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Re: Helmet
« Reply #20 on: September 14, 2013, 08:59:33 PM »
I like the Stihl and Rockman helmets.  The Peltor helmet's shield hits my nose and glasses.

Just the opposite... The Peltor, (with the cloth cover over the visor), works best for me.
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« Reply #21 on: September 14, 2013, 10:34:45 PM »
I don't know for sure,but could you remove the earmuffs and faceshield from one hardhat and put it on another one? If it would work helmets are not even $10.
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Re: Helmet
« Reply #22 on: September 16, 2013, 10:02:53 AM »
I went to Orange saw and they were very nice and set me up with a good helmet and ear protection. Thank you.

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« Reply #23 on: September 16, 2013, 07:16:00 PM »
Thanks for starting the thread.  My helmet is getting old.  I just ordered the Rockman on sale at Bailey's.  Looks like a great bargain

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Re: Helmet
« Reply #24 on: September 16, 2013, 07:32:21 PM »
John Mc is right. Should be a date on it when to replace it???  I forgot. But I suppose if someone only cuts their wood that is trucked in and not in the woods,it might not matter.

There's a date stamped on the helmet.
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Re: Helmet
« Reply #25 on: September 17, 2013, 03:27:37 PM »
Plastic Helmets should be replaced every 5 years, or 3 years from purchase, which ever date runs out first (UK rules). You can get hygiene kits for your muffs, which means you only have to replace the squishy bits. Also you can get muffs with different Db rating, i always go for the higher ones, as my hearing is very important to me.
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Re: Helmet
« Reply #26 on: September 17, 2013, 04:20:20 PM »
To all... If you take a hit on your helmet are you going to wish you had replaced your old helmet? $50 could be a small price to pay for your future.
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« Reply #27 on: March 27, 2021, 11:20:36 AM »
I have a Husqvarna helmet with face shield and ear protectors as well and really like it.  The ea protectors seal well to my head but also can be snapped outward in order to hear somebody talking to me without taking the helmet off or moving them out of position.  When I'm done, they snap back against my head.  There is slight positive pressure to keep a good seal but it doesn't cause me any discomfort.  Also came with a plastic neck cover that keeps moisture or pine needles from falling down the back of my neck.  Forgot to mention - I wear prescription glasses and have had no problems with the face shield getting in the way.  Works very well protecting my face from branches and chips.  Definitely recommend it!  :)
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