F1 steel helmet variations

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    F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by belgium_one on Sat Jun 11, 2016 12:12 pm

    Hello Smile

    the most importants variations of the F1 helmet concern the liner and the chinstrap :


    The pad , earlier model (circle) and late model (star) . The left helmet manufactured in 1982 end the right one , 1990 .


    the chinstrap , early and late models


    the chinstraps



    more informations : http://www.world-war-helmets.com/country.php?q=france

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    Post by abefroman on Tue Jun 14, 2016 1:47 pm

    Very informative, thanks.
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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by belgium_one on Fri Jun 17, 2016 1:35 pm

    Hello  Smile


    helmet fitted with the french army "salade" , held in place with car rubber door seal


    to find the rubber seal , I visited a local car dealer and he allowed me to remove it from a twingo 1 wreck , for free



    from this car , a part has to be removed with a cutter


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    Post by thunderchild on Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:49 pm

    Great guide and nice example's shown belgium one ,are there any variations your not mentioning or maybe transitional's my examples ,both show star crown pads but with slightly different vent holes plus one has a latter chinstrap also there appears to be a rear mounted press stud too any clue's to why that is there please
    date wise i can see 1987 and 1988 so only a year between them ,kind regards James
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    Post by loski on Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:03 am

    Here are some photos of my 1991 dated F1 that i acquired a few years back When I got it the Chinstrap was a total wreck I tred to get another but they are more expensive than the pot, I found in the US what was advertised on ebay as an experimental 3 point strap for the PSAGT that only needed slight modification to fit the F1 and bonus it is very comfortable. The exterior of the of the pot is fitted with a standard center euro camo cover with sewn on rubber ring.






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    Post by thunderchild on Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:31 pm

    Thanks Graham ,nice example ,can i ask if yours has the rear press stud on the rear strap point too please

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    Post by Gulf91 on Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:37 pm

    I agree Graham regarding prices of the chinstraps,managed to track an early one down from France a few years back and cost me a lot more than complete helmets are going for these days.
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    Post by loski on Wed Jun 22, 2016 9:28 pm

    thunderchild wrote:Thanks Graham ,nice example ,can i ask if yours has the rear press stud on the rear strap point too please
    Mine does not have the rear press stud.
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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by belgium_one on Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:00 pm

    Hello Smile

    the detachable hood of the Satin 300 jacket , used to make helmet cover





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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by thunderchild on Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:08 pm

    Nice hood /helmet cover Belgium one ,should i repost my question's in the follow up to your original topic starter ,i think you have not noticed


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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by thunderchild on Fri Jun 24, 2016 5:09 pm

    Cheers Graham it was worth an ask
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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by belgium_one on Sat Jun 25, 2016 11:27 am

    Sorry Thunderchild , I had not noticed... I will take look to my helmets

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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by belgium_one on Sat Jun 25, 2016 2:17 pm

    Hello Smile

    my helmets does not have the stud

    the manufacturer stamps :





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    Re: F1 steel helmet variations

    Post by thunderchild on Sun Jun 26, 2016 6:12 am

    Many thanks for looking over your example's Belgium one ,Much appreciated

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