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Old 23 January 2012, 09:25   #1
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Over recent months many on the forum have shown a great interest in GECKO Helmets resulting in some purchases. GECKO have recently logged into this forum and are aware I am asking this question.

If their helmets were available to see/try/buy (even on a rib) on the South coast is this something that forum and rib users would welcome and use?

I have been aware that some prospective buyers would like to see and try before purchasing a great bit of kit which I use a lot. Depending on the feedback and another option the office at Gecko may post shortly we can judge what may be possible
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Old 23 January 2012, 10:22   #2
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If their helmets were available to see/try/buy (even on a rib) on the South coast is this something that forum and rib users would welcome and use?
Are South coast ribber's softer than the rest of the country, or do they just like dressing up in funny kit more?

I assume that Gecko either do, or would be welcome to, exhibit at SeaWork and / or whatever RIBex is now to be called.

Given their relative popularity on here I wouldn't have thought it would be that hard for a ribnetter to find one reasonably local to try on.
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Well, speaking as a Southern Softie, I think it is a good idea. If I could have tried before buying I might have decided that my head is just too big
Its OK for shortish passages, but for anything else it is a pain in the .........forehead
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Old 23 January 2012, 16:36   #4
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I wear mine pretty much the whole time. With the di-cut it is an essential

Choosing the right visor was also a little difficult without having seen more than just a single version so perhaps stocking a range of visors would be good if the idea went ahead. They are truly excellent though, an absolute godsend in the rain or at any stage that swimming trunks and t-shirt alone are not enough!

One tip though - keep them away from any petrol
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Perhaps someone can start a "show us your Gecko" thread up.
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Perhaps someone can start a "show us your Gecko" thread up.
"Wide gotchi"

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Nice one gotchi

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I went for white as well got them off Gecko via EBay as others have done and you can't tell there seconds
Got my rib name on mine as well
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Ain't you going to show us yours Herr Flick
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How does one order a Gecko and have it shipped to the States?
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If their helmets were available to see/try/buy (even on a rib) on the South coast is this something that forum and rib users would welcome and use?
I'd be interested!
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Old 24 January 2012, 01:47   #17
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How does one order a Gecko and have it shipped to the States?
Gecko are viewing this forum so if they miss your request I will pass onto them.
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Cheers for the images, if anyone who has thought of these helmets to try or buy I am interested in your views I posted.
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How does one order a Gecko and have it shipped to the States?
If your looking to purchase a helmet for the states then your best bet would to contact us directly through our website with details of what you would like. Unfortunatly we wont be able to offer the try before you buy option. Hope this helps
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Gecko Marine Helmets

I love these helmets and they are easily adjusted / adapted for smaller heads (not so sure about large heads) ...

They are awesome in the rough stuff and have saved me a couple of big knocks face first into the helm !
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