I dont know of any solutions, I just know that a man put a postwar cap on a styrofoam head for about a year and when he lifted it up the sweatband had seperated and was stuck to the head.
Best regards, Patrick
Styrofoam heads should be avoided along with dyed cloth or plastics or anything that stresses the liners. A brushed metal paper towel holder by Umbra is what I use with a piece of felt on the top so as not to scratch the interior.
WW2 Helmet and Hat stands for German helmets, US M1 Helmet, all helmets and hats of World War II - I purchased a stand from Paul and the workmanship and service was superb.
I have made my own in the past, using 1 inch dowel, fixed into an edged base, much like a paper towel dispenser that Glenn has mentioned..
Ok, thanks. I am glad i asked this question. I owe you guys because this could have ended with a few broken helmet liners
I make my own and find working with wood therapeutic. Although, no matter how many you build you always seem to need more.
Jimmy did a thread on GHW a while back.
i have made a couple of stands for my helmets but wanted to know if i could cover the styrofoam heads in Saran Wrap layers so they dont go to waste. thanks, and i will post pictures of my new racks.
I use styrofoam heads, but I paint them (seal them) with regular latex paint (2-3 coats) and then clear coat with enamel clear or wood clear coat.
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- anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
- entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
- forestry and hunting items,
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