Not uncommon I am assuming.
Originally Posted by john parker
My Belfry "Frankie" arrived exactly as pictured on the site.
Keeping it that way on my misshapen head is the problem. Heads are not perfectly round or oval, so the brim will rest slightly differently than in free air and it will eventually take a set.
OTOH, the Stetson Panama that I bought from AZTex arrived with the entire brim flipped up. The image depicted the brim with the rear up and front down.
I was never able to shape it as depicted. With a LOT of gentle stretching and working, I was able to get the entire brim to remain down, though slightly more in the rear, but that's okay and I like the look now.
I have a stingy Panama if I want the "tailfin" look.
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