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  • jmsergi
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    Originally posted by CaptOldTimer
    Norfolk FireRescue as in Norfolk VA???

    Is your department going to let you wear this helmet?? Is it allowed that you can buy your own lid to wear? What is wrong with the department's issue??

    You all must make money more than you do with.


    Yeah Norfolk VA. We are allowed to wear leather out here. We can get whatever leather we want. I like the helmet now. Cairns 1010. I just want to get a leather. Personally, I like the look and the tradition of the leather. Definitely dont make the money out here. We do ok, but nothing to brag about.

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  • MemphisE34a
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    Thanks Cap!!

    Sorry for the delay. I haven't been hitting the forms much lately. Hopefully we can try to get some stuff turned around in the Local 1784. Time will tell. Thanks again.

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  • CaptOldTimer
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    [QUOTE=MemphisE34a]



    Congrats Brother Robert, on your election results along with all the others and my old pal Joe too!!!

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  • CaptOldTimer
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    Originally posted by jmsergi
    I plan on purchasing a leather here real soon. Any takes on whick one is the better pick. I have seen the new yorkers. A few guys at my dept have them. Does the Houston look like a smaller helmet, just a little. It is also lighter isnt it. Just looking for some insight.


    Jarrod

    Norfolk Fire Rescue

    Norfolk FireRescue as in Norfolk VA???

    Is your department going to let you wear this helmet?? Is it allowed that you can buy your own lid to wear? What is wrong with the department's issue??

    You all must make money more than you do with.

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  • NYSmokey
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    That's it!!! As they say....PRICELESS. jmsergi hopefully you realize this is just some good old fashioned b**l busting like you would get in your firehouse kitchen

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  • BFDNJFF
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    Originally posted by NYSmokey
    Hey where's that cool Search graphic file that showed people how to do it?

    LOL this one


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  • NYSmokey
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    Hey where's that cool Search graphic file that showed people how to do it?

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  • ehs7554
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    Originally posted by MemphisE34a
    The Sam Houston is just slightly larger and a heavier helmet than the New Yorker. The Houston is also NFPA and OSHA compliant, where the New Yorker is only meets OSHA.

    Its all lost sight of reality however, at least in my opinion. If anything strikes your head hard emough that is breaks or penetrates either helmet, your outcome would not be good anyway. You would either have a smashed melon or a broken neck regardless.

    I say go back to the no impact cap lighter helmets all the time!!!

    Too many Safety Suzy's in positions of influence.
    I agree,
    The older 5A helmets with no impact cap are great. Very light. I am currently wearing an N6A that is very heavy in comparison and only slightly heavier than the new N5A's. If you must have an impact cap find an older N5A New Yorker from the eighties to early ninties with the yellow inner impact cap. They are fairly light and a good helmet..

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  • MemphisE34a
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    Just the opposite

    The Sam Houston is just slightly larger and a heavier helmet than the New Yorker. The Houston is also NFPA and OSHA compliant, where the New Yorker is only meets OSHA.

    Its all lost sight of reality however, at least in my opinion. If anything strikes your head hard emough that is breaks or penetrates either helmet, your outcome would not be good anyway. You would either have a smashed melon or a broken neck regardless.

    I say go back to the no impact cap lighter helmets all the time!!!

    Too many Safety Suzy's in positions of influence.

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  • jmsergi
    started a topic Sam Houston VS New Yorker

    Sam Houston VS New Yorker

    I plan on purchasing a leather here real soon. Any takes on whick one is the better pick. I have seen the new yorkers. A few guys at my dept have them. Does the Houston look like a smaller helmet, just a little. It is also lighter isnt it. Just looking for some insight.


    Jarrod

    Norfolk Fire Rescue

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