Monthly Archives: August 2020

Your pads feel like pillows compared to the standard helmet pads

The mortar section received our Oregon Aero pads early into our deployment, and everyone is very impressed with the quality of the pads. Compared to the standard pads in our IHPS helmets, these feel like pillows. The issued helmet pads are too firm and don’t contour to your head well. As a result, a lot…

Hard to focus on the mission when we are battling our gear

Kits: 13. Heard about us: co worker. Duties: infantry. Current pads: grey glued. Comments: too stiff, hold moisture, hard to keep clean. Cpl, US Marines Kits: 40. Hometown: Brownwood TX. Heard about us: old squad leader got us these pads last deployment.. Duties: infantry. Current pads: “Pad.Helmet Advanced combat size 3/4—– gentex corporation nsn 6470-01-546-9415.…

These issued pads cause constant head pain … my helmet keeps falling down

Kits: 11. Hometown: FT. Bliss. Heard about us: Reddit. Duties: Convoy, NTC training. Current pads: CIF issued. “PAD HELMET, ADVANCED COMBAT SPM1C1-12-D-B014 NSN 8470-01-546-9407 9U425 LOT TW1176-2 Size: 3/4”. Comments: These pads cause constant head pain, we went to the range a few weeks ago and my helmet kept falling down. I ended up having…