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Helmets for Big-Headed Folk

Postby Shaw on Tue Oct 23, 2007 5:04 pm

Hey, I'm looking to get a new helmet, I've been wearing a C-Pro since I started playing and I've always liked them because they work really nice for guys with big noggins like me.

I tried the CPX's and even without the liners and stuff they didn't fit on my head. What other helmets are big enough for guys like me? I heard the Brine one's are small fitting, any ideas?
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Postby Matt_Gardiner on Tue Oct 23, 2007 5:07 pm

Have you considered hollowing out a watermellon?
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Postby Ryan Hanavan on Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:19 pm

We just picked up a CPX "Stretch limo" for one of my d-poles. It is a custom fit CPX built for larger head sizes. He wore it for two tournaments and seems to really like it. We had to splice two sets of vent stripes together to accommodate but it looks great!
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Postby BigheadTodd on Tue Oct 23, 2007 6:57 pm

they sized me out of the market when they did away with the original cascades. I now sport the stryke. It is pretty nice. I have not tried the Gait helmets, but the old ones that looked like a hockey helmet worked ok. is the stretchlimo one the kind that looks like they just cut up 2 helmets and glued them together?
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Postby Steno on Tue Oct 23, 2007 7:47 pm

one of our guys had a factory custom limo for his enormous noggin. They cut two helmets a little bit more than in half, and then rivet them together. super goofy.
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Postby Ryan Hanavan on Tue Oct 23, 2007 8:12 pm

BigheadTodd wrote:is the stretchlimo one the kind that looks like they just cut up 2 helmets and glued them together?


yes, they fuse two helmets together. He seems to like it, mostly since he matches everyone else on the team. It's funny that they charge $20 extra.
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Postby Steno on Tue Oct 23, 2007 8:18 pm

well, they do ruin two helmets to make one, unless the leftovers are saved for a midget.
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Postby cjwilhelmi on Tue Oct 23, 2007 9:36 pm

Helmets for big headed people

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Warrior Venom
Brine Triumph XL
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Postby Shaw on Wed Oct 24, 2007 9:31 am

Ha I do love watermelon.

I'll have to go down to the local shop and see if I can try on a couple of the ones ya'll mentioned.

Thanks for the tips.
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Postby Shaw on Thu Oct 25, 2007 2:46 pm

So I tried on a Triumph today, the XL I might add, and it was too small...looks like I'm sticking with Cascade.
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Postby cjwilhelmi on Thu Oct 25, 2007 9:41 pm

Triumph XL does not fit big headed people... the TRUE XL does. It should be out in a couple of weeks. I should have specified which one in my earlier post, my bad.

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As a side note.... which MCLA has a well known quote of "My Bad is not an excuse to suck!"
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Postby Shaw on Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:38 pm

Oh ha, that's a relief, I thought my head was abnormally huge then.

Is the True XL and Brine helmet as well?
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Postby BigheadTodd on Thu Oct 25, 2007 11:53 pm

That is Colorado State. The story I heard wasFlip was sick of kids missing passes and saying "My bad" at one particular practice. He loudly announced that it is indeed not OK to suck
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Postby cjwilhelmi on Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:33 am

Shaw wrote:Oh ha, that's a relief, I thought my head was abnormally huge then.

Is the True XL and Brine helmet as well?


Don't really know what your asking but the True XL is the new size that the Triumph is coming in. It should be out in a couple of weeks. The original Triumph was only designed to fit 70% of the population. Look at Duke last year, all their big headed people were wearing cascades.
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Postby Shaw on Fri Oct 26, 2007 10:40 am

Ooooooh, i got yea. Like a truly xl sized helmet. I thought the TRUE was a different kind of helmet completely.
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