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 What do the inside of your helmets look like?

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What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« on: Apr 22, 2015, 07:58 PM »
Wondering what all people have in there helmets, how much, and how they get it all in there(looking at you Mand`alor  :laugh: )

Did not get a picture of it before I pulled it all out to redo it, but I (when I get it all back in there)  im going to have a mini blue tooth speaker, red hud light kit, and a single 9v fan. Pulled it all out cause my last install was a rushed night before con get it all in there type of thing.

Also, how do you have it held in? All of mine will be held in with velcro from those small 5$ packs at home depot.

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #1 on: Apr 23, 2015, 11:42 PM »
I've got lights in my helmet.  There's a strip light across the visor and lights in my earcaps.  The battery pack is velcro'd to the back, and I use ACH pads to keep it from sliding around on the noggin.



Here's all the lights on with the room lights out.  I took out the center pad, so you can see some of the wiring.


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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #2 on: Apr 24, 2015, 03:19 AM »
Very clean! Like it vod!

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #3 on: Apr 24, 2015, 08:22 AM »
So you have the wiring held in place out of the way by the top pad?

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #4 on: Apr 24, 2015, 09:06 AM »
Yes, the beauty of using ACH pads is that they're easy to obtain and inexpensive (it's probably supply sergeants who are posting their "surplus" on eBay at $12 for a set of 7; retail, a set of 7 runs $25-30), and they're held in with velcro.  I use peel-and-stick velcro hooks on the inside of my helmet and then attach the ACH pads to the velcro. 

The ACH pads also do a good job of containing the wiring on the inside of my helmet since they cover a lot of space, but don't add a lot of bulk and they're comfortable. 

Your helmet should not be too tight, but it also should not move a round a lot, which is what will happen if you don' t have enough padding on the inside.  I've seen a good number of helmets use either craft foam or the egg crate foam, but I like the ACH pads for when my helmet gets a little ripe, you just take them out and throw them in the washing machine or replace them, and that's not something you can easily do if you hot glue foam to the inside.

As far as other stuff, I don't have speakers in my helmet, I had to take my fans out to put the battery pack for my lights in, and I wear an over-the-ear microphone for my voice amp

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #5 on: Apr 24, 2015, 09:20 AM »
Ive been trying to find a good brand of pads to put in my helmet haha. Thanks. Just ordered a set off Amazon for $11.

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #6 on: Apr 24, 2015, 10:09 AM »
they are a pain in the shebs to order over here in mainland Europe. So I got some helmet padding ( hard foam ), glued velcro in my bucket and glued the other side of the velcro to the pads. Don't have any pics ( at work ), but I cut the pads to shape and voila, snug fit for my noggin :)

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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #7 on: May 22, 2015, 12:20 PM »
(it's probably supply sergeants who are posting their "surplus" on eBay at $12 for a set of 7; retail, a set of 7 runs $25-30)
I resemble that remark.  Though, I will never admit to getting upwards of $60 after auctions ended for my surplus.  I'm planning on pulling the pads out of one of my two ACH's for my dome when it's done.


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Re: What do the inside of your helmets look like?
« Reply #8 on: Dec 28, 2015, 04:00 PM »
I've got lights in my helmet.  There's a strip light across the visor and lights in my earcaps.  The battery pack is velcro'd to the back, and I use ACH pads to keep it from sliding around on the noggin.



Here's all the lights on with the room lights out.  I took out the center pad, so you can see some of the wiring.



The picture links have died, would you mind reposting them please? :D

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