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Author Topic: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year  (Read 3047 times)

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Offline Old Scrambler

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Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« on: January 31, 2016, 04:32:57 PM »
Will Snell 2010 be good for use in 2016.........or do we all need new helmets?
2011 AMA Record - 250cc M-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 82.5 mph
2013 AMA Record - 250cc MPS-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 88.7 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 136.6 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 143.005 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 139.85 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 144.2025 mph

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Re: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2016, 07:44:28 PM »
.....I thiiiiiiiink, you've got ten years, then on a helmet with NO WEAR or discernable degradation a two year grace period.... so the 2010 stuff if in perfect condition is good til 2022....
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Re: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« Reply #2 on: January 31, 2016, 11:31:43 PM »
I'd like to thiiiiiiiiiink likewise...............I bought a new helmet in 2011 but it had a Snell 2005 tag and used it that year only..........then had to buy a new Snell 2010 unit for 2013 and I used it again in 2014 for 3-runs.  Maybe if I get famous I could look forward to autographing my 'old' helmets for some cash :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D

The real reason I ask is to be prepared.
2011 AMA Record - 250cc M-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 82.5 mph
2013 AMA Record - 250cc MPS-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 88.7 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 136.6 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 143.005 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 139.85 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 144.2025 mph

Chassis Builder / Tuner: Dave Murre

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Re: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2016, 11:46:55 AM »
There is a post on this very subject in the "safety" section of this forum.  :cheers:
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Re: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2016, 10:26:04 AM »
Great minds thiiiiiiiiink alike :-D..........I only wish it was so :-) The BMST requirements may differ from SCTA........with consideration for the AMA & FIM.
2011 AMA Record - 250cc M-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 82.5 mph
2013 AMA Record - 250cc MPS-PG TRIUMPH Tiger Cub - 88.7 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 136.6 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CG HONDA CB750 sohc - 143.005 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc M-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 139.85 mph
2018 AMA Record - 750cc MPS-CF HONDA CB750 sohc - 144.2025 mph

Chassis Builder / Tuner: Dave Murre

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Re: Helmets..........Snell Certificate Year
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2016, 10:53:01 AM »
I guess the helmet (anything) dealers will continue to sell the old stuff first.  A handful of years ago I ordered a helmet or a tire or something online -- and got one that was "new" but manufactured 4-5 years before.  In other words -- I got one season before it was out of date.

So I learned then to specify on the order form (paper, electronic, or phone) that the item must be of recent manufacture - and then I state what date(s) I will accept.  When the critter arrives and is too old I raise a stink and they send me the one I wanted, not the one they wanted to move out of dead stock.

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