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PMSteve
11-04-2010, 08:45 AM
I don't have any pics, but I wear a Tilley T-3 in the woods.

I wear an Eddie Bauer crusher fedora style as well as a Tilley t-3 that I deyed OD Green.

ObMiT
11-04-2010, 08:51 AM
I love my Tilley but I don't know which model it is.

solocanoe
11-04-2010, 12:58 PM
used to be a tilley T-5.
got a Real Deal Brazil Hat last year...added a paracord lanyard
more rough and laid back...so... more me. :) :
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r115/fsmh3/realdealhatmod001.jpg

Chris
11-04-2010, 01:44 PM
It's been the Brooklyn Cyclones cap lately.

One Legged Josh
11-04-2010, 09:48 PM
Mine is a Koolah oilskin that my Dad gave me. My wife cobra stitched me a hat-band for it.
http://i281.photobucket.com/albums/kk221/olj440/bushcraft%20camping/025.jpg

Ace
11-05-2010, 01:53 AM
http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r124/HOP_2007/001.jpg
My favorite I use to wear a ball cap when out but a summer canoe trip in TX left me with burnt ears so i wear a full brimed hat floppy if on the water.

Off topic but what ax is that in your pic? I'd be pleased to know if you don't mind telling me.

northstar
11-05-2010, 04:32 AM
For warm weather I wear a ball cap.

For cold weather I like a Stormy Kromer wool hat.

Tony

hog
11-07-2010, 03:03 PM
My cooler weather hat.
http://i1109.photobucket.com/albums/h436/JacksonsFive/me.jpg

Mathan Moloch
11-07-2010, 03:56 PM
Man I have been looking for a hat pattern just like that with no luck PW. Is the welt for the brim sewed to the hat and then folded over to sew to the brim?


What's really odd is that the more I explore this place, the more I find that I had lots of bushcraft related interests before I had ever heard the term "Buscraft".

Here's a hat I made about 15 years or so ago.

The leather was not tooling leather, the grain on this stuff was sanded to remove range marks. (It was a lot cheaper.) All of the dying was done with a sharpie marker. (Again, making do with what I had available.) The top of it looks like a football because I couldn't figure out how to make a flat piece of leather into a concave one without adding a seam somewhere. The stitching just adds to the football lace effect. :D

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0136.jpg

Here's a little knot to make a slider for the strap.

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0137.jpg

A close-up of the leather. It looks a lot better in natural light.

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0138.jpg

I covered the bottom of the brim with this thin, cheap stuff commonly used as a wallet liner. You can see some of the construction. I used a welt on the inside to join the top to the brim. I patterned it after a cheap felt hat I had, and cut up the felt hat in the process. The dark stains are where I had glued a piece of felt inside as a sweat band, but that made it too tight. I need to figure out a way to put a comfortable sweat band in it so I can wear it again.

http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0139.jpg

tk7263
11-15-2010, 06:02 PM
http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll178/tk7263/My%20stuff/S5031534.jpg
My pretty much standard woodland bush hat

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll178/tk7263/My%20stuff/S5031535.jpg

http://i288.photobucket.com/albums/ll178/tk7263/My%20stuff/S5031533.jpg
Im glad to see I'm not the only one with a hat/cover problem

petrifiedwood
11-15-2010, 08:20 PM
Man I have been looking for a hat pattern just like that with no luck PW. Is the welt for the brim sewed to the hat and then folded over to sew to the brim?

Yes, it's a strip of 7-8oz veg. tanned leather about 3/4" wide.

I wish I had a paper pattern I could post up, but like I said, I destroyed a real felt hat in the process of making this pattern, and didn't keep the parts I'd cut out.

Tandy leather used to have a western hat pattern pack that came with patterns to make 4 different styles. You might check to see if they still sell it and if there's a style you like.

GhostMountainJack
11-16-2010, 01:06 AM
In the winter around here nothing beats a good (and stylish) ushanka:

Adventure Sworn
11-17-2010, 01:18 AM
In the winter around here nothing beats a good (and stylish) ushanka:

Oh yeah you can only wear one with those boots & runway strut. True bushman.

celticfisherman
12-05-2010, 10:28 AM
http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii310/celticfisherman/DSC07074.jpg

This hat goes everywhere. No telling how many deer have been shot while I was wearing this. Turkeys and squirrels too. This is a friend of mine who is a creek indian re-enactor and dancer. Jim Sawgrass. We thought it would be funny to redo that scottish pic of the old kilted warrior and creek.

http://i267.photobucket.com/albums/ii310/celticfisherman/15959_1069720398666_1695799014_147804_7707560_n.jp g

My Tam that my wife knit me. I love that hat but it's hot so it's a real cold weather hat for me. Probably have it on tomorrow evening while in the woods.

Yes I also wear a kilt a good bit too...

alukban
12-05-2010, 11:29 AM
No special bush hat for me - just what I wear everyday anyway... plain ol' Kangol VentAir, cheap cap or fleece beanie when it is cold.



http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh178/bankayhoodlum/Andrew-Lukban-3-20-2010.jpg

http://i256.photobucket.com/albums/hh178/bankayhoodlum/90768a79.jpg

D.K.
12-07-2010, 03:40 PM
Normally a Tilly hat - life time guarantee and great construction.

SlayerOfBunnies
12-07-2010, 06:12 PM
Depends on weather and activity. If I have my bow in my hand (most of the time), then I like my Fred Bear Fedora...
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff187/GingivitisKahn/20090228_ac_27.jpg

... or my Mad Bomber ...
http://i240.photobucket.com/albums/ff187/GingivitisKahn/20091228_ac_02.jpg

Otherwise, my Filson Tin Cloth Packer hat rides my head. I can draw my bow with this one, but I have to be careful to keep the string from hitting the brim. I like the Filson but it is a bit loud.

aste
12-07-2010, 07:22 PM
http://i143.photobucket.com/albums/r145/socypress/IMG_5477.jpg



Is this Convict Lake, Mike? I think I've fished that spot where you're standing. I caught a rock. :D

6thtexas
12-07-2010, 07:34 PM
I have over a dozen hats, but this is my favorite

http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee461/6thtexas/Pith%20Helmet/Stevestuff008.jpg

http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee461/6thtexas/Pith%20Helmet/Stevestuff010.jpg

Unfortunately, my wife has vowed to poison me if I wear it in public

Trekon86
12-07-2010, 07:57 PM
LMAO, Great Gpa had a pith helmet, he wore it outside, but he was a farmer...it was his hot weather in the fields hat :D
PMZ

Trackerman
12-25-2010, 04:51 AM
Here´s my winter (bush) hat with rabbit fur. Warmest hat I´ve ever had. The price was like 28 dollar.
http://i429.photobucket.com/albums/qq15/Shadowdiver/winterfurhat.jpg

Trekon86
12-25-2010, 06:01 AM
http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/665/1003699j.jpg

Knitted on a round loom using dip-dyed brown tone wool yarn from FrauHilda, by my sister, for Christmas.

I put it in the washer and it felted up nicely:)

:D
PMZ

walkabout
12-25-2010, 10:46 PM
http://img69.imageshack.us/img69/665/1003699j.jpg

Knitted on a round loom using dip-dyed brown tone wool yarn from FrauHilda, by my sister, for Christmas.

I put it in the washer and it felted up nicely:)

:D
PMZ

Classic pic bro! and cheers to Frau for that beautiful yarn!

frogman12
12-29-2010, 09:43 PM
Winter i like to wear my scala three season wool felt fedora along with my scarf when out in the woods (fedora seen in my avatar pic) . Around the town its usually what my family calls a sock hat (watch cap or jeep cap). Summertime you could see me in everything from a straw hat, baseball hat, boonie hat, or marine issue bdu cap. I kinda collect hats, which one i wear is completely based on situation and how i feel lol.

Leif
12-29-2010, 09:46 PM
Might as well put the new hat in here as well =)



http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/zz16/SkogKniv/2010-12-12150749.jpg

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/zz16/SkogKniv/2010-12-12150757.jpg

http://i809.photobucket.com/albums/zz16/SkogKniv/2010-12-12150809.jpg

FrontRangeGuy
12-29-2010, 10:01 PM
I've had this boonie hat for awhile.

rogumpogum
01-31-2011, 10:39 AM
I am a hat magnet. I have more hats than I know what to do with, really, but I have 4 that I consider "my hats" and they each serve a purpose.. Each seeing their time outdoors. My Mets cap sees the most use, my Buffalo Sabres beanie sees the second most use...

However, I just acquired this one...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v286/zogoz/IMG_0307.jpg

I dunno about you, but this looks like it might be the best bush hat ever. It's warm, so it's more a cool day/night hat, a perfect compliment to my boonie and my cap during the spring/fall.

Obviously, I'm not one to be all Ray Mears-y or whatever. I don't follow the idea of being tacticool or even practicool. I'm not looking to be camouflaged int he woods, or look like a park ranger, or even a typical hiker. That's NOT a knock against people who do. I just don't wear those hats well, so to speak. I use and wear what I like. So, while tarp hats, Filsons, and whatnot are nice... They don't "fit" me, personally. So... I'll stick to my ball caps and kooky bucket hats! ;)

donk
01-31-2011, 07:06 PM
Great old Filson Oilcloth Crusher I got used in 1989. My favorite. Head warm, glasses clear, shade, handsome.:4:
http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff518/donk1012/013-1.jpg
Great hatband by One Legged Josh adds to the appeal.
http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff518/donk1012/014-1.jpg
All kidding aside, it's a great outdoors hat.

bsred
01-31-2011, 08:42 PM
im currently looking for a new crushable hat. im thinking about a oiled canvas hat. tell me the goods and bads of those. thanks

BPS sells a leather full brim hat called the foldable hat.
-BS

saintnick001
02-02-2011, 12:11 PM
Don't think I've posted this up here yet. I liked the photo so much I made it my avitar.
http://i148.photobucket.com/albums/s30/saintnick001/November%20Canoe%20Trip/Nick.jpg

santaman2000
02-02-2011, 02:43 PM
Great old Filson Oilcloth Crusher I got used in 1989. My favorite. Head warm, glasses clear, shade, handsome.:4:
http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff518/donk1012/013-1.jpg
Great hatband by One Legged Josh adds to the appeal.
http://i1239.photobucket.com/albums/ff518/donk1012/014-1.jpg
All kidding aside, it's a great outdoors hat.

Great looking hat. Looks like it's time to get it re-oiled though.

santaman2000
02-22-2011, 07:54 PM
I generally just wear a beret. I often to a lot of photography while I'm out and about, and anything with a brim usually ends up just annoying the crap out of me (my camera of choice is an SLR, which is bulkier, and you don't have that live view on the LCD, so it's always bumping against the brim and getting in the way of adjusting settings if I wear a brimmed hat).

Plus, if I need to temperature regulate, a beret can easily be stuck in a pocket while I'm not using it :D

one of these days I'm going to have to make my own cap badge for it. I'm non military, and refuse to wear an armed forces cap badge out of respect for those people that actually ARE military.

Sew your BCUSA patch on it. Or a souvenier patch from one of your trips.

santaman2000
02-22-2011, 08:58 PM
Every hat I've ever had has failed me, I have a bunch. Too cold, not water tight, can't blow a coal into a flame, can't air out a fire......Still looking, gonna try this
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=370141966740&ssPageName=STRK:MEWNX:IT

picking it up from the post office tomorrow. Generations of mounties, boyscouts and marines cant be all that wrong.

I like this hat design is but be careful. There are dozens of different companies making this hat with dozens of different levels of quality. If the first one is good (or great) fantastic, but if it's not, that still ain't neccessarily a reason to give up on it. You got a good shot on the first try though; I've never heard anybody complain about a Stratton.

dog.breath
02-22-2011, 09:02 PM
Here's my most recent bush hat (sorry, I posted this also in the PSK thread, but what the hey...)

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5292/5461687598_cfd8fb9a3c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/spirituscanis/5461687598/)

santaman2000
02-22-2011, 09:13 PM
That's what I told her, shes responded by telling me that I am just used to it.

Anyone ever tried something like frebreze or any other odor neutralizer?

The trouble is whenever the smell fades, it's time to re-oil it. Then the smell comes back.

santaman2000
02-22-2011, 09:38 PM
I have over a dozen hats, but this is my favorite

http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee461/6thtexas/Pith%20Helmet/Stevestuff008.jpg

http://i1229.photobucket.com/albums/ee461/6thtexas/Pith%20Helmet/Stevestuff010.jpg

Unfortunately, my wife has vowed to poison me if I wear it in public

My Dad had one close. It was the American style, just a little wider, flatter brim. He wore it for 2 & 1/2 decades or more. In Panama, Venezuela and Mississippi. After he died I kept it until I enlisted but it disapeared while I was away. I wish I still had it. I do have a new replacement I've got to put some sweat stains on so I can hang it over his machetes on the wall.

johncarbaugh
02-27-2011, 10:31 PM
Just got my first real bush hat today.
The one on the left is my cheap fishing hat. It keeps the sun off and if you get hot just dip it in the water and it will help cool ya off.
One on the right is one I have been using to keep sun off while hiking.
Center is a Scala Crushable Outback 100% wool that I got today. I saw it on a clearance rack at local farm store with some other winter gear. It is a good fit and the price was right at $11.99. Just did some looking and it is around $45 most places on line and have to pay shipping. I think I did good buying it.


http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx30/johncarbaugh/Picture002.jpg

walkabout
02-28-2011, 08:46 PM
Just got my first real bush hat today.
The one on the left is my cheap fishing hat. It keeps the sun off and if you get hot just dip it in the water and it will help cool ya off.
One on the right is one I have been using to keep sun off while hiking.
Center is a Scala Crushable Outback 100% wool that I got today. I saw it on a clearance rack at local farm store with some other winter gear. It is a good fit and the price was right at $11.99. Just did some looking and it is around $45 most places on line and have to pay shipping. I think I did good buying it.


http://i738.photobucket.com/albums/xx30/johncarbaugh/Picture002.jpg

Excellent deal on the scala! you stole that! also the hat on the left is excellent as well for bushin' it in the summer, i actually like them for the warmer months, i have one in woodland and the same one pictured, i picked them up last year on clearance in wal-mart four 3.00 bucks a piece clearance, they take a beating come warm weather.

Troll
03-09-2011, 09:11 PM
My favorite hat ever. Haven't worn it for over sixteen years. Sure miss wearing it......................:(

http://i22.photobucket.com/albums/b327/Trikegodtroll/35003.jpg

Kd7fhg
03-09-2011, 09:22 PM
I dont have a favorite, but how I look at it, any hat that covers my bald head and keeps it from getting sun burned is a good hat.

Strider
03-09-2011, 11:25 PM
Can't show any pix, but I strongly favor felt hats, have worn them since the Cretaceous.

I've got two vintage Borsalino Allesandrias, three old Stetson Open Roads and half a dozen miscellaneous wide-brim Aussie lids. I feel naked without a hat. In fact, I'd much rather leave the clothes and keep the hat. Good pair of moccasins and a neck knife and you're good to go.

dancinbear
03-10-2011, 08:17 PM
I really like that Real Deal Hat. Anybody know how light it is? I sweat in the middle of winter and can't deal with too hot a hat.

solocanoe
03-10-2011, 08:22 PM
I really like that Real Deal Hat. Anybody know how light it is? I sweat in the middle of winter and can't deal with too hot a hat.

DB - VERY light (to me) I love mine - added my own version of neck strap...I understand they are available with them now from Real Deal...

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r115/fsmh3/realdealhatmod001.jpg

dancinbear
03-10-2011, 09:26 PM
Thanks solocanoe, I just ordered one. Will post a pic when it gets here.

LMT66
03-11-2011, 04:21 AM
This year was my first experience with a nice hat. I bought a wool Tilley and really like it when it's raining or snowing. Fold down ear and brow warmers. Very warm and rolls up small. I'll have to find a lighter weight one for summer.
I still prefer my North Face winter hat and a pair of 180's Ear Warmers most days/nights.

http://i386.photobucket.com/albums/oo306/Loon66/Shelter/hf26.jpg

Bolexguy
03-17-2011, 07:39 AM
Hi all,

Just a few questions and feedback - my couisin (Kenkenobi) and I were talking about bushcraft hats yesterday, what kinda style, era etc. would be functional and sharp looking / timelessly adventure - but without being gear-whorish

We came to the conclusion that time tested traditional materials and manufacter would be preferred.

Anyone have any idea on what they'd like to see in a bushcraft hat? We were thinking of something along the style lines of - if an Aussie digger, a Stetson cowboy and a classic Fedora had a love-child. We were looking at photos of outback hats, Akubras, old shots of pioneers, and photos of Baden-Powell. We already tried a few diffent bashes and shaping styles on an extra fedora blank he had around

BTW, this all came up becuase he was thinking of ideas outside the realm of campaign hats for scouting... and he's a hat-maker of sorts by obessive love/hobby.

so, if you have any ideas, photos....

We started with a vague idea of modifying a classic adventurer styled brimmed hat

mdauben
03-17-2011, 07:46 AM
Personally, I've experimented with different styles of hat for bush-wear. Ball caps, Drover hats, Tilly's, etc. I finally decided that for me I just can't beat a good, old fashioned boonie hat. Generally inexpensive, nice wide brim keeps the sun or rain off my face and neck, or I can snap up one of both sides if I want to catch the breeze. I've got several in khaki, OD and a couple of camo patterns. :41:

cjtf
03-17-2011, 07:46 AM
Would you think the "ideal" hat would be an all year round one ? Does anyone know if the old pioneers used a second winter hat ?

aste
03-17-2011, 04:34 PM
I was looking recently for a wider brim replacement for my scala and found this hat on Sheplers. I think it might have been perfect for me except that the hat shape didn't agree with my head shape and I couldn't find a size that fit right.

http://www.sheplers.com/i/p/096/096b37/096b37_28_p1_550x550.jpg
Stetson La Mesa 2X

Anyway, it seems to be along the lines of what you're talking about.

BTW, it is bigger than it looks in the pic. It has a 3.5" brim, if that is any indication.

Dano
03-17-2011, 05:05 PM
Here's a thread Skog did, might give some advice....

http://bushcraftusa.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1676

Mattnu
03-17-2011, 05:10 PM
I'm partial to the Aussie Akubra style, or generic "stetson." I prefer lightweight felt (crushable) or light straw or seagrass. A panama hat would be pretty good as well. I currently bounce between the Akubra style in felt for winter wear and a wide brimmed canvas boonie for the rest of the year. A boonie with somewhat stiffer than normal brim, with maybe some built in pockets for matches or tinder might be a good offering. A chin strap is welcome too.

in case
03-17-2011, 05:21 PM
Ask you cousin if he can make a hat like cad bane wears in star wars clone wars. My buddy been talking about getting one for months maybe you could help shut im up

Pinebaron
03-17-2011, 06:11 PM
Most of the time I wear a boonie hat made by Propper. If its cold I wear a fleece cap. I like these because if I get them dirty or sweaty I just toss them in the washer with the rest of my clothes. I like gear that is easy to care for.

Bax 40
03-17-2011, 06:45 PM
I like the wool crusher hats with a 2 1/2 in brim from eddie bauer, they wear forever!!


Larry

PMSteve
03-17-2011, 06:53 PM
I love my Eddie Bauer hat. Had it for about 20 years and still going strong!:57:

http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc501/pmsteve/IM000640-1.jpg

I picked it up on a whim and wear it more often than not. Cost about $18.00 when I bought it. :cool:

brionic
03-17-2011, 06:58 PM
I prefer a full coverage hat, to keep sun and debris off my face, neck, and shoulders.

Hats that I have enjoyed are a variety of felt fedora types, wool, nylon, and hemp Tilleys, the Filson Packer, the Real Deal canvas hat, and my olden favorites, the canvas Aussie cricket hats.

Ball caps work, too, but if I'm not in the heavy woods I have to conscientiously wear a bandana and swab on the sunblock.

sbkittrell
03-20-2011, 06:48 PM
I've got a bunch of hats, but the one I wear the most is the Bailey's Wind River Rain hat. Here's a link. It holds up better than straw or felt hats in damp/wet weather too.

http://www.hatsinthebelfry.com/product/safari-rain-hat-bailey-dalton-1362.html

Strider
03-20-2011, 07:24 PM
My hat requirements are simple: It has to be at least 50 years old and it has to be a Stetson or a Borsalino. It also has to have at least a 5.5" crown and a 2.75" brim. After that, I'm easy.:-)

Grits
03-20-2011, 07:38 PM
The Fedora style is pretty classic looking...

OnTheLambWildman
03-20-2011, 08:31 PM
Boonie hats for me I keep it simple. I do want one of the felt crushers for the fall weather though.

johncarbaugh
03-20-2011, 08:34 PM
My next hat will be The Real Deal http://realdealbrazil.com/recycledtarphats.asp I love the look of them.

HoosierArcher
03-20-2011, 08:39 PM
Hey Trek, i dug that hat out for ya, it's not a digger hat, but a British Army style bush hat in DPM, like this one

http://www.surplusandoutdoors.com/images/product/main/HAT-BUSH-SP-FORCES.jpg

If you want it you can have it gratis, i never worn it btw, the size on it is 61.

OOOOOO that would fit my rather large head. If he doesn't want it may I have it, please?

HoosierArcher
03-20-2011, 09:34 PM
My next hat will be The Real Deal http://realdealbrazil.com/recycledtarphats.asp I love the look of them.

I just ordered the ball cap version. If I like it I may order the shapeable bill fedora type.

I have fedora and ball caps(fitted) different colors and a Filson waxed canvas packer hat, bandanas and a couple dew rags and of course boonie caps and a pakol from another BCUSA member and wool toques and alpaca chullos from Peru for Winter. I have usually got a hat of some kind on my head and another in my pack. My favorite is a fitted high profile ball cap. I have been trying to find one in wool for years. I can find wool blends but always less than 40% wool. I also like berets in cooler and colder weather. I've been a hat guy my whole life. When I was a toddler my father bought me my first fedora. In fact I had the whole 60s black suit with narrow lapels and skinny tie ensamble as a 3 year old. Anyway I just feel more comfortable with a hat on or at least some head cover. (No I am not bald.)

Strider
03-21-2011, 12:16 AM
If you want a really cool (warm actually) ball cap, take a look at a Kromer.

The guy who invented them started out with a ball cap of the type they wore in 1903 and went from there. They have a real ingenious type of ear flaps and were de riguer for outdoorsmen and hunters for years. I think the wool they use is around 80-90% blend.

Cheers.

STOBBER
03-21-2011, 07:01 AM
Boonies and do-rags do it for me.

Creek Walker
03-21-2011, 07:24 AM
I'm a baseball hat wearer but I wouldn't mind at least one time to wear the Bush Tucker Hat just to see how many people stare.

CSugg
03-21-2011, 07:45 AM
Man! Steve, that's a great hat. And it looks good on you!

I had an old Dobbs tyrollean hat that finally fell apart. I would love to find another like it. It was "woody" without being ostentatious. It just felt right. Alas, no more to be found.

Ches

6shooter
03-21-2011, 08:54 AM
Baseball hat in the summer, toque in the winter.

I'd like to try one of these Filson hats (http://www.filson.com/products/double-mackinaw-cap.60041.html), I think they look cool in the red plaid, but my head is huge, and even the XXL might fit me a little tight, though it might just barely fit.

I'd also like to try a Tilley hat of some sort, made in Vancouver, and some great features, but I might look like a huge weiner in something like that, and they're expensive:(

Bolexguy
03-21-2011, 08:57 AM
So it looks like its a real grab bag as far as favorites.

I tend to lean toward a boonie or all around brimmed hat myself.

EdD270
03-23-2011, 06:32 PM
Baseball cap in summer, or just a bandanna.
Wool felt fedora or similar in winter. If really cold, the Stormy Kromer comes out of hiding.
Fall and Spring hunting the camo boonie goes with me, with attached head net for insect protection.

KenKenobi
03-28-2011, 09:31 AM
Hello all,

Wow, there have been some super cool hats suggested here. What a great variety of opinions, which is what makes a board where people actually think before they choose things very nice to participate on. Thanks gang.

Since my cousin got this thread started, I had to get a pic or two of my mug in my all round hat, a Camptown Hat Co. Model 1957 Legend. This beast has stood up to snow, rain, cold, heat, etc fairly well and is a good three season hat as it is. The hat itself is a Beaver/Rabbit Blend, ventilated leather sweatband, bridal satin (easily removable) liner, blocked open crowned with a 5 1/2 inch straight side crown and three inch non-dimensional brim. In English, its an Indiana Jones style 1930's fedora style that I designed to be overbuilt to be a little heavier, more durable for day to day and field use. The band is changeable, and of course one could add a cord, cut down the brim more and shape the crown however you want.

I wear mine (or a gray version of mine) almost every day. And yes, I am a bit of a manic Indiana Jones fan too. :30: It always feels good and reminds me when I need a hair cut when it gets tight. :21:

So with that, if you'll 'Scuse me, gotta to go get my lid and head outside for a bit ...to get a haircut. LOL :)

Thanks
Ken

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/th_Hat1.jpg (http://s1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/?action=view&current=Hat1.jpg)

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/th_hat3.jpg (http://s1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/?action=view&current=hat3.jpg)

http://i1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/th_hat2.jpg (http://s1188.photobucket.com/albums/z420/KenSpassione1/Camptown%20Hats%20Photo%20Collection/?action=view&current=hat2.jpg)

Echo4v
03-28-2011, 09:35 AM
I was looking recently for a wider brim replacement for my scala and found this hat on Sheplers. I think it might have been perfect for me except that the hat shape didn't agree with my head shape and I couldn't find a size that fit right.

http://www.sheplers.com/i/p/096/096b37/096b37_28_p1_550x550.jpg
Stetson La Mesa 2X

Anyway, it seems to be along the lines of what you're talking about.

BTW, it is bigger than it looks in the pic. It has a 3.5" brim, if that is any indication.

Just have to say that is an awesome hat. It's the very hat I use daily as a rain hat and bush hat.

Also wondering if you guys have looked at a Filson Bush Hat?

David

Sgt. Mac
03-28-2011, 10:03 AM
Merged

CodyD
04-01-2011, 09:12 AM
Stormy Kromer here.

http://www.stormykromer.com/

http://i90.photobucket.com/albums/k258/matter_daddy/100_0961.jpg

pjfox777
04-01-2011, 11:28 AM
http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc4/40854_1532268874094_1455941988_1385941_679766_n.jp g?dl=1

OK I gotta share. A pic of me and my two oldest in Chiapas, Mexico (we are sitting on top of an ancient Mayan Pyramid). It is the hat that always goes with me whenever I go out. In fact, it has been almost around the world with me!

You will also note my handed down boonie to my son and my daughter's self-chosen bandanna...each of which served their purpose.

For those who do not recognize my hat, it is an oiled cotton fedora a la Indiana Jones. And, in case you haven't guessed...I am a fan. http://www.indygear.com/cow/images/smilies/Indy-Hat-Tip.gif

Prof
04-01-2011, 11:29 AM
Like many others, I favor the boonie hat in khaki or desert camo. I like the way it shades me from the hot sun while hiking, four-wheeling, or mowing grass at the farm.

pjfox777
04-01-2011, 11:37 AM
And for those "formal" bush outings:


http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v652/63/34/1455941988/n1455941988_175356_858.jpg?dl=1


It is an Aubra Federation Rabbit Fur Felt Hat. I have worn it out in the field a couple times, but it's just too nice as an everyday BUSH hat!

bsred
04-01-2011, 11:46 AM
And for those "formal" bush outings:


http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-sf2p/v652/63/34/1455941988/n1455941988_175356_858.jpg?dl=1


It is an Aubra Federation Rabbit Fur Felt Hat. I have worn it out in the field a couple times, but it's just too nice as an everyday BUSH hat!

An old guy I met a long time ago, who was a "real" cowboy said you wear your good hat to work in and your cheap hat to church

Strider
04-01-2011, 11:22 PM
My motto is wear your very best hat when you get up in the morning, then take it off just before your head hits the pillow at night.

'Course, I'm the kinda guy who would take a vintage Purdey into a duck blind:-)

Two Bears
04-02-2011, 02:02 PM
I tried uploading some pics, but they wouldn't upload. I even reduced there size some.

hootyhoo
04-19-2011, 06:10 PM
I wear a camo colored ball cap or a Tilley. In camp I will wear an olive shemagh if my hat is all sweaty. I also sleep in the shemagh. I love shemaghs and if it wasnt so hot I'd wear it to hike in.
My buddy wears a red ball cap - backwards of course.

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5107/5635533173_e876ef6774.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/13716428@N03/5635533173/)
IMG_1157 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/13716428@N03/5635533173/) by hootyhoo2u (http://www.flickr.com/people/13716428@N03/), on Flickr

Apache
04-24-2011, 01:17 PM
I use a RealDealBrazil canvas hat. I am in the process of making a band for the hat using an armadillo shell I have, but it's on hold (just moved to a new apartment!). It's a great hat, my only problem is the brim can be a bit brittle, and if it is bent too much it breaks and you can never get that bend out of the brim.

Seeker
04-24-2011, 04:45 PM
i love this hat: http://www.tilley.com/LTM6-AIRFLO-Nylamtium-Hat.aspx
wife got it for me for my birthday a few years back. used to wear an old desert camo hat my uncle sam gave me for my somalia trip a few years back. i like a wide brim in the heat and sun. i just wish the Tilley had a stiffer brim. the wind whips it around sometimes... i'm toying with the idea of inserting a piece of wire into the brim to fix that. i also like that you don't really need to wear the hood on your poncho if your hat brim is wide enough... just snug it up close to your neck, and you're good unless it's really blowing hard.

i made my own fleece hat for sleeping in for spring/fall trips. in winter, I bring a regular ski hat i've had for about 30 years... acrylic. gotta love it!

HoosierArcher
04-24-2011, 06:42 PM
http://chicotrading.com/images/Bandanas/BAN-5375%20(2).gif

I have almost exactly the same hat.

HoosierArcher
04-24-2011, 07:22 PM
http://www.noggintops.com/page.cfm?p=66
The brown one is what I have worn in the woods in Fall and Winter bowhunting for whitetails. I wear it forward if hunting with a recurve and backward if hunting with a longbow.

redfinite
04-28-2011, 10:51 AM
Burke & Wills Thomson Buffalo Leather Hat for me.

http://www.australianhats.com.au/images/hats%20new/thompsonhatNEW.jpg

doesn't seem to want to break so i have never replace it.

FrontRangeGuy
05-14-2011, 12:14 AM
I love my plain jungle cover.

mccaw69
05-14-2011, 02:35 PM
I use several,it really just depends on the weather.Ballcaps,safari type hats,even an old jungle boony.

rogumpogum
05-14-2011, 06:26 PM
I figure I might as well as this here... Does anyone know where a Yank like me can find one of those small brimmed Brit DPM hats (woodland or desert) that will fit a 7 3/4ish+ noggin? I've Googled and eBay but came up dry...

Pantucci
06-01-2011, 03:05 PM
Anybody know what hat this is? It's Justin Telford's hat in his excellent review video of the Mora 840MG. I'm looking for something similar that would be a good outdoor all-weather hat, not sure whether felt or leather is better...

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/earlsmoviepicks/hat.jpg

Theanswerto1984is1776
06-01-2011, 03:32 PM
I love my Tarp Hat, it's got tons of character. It's also a great fit and keeps cool in the hot weather.

http://i797.photobucket.com/albums/yy257/theanswerto1984is1776/Picture1194.jpg

cdipaolo
06-01-2011, 05:37 PM
Kepis,
That hat is blue isn't it? That's the wrong color. It should be Grey.:D
Later,
Iz

Haha, nearly fell off my seat:4::4:

Don't have a pic but I wear a Scala wool crushable hat, packs small, looks nice, comparably cheap (like 30$ but really nice). Sorry I forgot the model.

cdipaolo
06-01-2011, 05:39 PM
Anybody know what hat this is? It's Justin Telford's hat in his excellent review video of the Mora 840MG. I'm looking for something similar that would be a good outdoor all-weather hat, not sure whether felt or leather is better...

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/earlsmoviepicks/hat.jpg

I'd go with felt myself, it breathes better and is less rigid (depending on what you want that might be a good or bad thing.)

santaman2000
06-01-2011, 06:16 PM
Anybody know what hat this is? It's Justin Telford's hat in his excellent review video of the Mora 840MG. I'm looking for something similar that would be a good outdoor all-weather hat, not sure whether felt or leather is better...

http://i853.photobucket.com/albums/ab94/earlsmoviepicks/hat.jpg

No, I'm not sure what hat it is but it looks like something from Akubra's line. Check their website www.akubra.com.au There should be one to match it there.

petrifiedwood
06-01-2011, 06:24 PM
I just bought 2 new ones a few weeks ago...
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0262.jpg
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0265.jpg

8thsinner
06-01-2011, 07:05 PM
Here is mine.
Leather bolo hat band, brown suede BUTE akubra with Black buff as a hatband underlay.

It has considerably more Mmm, character now if thats what you wanna call it...lol

Mr.Black
06-04-2011, 05:11 PM
Mine changes alot heres my favorite Des hat the discontinued "Desert Rhat"http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i401/operationalextras/DesertRHAT.jpg

Desert Survival/Tracking near the Border to the South.
http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i401/operationalextras/1218-2.jpg
heres a old fave back in the early 90's for my Mountain Rambles
my old "Feedo" at Castle Rock in Big Bear.
http://i1092.photobucket.com/albums/i401/operationalextras/065-2.jpg Dig them Merrill Wilderness kicks eh!

woodsrunner
06-15-2011, 07:21 AM
i'm likin that "desert rhat" Mr Black, lot'sa character in that hat and very practical for desert footwork...yes sir... i'm gonna build me one to use during my rambles in utah i reckon...woods

wls
06-15-2011, 08:28 AM
Filson Tin Cloth hat, with jay feather and antler bead. We've been through a lot together.

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b246/lovely_spam/filson.jpg

Great lid. I really like the antler bead and feather attachment.

Thanks for the idea.

Jeff H
06-22-2011, 10:20 AM
I just bought 2 new ones a few weeks ago...
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0265.jpg

What is that one? I have a Redhead mesh crown that I bought for mowing that I love the shape and feel of but don't like the mesh for general use. That looks a lot like it and I wouldn't mind finding one myself.

The two I use most are my Dorfman-Pacific (Scala now) twill Safari and an Orvis light felt fedora crusher (yeah, right). The twill safari gets used hard because it looks so new compared to the one it finally replaced and the felt fedora gets babied because it feels sooooo good on my head that I don't want to mess it up. It may be years before I get that one broken in.

I also use a very light cotton bucket hat my SIL brough me from somewhere in Central America and an insulated firehose bucket hat from Duluth.

I should get pics. Maybe this week yet.

Gryphonblade
06-22-2011, 12:26 PM
Heres mine:
A no-name cotton boonie that is going to get waxed one of these years...maybe.

A Duluth Trading air-flow Crusher.

Duluth Trading wicking bandana.

http://i226.photobucket.com/albums/dd100/gryphonblade/2011-06-22_11-04-44_8.jpg

Also an assortment of ball caps, but mainly one with LED lights in the bill. It's in storage with the rest of my gear right now.

tronsistor
06-22-2011, 01:07 PM
On account of my prodigious brains, I have a rather large cranium; finding hats that fit is always a challenge.

I have the same problem, having such a large head makes it next to impossible to find a hat that fits right!!!!

Jeff H
06-22-2011, 02:00 PM
I have the same problem, having such a large head makes it next to impossible to find a hat that fits right!!!!

Doing it via internet/mailorder is a blast.

I had six hats delievered before I finally got my last hat, which was on clearance and only cost me $22, excluding the fifty or so I had wrapped up in shipping/return shipping on all the others, to include two wildly sized Filsons. One place had free return shipping and their prices were still good but I can't remember who that was.

Daywalker
06-22-2011, 05:19 PM
Dude,

That's my hat! These are very popular down here and IMO are the best bush hat I have every owned. I bought five of them for $7 a piece, one of the perks of living here I guess.

http://img135.imageshack.us/img135/2533/img3155nq2.jpg

I have heard that these are going to disappear because the trucking companies are no longer using the same canvas tarps. All of the old tarps have been bought up to make stuff out of. That's why I bought five of them.

Mac

Ive been wanting one of those sence I saw the first one. My budget wont let me spend $40.00 for a hat. Wanna Sale ore trade one of those?

Cahlan
06-22-2011, 06:28 PM
This is my every day hat, it goes everywhere with me. I'll retire it when I manage to get ahold of a boonie in DPM.

dragonjimm
06-22-2011, 06:36 PM
heres the hat i wore last week at Scout Camp. plain old wal mart issue with custom filed fleur de lis in 40 layer damascus


Respect the hat .
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t108/fat-dragon/avatar/bushcraft/2011-06-14_14-46-28_419.jpg

solocanoe
06-22-2011, 08:45 PM
I am gonna have to order another Real Deal - Pict's post makes sense.

I have the RD ball cap now too, thanks to a forum member selling me one...but I only have one of the tarp hats - it really IS a fantastic hat!

I understand they come with a lanyard now...but in the beginning they didn't - so I modded my own:

http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r115/fsmh3/realdealhatmod002.jpg

done:
http://i142.photobucket.com/albums/r115/fsmh3/realdealhatmod001.jpg

I don't see it wearing out...but it does make sense they'd use up all the old tarps...

petrifiedwood
06-22-2011, 09:03 PM
What is that one? I have a Redhead mesh crown that I bought for mowing that I love the shape and feel of but don't like the mesh for general use. That looks a lot like it and I wouldn't mind finding one myself.

The two I use most are my Dorfman-Pacific (Scala now) twill Safari and an Orvis light felt fedora crusher (yeah, right). The twill safari gets used hard because it looks so new compared to the one it finally replaced and the felt fedora gets babied because it feels sooooo good on my head that I don't want to mess it up. It may be years before I get that one broken in.

I also use a very light cotton bucket hat my SIL brough me from somewhere in Central America and an insulated firehose bucket hat from Duluth.

I should get pics. Maybe this week yet.

I'll try to get a picture of the label. The logo is illegible for me. It does say it's "made in sri lanka" though. :33:

Croatoan
06-22-2011, 09:14 PM
Another for the Brazilian Real Deal, it's my 3 season hat, and sometimes winter too.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-vw9rE0K5kL0/TYJ3glIsMmI/AAAAAAAABQo/1iQ7ReEqBFw/s640/Bushcrafter-Woodsman%252520021.JPG

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5XoYrmymV70/TYY-jFkTSRI/AAAAAAAABSc/ppxcIewRfGQ/2.jpg

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-lGgBskMQ30o/TgKgXDnPWoI/AAAAAAAABtc/etgKWA5oDcE/s720/007.jpg

alarmguy21
06-22-2011, 09:36 PM
Here's my Tilley... Love this hat! Have the broad and medium brim hats and wear them often... I'm a pretty big waxed canvas fan!

Gryphonblade
06-22-2011, 11:06 PM
I have the same problem, having such a large head makes it next to impossible to find a hat that fits right!!!!

The Duluth bandana is made for us fatheads. I have the same problem.

Jon Foster
06-22-2011, 11:27 PM
heres the hat i wore last week at Scout Camp. plain old wal mart issue with custom filed fleur de lis in 40 layer damascus


Respect the hat .
http://i158.photobucket.com/albums/t108/fat-dragon/avatar/bushcraft/2011-06-14_14-46-28_419.jpg

I picked one of these up last weekend to wear at the dragstrip on Fathers Day. Considering how cheap it was, it's great. I also added a small satin black Marine Corps emblem to the front.

Jon.

borumas
06-23-2011, 07:14 PM
Here's the hat I wear frequently, I had wanted a straw hat with a retaining string on it and had a heck of a time finding one that I wouldn't feel bad about trashing about in the woods (I just couldn't spend $70 or more on a had the way I treat them with my fishing, hiking, etc...). Amazingly enough, I found this hat at the Cracker Barrel store, it's a Toby Kieth hat but I wasn't sold on it just cause of his name:

http://www.borumas.pointclark.net/albums/album05/MyStrawHat.sized.jpg

http://www.borumas.pointclark.net/albums/album05/StrawHatToby.sized.jpg

Zig
06-23-2011, 07:39 PM
I have an array of bandannas in different colors that I wear. Most are paisley... black, red, white, blue, and a solid OD Green one too. I've been wearing the OD one the most, keeping the others for various cloth jobs. The colors make it easy to remember which one I used to smash that giant mosquito, and which one I've been filtering my water with.

Recently I picked up a Kaky (green, that is) Merino Wool buff. It's naturally stink resistant and provides better climate control. It's ultra-thin wool, but is longer than other buffs. That means it'll fold over more times to give you a better skull cap if it's cold. Extra material means extra insulation. It also makes a great bandanna. I just wish they came in brown! Brown being my favorite earthy color.

Used to roll with a Woodland Boonie. Had it for about 7 years, but I seem to have lost it. Sometimes wore it over a bandanna, but it was a bit tight. I've been on many trips and hiked many miles in that hat. Been swimming in it more than once too. It stood up to constant abuse. Here's a picture from 2007 when I was still in Civil Air Patrol. Even has my rank insignia. Ignore the funny face, haha:

http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photos-ak-ash1/v152/236/101/46603799/n46603799_30697237_8104.jpg

Standard GI is almost always reliable for a durable and practical product that won't break the bank. I'll be going to get a new one at my local surplus store soon.

acelticwarrior
06-23-2011, 07:42 PM
Filson Packer, "Might as well have the best!"

23539

Jeff H
06-25-2011, 09:20 AM
I'll try to get a picture of the label. The logo is illegible for me. It does say it's "made in sri lanka" though. :33:

Thanks.
My Dorfman Pacific was made there and my L. L. Bean Harris Tweed crusher was actually made in China. They ship the material there for assembly. NOt even sure where the Orvis light felt fedora was made - no indication should mean "made in the USA," but who knows?

solocanoe
06-25-2011, 03:18 PM
Amazingly enough, I found this hat at the Cracker Barrel store, it's a Toby Kieth hat but I wasn't sold on it just cause of his name:

http://www.borumas.pointclark.net/albums/album05/MyStrawHat.sized.jpg

well, I may have to drive a few towns over sometime (to a Cracker Barrell)
and see about a "shockin' ya'll" TK hat. lol.... You know us southern boys an all... :50:

texasrifleman
06-28-2011, 03:13 PM
This is my new (old Looking) tarp hat. I got it from realdealbrazil. com
http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/irishguy80_photos/hatandmisc005.jpg
http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/irishguy80_photos/hatandmisc007.jpg
http://i474.photobucket.com/albums/rr108/irishguy80_photos/hatandmisc006.jpg
I'm going to get one ASAP!!!!!!!

walkabout
06-28-2011, 07:31 PM
I'm going to get one ASAP!!!!!!!

You wont regret it, and they tend to multiple once friends see it, kind of like adding water to a gremlin......with out the old wise chinaman of course.

Silverlion
06-28-2011, 07:58 PM
Here's mine from my best side!
http://i394.photobucket.com/albums/pp23/silverlion7473/Bushcraft/100_1351.jpg

Pict
06-29-2011, 08:23 AM
You wont regret it, and they tend to multiple once friends see it, kind of like adding water to a gremlin......with out the old wise chinaman of course.

Those are the same hats I use down here but they don't have the printing in them. No two of them are alike as they literally do cut up used truck tarps to make them. The patches and scars were not added later and nothing was done to make them look worn or weathered.

petrifiedwood
06-29-2011, 10:27 AM
Sorry it took so long, but here's a picture of the label...
http://i1238.photobucket.com/albums/ff485/ThePetrifiedwood/IMG_0369.jpg

canteencup
06-29-2011, 07:12 PM
https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-itV-iNhMgwU/TgjcGRa0yvI/AAAAAAAACBo/yXEGgDXXddU/s800/010.JPG

Pict
06-29-2011, 09:15 PM
Cool hubcap.

duracell
07-04-2011, 10:32 AM
I wear this mostly sometimes a ball cap or a filson packer but the standard field hat seems to be this one.

walkabout
07-04-2011, 10:32 PM
I wear this mostly sometimes a ball cap or a filson packer but the standard field hat seems to be this one.

That looks like the new A-TACS camo from propper,
I just picked one up about three weeks ago and it blows the older digi camo slop away, someone finally did there homework on camo in washington,

fhm615
07-04-2011, 11:02 PM
Magellan Breezer. Never thought I'd get this attached to a hat this quick! :50:

http://i842.photobucket.com/albums/zz341/fhm615/IMG_0675.jpg

Mr. Tettnanger
07-05-2011, 08:03 PM
Magellan Breezer. Never thought I'd get this attached to a hat this quick! :50:

http://i842.photobucket.com/albums/zz341/fhm615/IMG_0675.jpg



Oh my! I really like that!

*Adding to wish list!

hog
07-06-2011, 01:20 PM
I am now after one of the vietnam war US type boonie hats now, just in OD.

walkabout
07-06-2011, 06:32 PM
I am now after one of the vietnam war US type boonie hats now, just in OD.

If you find one in rip-stop cotton let me know, its getting hard to find well made boonies, i personally like the construction of the brands "tru-spec" and "propper" they both build bomb proof boonies that last forever,

Jeff H
07-07-2011, 08:25 PM
Sorry it took so long, but here's a picture of the label...

Thanks - and don't worry about "how long" because I have been burried myself and not checking every day.

I'll see if I can find that one.

fire65
07-07-2011, 08:54 PM
Here are some for 15 bucks. http://www.armygear.net

walkabout
07-07-2011, 11:04 PM
Right on the money buddy! there the good ones, and an order has been placed!

quietmike
07-10-2011, 09:45 AM
Here's mine.

http://i153.photobucket.com/albums/s240/quietmike134/hatband.jpg

Tilley TH4 with a paracord ladder rack braid band.

I've never been a big fan of hats, but I find myself wearing this one more and more.

Skrapmetal
07-10-2011, 12:56 PM
This year's hat; Outdoor Research Transit Sun Hat. It is without a doubt the most comfortable summer hat I have tried to date. So far it seems plenty durable, but it's hard to comment on that in the first season with it.

Mannlicher
07-10-2011, 01:03 PM
I am still using my well worn Outdoor Research Seattle Sombrero in forest green. Best hat I have ever owned.

BushTramp
07-13-2011, 04:05 PM
well alittle different bush hat. i'm not really a hat guy although i do wear a wool flat cap from time to time (my wife hates it too)but this one is kinda special to me as i got in a trade in Africa -i will post 3 pics and you figure out which guy this hat does not work on :)
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/africa056-1.jpg
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/100_2728.jpg
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/87991334.jpg

santaman2000
07-13-2011, 04:34 PM
LOL. It's not the "guy" the hat doesn't work on. It's the rest of the clothing that is such a clash.

Lead Dog
07-13-2011, 06:29 PM
That is one sexy hat. Wear it with pride!

marbro
07-13-2011, 08:36 PM
why not, here is mine

http://i1220.photobucket.com/albums/dd445/lankymo1/2011-07-13_18-31-14_233.jpg

rimfire63
07-13-2011, 08:45 PM
SuperTramp, that is one kool hat. I love it.

dog.breath
07-13-2011, 09:25 PM
Nice! That must be in the Sahel somewhere. Mali? Burkina Faso?


well alittle different bush hat. i'm not really a hat guy although i do wear a wool flat cap from time to time (my wife hates it too)but this one is kinda special to me as i got in a trade in Africa -i will post 3 pics and you figure out which guy this hat does not work on :)
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/africa056-1.jpg
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/100_2728.jpg
http://i654.photobucket.com/albums/uu268/Linker71/87991334.jpg

bsred
07-13-2011, 09:42 PM
What is that hat made of? The one from Africa.

BushTramp
07-13-2011, 09:46 PM
Nice! That must be in the Sahel somewhere. Mali? Burkina Faso? good guesses -that is northern Burkina Faso


What is that hat made of? The one from Africa.

hard to say -it is some sort of grass straw weave done very tightly and fairly thick too

dog.breath
07-13-2011, 10:03 PM
I was in northern Ivory Coast for about 9 months about 10 years ago. A lot of the Burkinabais wore hats like that. I think you're right that they're made from grass. Pretty cool.


good guesses -that is northern Burkina Faso



hard to say -it is some sort of grass straw weave done very tightly and fairly thick too

OldCootHillbilly
07-13-2011, 10:31 PM
Well seeins this thread still be active here's mine:

http://i248.photobucket.com/albums/gg170/travcoman45/DSC00811.jpg
A real deal canvass truck tarp hat from Brazil. I braided the hat band an added in the wood beads an a feather from a blue bird what I found out scoutin. Also my Mora huntin knife. Both gotta lotta time on em. Love the hat, seen a few in this thread. Gonna order a spare an put it away just in case.

OldCootHillbilly
07-13-2011, 10:37 PM
Ive been wanting one of those sence I saw the first one. My budget wont let me spend $40.00 for a hat. Wanna Sale ore trade one of those?

Here be a site what sells em cheaper. Not cheap but a swell hat! I got one an gonna order another for a spare.

http://shop.geocaching.com/default/clothing/hats/real-deal-hat.html

Looker
07-13-2011, 10:50 PM
My Real Deal tarp hat just came in today! It was a birthday gift from my brother and his family. I don't have pics yet though...

Looker

forge1
07-13-2011, 11:46 PM
Love your hat Trek. Looks like it could tell a few stories.................Ross

econnofoot
07-14-2011, 10:03 AM
A friend gave me this Eddie Bauer hat few years ago, I wear it when it's cooler though typically 'boonie hat this time of year. The EB hat has held up well though.http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g344/econnofoot/DSCF2447-1.jpg

http://i1097.photobucket.com/albums/g344/econnofoot/DSCF2448.jpg

alrany187
08-07-2011, 06:50 PM
Here is my bush hat at present. I will be changing it up soon as I finish the hat band for its replacement, which I have had longer and has traveled more trails with me.

http://img42.imageshack.us/img42/859/1000299b.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/42/1000299b.jpg/)

Ellis

Two Bears
08-20-2011, 06:28 AM
I've quit wearing my bush hat's, opting instead for a cotton scaled down version of a Kefeiya that can't be wrapped, instead I just drape it over my head and then tie a bandanna over it to keep it on. It's a lot cooler than a hat, provides better sun protection, gives better protection from insects and bushes, and can be wet if I need to.

DanTheOutDoorMan
08-20-2011, 11:54 AM
If Im not wearing this, Im wearing a bandana:

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6062620042_47c4600238.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/65657130@N03/6062620042/)
hat 001 (http://www.flickr.com/photos/65657130@N03/6062620042/) by outdoorpix1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/65657130@N03/), on Flickr

Räum
08-20-2011, 01:48 PM
Just got my first bush hat a few days ago.. It's a Filson I got from a yard sale for 50 cents. :)

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-ZYCQ3NZ2VNQ/Tk__JRi0R6I/AAAAAAAAANw/VqDgi4VK8Ag/s800/2011-08-20_14-21-50.jpg

fire65
08-20-2011, 02:07 PM
My summer hat. Who would have thought, 42 pages on hats.

rumrunning
08-21-2011, 10:39 AM
Here's mine. It's a civil war style slouch hat in felt with a paracord band. I made the band for bushclass. I kinda like the old and new style thing going on with it.

Tom's Backwood's
09-15-2011, 03:58 PM
Here is mine

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6082/6150679445_967b7e41ed.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150679445/) Top (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150679445/) by tomsbackwoods (http://www.flickr.com/people/tomsbackwoods/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6062/6150682477_1199853568.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150682477/) Inside (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150682477/) by tomsbackwoods (http://www.flickr.com/people/tomsbackwoods/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6204/6151236638_18d5c9ae55.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6151236638/) Front (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6151236638/) by tomsbackwoods (http://www.flickr.com/people/tomsbackwoods/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6160/6151233470_c4607bd391.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6151233470/) Back (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6151233470/) by tomsbackwoods (http://www.flickr.com/people/tomsbackwoods/), on Flickr

http://farm7.static.flickr.com/6071/6150685973_b3a437c636.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150685973/) View (http://www.flickr.com/photos/tomsbackwoods/6150685973/) by tomsbackwoods (http://www.flickr.com/people/tomsbackwoods/), on Flickr

mainewoods
09-15-2011, 07:45 PM
Great Hat Brother Like the band around it Nice!!

Panzer
09-15-2011, 07:47 PM
Just ordered a Tilley Outback. Can't wait! My first Tilley!

Ossa1970
09-15-2011, 11:20 PM
I have 2 an Akubra Larrikin Fur felt 100 % waterproof I have had for at least 15 years. Sorry for poor photo's

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm56/ossa1970/78275927.jpg

And an official Indiana Jones (Disney land hat) made by Golden Gate Hat Company. Not waterproof, but crushable

http://i293.photobucket.com/albums/mm56/ossa1970/00838f75.jpg

MLarson
09-16-2011, 09:44 PM
Does anyone have any idea what kind of hat this is? I can't remember where I found this picture but I seriously love this hat. Been trying to find one for a while now.

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r303/Nelyous/Hat.jpg

MLarson
09-19-2011, 11:58 AM
Bump. Anyone know?

alrany187
09-19-2011, 12:41 PM
Does anyone have any idea what kind of hat this is? I can't remember where I found this picture but I seriously love this hat. Been trying to find one for a while now.

http://i147.photobucket.com/albums/r303/Nelyous/Hat.jpg

This style of wearing a broad-brimmed hat comes from the 18th c. paintings of Alfred Jacob Miller. I have a long lost buckskinning friend who enjoyed wearing his hat in this fashion. To my knowledge, you have to roll up the sides and back yourself as there is no sutler who sells hats like this already made.

I believe you have to use a fur felt hat and then steam it until you can roll it into this style.

Ellis

MLarson
09-19-2011, 01:00 PM
Awesome! Thanks a ton for the info. It is greatly appreciated.

Hubb
09-19-2011, 02:04 PM
Don't got no bush hat. But I got an everyday hat that I wear everywhere, including the bush. I paid $4 for it about 5 years ago and it's still holding up. It's just a blank baseball cap. I got it at some sports store.

Kerri
09-19-2011, 02:36 PM
Here is one of my bush hats

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/IMAG0016-2.jpg

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/IMAG0099edited.jpg

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/IMAG0186.jpg

gunguy
09-22-2011, 11:50 PM
I wear an Akubra Riverina and love it. Best hat I've ever had although they're not cheap.

Here's a pic of me wearing it on a hike with one of my dogs(I've got three so they take turns).
http://www.coloradobushcrafter.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/P1020354.jpg

spyder1958
09-23-2011, 09:17 AM
Wally world, lite, cool, cheap. Thinking of a wax job is in order.
This is one of many hats I like to wear. Just depends

http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n584/spyder1958/Bows/BOW048.jpg

stillscout
09-24-2011, 02:20 PM
Bush brim

garethw
09-25-2011, 02:50 AM
Hi there
I ordered one of these from Australia before the summer, great hat... Its a Barmah 1060
http://www.croixblanchelakes.com/Barmah%20hat.jpg
cheers
Gareth

LMT66
09-25-2011, 04:09 AM
With winter on the horizon, I picked up a Stormy Kromer Rancher Hat (http://www.stormykromer.com/mens/caps/rancher-cap) with thinsulate. Feels pretty nice when I stick my noggin in the freezer!

Falstaff
09-25-2011, 07:39 AM
I just wear a camo baseball cap.

Kerri
09-25-2011, 09:08 AM
Hi there
I ordered one of these from Australia before the summer, great hat... Its a Barmah 1060
http://www.croixblanchelakes.com/Barmah%20hat.jpg
cheers
Gareth

I think thats the same hat Ive got my mom brought one back from being over there for me

Mojoe
09-25-2011, 09:34 AM
Here's my new bushcrafty cycling cap.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RSv9ki932FA/Tn4O5DH-bmI/AAAAAAAAFSI/v81kB-Vdg14/s800/2011-09-24_10-06-22_13.jpg

Memnos
09-25-2011, 01:26 PM
Hi there
I ordered one of these from Australia before the summer, great hat... Its a Barmah 1060
http://www.croixblanchelakes.com/Barmah%20hat.jpg
cheers
Gareth

that is an awesome looking hat!!

Easy_rider75
09-25-2011, 02:49 PM
Here's my new bushcrafty cycling cap.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-RSv9ki932FA/Tn4O5DH-bmI/AAAAAAAAFSI/v81kB-Vdg14/s800/2011-09-24_10-06-22_13.jpg

Bro where did you find the cycling cap? That's to cool

Mojoe
09-25-2011, 02:54 PM
http://wearcognition.com/index.php/caps/ Hand made in Madison Wisconsin. Best fitting cycling cap I own... and I love the camo (http://wearcognition.com/index.php/caps/caps-description/woodland-camo/)!!


Bro where did you find the cycling cap? That's to cool

allfatherodin
09-26-2011, 05:17 PM
I got a "Jacaru" hat. It was about $10 on ebay, but in stores it's apparently around $80. Got a good deal! It's full grain leather, and is comfortable as hell

http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss242/Stalkingvengeance/IMG_1309.jpg
http://i580.photobucket.com/albums/ss242/Stalkingvengeance/IMG_1308.jpg

Rygar
10-16-2011, 09:18 PM
http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j390/rygar1/camping20119.jpg

it's a Filson. That is me and my camp buddy (my daughter) this weekend in N.GA/ TN

stargazin
11-25-2011, 08:24 PM
I wear a Tilley Hat....


Here I am, taming the Great Brass Tortoise of Newport Oregon..

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo258/jean0mars/n608602198_1578493_3262779.jpg


While I was there, my family thought that they had my hat thing figured out...

http://i381.photobucket.com/albums/oo258/jean0mars/n514647286_1452059_1206335.jpg


I did not agree.


Marion

Glad to see someone enjoying the local sites. The Aquarium has a Geostash too.

hog
11-27-2011, 01:48 PM
^^^ Not so sure about the head wear but that is a mighty fine beard.

BushyBeard
11-27-2011, 02:09 PM
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6056/6413088097_3c86a9de1b_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70138644@N04/6413088097/)
Sharing from my camera (http://www.flickr.com/photos/70138644@N04/6413088097/) by bushybeard (http://www.flickr.com/people/70138644@N04/), on Flickr



:50: :44:

Wildcat
11-27-2011, 04:21 PM
5.11 boonie, sun faded. it's got two coats of wax on it.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7157/6413744573_cbd73ae563_z.jpg

alrany187
11-27-2011, 07:48 PM
5.11 boonie, sun faded. it's got two coats of wax on it.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7157/6413744573_cbd73ae563_z.jpg

Wildcat, what was your technique for double waxing it? I've got the sun faded part down solid.

Ellis

BushBum
11-27-2011, 08:10 PM
for the winter its a filson mackinaw
http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii403/rescueriley/Newpics124.jpg

most of the time its a filson bush hat
http://i550.photobucket.com/albums/ii403/rescueriley/Newpics012.jpg

stargazin
11-29-2011, 10:36 AM
http://i852.photobucket.com/albums/ab84/JustJoel_Stuff/DSC01166.jpg

Cabelas Gortex Boonie. Matches my very fashionable hunting pants and the black allows me to accessorizes both bows and rifles very easily. :D Also, tough as heck, fits my rather large head, and keeps the rain and bugs from the scalp. I like it. In this time of year I also have a wool toboggan a friend's mother made me. No pics though. Gotta fix that....

Joel
I've got a Boonie but the brim si so floppy it hangs in my face and I can't see. It has nice vents snap up sides, chin strap, yet such a floppy brim it is almost unwearable.:2:

Scott Allen
11-29-2011, 11:00 AM
Albert's Hat from Duluth Trading Company. Oiled canvas

http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/clothes-workwear/mens/hats-and-caps-for-men/hats-and-caps-for-men.aspx?all

Malcolm C.
11-29-2011, 06:47 PM
http://i139.photobucket.com/albums/q292/precisionshooter/P1090426.jpg

stargazin
11-30-2011, 02:06 AM
Some really great pics in this thread! I recently (a couple of months ago) picked up a Tilley! Love it. But for the winter, it'll still be a basic wool cap. Here's my Tilley though:

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t259/Spookypistolero/Fiddleback%20Hunter/FiddlebackHunter020.jpg

Ok not to derail, and I know this is way lat in the thread, but, what knife is that. I've got a Landi with a burl handle of the same shape, and a similar blade shape, but mine needs to be strongly coxed into any wood, it has a flat grind w/convex edge; but I've been lusting the knife in your pic and would like very much to purchase one.

Jeff.


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DarbyFett
11-30-2011, 03:41 AM
I may be totally off base but I think its a Fiddleback.

Wildcat
11-30-2011, 07:54 PM
Wildcat, what was your technique for double waxing it? I've got the sun faded part down solid.

Ellis

smear a good coat of sno-seal on portions of the hat then heat it up with heat gun, not hair dryer. heat gun makes much quicker work of it. do the entire outside of hat with special attention to seams, etc. then do it all over again.

M.W. Gammill
12-25-2011, 09:42 PM
Got a new hat for Christmas. A Dorfman Pacific Weathered Outback.

http://i211.photobucket.com/albums/bb308/wulfleather/EDCF/Picture.jpg

jas79
12-25-2011, 11:11 PM
Ok not to derail, and I know this is way lat in the thread, but, what knife is that. I've got a Landi with a burl handle of the same shape, and a similar blade shape, but mine needs to be strongly coxed into any wood, it has a flat grind w/convex edge; but I've been lusting the knife in your pic and would like very much to purchase one.

Jeff.


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its a Fiddleback Forge 'Hunter' with Osage orange handle.

MIDVM-LFB
12-25-2011, 11:20 PM
Here is my newest one! Got it yesterday from my brother for Christmas. A Real Deal Brazil.

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g122/jkindy/bushcraft%20usa%20forum%20pics/Picture4.jpg

HoosierArcher
12-25-2011, 11:49 PM
Pict sent me a tarp hat like a real deal Brazil for Christmas. Put it on as soon as I got it out of the box and experimented with the bill shape. Anyway noticed it was too cooling to wear in 36 degree temps.

MIDVM-LFB
12-25-2011, 11:55 PM
Yeah it will be my summer hat. I have a 100%wool bronner I wear For when its cold.

Stonecold
01-04-2012, 11:23 AM
Heres a couple of my Favourites.
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n251/gill_020/Picture2018.jpg
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n251/gill_020/Picture1942.jpg
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n251/gill_020/Picture2223.jpg
http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n251/gill_020/Picture2222.jpg

dog.breath
01-04-2012, 11:36 AM
Lately I've been wearing this wool, made-in-Mexico Stetson, though I'll switch back to a straw hat when it gets warm.
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7028/6622247571_b393e70743_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/spirituscanis/6622247571/)

Walt
01-05-2012, 05:41 PM
This is my new hat for a few years now.My old hunting hat was wore out.
I like the big wide brim and the black seems to keep the glare down.
http://i1205.photobucket.com/albums/bb426/johnnybull1/0105021529.jpg

mys4sllc
01-13-2012, 11:49 PM
Just got a new hat made by Volcom Clothing...

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/Bush%20Hat/1.jpg

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/Bush%20Hat/2.jpg

Looking forward to getting this one dirty! :dblthumb:

Nako
01-15-2012, 05:27 AM
The hat is a Scala Classico crushable wool felt and the hatband I made myself from polished hemp cordage and about 100yrds of bank line.

http://img830.imageshack.us/img830/1834/me12t.jpg (http://imageshack.us/photo/my-images/830/me12t.jpg/)

Mattexian
01-17-2012, 09:59 AM
Here's the same pic I shared in the "Whacha look like" thread, of me trying out my new Tilley TWC4 waxed cotton Outback, last Monday when we had a good downpour. So far I'm VERY satisfied with it!
http://i16.photobucket.com/albums/b6/mattexian/0109121612a.jpg

Matt in Tx

Two Bears
01-17-2012, 11:41 AM
Here's my two bush hats, although the rag doesn't get used much for head protection. I have several different colors of the Shemag. And two different sizes.

highlife
01-17-2012, 01:05 PM
Just got a new hat made by Volcom Clothing...

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/Bush%20Hat/1.jpg

Looking forward to getting this one dirty! :dblthumb:

This is an ironic bushcraft hat, as Volcom's website states:

"Volcom is a modern lifestyle brand that embodies the creative spirit of youth culture. The company was founded on liberation, innovation and experimentation while remaining dedicated to the breakdown of established traditions."

NevadaDesertRat
01-17-2012, 01:20 PM
Does anyone know where you can get a reproduction civil war hats? Im looking for the officers hats, almost look like cowboy hats. Thanks,

mys4sllc
01-17-2012, 02:22 PM
This is an ironic bushcraft hat, as Volcom's website states:

"Volcom is a modern lifestyle brand that embodies the creative spirit of youth culture. The company was founded on liberation, innovation and experimentation while remaining dedicated to the breakdown of established traditions."

I checked with a Volcom executive and he assured me they are not referring to the breakdown of any "bushcraft" related traditions. :1:

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/Bush%20Hat/LANDO_BUSH_HAT.jpg

NorCalHermit
01-17-2012, 02:28 PM
My camera batteries are dead so here is a stock pic of my christmas present. A Dorfman Pacific "Scala Classico Outback" wool crusher. I'll be making a para-cord band for it soon.
http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n551/NorCalHermit/hat.jpg

Branm008
01-17-2012, 03:10 PM
Dont have any pictures but I am fond of an army ball-cap my brother in law brought me from over seas and my OD green/Black Shemagh.

I wore the shemagh this past hunting season as a sort of cowl, worked pretty well for warmth and keeping my face shaded when you pull the cowl further out.

I am wanting to try a Real Deal Brazil tarp hat but that may be a birthday present to myself later on down the road. They sure do look sturdy and bombproof.

-Brandon

karlhungusjr
01-31-2012, 05:07 AM
I read a post from 2009 and then I run off and buy a new hat...

econnofoot
01-31-2012, 05:14 AM
Does anyone know where you can get a reproduction civil war hats? Im looking for the officers hats, almost look like cowboy hats. Thanks,

Depends on what ya want to pay, I know someone does stuff for films and rich rein-actors. Hard to find good quality one on the cheap.

I modded a Stetson....forget the model, it'd been my fathers. Was looking for that Josey Wales sorta look. Don't have it anymore ex burned it up. See if I can't find a pic though.

I can't vouch for these folks but I have a friend who has dealt with them....and at 25 bucks for a hat might be worth a shot.

http://winchestersutler.com/Hats.html

Rider
01-31-2012, 06:31 PM
A smallish-brimmed crushable wool Stetson. Just never could get used to the huge brimmed ones; was always getting caught etc. I wear this everyday, all day too: http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k550/JLRider/fav.jpg

longrifle54
02-12-2012, 11:40 PM
here is me with my new Filson oilskin tin cloth hat. AND its MADE IN U.S.A.

WoodsJack
02-13-2012, 12:01 AM
... here's a few faves:

1. Hey, I washed it and it's still stained like that!

2. Crumples, recrumples and boy-howdy. The li'l fish on the brim is a bone carving strung on the hold-er-on line, but perched there to show it off.

3. What can I say? The ubiquitous digicam cap.

4. Don't laugh. That's genyoowine Snipe pelt!

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7188/6867542097_201ecd4ede.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7202/6867544587_6a8cfe55d1.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7205/6867543439_8bff49da08.jpg
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7053/6867542755_7650e13d9e.jpg

tcmault
02-13-2012, 12:41 AM
I checked with a Volcom executive and he assured me they are not referring to the breakdown of any "bushcraft" related traditions. :1:

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/Bush%20Hat/LANDO_BUSH_HAT.jpg



I cannot find this hat on their site?

BOD
02-13-2012, 02:55 AM
Here you go. Aussie Bush Hat.

http://i71.photobucket.com/albums/i154/BOD_photos/Gear/PA310048.jpg

MiddleWolf
02-13-2012, 02:56 AM
I use a baseball cap, wooly hat, army floppy hat. Problem with 'bush' hats is that some people just look like a right plonker wearing one. My daughter stopped me getting one as she thinks all the bushcrafters who wear them look like they are on a gay march or something.

Makes me laugh in the UK, some guy camping 100 yards from his car wearing a £1000s worth of kit, the bush does just does make many look a bit daft when you take into account the whole scenario:rolleyes:

And the funny part is that if taken by surprise and having to rely in a sudden unexpected situation, they may not have time to get their "bushgear" outfits on. And what kind of kit did this bloke have with him that cost 1000 quid?

J
02-14-2012, 03:11 PM
My wife gave me a tin cloth Filson packer for Valentines day. Ive never ordered from them before, but they send me catalogs all the time. She looked through one and saw it and thought I would dig it. Shes a good gal Mrs. J. Not my usually beat up ball cap I wear every day, but I love it.

Ill post up pics of my Bush hats, and Ill also post up my youngest sons. He has quite a collection. Lol

Keyser Söze
02-24-2012, 07:47 PM
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu90/gagalmg/bear%20kodiak%20recurve%20bow/DSC08459.jpg

8thsinner
02-24-2012, 08:12 PM
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu90/gagalmg/bear%20kodiak%20recurve%20bow/DSC08459.jpg

I just get this creepy feeling those hats and arrows came from some corpses.


Cool collection.

willy2154
02-24-2012, 09:24 PM
Great thread been looking for a hat and saw the Real Deal Brazil Tarp hats. Like the look just orderd one can't wait for it to get here.

Keyser Söze
02-24-2012, 10:12 PM
I just get this creepy feeling those hats and arrows came from some corpses.


Cool collection.

well watch out for the arrow if i like yer hat :54:

Natures_Adventure
02-27-2012, 05:17 AM
http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g126/trekon86/Hats1001.jpg

http://i55.photobucket.com/albums/g126/trekon86/Hats1002.jpg

I've had a couple but this one is my current one. It's filthy, smelly and needs a blocking and cleaning.
This is the one I want (Aus digger hat):
http://cgi.ebay.com/Aussie-Digger-hat_W0QQitemZ390025387270QQcmdZViewItemQQptZMen_s_ Accessories_UK?hash=item390025387270&_trksid=p3286.m63.l1177

PMZ
Nice hat, gives me an idea? Thanks

Natures_Adventure
02-27-2012, 05:24 AM
Kewl looking caps boys.

mct453
02-27-2012, 07:48 AM
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu90/gagalmg/bear%20kodiak%20recurve%20bow/DSC08459.jpg

the Usual Suspects there Keyser?That one on the right looks good.

Keyser Söze
02-28-2012, 06:51 PM
http://i636.photobucket.com/albums/uu90/gagalmg/new%20mix%20pix/DSC08520.jpg

Kerri
02-28-2012, 07:08 PM
Mines the real deal canvas tarp hat
http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/2012-02-08_12-19-14_772.jpg

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/2012-01-27_14-31-01_116.jpg

http://i1139.photobucket.com/albums/n552/KerriTM/2012-01-22_12-03-54_115.jpg

allfatherodin
02-28-2012, 09:13 PM
Hey Kerri, how did you get the colour on the Kuksa?

Kerri
02-28-2012, 09:16 PM
Hey Kerri, how did you get the colour on the Kuksa?

That's just how it came its a kupilka from bushcraftoutfitters

J
02-28-2012, 09:18 PM
http://i278.photobucket.com/albums/kk88/bean1-02/leather001-1.jpg

heres my Filson right after I got it. Didnt have it 2 weeks before my pooch ate a chunk out of the brim. I modded it a bit to fix it, and it actually turned out pretty cool. Kinda looks like one of them Tarp hats. A little ragged. Kinda like me. lol

Ill post some pics of it tommorow.

bodhran4me
03-18-2012, 11:25 PM
My Tilley and the young lads army surplus headgear on a beautiful spring (more like summer) quick woods walk.

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Mountain Wildman
03-18-2012, 11:55 PM
http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g383/Mountain-Wildman/IMG_0489.jpg

http://i1099.photobucket.com/albums/g383/Mountain-Wildman/IMG_0486.jpg

mys4sllc
04-17-2012, 12:37 AM
I cannot find this hat on their site?

its now available:

http://shop.volcom.com/Men%27s-Lando-Brimmed-Hat/D5621202,default,pd.html?dwvar_D5621202_color=DKA&start=4&cgid=mens-hats-and-beanies

harvey_birdman
04-17-2012, 03:02 AM
Here is me in my bush hat last week at the lake.

derek.harris87
04-19-2012, 11:02 PM
Mine.

http://i1151.photobucket.com/albums/o633/derekharris87/bushhat1.jpg

Picked up the hat at Outdoor world on a trip home a long while back. Threw the patch on back in Colorado.

sbkittrell
04-23-2012, 09:30 PM
I really like my Real Deal hat, but my favorites are the Western style hats. My favorite is a straw Stetson and it's beat all to hell. I guess to be honest, I really like all brimmed hats and I can't figure out why more people don't wear them. They are so useful in so many different environments. This one is my favorite felt hat, a Resistol.

http://i531.photobucket.com/albums/dd352/sbkittrell/EmmySarahandme.jpg

murphy
04-29-2012, 05:43 PM
My usual hat is either a ball cap or a straw cowboy hat but I may have a new beat around hat.

I spent this past Christmas in Brazil and picked up a tarp hat. (Really cheap down there.) From what I can tell there is no difference between this hat and the Real Deal hats. The first thing I did was pull out the original wire and replaced it with baling wire. I am able to stuff it in a pack and then reshape it much easier. I've only recently been able to wear it out since it is not a great cold weather hat.

My son is heading to Brazil this summer to visit my in-laws. I'm going to have him bring back a few more of these hats for presents and maybe a couple for giveaways on here.

Murph

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx258/fish4beer/DSCN0619.jpg

Real Deal Brazil
04-30-2012, 07:38 AM
Murph:

The hats are basically the same; the one significant difference is the stitching around the brim, which is somewhat reinforced in ours vs. those you find there, after we found that to be a weak point on the original hats. Ours also have a few stylistic differences, including the lack of the Brazilian-flag patch found on most Brazilian-market versions, and the hat/tarp story, which we print inside the crown.

That said, if you're in Brazil, and only getting a couple to take home and don't have to pay any duties on them, and are paying the shipping to the U.S. on yourself already :4:, then it's a lot cheaper to pick up several tarp hats there, to be sure. Even if the crown on one splits on you (an infrequent occurrence), you have several backups at the ready. Of course, it sounds like you may have the skills to repair stitching issues regardless ...

That baling wire trick is impressive. You got a really nice bend on your own hat. Nice job!

-- Frank


My usual hat is either a ball cap or a straw cowboy hat but I may have a new beat around hat.

I spent this past Christmas in Brazil and picked up a tarp hat. (Really cheap down there.) From what I can tell there is no difference between this hat and the Real Deal hats. The first thing I did was pull out the original wire and replaced it with baling wire. I am able to stuff it in a pack and then reshape it much easier. I've only recently been able to wear it out since it is not a great cold weather hat.

My son is heading to Brazil this summer to visit my in-laws. I'm going to have him bring back a few more of these hats for presents and maybe a couple for giveaways on here.

Murph

http://i761.photobucket.com/albums/xx258/fish4beer/DSCN0619.jpg

murphy
04-30-2012, 08:58 AM
That baling wire trick is impressive. You got a really nice bend on your own hat. Nice job!

-- Frank

Thanks Frank. I like the baling wire right now, though there may some reason for it to fail down the line. When I stuffed the hat in a suitcase the original wire developed a couple of kinks I couldn't bend out.

You are correct. The hats are cheaper in Brazil as long as you don't consider the 1500 dollar plane ticket! It is pretty cool to be able to pick one from a big stack of hats though. Each one is very different. I kick myself for passing up one that had printing across it.

Murph

chutes
05-03-2012, 08:48 AM
I like baseball caps for temperate buscrafting, but when it's hot, whether dry hot or wet hot, I go for a slouch hat.

I need to get a new baseball cap. This one I got at Yosemite a couple of years back on a visit to the US. It is my absolute favourite hat, but hasn't fared too well lol
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39252

Here's the slouch hat - the original Aussie Digger hat, otherwise known by its current military designation of Hat, KFF (Khaki Fur felt)
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39255

Note that although this is a genuine military hat, I picked it up from a costume place after it had been used in some unspecified WWII miniseries. Therefore it's had the bias binding around the edge of the brim removed and it's been fitted with a woollen WWI style puggaree (hat band). The leather chinstrap is removed at the moment - WWII Diggers in New Guinea and elsewhere were forbidden to use their slouch hats in the jungle with the chinstrap fitted for fear of snagging on vegetation, and they were forbidden to wear the pale khaki folded cotton cloth puggaree on the hat because it gave the Japanese a perfect aiming point. Therefore the hats were worn with a woollen "Militia" puggaree like mine or without the hatband altogether.

I like it, but not for pushing my way through dense scrub or for shopping. Chicks don't dig it ;)

bushy
05-03-2012, 05:26 PM
My stormy kromer.
http://i1066.photobucket.com/albums/u404/4putter/100_1339.jpg

many knives
05-03-2012, 07:11 PM
kool thread, heres my hat, oil cloth, and in neet of some water proofing as i found out today.

11b inf
05-03-2012, 08:24 PM
Mine.

http://i1151.photobucket.com/albums/o633/derekharris87/bushhat1.jpg

Picked up the hat at Outdoor world on a trip home a long while back. Threw the patch on back in Colorado.

sorry for the late post derek...the C.I.B is a very fine touch !...vince g. 11B Inf:42:...

Jethro277
05-03-2012, 09:22 PM
My Filson.

dracothered
05-03-2012, 09:24 PM
Dude,

That's my hat! These are very popular down here and IMO are the best bush hat I have every owned. I bought five of them for $7 a piece, one of the perks of living here I guess.

http://img135.imageshack.us/img135/2533/img3155nq2.jpg

I have heard that these are going to disappear because the trucking companies are no longer using the same canvas tarps. All of the old tarps have been bought up to make stuff out of. That's why I bought five of them.

Mac

Got one of those hats too

http://www.cfbrss.com/images/gun/Real%20Deal%20Brazil%20tarp%20hat.jpg

Fat Old Man
05-03-2012, 11:20 PM
I alternate between a khaki ballcap (Wally World special) and a khaki boonie hat. I've rubbed Kiwi Mink Oil paste into both to repel rain. With my front-to-back forehead, I can't go without a lid! Having experienced 2nd degree sunburn on my pate twice now, I keep bandanas in all of my gear for "emergencies".

mys4sllc
05-21-2012, 03:37 PM
Lando Bush Hat:

http://i1083.photobucket.com/albums/j399/mys4sllc/CINCO/2012_Cinco/ben_thumbsUP_1.jpg

CodenameWalrus
05-21-2012, 03:51 PM
My stormy kromer.
http://i1066.photobucket.com/albums/u404/4putter/100_1339.jpg

I'm curious how the waxed canvas Kromer handles in the heat? I am an absolute Kromer fanatic, but haven't sprung on the waxed canvas, because I fear that it'll be too warm in the summer months. Let me know and help me finally pop on one.

John

Colonel Bauer
05-21-2012, 04:32 PM
Its army

bushy
05-21-2012, 06:24 PM
I'm curious how the waxed canvas Kromer handles in the heat? I am an absolute Kromer fanatic, but haven't sprung on the waxed canvas, because I fear that it'll be too warm in the summer months. Let me know and help me finally pop on one.

John

It's too hot to wear in the summer heat.

Blackhawk45hunter
05-21-2012, 06:36 PM
I wear my Filson Bush Hat in tan tin cloth.
http://img.tapatalk.com/6264f4c5-d15b-4300.jpg
Best money I've ever spent! :D