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#76 Nickman983

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 06:36 PM

Starting from largest to smallest these are my two 2" nets

 

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First one with no scrim. I wanted to display one of these nets 2" nets in my main collection and I think the helmet and net pair nicely

 

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Next up is the net with "original" burlap. Not 100% on the markings on this helmet (they're made of what looks like masking tape rather than medical tape) but I got the helmet and the net cheap so I decided to have some fun with this one.



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Posted 19 December 2019 - 06:39 PM

Next is a green 3/4" net. Currently I have it on an overpainted NCO marked helmet. The helmet has signs of ghosting from a net of about this size so it's likely something like this was on the helmet in the past.

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1/2" kahki net. I currently don't have this one displayed but just threw it on a helmet for some pictures

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#78 Nickman983

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 06:43 PM

First of a few 1/4" nets. Displayed on a WWII production M1C with rigger made liner

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Next is a slightly different style 1/4"  net I have on a FS FB Schlueter. Not sure why but I really like how this net pairs with this helmet

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 06:49 PM

Next up is a 1/4" Canadian two-tone net

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Another Canadian net, this time cut from vehicle netting. I have this one on an early FS FB McCord with some wear and tear. The helmet sports a war time field repaint so I felt adding a late war net would make for a nice representation of a helmet that saw use throughout the war.

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 06:51 PM

Last but not least is my 2" net with "Dennison 1944" tag. The tag is a bit worse for wear but is still holding on. I don't have this one displayed and have no plans to display it on a helmet in order to try to preserve the tag.

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Posted 19 December 2019 - 07:46 PM

Hey Nick! Beautiful helmets and Nets Sir!!!



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Posted 12 January 2020 - 04:09 PM

A nice pic of the Canadian two-tone helmet net in use:

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Posted 12 January 2020 - 05:34 PM

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Posted 12 January 2020 - 05:34 PM

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 06:56 PM

Oh, I forgot this one.

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Posted 14 January 2020 - 06:56 PM

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