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    were there any thoughts re #44? Kevlar?...

    were there any thoughts re #44? Kevlar? Ballistic Nylon? a washing up liquid bottle and a pair of Val's old knickers?
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    ...I read recently (but can't find it again!)...

    ...I read recently (but can't find it again!) that the 6A was made from Kevlar whilst the 6 was ballistic nylon. I KNOW the ballistic nylon bit is correct but have often wondered why the Alpha is...
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    Agreed.....though I would argue that if one were...

    Agreed.....though I would argue that if one were positively receptive to covers, bands, torches, scrim and all the other stuff that gets applied to the "black lumps" they can become a lot more...
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    Thanks James....I like 'em like this too...if for...

    Thanks James....I like 'em like this too...if for no other reason than they're safe to stack (and drop) without fearing the tiniest scratch. I was TOLD it was "Afghan" but who wouldn't say...
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    ...another boring ol' "been-there" Mk6A ...but it...

    ...another boring ol' "been-there" Mk6A ...but it was cheap......


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    This guy certainly didn't want to lose his cover / scrim.....2 Cats Eyes bands, tape and a thick Bungee...
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    Well, that didn’t take long...... Ta

    Well, that didn’t take long......

    Ta
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    Who made the 6A ? we have a pretty good list...

    Who made the 6A ?

    we have a pretty good list of Mk6 makers....but did they all make 6As????
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    'any Mk6As outside 2007 - 2013 please...by label

    'any Mk6As outside 2007 - 2013 please...by label
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    I am now hereby declaring this thread to be THE...

    I am now hereby declaring this thread to be THE thread for the British Mk6A helmet (apparently if one posts that it makes it all legal and everything.....)...hopefully we can build this one up to...
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    I'll look out for one for you at the...

    I'll look out for one for you at the Shows/Fairs...PM me a spec if you like....

    Not sure I agree with Roberto about going up in price...but they seem to be the slowest in coming down in...
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    James, is it delaminating at the front?.....like...

    James, is it delaminating at the front?.....like plywood that’s got wet?
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    Well done and nice lid...and beautifully...

    Well done and nice lid...and beautifully presented....thank you
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    Interesting....I spoke to a few dealers at...

    Interesting....I spoke to a few dealers at Malvern yesterday and asked about Virtus helmets bearing in mind two have cropped up on eBay recently.....every one of them replied "'wouldn't touch...
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    So, are we suggesting that everyone looks at...

    So, are we suggesting that everyone looks at their Mk6 and Mk6a labels for handwritten dates?
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    There must be enough Mk6 and 6As amongst us to...

    There must be enough Mk6 and 6As amongst us to test the handwritten label theory????...just a thought........
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    Very very nice example......

    Very very nice example......
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