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Discussion in 'Hats' started by St.Ignatz, Feb 20, 2009.

  1. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    I got rained on while wearing a fedora the other day. When I came inside the house I pulled out one of those fake chamois that are so popular at Home Shows this time of year. No lint, great absorption and does a nice job on the nap. I cut it up into a couple squares and now make it a point to carry one.
     
  2. kiltie

    kiltie Practically Family

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    You're talking about those "rubbery" kinds? Because now that you've brought this up, it seems like you could keep a little bit around for a lot of things: shoes, spills in the car, etc...[huh]
     
  3. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    Not really rubbery. They almost seem like a cheap felt. I bought mine maybe 6 or 7 years ago and they sat in a closet. The current incarnation is "ShamWow".
     
  4. Miss_Bella_Hell

    Miss_Bella_Hell My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    Those ShamWow commercials are awesome. lol
     
  5. Mr. Lucky

    Mr. Lucky One Too Many

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    Hey, I knew this! I learned it from Sham Spade!
     
  6. Tony in Tarzana

    Tony in Tarzana My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    The Germans always make good stuff.

    You know we can't do this all day!
     
  7. seed

    seed Familiar Face

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    I'm German and I agree with this statement...however they also make some junk. You ever hear of Rohm or RG? Shooters know what I mean. And so will modern historians who bother themselves with the details of assassination attempts in the not so distant past.
     
  8. Miss_Bella_Hell

    Miss_Bella_Hell My Mail is Forwarded Here

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    lol He was quoting the ShamWow commercial!!
     
  9. so this is just a chamois cloth or pad, right? (presumably the synthetic leather as real stuff ain't too common these days.)

    bk
     
  10. Not-Bogart13

    Not-Bogart13 Call Me a Cab

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    I saw a little news thing on that ShamWow. Not as awesome as the comercials make it out to be, but still does what a cham cloth should. [huh] I really should have a few around.
     
  11. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    I absolutely agree that it doesn't work as well as it does in the commercial that's why it sat in my closet for years but for a wet or rain beaded hat it sure does work great.
     
  12. seed

    seed Familiar Face

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    I know. I've seen the commercials with the tweak squinting his entire face. But us Germans do make good stuff...most of the time ;) .
     
  13. Hemingway Jones

    Hemingway Jones I'll Lock Up Bartender

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    Agreed! I love Vince. He looks like he stole a shipment of them from a truck in Brooklyn.
    "Are you following me, camera guy?"

    [​IMG]

    It's great that it works on hats. I've been meaning to get one for the car and my Vespa.
     
  14. suitedcboy

    suitedcboy One Too Many

    Whenever I see the Shamwow guy it makes me think basement meth lab.

    Shamwows are probably real good at soaking up those pesky ethylene glycol spills down in the lab.
     
  15. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    MBH if you liked Vince in the ShamWow commercial then you'll love his nuts in the chopper one he does now.
    If anyone should find themselves with these cloths, after you cut a couple squares out for your hats they really only sop well when they are premoistened and wrung out first. They work for Vince because after all HE IS A PROFESSIONAL.
     
  16. St.Ignatz

    St.Ignatz Call Me a Cab

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    Many thanks.

    This is the best response I've ever gotten to a post. Seriously....or not.
     
  17. Not-Bogart13

    Not-Bogart13 Call Me a Cab

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    It's amazing what will kick off a good conversation, ain't it?
     
  18. You dry off your hat???[huh]
     
  19. No but you can if you like. Vincent will be happy to sell you plenty of those things. ;) :p
     

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