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skeem 11-16-08 03:28 PM

wintery hats help
 
i need a winter hat with earflaps or some other ear warming device. i found a company, little package, who makes custom wool hats for 45 bucks. im wondering if thats the going price for a nice winter hat or if there are other brands that may make nice hats for less money.

dekindy 11-16-08 04:06 PM

http://www.foxwear.net/products_small_articles.html

Take a look at these.

NealH 11-16-08 07:16 PM

Good wool isn't cheap but, it works extremely well. Ibex, Smartwool, Icebreaker, etc all make wool headgear. So does Swobo, and I like their wool beanie as it is more cycling specific. Joneswares also has a wool thing or two for the head, is competitive with pricing and, is a first rate company.

Having said this, $45 for a custom made wool hat is not bad at all.

politicalgeek 11-16-08 07:43 PM

wool jeep cap, 6 bucks at your local surplus shop

skeem 11-17-08 09:14 AM

hmmm. maybe i need to clarify. i want a cycling cat, with a brim and all that. i have plenty of wool.winter hats/beanies but i want a cycling one. i may just dish out the 45 and get one of the hats i found.

maranen 11-17-08 12:07 PM

If you want something warm and cool looking, this is the way to go http://www.ultimathule.fi/product_details.php?p=25

skeem 11-17-08 08:52 PM

thats actually in a language i can understand. thanks. and in that case, i guess ill be ordering a custom hat for $45


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