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Hat Chin Cord, Flexible Removable Hat Chin Strap with Spring Loaded Stop Cord Lock

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Saltwater is extremely corrosive and will definitely take a toll on your equipment. Buying a hat that is specifically designed for the surf and saltwater exposure is a good call as it will oftentimes hold up better. While a cheap, gas station hat will get the job done for a few sessions, it likely won’t stand the test of time—something to consider when selecting your hat. Pull the pins completely through the base of the sweatband until the braid is firmly against the sweatband. Hold the cotter pins tightly together and push them through the stitching where the sweatband meets the body.

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Note: Some helmets, such as those that feature a “dual switch” chin strap, may meet both EN397 and EN12492.Working At Ground Level Chin Strap - A chin strap for working at ground level must give way when a force between 150 and 250 newtons is applied. This breakaway feature ensures that the user does not become trapped or choke should the helmet snag or become caught during an accident. What makes a good surf hat is a matter of opinion, but there are a number of factors that most can agree on. A solid hat will offer sun protection, include stay-put technology, be able to withstand the elements, be somewhat stylish, and be comfortable. If you spend most of your time up off the ground, you may need to consider an industrial climbing style hard hat. These have a few subtle differences from traditional hard hats as they have to adhere to slightly different standards.

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If you want to wear a hard hat with ear protection, then we can help; we have a wide range of ear defenders that are helmet compatible. Patagonia is in the business of making top of the line outdoor and adventure gear and their Merganzer hat is no exception. Created with the environment in mind, this hat is made from recycled and Bluesign approved materials. The hat features a low crown style that sits close to the head coupled with breathable mesh for maximum comfort.

Attaching a Stampede String

Working at ground level requirements - When working at ground level, most impact sources will be from falling objects coming directly downward, which means the top of the helmet is the most reinforced. No specific tests are required for side impact resistance under EN 397 (which covers standard hard hats) In short, yes, it will not only help reduce the risk of head injury should the worst happen, but it is also a legal requirement (depending on the work at height you are doing). Instructions for attaching our Stampede String and Chin Strap are given below. We also offer Akubra’s Breakaway Chin Strap for use with Akubra hats. [Please refer to these instructions for attaching the Breakaway Chin Strap.]

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The Melin A-Game Hydro, simply put, is one of the best hats we’ve ever gotten our hands on. Unfortunately, our gear tester lost it out in the field (while traveling, not in the water), but it made a lasting impression. Please watch our video or follow these steps to attach a Chin Strap to an Akubra with chin strap hooks.[List Akubras with chin strap hooks] If working in the UK, there are some common standards you should ensure that your helmet conforms to if you are working at height.

The critical difference between a standard helmet that any construction worker would wear as head protection and a climbing helmet is the requirement for a chin strap that complies with EN 12492 and the ability to withstand side impacts. As with most things, surf hat style comes down to opinion but in general, some hats are agreeably more stylish than others. But oftentimes style comes at a cost. In my opinion, wide brims and goofy chin straps aren’t the most stylish, but they are oftentimes the most functional. I appreciate hats where the chin strap can be stowed away when you’re not surfing, so you don’t look like a total kook when hanging out on the beach post session. Our Stampede String has two cotter pins which slide between the sweatband and the hat body for easy attachment to a hat.

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