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Picked this up from a picker friend Tuesday, original WW2 Inland para liner with chin cup still intact but broke on one side, it was used obviously as a post war VFW color caurd lid. Should I clean it or leave alone. Bummer about the chin cup, it's a five hole variation.

Fritz

 

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Very nice liner, AL used or not, these Inlands don't grow on trees.

 

Philip

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If you put in inside an M1C, it won't matter how it's painted.

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Wow! Super cool find! Congrats! It just goes to show you shouldn't write off these VFW painted liners too quickly, they started out as something else to begin with! I've got a VFW and a CAP painted ones that are Inlands, but not para-liners! I wish!

 

Rick

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I would NOT put this inside a helmet. That white paint will come off inside the helmet, and really make a mess of the inside of your lid. I bought a minty fixed bail M1 with a YELLOW liner, and it was a chore removing all the yellow smudges from the inside of the helmet.

 

As for taking off the white paint? As long as it can be done properly, I would do it.

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