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Old 24 May 2006, 18:24   #11
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there were 4 barely used ones on ebay a few days ago... ...will see if I can find a link.

[edit: found them - sold http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Gecko-Boating-...QQcmdZViewItem

3 other colours also sold]
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Old 24 May 2006, 18:56   #12
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I managed to get hold of a chinese fighter pilot's helmet for using on mine. Smoked and clear visors. Quite comfortable too.

Same as this one. They aren't made of steel like the ad says-they are GRP.

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Helmet-of-the-...QQcmdZViewItem
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Shipping is 78 and no doubt she goes in for the kill and adds the 3 insurance! Fook Me!
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Old 25 May 2006, 02:37   #14
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I'm sorry about that... I meant "Fook Mi" !!!

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Gecko helmets are expensive, ok some might argue its a small price to pay for you safety. From reading other threads the alternative to a helmet and visor is a pair of skiing goggle.

Having looked at a pair does the soft sponge surround not become soaked and therefore leak water into the goggles. Motorcross goggles are the same with the sponge surround but they get coated in mud and water etc so presumably they must be ok.

Your thoughts please on whether they would be sufficient to enable you to see through rain and spray without having to empty them every few minutes like a badly fitting pair of swimming goggles?
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May I suggest you do a search on gecko helmets you will see lots of threads on them.
I have a yellow older style one which lives in the cupboard, the Delta ones from Comunica are much more comftable.
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Old 25 May 2006, 15:32   #17
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Jelly, ive read a few threads on them where they are talking about the bucket effect etc, i was just wondering about the usefulness of just goggles. Maybe ive missed a few threads, ill have another look
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Shipping is 78 and no doubt she goes in for the kill and adds the 3 insurance! Fook Me!

Yeah I wouldn't pay that for one either. I paid 25 for mine.
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