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    Just figured I post a pic of my new helmet.... I love it so much better than the 1010 I had..


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    Exclamation 1010, probably the best helmet

    I don't know what kind of helemt you got or qhat the salesman told you, but the 1010 is one of the best, if not THE best helmet on the market right now.


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    rescuepimp sent me pics of the helmet over aim and its a sick helmet he's got.

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    Hey rescuepimp please send me some pics of your helmet at explr985@aol.com
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    send a pix here doversoccer@yahoo.com
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    My two cents;

    There is only one great helmet, and that helmet is a Cairns LEATHER!!

    We now return you to your regularly boring thread........
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    Originally posted by 1835Wayne
    My two cents;

    There is only one great helmet, and that helmet is a Cairns LEATHER!!


    Yes, very true.
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    I have had a leather helmet, and I dont think I want one. I really dont care what it is made of as long as its better than the one I have. I just want one that isnt a salad bowl and wont fall off my head so easy. AKA: Better fit, not as big.
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    Default Helmet Preference

    The following opinions are mine and mine alone. They do not represent that of any of my affiliated organizations.

    That said, on with my post.

    I've worn a number of lids. I have to say that my current Cairns New Yorker is probably one of the most comfortable helmets I have worn. I've tried Bullard's, Morning Pride's and Cairns. I have to say that the Cairns helmets have been some of the most comfortable. My 1010 was good back a few years ago, but nothing beats the fit of my leather.

    Remember, wear whats most comfortable to you within your state's guidelines. If you don't have a choice of headgear, wear what they issue and make the best of it.

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    rescuepimp911 Send me a photo at explorer23mtpd@comcast.net

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    Your said you were going to post it???? Send a pic to PublicSafetyGuru@cs.com

    I do agree, a Cairns Leather is the best, but when you cant get a leather, the 1010 is the only way to go!!!
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    Has anyone tried using the cairns 880? I was looking at getting one and wondering how it was?

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    Listen carefully.

    LEATHER!!!! LEATHER!!!!

    Why go for anything less?
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    because i dont have $600 to toss at a new helmet, only 300, goin with a 1010, the next best thing. When I make Lt. or alot of money, ill get my houston.
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    Try E-bay. That is where I got mine.
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    I've worn the old Cairns 1000s, a Cairns 1010, and now I have a Paul Conway Shields American Heritage Leather.

    The 1000 was nice and light, but too small for my comfort. The 1010 was bigger and little bit heavier, but it's a fantastic helmet. It'd taken a beating and was still in good condition, so I turned it back in and commissioned my Paul Conway lid. I like the feel of the American Heritage, but I haven't had a real chance to run it through the mill yet.

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    I have a Cairns 1010, very nice helmet. The firefighters that are not candidates just got Paul Conway American Heritage helmets, very nice as well.
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    1835Wayne, the link you posted to eBay was the leather I bought few weeks ago! It's a small world after all... I got it so I'd have one at the volly house again, since I painted my old black one and wear it at work now.
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    I have a Cairns 660 and its not that bad at all. Although i would rather have the 1010, its light and durable. But hey i guess any helmet is better than no helmet.
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