Buzz Rickson A-3 Mechanics Cap

Discussion in 'Related Gear' started by Grant, Dec 20, 2017.

  1. Grant

    Grant Well-Known Member

    Haven't handled an original A-3 lid in a while but the Buzz A-3 looks pretty good IMHO. The HBT is well done the the cut forms well to my lid. I get lots of strange looks rocking the turned up bill but who cares!

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  2. dujardin

    dujardin Well-Known Member

    looks good

    wish to see this on a (your) head
    to see how she look in wear condition
  3. ausreenactor

    ausreenactor Well-Known Member

    Mildura, heart of the Mallee.
    GREAT caps. I have had a mash 7 1/4 for twelve years. LOTS of blood, sweat and tears involved in the regular
    wear over that time. Highly durable when compared to sports caps etc.

    Here is my MASH next to my NOS ELC A-3. Have a MASH A-3 in the box too, as a reserve for the wearer..

    HBT is a light shade, almost white....

    I generally roll up the brim when I wash it. The ELC has never been worn/rolled. The MASH one is used to it
    and holds 'the look' well.

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