Who wears a Tilley?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Keith, Aug 14, 2014.

  1. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,979

    I bought one about 4 years ago. The LTM6c. That's the one with the cape to protect your neck. I love this thing and wear it all the time. It's finally falling apart though.

    I went to order another one and noticed it had been replaced by the LTM6is. The price is about 20 bucks more than I paid back in 2010, but I think they are worth it. I receive the thing and realize what I have ordered has a "permanent" application of permethrin. Now I can see this being necessary for some, but I still can't bring myself to wear it in the Florida humidity. I mean, you adjust the thing frequently, so your hands are touching it all the time. You have sweat running down your face constantly. And if not that, rain water dripping from it. I just don't like the idea of it. And even though they say it's permanent, it says to wash separately because some will wash out.

    Guess I'm just venting. Maybe I'm unnecessarily concerned with it. But I can't figure out why they dropped the LTM6c. Contacting them about it wasn't much help.
  2. ilike2mow

    ilike2mow LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,032

    I wear my Tilley hat all the time while I'm working.
  3. mowerman90

    mowerman90 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,491

    Hey Keith, now you won't have to worry about those pesky lice anymore! :clapping::clapping::clapping:
  4. RussellB

    RussellB LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 8,399

    I have 4 of them and wear one everyday while working.
  5. doublesharp

    doublesharp LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 365

    I wear one.
  6. chefj

    chefj LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 662

    I went with a Sun Day hat. Similar to the Tilley, half the price.
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  7. Fuzzy1

    Fuzzy1 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 378

    Got one .. LOVE IT !!!
  8. Poopy Shoe

    Poopy Shoe LawnSite Member
    Messages: 70

    I loved mine to death. It finally fell apart. Returned it and got a new one for free. Now I baby it.

    I got a cheap copy cat type hat at the thrift store for a buck. I wear it every day.
  9. Tilleys are liftetime warrantied as far as I know. Send in the one that was falling apart and they'll send you another.
  10. Keith

    Keith LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,979

    Oh, it's headed back. I just can't believe they did away with the one with cape...unless you get the one with the insecticide.

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