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Adventurer Hat (Open Crown) - Reviews

The Adventurer is an Akubra in the same general dimensional shape, style and color as the fedora worn by Indiana Jones in the "Indiana Jones" movies. Embark on your own adventure by bashing this open crown hat into the Indy shape shown here, or to another crease of your own choice. The open crown… more

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$145.00

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By Emilio

About Me Comfort-oriented, Stylish, Casual, Practical

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(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

The Akubra Black Adventurer

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable
  • Adjustable
  • Durable
  • Extremely durable
  • Stylish
  • Breathable

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear
  • Evening
  • Travel
  • Outdoors
  • Commuting

Comments:

Was fortunate to be in the store just as the Black Adventurer came in and Mr. Morgan was gracious to allow us to purchase one. The adventurer style is my favorite. I enjoy the comfort of the brown version. This hat is a really nice looking hat in black.


By Trusty

About Me Comfort-oriented, Casual, Practical

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(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

The Adventurer Hat

 
5.0

PROS

  • Adjustable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish
  • Comfortable
  • Durable

CONS

  • Can't think of any

BEST USES

  • Travel
  • Wear it all the time
  • Casual Wear

Comments:

this is a great hat, looks very good, it sheds water and keeps it shape, the one thing that does bother me ( just a little) is I live in the desert and it does get hot during the day, but I just wipe off my head and the inside of the hat and go right on wearing it!, it's the hat I have been looking for, and am so happy that David Morgan have them, and was so helpful when I ordered the wrong size and helped me return it for the correct size! when it comes to hats, I wouldn't shop any place else!!


By Tim

About Me Comfort-oriented, Casual

Verified

(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

Fantastic Hat

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Durable
  • Breathable

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear

Comments:

I bought this hat about 2 years ago, and love it. I don't wear it everyday, but I do love wearing it. I was looking for a fedora like the Raiders of the Lost Ark version, high, straight crown, tight pinch, wider brim. This hat is perfect. I bashed it myself, and for someone doing it for the first time, it came out pretty good. I'm a big guy with a big head, and this hat looks more natural on me than a baseball cap. Besides, I don't like to look like everyone else, I like something that stands out. It has been worn in the rain, and snow, and still looks great. I paid [$] when I bought it, and see the price has increased some, but would not hesitate to buy another one if I ever had to. The quality is great. The only drawback is that it comes in only one color. I'd like a black one for when I have to wear a suit. I could get a similar one in black, but this hat ruined me for any other hat. I just know I would not be as happy with it. I do recommend buying the felt hat pads. They can really help with getting the perfect fit.


By Milo

About Me High-end shopper, Practical, Casual, Stylish, Comfort-oriented

Verified

Bound to become a favored lifetime hat

 
5.0

PROS

  • Breathable
  • Stylish
  • Durable
  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight

CONS

BEST USES

  • Travel
  • Casual Wear
  • Commuting
  • Evening

Comments:

I have purchase several hats ranging from the stylemaster, the squatter, hemp range, stetsons, dobbs and this hat is absolutely the best I have purchased. The felt has a soft luxury touch, the hat is firm in brim and pliable in crown. It is a High Crown, straight on edge. I don't want to take it off. I think this hat may be better for outdoors in any weather, even better than my hemp range. The dimensions for my face are perfect.


By Chris

About Me Casual

Verified

Outstanding!!!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Excellent quality

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear

Comments:

I own several Akubras, all purchased from David Morgan, and couldn't resist getting one more for the "Indy" look. I had a pinched telescope bash put in at a local hat shop rather than destroy this on my own. Even the hat maker remarked on the high quality and it came out better than I had imagined. Fit and finish are second to none and once shaped to my fat head, looks excellent, even by my wife's standards. This is by far the best looking fedora I've seen and, as always, David Morgan does it right; fast shipping and even an email advising on how to do the bash my self. Probably the last hat I'll ever buy but if I ever need another one, I'll buy an Akubra from David Morgan. You should too.

 
 
telescope bash
Because you know I had to...

By Tom Raftery

About Me Practical

Verified

This is a big hat!

 
4.0

PROS

  • Comfortable

CONS

  • It is BIG

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear

Comments:

I live in Seville, Spain where it is very hot in the summer. I am Irish and very fair skinned so I needed a hat to protect me from the sun. I was tired of wearing baseball hats and wanted something to protect my neck as well as my head so I decided to go for an Adventurer. I didn't realise just how big a hat it is (it has a very high crown). I got it with the Indy bash and it looks great. Because it is so big, I subsequently also bought a Stylemaster and this is, as the name suggests, a very stylish hat. The Adventurer, on the other hand, is a hat full of character!


By gbobadil

Verified

Excellent hat!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear

Comments:

This is a perfect hat. As other user said, for Indiana Jones costume uses is perfect, better than "official" or "licensed" hats. I am very glad with my purchase, I recommend it sincerely.


By HighDesert

About Me Casual, Stylish, Comfort-oriented, Practical

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(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

A wonderful quality hat!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Durable

CONS

BEST USES

  • Evening
  • Casual Wear
  • Commuting
  • Travel

Comments:

This is an absolute great hat. It is well made and I am very satisfied with the quality workmanship and fit. I wear this hat when I need something a bit more formal and I receive many positive comments.


By Marshall Salvano

About Me Trendy, Practical, Casual, Comfort-oriented, Stylish

Verified

Purchase Akubra Adventure Hat(Open Crown

 
5.0

PROS

  • Durable
  • Breathable
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Lightweight

CONS

BEST USES

  • Evening
  • Commuting
  • Casual Wear
  • Travel

Comments:

Hi Everyone I am Marshall I wear my Akubra almost everyday for general wear and going to work in.When you put this hat on your wearing a Legend Different then the rest it has a special feel all its own.fitted correctly it stays on in all weathers and conditions and when you wear it you know your wearing a Classic Hat in a League all its own.There are no amount of words of praise that I can give owning this wonderful time piece Except to Say *Buy It Now* and don't look back.Feel the Adventure that lays out there for you each day. Buying from David and Mike A *Real Pleasure* to Deal with No Excuses *Top Notch Service* and Shipping none of the you have wait nine years to own it David and Mike get it to you pronto and will do everything to make sure your Experience buying from them A Pleasure.When you send a E-Mail they answer your letter Fast. In closing if ever I need another Classic Hat this is where I am going to BUY It from David Morgan! Respectfully Semper Fidelis Marshall Salvano Former USMC/SGT


By MG

About Me Casual

Verified

Easy to bash

 
5.0

PROS

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

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear

Comments:

I found that if you go to You Tube and type in Adventurer with Indiana Jone's Bash: David Morgan presents Akubra, you will find the easiest way of bashing the hat. The people at David Morgan used a professional steaming machine. I simply used the steam from a tea pot and than followed the instructions from You Tube. It took me 5 minuets to bash the hat.


By Dr. Jones

About Me High-end shopper, Fedora Maniac, Stylish

(11 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

Stop Looking. This is THE HAT

 
5.0

PROS

  • Adjustable
  • Breathable
  • Durable
  • Comfortable
  • Stylish
  • Absolutely Accurate

CONS

BEST USES

  • Travel
  • Adventure Travel
  • Casual Wear
  • Evening
  • Commuting

Comments:

Okay. I have wearing fedoras ever since my grandfather left me his old grey fedora in his will. And, over the last 20 years I've owned every hat that was remotely reputed to be an "Indiana Jones" hat. It has cost me a couple of thousand dollars to do this, but everyone needs a hobby. There are actually four slightly different hats, one for each of the four Jones movies. The Akubra Adventurer is the closest replica to the original Raiders hat that exists. The original hat as used in Raiders of the Lost Ark is still obtainable, but cannot handle heavy rain, and like many British fur felt hats, tends to react badly to rain and deform or droop over time due to a lack of sufficient sizing. All of the hats that are marketed as "The Official Indiana Jones Hat" are simply wrong. Their crowns are too tapered, their brims are too narrow or too wide, and the materials used are...to say the least...inferior. The Akubra Adventurer is shipped to you ready to be worn after a simple bashing of the crown and a pinching to form the front dent. The fine folk at Akubra have even gone to the trouble of "slouching" the brim for you. If you like, you can go one step further: Put the hat on straight, and give it a slight twist to your right so that the middle of the bow is just a bit in front of your left ear. This will give the hat the exact shape of the hat as worn in the original movie: what we call "the streets of Cairo twist." Watch the original movie and the Streets of Cairo scene and you'll see what I mean. Above all, the hat is insanely low priced. Only two of the hats I've bought that purported to be the one true "Indy" hat were $300.00 and $600.00 dollars respectively. Bottom line? The good people at David Morgan and Akubra are literally selling you the best hat that money can buy for less than half of what it is worth. And this hat will be around long after you're gone and your grandchildren are gone. I've got a thirty year old Bushman that has been through tropical storms, one…


By Texasrebel

About Me Practical, Comfort-oriented

Verified

(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

Very Nice

 
5.0

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Stylish
  • Comfortable
  • Well Made

CONS

BEST USES

  • Casual Wear
  • Travel

Comments:

I found that bashing it myself was not as easy as it looked. Probably would have been better to have had them bash it. Very well made hat.


By Mad German Hat- and Movie Lover

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(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

It's not only a hat, it's an icon too!

 
5.0

PROS

  • Durable
  • Adjustable
  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight
  • Breathable

CONS

BEST USES

Comments:

It's one of my most favorite hats whitch I wear almost every day. Phantastic, durable feltquality and perfect workmanship are the significant characteristics of this hat.


By Thunderfoot

Verified

Beautifully Made Hat

 
4.0

PROS

  • Stylish
  • Comfortable
  • Adjustable

CONS

BEST USES

  • Commuting
  • Casual Wear
  • Travel

Comments:

I sought out this hat because of very positive comments on various fora. My focus was to find a large open-crowned fedora in a rich, dark brown that would accommodate my pointy head. The hat, right of the box, is very impressive with its detailing and superior sweat-band and the double bow with a stylish swing. This is the first time that I have done a bash, but the with help of my new steamer it was, with patience, pretty easy. I have gone for a C-crown with a front pinch and a teardrop, again to accommodate my head. It is a great hat for me at least in part because I am a big guy with broad shoulders. I let my boss put it on (he has the same size head, but a much smaller frame) and it was definitely not for him. If you have a smaller frame, my suggestion is that you go for the center bash.


By Texasrebel

About Me Practical

Verified

Great Hat

 
5.0

PROS

  • Comfortable
  • Lightweight
  • Stylish

CONS

BEST USES

  • Travel
  • Casual Wear

Comments:

Very well made.


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