Tag Archive for Upgrade request kit

so hard and uncomfortable that they cause headaches

So hard and uncomfortable that they cause headachesKits: 5. Hometown: St. Peter Mn. Heard about us: google. Duties: Maintenance Control NCO. Current Pads: Standard Army Issued pads. Comments: The standard issue pads are so hard and uncomfortable that they cause headaches within 15 – 20 minutes of wearing. We’re getting ready for NTC and the…

They give me migraines

Kits: 1. Heard about us: Friend in Scout Sniper Platoon. Duties: Infantry, Reconnaissance. Current Pads: The grey issued pads with black lettering. Very hard/rigid, with no dexterity. Comments: As part of the scout sniper platon, we insert on various platforms. Recently we had a vehicle accident and the pads caused bruising on my head, not…

Helmet slides around on my head

Helmet slides aroundKits: 1. Duties: Signal. Current Pads: CIF issued, advanced combat helmet, pad. Comments: The pads cause the helmet to slide around on my head. This is most problematic when laying in the prone and the helmet slides over my eyes. I have to nearly choke myself if I want it to stay upright.…

sucks wearing for a long period of time

sucks wearing for a long period of timeKits: 3. Hometown: Roselle Park, New Jersey. Heard about us: A buddy from different unit. Duties: Machine Gunner. Current Pads: Issued Pads. Comments: Just got a MICH helmet and was looking to get pads that are a little more comfortable. The current ones are super Stiff and sucks…

The pads are way to hard

The pads are way to hardKits: 70. Hometown: Holtville, California. Heard about us: First Sergeant. Duties: Engineer. Current Pads: velcro grey pads in the new ECH 3 in the front 3 in the rear and one in the bottom of the ECH. Comments: Thanks for your support. CSM, US Army Kits: 15. Hometown: Tacoma Washington.…

excessively hard to adjust

excessively hard to adjustKits: 1. Heard about us: Internet, looking for somewhere to get a better kit from. Duties: FARP/range/maintenance operations. Current Pads: Foliage green standard issue. Comments: Current pads are excessively hard to adjust while wearing a Peltor headset; also became malformed the last time I washed them. SPC, US Army

The pads are hard and uncomfortable

The pads are hard and uncomfortableKits: 1. Hometown: Madison, WI. Heard about us: Friend. Duties: Artillery. Current Pads: Hard, Grey, Glued, Hard, Uncomfortable. Comments: My Marines take their kevlars off whenever they can be use the pads are hard and uncomfortable. With better pads we would have one less thing to worry about. SSgt, USMC…