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Old 12 February 2012, 08:48   #1
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Folks apart fro the Gecko helmets what other helmets are you folk using? I see lots of open face crash helmets about at easy money but will they stand up to sea water ? G
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Folks apart fro the Gecko helmets what other helmets are you folk using? I see lots of open face crash helmets about at easy money but will they stand up to sea water ? G
General leisure use should be ok ,but motorcycle helmets can be too large and cause neck problems if large volumes of water are hitting the wearer at speed the fabric lining also seems to rot as well with saltwater,
Some skate board or cycle helmets Don't seem bad infact some swift water flood rescue teams are using them .and there's nothing to rot often if stainless rivits holding the chin straps are used .
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Folks apart fro the Gecko helmets what other helmets are you folk using? I see lots of open face crash helmets about at easy money but will they stand up to sea water ? G
We use GATH...had them a few years now. Still like new and do a great job A bit less industrial than a G***O
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What do you want helmets for?
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What do you want helmets for?
When it's rainy and cold, when you're young and need a bit of security, when you're old and need a bit of comfort, when you've done the console taste test after a stuffing and don't need the bother of another trip to the dentist...
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When it's rainy and cold, when you're young and need a bit of security, when you're old and need a bit of comfort, when you've done the console taste test after a stuffing and don't need the bother of another trip to the dentist...


Actually, I was asking what the reason was for wanting a helmet, as in, comfort, protection, racing or what?
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Kerny off here uses one of these 8.50 off flea bay i think he brought 2
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when you've done the console taste test after a stuffing
Or after a bad landing

Thats when the cost of a Gecko with a full face visor doesn't seem so bad
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