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Old 06-25-2006, 11:16 AM
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Good hat? (Search didn't help)

Trying to find a good hat to wear here in the heat. I had been wearing my Georgia Bulldogs hat but it doesn't shade too well and it has gotten NASTY!!!

I'm looking for a hat that has these factors:
-COOL
-Lightweight AND light colored
-blocks sun all around
-easy to clean

I don't like straw hats (the look) and the way they feel.

One of my local mower places carries some brand of hat that has a brim all around, but is a fabric. The tag says the had has an SPF of 50. Only thing is that they only have light blue and a maroon color.

Just wondering what kind of hat you guys wear and if you like them. Also, where you got them and how much they were.
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Old 06-25-2006, 11:51 AM
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I wear a boonie from the Army-Navy store.
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Old 06-25-2006, 01:03 PM
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I wear an Aussie Mate mesh hat. It is very cool and offers UV protection.

http://www.aussiemate.net/aussie_mate_mesh.htm
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Old 06-25-2006, 03:39 PM
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I wear a straw hat in the heat
A ballcap in the early spring/late fall
I find them at the local thrift store/yard sales
Never paid more than $3 for any of them
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Old 06-25-2006, 08:18 PM
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Surplus desert camo boonie.



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Old 06-25-2006, 08:28 PM
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I wish cowboy hats were in style here that would work much better than my baseball cap.
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:33 PM
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I wear white Bandanas. I use to wear a baseball hat all the time. But after an hour the hat did not hold the sweat from running down my face. Also it would cause my forhead to get all rashed up from me rubbing on it all the time.
With the bandana, it holds the water back from running into your eyes more. And if it gets to wet from sweat, use a diff part. Also you can wet them real good with a hose and put them back on, it really cools you down for a bit.
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:38 PM
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i always have a ball cap of something on but sometimes in a lot of sun i wear an amish straw hat which blocks a lot of sun
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Old 06-25-2006, 09:58 PM
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Baseball hat, a bandana, or boonie's can not be beat, cool and they look pretty cool.
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Old 06-26-2006, 07:35 PM
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Here's a hat site -- over 40 sun protection hats listed.

http://www.noggintops.com/
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