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Dr. Shade Outback Hat

Item #: 63493

Our Price: $34.99

Khaki



SIZE: M(22"-22.5"), L(22.75"-23"), XL(23.5"-24").


New Outback Hat from Dr. Shade offers 30+ sun protection. A cool strip of mesh at top of crown offers 360 degree air flow. Color khaki, with dark green under brim to reduce glare. Buttons on brim can be snapped against crown. Strap in back of hat holds Universal Shade in place (Campmor item # 63486). Chin strap can be worn for windy days.

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Dr. Shade Outback Hat
 
4.5

(based on 11 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (11)
  • Comfortable (10)
  • Breathable (9)
  • Durable (5)
  • Stylish (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Casual wear (6)
    • Travel (4)
      • Sizing:
      • Feels full size too small

         

        Feels half size too small

         

        Feels true to size

         

        89% 

        (8 reviews)

        Feels half size too big

         

        Feels full size too big

         
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Casual dresser (9), Comfort-oriented (6), Practical (6)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (7)

    Reviewed by 11 customers

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    5.0

    Best travel hat ever!

    By All Bran

    from Chester Springs, PA

    About Me Comfort-oriented, Practical

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Adjustable
    • Breathable
    • Comfortable
    • Durable
    • Lightweight
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Travel

      Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

      I'm not a hat person but this is the first hat that looked good on me. Wife loved it so much she's ordering one for herself for trip to Australia.

      • Sizing:
      • Feels true to size
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

      Comment on this review

       
      4.0

      All around hat

      By DJPhoto

      from Englewood, CO

      About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Practical

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Breathable
      • Comfortable
      • Lightweight
      • Packable

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear
        • Great For Hiking
        • Great For On A Boat
        • Travel

        Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

        I like the hat, the con is the chin strap. It just doesn't function as easily as it should the way it's designed.

        • Sizing:
        • Feels true to size
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        3.0

        Not as expected

        By Shirl

        from Thayne, Wy

        About Me Casual

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Lightweight

        Cons

        • Not Adjustable

        Best Uses

        • Casual Wear

        Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

        The hat arrived with black streaks on the crown that I can't get off. The crown will not stand up even after trying to block it. I am going to return it for credit. Very disappointed.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        Comment on this review

         
        4.0

        Like it

        By tmoore

        from Quad Cities

        About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Adjustable
        • Breathable
        • Comfortable
        • Lightweight
        • Stylish

        Cons

        • Sweat band drys slowly

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

          Fits well. Sweat band drys slowly.

          • Sizing:
          • Feels true to size
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          Comment on this review

           
          5.0

          Comfortable cool and cool(Rakish)

          By Alphabear

          from Vancouver, WA

          About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented

          See all my reviews

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Adjustable
          • Breathable
          • Comfortable
          • Lightweight
          • Stylish

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Anywhere

            Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

            Great sunshade, good in Oregon drizzle.

            • Sizing:
            • Feels true to size
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            Comment on this review

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Dr Shade material changes

            By Skull of Scotland

            from Chattanooga, Tennessee

            About Me Casual, Practical, Stylish

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Breathable
            • Comfortable
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Casual Wear
              • Travel

              Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

              I have purchased two of these hats prior to this one. One, I wore out in the woods and got it dirty. I didn't read the label and washed it which made it change the way it fit and lose its brim stiffness. So I bought another one. I was in the Virgin Islands sailing on a very windy day and didn't use the chin strap. A gust of wind blew the hat off my head and into the water. I had my wife keep an eye on it and I swung buy it about five times never getting close enough to snag it. Finally, I lost sight of it. I didn't put my name in the second hat, so its gone forever.
              This third hat is made of a lighter weight material. I liked the stiffness of the first two. I don't like the light weight material as much. I'm thinking about putting wax on it to stiffen it up so its not so floppy.

              • Sizing:
              • Feels true to size

              Comment on this review

               
              5.0

              Great hat for the outdoors

              By Jerry the hiker

              from Northeast U.S.

              About Me Casual, Comfort-oriented, Outdoors type, Practical

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Breathable
              • Comfortable
              • Durable
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Hiking
                • Travel

                Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

                Ideal hat for outdoors and hiking

                • Sizing:
                • Feels true to size
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                Comment on this review

                 
                5.0

                My new favorite hat

                By Gail

                from Dingmans Ferry, PA

                About Me Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Lightweight

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Casual Wear
                  • Sun protection

                  Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

                  Great sun protection - looks good snapped up on the sides or down for more sun/rain protection. Ventilation keeps you cool, straps if needed, or tuck above if no wind.

                  • Sizing:
                  • Feels half size too big
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

                  Comment on this review

                   
                  5.0

                  Great on the Water

                  By Brian the Sailor

                  from New Hartford, NY

                  About Me Casual

                  See all my reviews

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Breathable
                  • Comfortable
                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Casual Wear

                    Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

                    Great for canoeing. Even when it got wet, dried out quickly. Strap was good in case the boat went over, but never lost the hat when I went in the water.

                    Comment on this review

                     
                    5.0

                    great

                    By peter

                    from dc

                    About Me Casual

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Breathable
                    • Comfortable
                    • Durable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                    • Safari

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Dr. Shade Outback Hat:

                      great

                      • Sizing:
                      • Feels true to size

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                      • Q:

                        If somenone wears a size 7.0 hat size, should they buy a size medium for this Dr.Shade Outback Hat?
                        Asked on 2/5/2012 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          For a hat size 7 order the M. Quick formula to determine head circumference from hat size:
                          (hat size) x 3 = head circumference.

                          Answered on 2/10/2012 by Steve from Campmor
                      • Q:

                        I washed it in the washing machine which made it lose its form. I also tumble dried it in a dryer. How can I get the stiff form back?
                        Asked on 9/22/2011 by Anonymous from Chattanooga, TN

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          You can dampen the hat so that it is supple enough. Get a Styrofoam head form and put the hat on it so it will regain it's form

                          Answered on 9/23/2011 by Steve from Campmor
                      • Q:

                        How do you clean the Dr. Shade Outback hat? There are no instructions regarding care of the product.

                        Steve
                        Asked on 8/20/2011 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Use Woolite and hand wash and air dry in the shade.

                          Answered on 8/22/2011 by Steve from Campmor
                      • Q:

                        I typically wear a 7 1/2 hat. To what size in this hat does that equate? L or XL?
                        Asked on 9/7/2010 by JSM

                        2 answers

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          7.5 is equal to an xl

                          Answered on 9/9/2010 by Betty
                        • VERIFIED BUYER

                          A:

                          L

                          Answered on 10/6/2010 by Jim the Canyon Hiker from Kingston, TN
                      • Q:

                        what material is it made out of?
                        Asked on 7/28/2010 by Anonymous

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Reviewer

                          A:

                          Made of 100% polyester.

                          Answered on 7/28/2010 by Steve from Campmor
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