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  1. belfastboy replied to the thread What's for Dinner?.

    A few weeks back the stores were short on cauliflower except for $12 'organic' ones. So I bought a package of Buffalo cauli....one of...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 10:11 PM
  2. belfastboy replied to the thread Ebay Hats: Victories, Defeats, Gripes & Items of Interest.

    That is a beauty.

    Oct 15, 2021 at 10:08 PM
  3. belfastboy liked drmaxtejeda's post in the thread Ebay Hats: Victories, Defeats, Gripes & Items of Interest.

    Mallory Eight-Fifty. I'd never seen one before[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  4. belfastboy liked GuessWho...'s post in the thread Ebay Hats: Victories, Defeats, Gripes & Items of Interest.

    I really appreciate the heads up on that, as I was assuming that because of the rarity of the pine marten felt that would be enough to...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 10:04 PM
  5. belfastboy replied to the thread Ask a question, get an answer.

    I box them as we have forced air heating in the house that creates dust and hats are adept at collecting it.

    Oct 15, 2021 at 8:00 PM
  6. belfastboy liked Mighty44's post in the thread What Hat Are You Wearing Today ?.

    Mallory Ten today "for youthful smartness." It's a beautiful hat but a little annoying to wear -- the mesh liner is floppy and the felt...

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  7. belfastboy replied to the thread What was the last TV show you watched?.

    Prime offering from Britain 2015..."The Village". Two seasons, period drama with the usual Brit brilliance. A wonderful change of...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 6:37 PM
  8. belfastboy replied to the thread Ask a question, get an answer.

    I have neither of those mine fields! But my general point is that while I take care of my hats but I do not baby them.

    Oct 15, 2021 at 6:36 PM
  9. belfastboy replied to the thread Ask a question, get an answer.

    Oh, the only caveat is if you get them drenched. With the added weight you need to be cautious lest they dry in a deformed state if...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 6:34 PM
  10. belfastboy replied to the thread Ask a question, get an answer.

    I think either of those is a good choice. I keep mine in hat boxes with inner supports for the brim. The ones I am wearing I throw...

    Oct 15, 2021 at 6:32 PM
  11. belfastboy replied to the thread When Travel was Romantic.

    I flew to Europe for the first time in the late 1960's....stopping to refuel in Keflavik. To me flight was never romantic.....even...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 8:34 PM
  12. belfastboy replied to the thread What Hat are you saving up for or, "WHAYSUF?".

    Stop it, just stop it! I have dealt with these guys when they went under a different Ebay name. Good vendor. I bought my two modern...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 1:32 AM
  13. belfastboy replied to the thread Crown height ?.

    Yes, my only issue with sizing down is that if the gap is large I always end up with puckering felt to deal with. Lots of steam and a...

    Oct 14, 2021 at 1:29 AM
  14. belfastboy liked deadlyhandsome's post in the thread Crown height ?.

    This I know only too well. :)

    Oct 14, 2021 at 1:28 AM
  15. belfastboy replied to the thread Crown height ?.

    Yes, it is surprising how much either crown height or brim width is taken up when a tapered hat is blocked on a non tapered block.....it...

    Oct 13, 2021 at 11:30 PM
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