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.
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...