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Old 02-09-2018, 02:46 PM   #16
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Looks very different from what I would expect - so not something I would put money on but let us see what other say.
Ammo discipline my friend, the whole helmet.

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Old 02-09-2018, 03:08 PM   #17
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Ammo discipline my friend, the whole helmet.

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Hi Chuck, You are right my firing discipline is a bit off these days. Apologies. No problems with the helmet, just the cover I am hesitant about.
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Old 02-09-2018, 04:51 PM   #18
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Helmet looks fine, the cover I do not like, never seen fuzzy number like that...

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I agree with the above comments on the cover. I've owned them and have never seen that kind of cloth on an enlisted cover. Also, the same with the fuzzy number, as mentioned above. Not one I would own.

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Thanks gents... the helmet with cover was returned yesterday. FYI, for reasons stated below. The cover is a complete fabrication, and is not authentic. The helmet itself appears to have been made up with various parts from other helmets. Both, the front and rear visors have been resewn, rather sloppily I might add. The front visor is is actually larger than the shell, and is not original to this helmet. The front visor brads do not match the front visor trim. The spike base is very loose. The spike does not match the base. The liner seam was not restitched when someone was reworking the visors. The drawstring is not original. The chinstrap is also questionable, and most likely not original to this helmet. Those were the biggest red flags, and back it went.

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