MK5 Issue Helmet

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  1. manny8075
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    manny8075

    Hi fella's and bird's whilst putting a new helmet cover on i accidentally pulled out the black padding at the front, and i cant for the life of me get the thing back in!

    any tips out there?

    Manny x
  2. prisoner
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    prisoner Swinger

    if you needed tape your cover is the wrong size! and will fall off when gets wet or has cam in.

    also are you sure its a mk 5, i have a mk6a :?
  3. cuckingfunt
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    1. Yes, don't fcuk about with your kit (at least until you know what you're doing).

    2. Don't recommend that others do the same!
  4. 1. You've posted this dullness twice.
    2. Youre a crow and are issuing advice as well as at the same time admiting you've broken your helmet.
    3. You're a bloke but sign off with 'manny x'.


    I conclude you're as daft as a bag of frogs.
  5. manny8075
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    manny8075

    A. my intentions were not to post it twice
    B. 'Manny x' was an intuitive habit
    C. i apologise for telling others to do the same
    D. I know what i am doing, ive been in a year now and have learnt from many mistakes, however i do admit that i contradicted myself TLF
    E. What is your justification for calling me a crow
    F. So much for a website where you are welcome to friendly advice

    thanks

    P.S i fixed the helmet
  6. Bravo_Zulu
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    Good. You fixed it. So learn your lesson and don't fcuk with it; the cover fits nicely without tape or bits of NBC boot, and here's another tip; if you have to use so much force to fit it that the helmet padding comes out, the cover's too small and you should return it for a bigger one.

    This is mostly a friendly website, but when a "newly-qualified" Territorial posts (twice) about having broken something whilst performing an unnecessary and much-derided mod, what do you expect? You're in the Army now, son; grow a thick skin (especially on your head; you'll need it now your helmet's knackered ;) )
  7. manny8075
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    manny8075

    I accept your criticism

    however, as i said i did not mean to post the topic twice and im on deleting the second post

    nevertheless, i sha'nt fcuk about with kit unless its mine for keepsies, yet i still pick up little habits from more senior and experienced folk than myself, the tape idea being one of them

    just a point
  8. Taffnp
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    Taffnp LE

    ah well no need for the P1954 now is there
  9. Mike_2817
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    Mike_2817 LE

    You must be the only soldier left in the TA with a Mk5 Steel Pisspot.

    Not a happy person having replyed on your other post, only for you to change the fecking subject.

  10. A. But you still did.
    B. It's gay for a bloke to put a 'kiss' at the end of his name.
    C. Good. Apology accepted.
    D. Clearly not as you had to post on a website to get a grown ups help.
    E. 23 years.
    F. You've been in a year you say? You'll know it's not the Sally Army then. :roll:
  11. manny8075
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    manny8075

    A. But you still did.
    B. It's gay for a bloke to put a 'kiss' at the end of his name.
    C. Good. Apology accepted.
    D. Clearly not as you had to post on a website to get a grown ups help.
    E. 23 years.
    F. You've been in a year you say? You'll know it's not the Sally Army then. :roll:[/quote]

    **** it, this has been plain stupidity on my part

    my helmet on the inside says mark 5 yet it is the olive green kevlar one ergo the 'steel tin' references must be accurate and my perceptions wrong

    and i cant argue with the experience against me here

    therefore, i shall apologise for all mad assumptions and related foolish moments of mine, and hope you find it in your rational capacity to give me assistance in future
  12. Taffnp
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    Taffnp LE

    Well can't fault you for coming back and owning up. Welcome and the moral is if it's not broken - don't break it.
  13. mandu_the_cat
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    mandu_the_cat

    steel pee-pots hahaha

    thinking of dropping over france some time soon their kiddo?
  14. Mike_2817
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  15. EX_STAB
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    EX_STAB LE

    Are you looking for this in sand:
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