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Enough damage to replace?

fatwomblefatwomble Posts: 117
edited August 2010 in MTB general
Only had my new helmet for a week before I tried out it's protective qualities. Managed to go over the bars and headbut some rather rocky ground denting the outer casing. Not sure if the picture will work as I'm posting from a new phone, what is the consensus regarding replacement. Would it be ok in another crash?

I'm thinking better to be safe than sorry

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  • GHillGHill Posts: 2,402
    Can't see the pic, but it sounds like new helmet time to me.

    Does the manufacturer have a crash replacement policy?
  • miss notaxmiss notax Posts: 2,572
    BUY ANOTHER ONE FW!!!

    Not worth the risk - if it's dented the outside then there's a chance that the internal structure has been damaged. And it's not really worth risking your head, is it?
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  • fatwomblefatwomble Posts: 117
    I agree, will buy a new one. It saved my head so I guess I've had my monies worth
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