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12-11-2011, 01:30 PM
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Cleaning inside of a helmet

What do you guys use to clean the inside of your helmet?

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12-11-2011, 02:15 PM
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I rarely clean mine, but I toss it in the washer and let it air dry once in a while. No harm yet. Other than that it just gets hung up after a game as does the rest of my equipment. I'd imagine a water/soap mix would be the suggested wipe-down method.

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12-11-2011, 02:31 PM
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When I purchased my helmet - the store manager at the hockey store told me that "sweat" is what usually breaks down the foam - EPP or whatever else it is called to break down.

I wipe my helmet down with a cloth on the inside, and make sure to air dry it when I get home.

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12-11-2011, 04:59 PM
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Yeah don't use product to clean it, it might break down the foams/shell even more.

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12-11-2011, 11:08 PM
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I have a VN liner helmet and I just wipe it down with some alcohol/water solution. Occasionally I would rinse it out with some warm water too and let it air dry.

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I spray it with Febreeze Sport. The one with alcohol in it and let it air dry. I usually do this once every 4 or 5 times a play.

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I just rinse it under the tap, before I pack it away. Just takes a second.

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12-14-2011, 08:23 AM
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Never cleaned mine yet - air dry only. When it starts looking really grotty or I see a new model I really like, I upgrade. Some guys wear bandanas on their heads.

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I don't understand the question.

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12-15-2011, 10:22 AM
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I've never cleaned my helmet. I just make sure to air dry it after I skate.

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