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rbyham 04-13-2013 01:07 AM

Hat recommendations
Being unfortunately a regular attender at my local dermatologist's office, I am curious what type of headgear folks are finding effective for keeping the sun off? Thanks.

bljones 04-13-2013 01:10 AM

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PaulinVictoria 04-13-2013 01:15 AM

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A cheap old canvas wide brimmed hat. I can loose it 20 times over and it'll still be cheaper than a Tilley :)

rockDAWG 04-13-2013 01:22 AM

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Bucket hat plus SPF30 lotion :)

Lou452 04-13-2013 01:39 AM

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Minnewaska 04-13-2013 03:11 AM

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SimonV 04-13-2013 04:08 AM

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Base ball cap and try and stay under the bimini.

TejasSailer 04-13-2013 05:53 AM

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I have tried several Tilly hats, and cotton duck with not too wide a brim seems best. Artificial fiber and/or a wide brim bend back in the wind.

MarioG 04-13-2013 07:17 AM

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never being a fan of hats I wear cheap straw hats. They last 6 to 12 months before falling apart and float long enough to retrive them if they go over-board. you can also mold them into shape. The latest is one that was givin to me by 92 yr young Capt Jack at Boot Key.

downeast450 04-13-2013 07:48 AM

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Does Tilley make a hat that floats?


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