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Old 09-14-2019, 06:18 PM   #1066
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The entire helmet is a cheap fake.
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Old 09-14-2019, 08:18 PM   #1067
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The entire helmet is a cheap fake.
Thanks Willi for your prompt reply. In the interests of educating those of us who are not as knowledgeable in these things, but are keen to learn, could you please expand on your answer, giving specific reasons you dont like it,
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Hi Eric, this is a particularly ugly & crude fake. A dreadful con.
The bowl / shell shape in itself is way off, as are the black rubber shock pads, leather liner and straps. If you read through just some of the very many threads on real m38 helmets posted, the difference is chalk and cheese, and you will see what I mean.
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Hi Eric, this is a particularly ugly & crude fake. A dreadful con.
The bowl / shell shape in itself is way off, as are the black rubber shock pads, leather liner and straps. If you read through just some of the very many threads on real m38 helmets posted, the difference is chalk and cheese, and you will see what I mean.
Thanks Eubank,
I'm beginning to get an eye for them, but it's always good to get opinions from those with more knowledge.
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Eric, the only way to clearly see good from bad is to handle and/or study known originals. Words alone can't help.
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