blogger Carlo Longino told me that this Bridger Mountain Man Coyote Fur Hat is tops on his Christmas wishlist. It certainly is a beaut! Just $199.95 from Cabela's:
Relive the era of the mountain man with this authentic full-body coyote Mountain Man Hat. The hat drapes down in the back for added warmth and protection on your neck and shoulders. From reenactments of famed mountain man triumphs along the frontier, to displays and decor befitting America's pioneers and settlers, the classic styling and authentic coyote hide make this hat a conversation starter at any gathering. Soft, white-tanned interior holds up to years of wear. The professionally cleaned fur is exceptionally soft and holds its sheen extremely well. The perfect gift for rendezvous black-powder re-enactment enthusiasts.Link
For those readers lacking a sense of humor and/or irony, BB in no way endorses the buying, selling, or wearing of Bridger Moutain Man Coyote Fur Hats like the stylish chapeau pictured above.
You’d be forgiven for thinking the videocassette format long-dead, but it turns out that Betamax is still around. Sony is finally going to withdraw tapes from sale, bringing a 40-year story to an end. The last recorders were sold in 2002. ベータビデオカセットおよびマイクロMVカセットテープ出荷終了のお知らせ [Sony; via The Verge]
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