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    the South Vietnamese would have used the same type of helmet with a net, the soldiers in the group photo appear to wearing the Mle 51 , one soldier has the metal clamped on type chin straps.

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    Thank you BG, I am really impressed with the reference picture, which coincidentally was the look I was going for on this micro project, I got the net from a fellow collector in France, so perhaps these were supplied by French to the Vietnamese??

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    well the m51 saga continues ,im finally at a point were im really happy with the look of it now ,and its all thanks to opex for kindly sending me this salade nettingClick image for larger version. 

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    Looking good mate!...
    It's a wasted trip baby. Nobody said nothing about locking horns with no Tigers.

    I'm Spartacus, not really i'm Paul!...

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    cheers paul

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    Looking good JamesGary's a top bloke indeed,luving these covers,very interesting,makes a change from the norm...........

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    thank you jake ,your right he is indeed a top man

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    looks good with the salade cover James C , my helmet has the net over the salade material like the Iraqi style green covers used on their last helmet

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    thanks and can i say yours looks great BG ,it definately has a similar look to mine ,thanks for showing

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    Hi James, looking really good buddy. I am very pleased it's turned out well and has created lot's of interest ,glad to help out

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