Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event?

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Finnlander
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Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event?

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I had this ''rope'' and had no other way to keep the white sheet in the helmet, so I tied it. Would this look unusual in a Stalingrad event?

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Re: Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event

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That " rope " looks like baler twine to me - which is a plastic like material - which would look out of place at a Stalingrad event .
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Re: Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event

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Get some hemp string :wink:
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Re: Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event

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Alright, I'll replace it with a hemp string :)

Thanks guys!

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Re: Would this helmet look too unusual in a Stalingrad event

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Here's a pic of mine with a net i scratch built myself from hemp string,
the scrim band has been cut from a rubber innertube
SS Helmet with net.jpg
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