I’d seen the Spectre Cap from Italy’s SOD Gear online but after picking one up at SHOT Show I can tell you that photos just don’t do it justice. It’s a true fatigue cap. Comfortable, floppy, and designed specifically for field wear. In fact it has a lot in common with their Boonie Hat which is the Rolls Royce of Boonies. For example, when you take a look at the brim you can see that it is a modified section of a full Boonie brim. It also incorporates the terry sweatband and vent system from the SOD Boonie.
Naturally, it features plenty of Velcro to accept ID and other accoutrements. Additionally, the cap comes in two sizes with micro adjustments available via a strap at the rear. It also has a loop so you can hang it or attach it to your gear. Finally, it is available in a plethora of colors including HCS (the photo below), Black, Tan, Blue, MultiCam, Vegetato, Desertico CB62 as well as PenCott Badlands, Greenzone and Sandstorm.
I have one in Street Brown which a very dark brown that fades into a chocolate brown. It’s a very comfortable cap that makes me think of a Boonie Hat who was unhappy with its body image so it got some plastic surgery to make it more like a Patrol Cap. Then it added an adjuster so it would be like an American ballcap. Seriously, it’s a cool hat and oh so comfy. Did I say it was comfy?