Dr. Martens comes with a small sponge applicator, and their own directions for application seem to be right on target. The stuff soaks in really well, and quickly, unlike beeswax, for instance, which takes a bit more working, and a bit more patience for some of the damp feel to wear off.
I don't want to make it sound like this is going to get your hat as dark as dyeing it would, but it will give it a nice brown hint, depending on how dark the original canvas is.
Hats & Bags crafted from recycled tarps of Brazilian cargo trucks in an attempt to cut down on the wasting of resources. Most likely the fabric in each hat and bag has traveled from the Amazon to São Paulo and back again.
Don't take care of it; it will take care of you.
I received mine a couple of days ago. Luckily, I used your tape measure method. I normally wear a medium, but the large fits perfect. Whoever came up with this idea should be nominated for a Nobel prize. Love it! (and the wallet).
Placed my order today. Will see a lot of woods/water time this summer, and I can't wait to take it out!
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Does anyone have the ball cap? I was thinking of getting one and wanted to get owners perspective on it.
Suppose you could keep it moist for evaporative cooling - providing you have easy access to water?
Guess it is more what you are use to...