M40 Helmet repair

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rsvpiper
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M40 Helmet repair

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I've picked up a nice original M40 with original if a little damaged liner(no leather or chin strap) however the rear of the helmets skirt has a 2" split/crack, I've thought about just referbing the lid and leaving the spilt as it will be hidden by the helmet cover But if or how could it be repaired?

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Pz Gren Hoffmann
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Re: M40 Helmet repair

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Welding it is the only option.
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Retired & Armed

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Re: M40 Helmet repair

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if it has original paint.I wouldn't restore it.You would be destroying a original piece.
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