I also like the look of your glasses, the BIRD and the whole package. You seem like you should drive out to California and visit Art and I for a "Northern California Wine Tasting".
    "Thanks for the memories...."
    "We are Loungers. Your biological and technological distinctiveness will be added to our own. Resistance is futile."

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    Re: Wow

    Originally posted by Andykev
    It is nice to see the face of the "handle" we all post. I can compliment you , and Optimo, on the balance and scope of the hat. It is one of my favorite colors. You rightly so opted for the taller crown, and just the right size brim. SPLENDID is the word I have for you.

    And BTW I assume it is the Lightweight Felt?
    Coming from someone so well versed in the subject of hats, that is a compliment! It just goes to show that making the trip to see Graham & Kevin was definately worth my time. After I tried on the Mitchum style, the Davenport was the first one Graham suggested. He certainly knows his stuff.
    The Dove Gray is actually a heavyweight felt, although it doesn't feel very heavy compared to me Peters Bros. "bulletproof".

    Originally posted by Andykev I also like the look of your glasses, the BIRD and the whole package. You seem like you should drive out to California and visit Art and I for a "Northern California Wine Tasting".[/B]
    Thanks for all the compliments! You're going to make me blush! I dwell down here in Long Beach, but my gal's family resides in the Fresno area. Maybe the next time we head up there (which shouldbe soon) we can work out a get together?
    As for you other fellows, my best regards. This round is on me.
    PBG
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    You got yourself a winner. I like your specs, too.

    And you get extra bonus cool points for the Hudsucker Proxy quote. I don't know if it was always there or not - but I just noticed it. One of my all-time favorite movies, ever.

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    Ah ... I finally get the Shelbyville reference!

    Nice lid, son.

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    Smile Great hat!

    That is one fine looking lid.

    You chose wisely. That is a very good color. Your not limited as to what you can wear it with.

    OPTIMO keeps proving they are one of the best if not THE BEST hat maker these days. Every time we look at one of their hats displayed here it just fuels the desire to get another one.

    Is the Fedora Lounge like their advertizing agency or what??????
    I am sure they have gotten a lot of business due to the Fedora Lounge and COW.

    Again, great hat!!

    Gabe

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