How do I know my boonie hat size?
To find the perfect hat or boonie in your size, measure the circumference around your head just above your ears where the hat is expected to sit. You can then use our hat sizing chart below to determine the best fit. If your measurement falls between sizes, choose the next largest size.
What size are boonie hats?
Measure your head with a tape measure about 1/2” above your eyebrows where your hat will rest….Please Note: The boonie hats run small. Many customers order one size up.
|S/M||6 7/8 – 7 3/8||21 5/8 – 23 1/8|
|L/XL||7 3/8 – 8||23 1/8 – 25 1/8|
|YOUTH||6 3/8 – 6 7/8||20 1/8 – 21 5/8|
How are boonie hats supposed to fit?
A good boonie hat has a wide brim and covers your head and neck. It should also have a chin strap or some kind of retention strap string. Maybe even an insect net. There are plenty of different types.
How do I know what size cap to get?
To measure your head circumference, take a sewing measuring tape or even a string, and wrap around above the ears and across your eyebrows. Please stick your finger under the tape so there is a little room and there you have head circumference! If you fall between measurements go for the next size up.
How do you measure your OCP cap size?
Measuring for Your Cap/Hat Size
- Use a tape measure to measure around your head: – across your brow (approx 1″ above eye brows)
- For female sizes, your head measurement in inches will be your hat size.
- Consider the shape of your head.
How do you measure your head for a military beret?
Determining your beret size: Measure the widest part of your head with a tape measure. Place the tape measure an index finger above the ear; bring it across the mid forehead, completely circling the head.
How do you stretch a boonie hat?
- Heat up the tea kettle or pot of water until the water begins to boil.
- Hold the hat’s brim to get a good grip.
- Remove the hat from the heat for 30 seconds.
- Turn on the hairdryer to its highest setting.
- Once it’s mildly damp, wear the hat and let it air dry to stretch into the right size for your head.
Why do boonie hats have snaps?
These can include different forms of ventilation (grommets, tunnels, and mesh) as well as snaps that permit affixing the brim to the crown to allow the boonie to become more like a safari hat. Boonie hats are known for the ease with which they can be modified in the field.
How should OCP cap fit?
Service caps are preshaped to an average oval shape. Upon receipt, your service cap should fit snug, but not too tight. Notice that the cap is parallel to the ground and is approximately one inch above the eye brows and ears.
What is the size of the dark navy blue boonies?
Made in the USA by a government contractor, these Dark Navy Blue boonies with Black webbing are made of 50% cotton/50% nylon ripstop fabric. Available in 1/4 sizes from 7 to 7 3/4. Please see hat sizing section on how to determine your hat size. Please review our return policy.
What is the size of a grey Boony?
Made in the USA by a government contractor, these Grey boonies are made of 50% cotton/50% nylon ripstop fabric. Available in 1/4 sizes from 7 to 7 3/4. Please see hat sizing section on how to determine your hat size. Please review our return policy. The Classic.
What is a boonie hat?
The boonie hat was introduced to the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, when U.S. Army Green Berets began wearing them in the field, along with Australian and Army Learn More > Adding to cart… Thanks, this item has been added to your cart. Click here to view your cart . Adding to wishlist…
What are olive drab boonies made of?
Made in the USA by a government contractor, these Olive Drab boonies are made of 50% cotton/50% nylon ripstop fabric. Available in 1/4 sizes from 7 to 7 3/4. Please see hat sizing section on how to determine your hat size. Please review our return policy.