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    There might be a right way, but add humans/soldiers in to the mix and anything could happen.
    One end is easy, the other slightly different.
    This is an Mk3A, but the fittings are the same,the rolled bar, not the wavy bar fit on to the chin strap lug.
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    Hi,this one is on a home front helmet,maker and dated also has a broad arrow mark,
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    Quote by tinlid View Post
    There might be a right way, but add humans/soldiers in to the mix and anything could happen.
    One end is easy, the other slightly different.
    This is an Mk3A, but the fittings are the same,the rolled bar, not the wavy bar fit on to the chin strap lug.
    Thank you tinlid. I will attach it that way. By the way, the chinstrap on this helmet is about 25 inches long. Seems too long. Any thoughts?

    Thanks, Al
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    Any slack left over, push down the side of the liner out of the way.

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    Thank you.

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    J. & A.H.1944, on a Mk3 elasticated strap, J.& A. Hillman.
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    Another name, Merriweather, who the dealer said came in bundles of 50, dated 2 November 1941, they were Mk2A.
    Presuming they also made non magnetic Mk2 straps also.
    But can't confirm as dealer won't reply.
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