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Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby PeterB » Sun May 24, 2015 10:51 am

Title :)

Thinking of something that doesnt look too stupid but is functional; maybe a simple trucker hat works fine?

Any ideas?

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby windybrit » Sun May 24, 2015 4:11 pm

I have 2 , a brimmed round surf hat (O'neil) and just got a Dakine Surf Trucker. They both have straps that cover the ears with mesh. The brimmed hat gives sun protection around the back of your neck and is plasticised at front so it doesnt flip up as you ride.

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby spatty99 » Sun May 24, 2015 5:25 pm

I really like my Dakine Indo Surf hat, excellent coverage. Style is subjective, I don't think it looks too bad, but my wife thinks it looks ridiculous. :wink:

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby Do-it » Sun May 24, 2015 8:40 pm

spatty99 wrote:I really like my Dakine Indo Surf hat, excellent coverage. Style is subjective, I don't think it looks too bad, but my wife thinks it looks ridiculous. :wink:
HAHA- I was going to type the exact same thing...... My wife actually laughed at me. :(

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby dimip » Sun May 24, 2015 9:33 pm

PeterB wrote:Title :)

Thinking of something that doesnt look too stupid but is functional; maybe a simple trucker hat works fine?

Any ideas?
I have tried some, but nothing beats a truckers hat :thumb:
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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby Bushflyr » Sun May 24, 2015 11:41 pm

dimip wrote: I have tried some, but nothing beats a truckers hat :thumb:
Those are properly called "gimme caps." As in, "Gimme one dem dere caps."

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby dyyylan » Mon May 25, 2015 3:27 am

anything beyond a regular hat also requires you to wear sunglasses, a lifejacket, and have a gojoe on your board

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby Do-it » Mon May 25, 2015 4:55 am

dyyylan wrote:anything beyond a regular hat also requires you to wear sunglasses, a lifejacket, and have a gojoe on your board
That's great intel....... coming from a guy who can't land a simple sent jump? I'm referring to the video you posted on jumping. Been wanting to call you out on so much of your bullshit, however i have resisted. Now you are fucking with people who are trying to protect themselves from the the sun? Really?

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby Bille » Mon May 25, 2015 6:29 am

Something that covers the back of your neck ; unless Ya got
long hair .

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Re: Good Hat for Summer Days?

Postby Kamikuza » Mon May 25, 2015 6:36 am

One of these keeps the sun from burning my scalp through my thinning hair. The sides snap up, so they don't flap in the wind... Was like $15 or something. Fits better than the Dakine one I had - the straps don't dig into my ears, with the snaps it's less floppy.

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