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The issued pads in these … ECH’s are horrible

The issued pads in these … ECH’s are horribleKits: 4. Heard about us: Google Search on ECH. Duties: Tactical Intelligence. Current Pads: Pad, Helmet, Advanced Combat, NSN 8470-01-546-9407, Ceradyne 52969, Green cloth cover. Comments: My unit is getting ready to deploy and we just received the new Enhanced Combat Helmets. Upon trying on the helmets,…

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