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jdrn21
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re: Favorite Pelican hat

Nah dude. Not racist. Post was in poor taste though. I hate flat bill hats something fierce though.


JayJay2
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
Ahh okay. You're cool man.


HeadyBrosevelt
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
the best option (though I doubt they will make it considering they barely make any for MLB teams) would be a low profile version of the Crescent City logo

Image: http://lf.hatworld.com/hwl?set=sku[20501039],c[2],w[400],h[300]&load=url[file:product]

Image: http://lf.hatworld.com/hwl?set=sku[20501039],c[3],w[400],h[300]&load=url[file:product]

This hat has a very high crown, which is wearable but doesn't really fly that well.



This NYY (not a fan,just using as an example) hat is a low profile crown made by New Era. It is a much more traditional look. I wish New Era would make this style for all their hats.


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TigerJeff
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
"Crescent City Pelicans" or "Louisiana Pelicans" > "New Orleans Pelicans"


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GeauxColonels
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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No love for this flex fit?

Love that one. It was my first choice but they sold out in my size. So I settled for one of the '47 Brand hats. I'll definitely be getting this one too.


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Sheep
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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I hate flat bill hats something fierce though.


You do realize the bill isn't cast in 3/4" steel, right?


BrowDown
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
The basketball flat brims do NOT fit the same way as baseball hats once you curve them.


HeadyBrosevelt
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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The basketball flat brims do NOT fit the same way as baseball hats once you curve them.


They are both made by New Era and are the exact same bill


Sheep
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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They are both made by New Era and are the exact same bill


False.

MLB 5950s are made in the USA.

The vast majority of other 5950s (NFL, NBA, minor leagues) are made in China, and are exceptionally shitty. I bought a Saints sideline 5950, and it's of such shitty quality that it's unwearable.

I emailed New Era customer service. Never heard back. I posted something about it on their facebook page, and they didn't respond. Deleted my question, though, so there's that.

Mitchell and Ness does their fitteds in Vietnam now, and they're pretty good, quality wise. The Chinese-made New Eras feel like knockoffs.

Before you buy a 5950, flip it over and look at the tag. If it's made in China, do yourself a favor, and put it back on the shelf.


HeadyBrosevelt
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Interesting. I did not know that.


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jdrn21
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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You do realize the bill isn't cast in 3/4" steel, right?


you ever try to form a flat bill? it would look awful. Its not the same, at all. everything about a flat bill is made opposite of an unstructured cap.


Jester
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
lol, people are finding all new shite to melt down about over the All-Star break.
This post was edited on 2/18 at 9:43 am


groundpatty
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
LA
Member since Mar 2012
195 posts

re: Favorite Pelican hat
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No love for this flex fit?



It's the one I'll be getting. I detest flat brim hats (and I'm aware that baseball hats come flat, it's NOT the same with basketball hats) and those '47s look like denim.



That's the one I bought, it's a great hat. really comfortable fit.


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arseinclarse
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
What Lids is that? I haven't been to the one on Canal yet.


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Fearthehat0307
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
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Member since Dec 2007
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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lol, people are finding all new shite to melt down about over the All-Star break.
melt downs about flat bills are legit. they suck


fratmatt13
Notre Dame Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2010
227 posts

re: Favorite Pelican hat
Dick's in Metairie has the regular logo flatbill and the crescent city logo flatbill
I got the regular logo flatbill and already curved the bill and shaped the crown to my head.


droman225
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Member since Aug 2011
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
You suck


Fearthehat0307
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Member since Dec 2007
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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and already curved the bill and shaped the crown to my head
how easy is this to do and how well do they come out? I have always bought flex fit because I like my shite curved but my watermelon size head is inbetween a large and xtra large so they never fit great. I would like to buy a fitted but not sure how it would come out if I curved it myself


Fearthehat0307
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re: Favorite Pelican hat
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You suck
your sig pic is literally causing seizures. I can't look at it for more than 2 seconds. very hard to read too


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fratmatt13
Notre Dame Fan
New Orleans
Member since Dec 2010
227 posts

re: Favorite Pelican hat
I just put the bill in a mardi gras cup over night and it turn out perfect.

You have to do this every once in a while because it tends to loose it's curve but it is as easy as just putting it in a cup from time to time.

As for the crown I just filled the inside of the hat with steaming hot water for a few minutes (not the bill) and then put the hat on my head, then took my hands and molded the crown to my head and wore the hat until it dried, or while I played play station.

Came out perfect. May do this one or two more times to get some bumps out and so that it shrinks a little.

I bought a size up because when I used to take a shower with my baseball hats they would always shrink afterwards.


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