- Portland, Oregon
BRE - Fray
Monday, and it’s still sunny…
Monday, and it’s still sunny…
Sun is welcome for sure. Cold though, which I’ll take, but it‘s got my plaster drying Slowly….Hey Duke, the sun sure has felt good. Out with the dog walking around Reed. I'll take the cold any day in exchange for the sun. Great looking hat!
Hi neighbor, I'm just east of you down the gorge. I agree, Akubras are great this time of year and they get most of my daily wear, but I really enjoy the cooler weather for all of my felt hats.View attachment 485325 View attachment 485326
Today I sport the venerable Akubra Adventurer. I was not adventurous enough to bash this myself, so the good folks at Delmonico gave it the Indy for me. But I do have an open crown Campdraft on order and I'm determined to play with a bunch of bashes, like the big boys here in the forum.
And BTW, for weather here in Portland, Oregon, nothing off the shelf beats an Akubra. (But you know that already...)
I wore my Gannon Highwayman this morning, a little on the damp and chilly side today.
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Confession: I haven’t been wearing a lot of brimmed hats. It’s too darned cold and snowy and this winter has been relentless up here; certainly for a lot of us. But I did wear this beaver brand American Legend series hat a bit inside today. I reshaped and re-fit it a bit, and just the other day found this wonderful colorful horsehair band that fits it perfectly. There are so many colors on it up close, but they turn subtle from a few feet away.
Don’t you mean .. wascally wabbits?+1 to Jeff's sentiments.
My caps have gotten many times more wear this winter than brimmed hats. This morning on a walkabout the air temp is -8'f (-22C) and the feel like temps is -22f. It is way to cold to wear a brimmed hat, IMO. A Filson Mackinaw cap was my head gear. My wife calls this cap my Elmer Fudd cap. She is accurate, but I easily argue that I am toasty warm and ready for action wearing it. Where's the rabbits?
Cheers, Eric -
On oldie... nice to see it.BRE - Fray
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Hello back, Neighbor! As long as it doesn't rain hard I'll venture out with the other felts, but Akubra has become the go to for me as well!Hi neighbor, I'm just east of you down the gorge. I agree, Akubras are great this time of year and they get most of my daily wear, but I really enjoy the cooler weather for all of my felt hats.
Wow—that’s a beauty, Joe…Stetson Bantam - freshly steamed and spiffed up. The rear flange had become quite severe and squared… so I smoothed that out some. Also added a bubble to the crease to get the plastic liner tip off the top of my head
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Dobbs Cross Country… I wear tenderly considering the condition of its sweatband.
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Phoenix in granite.
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I guess color may have shifted in the photos. It is a black black to my eye.Nice, Joe, I don't remember seeing a blue CC before.