[TowerTalk] hard hats
on4kj at skynet.be
Tue Mar 2 21:47:04 EST 2004
Could'nt that be a bicycle helmet Jim.
Yes there are holes in it for cooling.
Have a look at some fotographs from Lens Armstrong.
Not those from the tour de france. Wearing a helmet in the tour is not a
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <n4zr at contesting.com>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, March 02, 2004 8:03 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] hard hats
> I have for years felt vaguely guilty working on a tower without a hard
> but the standard construction type are just too clumsy -- the suspension
> harness inside makes them wobble around on my head, and I'm forever
> the front brim on the tower or antenna I'm working on, plus it restricts
> upward vision.
> There *must* be something better -- recently I saw some "pro" tower guys
> working in what looked vaguely like the "almost no helmets" that some
> Harley guys like. Someone referred to them as hockey helmets, but they
> looked more stripped down than that, with a pattern of holes over their
> surface (perhaps for cooling?)
> Any leads?
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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