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Discussion in 'Hats' started by fedoralover, Aug 20, 2005.

  1. First of all to MK, for starting this site a few years ago. Without it none of the knowledge made available here would have been made so public.

    Second to Panamabob for opening the door to the real world of Panama hats and making them affordable to many more people.

    Third to Art Fawcett for his skills and depth of knowledge in both hat making and vintage fedora's and who provides his services here to all who ask. We anxiously await his return.

    And 4th to Fedora, (Steve Delk) for uncovering many secrets of the hat world in regards to the fur felt fedora, and providing a top quality fedora at a very low price.

    High quality hats can now be purchased at a price more people can afford. This post is not and was not meant to be a slam at any other hatter or vendor. However we are all learning that the mark up on Panama's and fur felt fedora's is tremendous. Now more people can afford and enjoy a super high quality hat without the super high prices.

    My personal thanks to all 4 of you gentlemen.

    regards fedoralover
     
  2. jeboat

    jeboat One of the Regulars

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    Thanks to real hatters

    AMEN!!!

    jeboat :cool2: :cool2: :cool2:
     
  3. riccardo

    riccardo Practically Family

  4. Vannevar

    Vannevar New in Town

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    Here here!
     
  5. Art Fawcett

    Very good post Fedoralover but I think we would be Remiss if we did not mention Art Fawcett in the same vain I know he has helped so many of us here. :cheers1:
     
  6. Kentucky Blues

    Kentucky Blues A-List Customer

    Yes, but sadly, we still have to pay the super high prices if we want to buy a piece of crap :p


    Seriously though, yeah! Thanks guys!
     
  7. You are right Sharptoys and I apologize for that omission. I've modified my original post.

    And to Kentucky blues, what do you mean? That's what this post is all about, with the above mentioned people we at the lounge DON'T HAVE TO BUY the crap at super high prices!

    regards, fedoralover
     
  8. Four cheers for the gentlemen who have contributed so much time and talent to this hobby/lifestyle!
    Hip, hip.... ;)
    Thanks all!
     
  9. Thanks to Steve and Art Fawcett, I know that when my kids get a little older I'll be able to buy fedora's for them that won't turn to crap with the first rain storm.

    Mega Dittos.
     
  10. I suppose I will have to say I tenth that. :p Definitely people who have devoted the time to keeping haberdashery in line with the times. ;)

    Regards to all,

    J
     
  11. Lauren

    Lauren Distinguished Service Award

    Likewise. The Lounge is full of wonderful gentlemen willing to share their knowledge and hospitality. Thanks!
     
  12. Art Fawcett

    Art Fawcett Sponsoring Affiliate

    WOW...what a pleasant surprise to come home to and find!!
    Thank you Fedoralover, it will be time for your services in about another month. I finally broke ground on my hat shop and hope to be moving equipment in early October.
    Thank you all who posted to this thread. I am humbled by your statements.

    Art
     
  13. scotrace

    scotrace Head Bartender Staff Member

    Of course, today it dawned on me that you won't likely be up and running in time for us to order new winter hats?
     
  14. Art Fawcett

    Art Fawcett Sponsoring Affiliate

    That's what it looks like Sir!! I really am sorry that the construction is taking longer than it should, but isn't that the way?
    The bright side is that i will be able to spend my FULL time making and renovating hats and thats a welcome change.
     
  15. ...and that is indeed good news for those of us yet to experience a master at his craft! I for one am standing in line! :cheers1:
     
  16. Good deal

    Does it mean any hats I send you this winter will be ready for wear in the winter of 06 and 07? LOL ;)
    Dusty
     
  17. Art Fawcett

    Art Fawcett Sponsoring Affiliate

    Only through perserverance and determination Sir Dusty..no promises though :p
     
  18. Take a #

    Art,
    When you do get your shop open I think you will be busy for the next couple of years. :) :) :)
     
  19. Art Fawcett

    Art Fawcett Sponsoring Affiliate

    I sure hope so Sharpey...I can't wait!!
     
  20. We've had enough inquiries this year to keep you busy for a few months.
     

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