Head gear

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by lonestarniner, Jun 12, 2013.

  1. lonestarniner

    lonestarniner LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    What do you all use to protect yourselves while out in the hot sun. I recently bought a few of these cooling towel hats. Add ice to the zipper or dump them in a cold ice chest and it really does help keep you and your head cool.

  2. Bashby

    Bashby LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 445

    Straw hat for UV protection.
  3. Stillwater

    Stillwater LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,889

    If you don't mind lookin like the taliban
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  4. Colaguy

    Colaguy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 599

    Columbia makes a hat like that, I have two. buy at Academy Sports.
  5. kemco

    kemco LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,077

    Straw hat - cowboy style, but I only buy the ones that have larger holes about midway up, lets the air through better. Best place Ive found to get, which I found by accident, was Loves gas station. About $8 each, I usually buy a handful each year.
  6. zechstoker

    zechstoker LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 975

    Ball cap and ear muffs.
  7. ExmarkBoy

    ExmarkBoy LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 154

    Nothing for sun protection (except sunscreen, sometimes). But I always where ear protection (slim fit shooting range ear muffs off of amazon.com for $30), North safety equipment safety glasses, and my earbuds. When it gets really hot in the summer, I have to take those three things off, dry off the ear muffs, and let the breeze cool my head off. It sure is comfortable from an audible standpoint though.

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