Art Fawcett VS Hall of Fame

Discussion in 'Hats' started by Lawman, Nov 10, 2006.

  1. Rmccamey

    Rmccamey Call Me a Cab

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    Looks most excellent on you!

     
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  2. PanosChris

    PanosChris A-List Customer

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    Thanks Randy!

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  3. deadlyhandsome

    deadlyhandsome I'll Lock Up

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    Looks good, Panos.

    Winchester felt isn’t consistent as some felts are reasonably soft and not overly firm and some are quite stiff. The good news is that the stiff dress weight felt tends to soften with use.

    The search for better hat bodies is what makes FEPSA beaver felt so appealing to those who have tried Winchester’s offerings.


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  4. PanosChris

    PanosChris A-List Customer

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    Thanks Brent !

    I am just getting to know Winchester felts. Unlike my Fepsa ones I intend to expose this one in the harsh Norwegian elements this winter, that should do ;)

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  5. Tukwila

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    My Glacier was a bit stiffer than previous hats from Art and other local-to-me hatters (NW Hats, Penman, Gannon). I just assumed it came from Winchester that way. Even so, it took a dry crease (without steam) very well and I see no need to add steam to set the crease as with previously purchased hats made from Winchester felt.
     
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  6. deadlyhandsome

    deadlyhandsome I'll Lock Up

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    I only have one Northwest 100% beaver and it was/is the stiffest dress hat I have. There isn’t much in the way of consistency with Winchester.


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  7. rgpelletier

    rgpelletier New in Town

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    Great hat. Love the color with Art’s signature ribbon.
     
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  8. Beautiful.
     
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  9. PanosChris

    PanosChris A-List Customer

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    Thank you gentlemen !!
     
  10. tropicalbob

    tropicalbob My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Beautiful hat and a very nice color combination.
     
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  11. rgpelletier

    rgpelletier New in Town

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    Received this Milan for my wife in January after Art Fawcett patiently worked with us for over a year during her chemo treatments. Excellent work by Art and by her doctors!
     

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  12. Tukwila

    Tukwila Call Me a Cab

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    Great hat, and some great news about the chemo success.
     
  13. Bill Hughes

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    Outstanding work on both parts.
     

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