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PostPosted: Mon Aug 24, 2020 9:28 am    Post subject: Helmet lining!! Reply with quote

I'm finishing up my X-Wing helmet and all that's left is the lining. Right now I have a bunch of cut up yoga mat pieces inside of it, which does the job but is super ugly. I've read quite a bit about using foam, or knee pads, or other options, and I have a few questions...

If I cut my own foam, what is the best foam to use? Specifically, what is the best foam to have squished up against my forehead? I was looking at window insulation foam, but I have sensitive skin and I'm worried about having a bad reaction to industrial materials. Does anybody know what kind of foam do they use in hockey helmets?
https://check-distance.com/route/milwaukee-wi/green-bay-wi

What about after-market motorcycle helmets? I'm tempted to buy something like this:
http://www.amazon.com/LS2-Helmets-Liner-FF386-X-Large/dp/B00CBWLBS0/ref=sr_1_24?s=automotive&ie=UTF8&qid=1435979675&sr=1-24
But I can't tell if it's the right general shape or what size to get. I mean, it's $20, I could just take a chance and see what I get, but I'd certainly appreciate any advice from someone with more motorcycle helmet knowledge than I have

Any other ideas? Thanks!!
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PostPosted: Tue Aug 25, 2020 11:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You might try the liner specially made for X-Wing helmets, like the one Darth Hair provides with the helmets he sells. He sells the liners separately as well:

https://www.etsy.com/listing/610749173/x-wing-helmet-liner
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PostPosted: Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I use the Darthhair one
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