Figurwe 2-34.--Remove/replace suspension.
Open the headband clips one at a time. Slip the
clips under the fixed web strap, centering the two front
clips. Close all the clips with a small screwdriver or
Now, put the helmet on your head. If it is too high,
adjust the drawstring tab toward the crown of the helmet.
If it is too low, adjust the drawstring tab toward the rim
of the helmet.
CHIN STRAP.-- The chin strap (fig. 2-33) consists
of the following:
Web strap with open cup
Two adjustable buckles and tabs
One lift-the-dot snap fastener and tab
Figure 2-33.--Chin strap.
When the helmet is on your head and properly
adjusted, fasten the snap closure of the chin strap,
making sure the small strap on the chin cup is in front
to your head size. The clips are used to asttach the
of the chin. Now grasp the adjustment tabs at each
headband to the fixed web strap in the helmet as follows:
buckle and pull evenly until the chin cup is snug and
Thread the webbing end through the headband
buckle. Make the headband larger than your head size.
To remove and replace the suspension, use a
Put the headband on your head, making sure the
screwdriver or small coin. Remove the six mounting
leather portion is against your forehead, the buckle is at
screws and A nuts. To replace, lineup the holes in the
the back and the clip closures are facedown.
suspension (fig. 2-34) with holes of the helmet,
making sure the drawstring pull tab is at the rear of
Adjust the headband to a snug fit, then remove
the helmet. Now replace the A nut (peak of the A
and insert it into the helmet so the clip closures are
toward the rim) through the holes and replace the six
toward the rim of the helmet. Make sure the buckle is to