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RE: [FOT] SA2005 Helmets

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Subject: RE: [FOT] SA2005 Helmets
From: "Randall" <>
Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 09:10:26 -0800
> I guess my strong feelings in these matters come from the fact that early on
> in my career I bought two complete sets of six point belt restraints.  I
> thought I should have a spare on the shelf.  Well...while still brand
> new, the
> second set was no longer legal by the time I got around to needing it.

Not that it's strictly comparable, but I vividly remember picking up a set of
nice woven 5000 lb tie down straps and being able to pull them apart with my
hands.  Since I'm not superman, I conclude that straps do degrade over time even
when not in use.

Perhaps the same thing applies to helmets ?


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