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Woodcutter Helmet System

A lightweight, Class G helmet designed for comfort and safety

Woodcutter Helmet System
Woodcutter Helmet System is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 8.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A Great Hardhat for the Occasional User I got this as a part of the Woodcutter Kit when I first started using a chainsaw a few years back. So far, it has provided me great protection from getting scratched up by brush! The earmuffs work good, are adjustable, and swing back out of the way when you don't need them. They also work great to keep your ears warm in the cold! The suspension system is basic, but it works fine and is comfortable. The sweat band is a really nice feature for when it's hot out. It can be removed for washing or replacement. The face shield has been nice, and it is adjustable as well. Besides flipping up, it can slide forward or back and has three locking positions. The one thing I do not like about the face shield is that it is made of plastic. So far, it has been okay for keeping the brush out of my face. But someday, it may not be able to protect me from a serious hazard. When the time comes to replace this hardhat, I will get one that has a face shield that is made of steel mesh.Overall, I have been happy with this hardhat. It is a great option for the occasional user, and it is at a great price! Buy one, it may prevent future..........headaches!
Date published: 2017-12-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Glad it was manditory to use when cutting. I have had the Stilh helmet ever since I began doing Disaster Relief after Katrina. It has saved me from being hit in the head many times from falling branches and limbs that I and other have been cutting. The only problem I have is the sweat band needs to be replaced and I can not find it mentioned anywhere on Stihl's website.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A necessity for tree work. I bought this along with my MS171.The reason is, Well I,m a little older and wiser than I was when I bought my first saw. I was invincible then !After surveying the fallen trees I was about to work on, a lot was higher up in the air than I,m used to cutting.And I wear a hard hat at work to protect my noggin, It just made sense to do the same at home.The fit was good , the hearing protection was also good.The face shield was nice to keep the chips out of my face while cutting slightly above head height. I do recommend safety glasses also, as dust flies out while cutting.
Date published: 2017-05-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good senses. I wish I'd have purchased a unit like this thirty years ago. It was assembled easily with just a few snaps. This helmet protects ones head from debris falling from above, eyes and hearing. The full face mesh keeps wood chips, not just out of your eyes but from hitting any part of the face. The mesh doesn't obstruct vision. One fault is access to be able to wipe sweat or nose without flipping it up. The hearing protection has many different positions for comfortable protection. Once adjusted I had no issues with the helmet retaining band, the lid stayed put while bending, cutting, splitting(w/maul), and loading wood.My experience is limited to winter temperatures ranging from the teens up into the low forties.Before purchasing I inquired about the availability of replacement components. The dealer told me that all components should be available for several years into the future. He also explained the recommended life of these helmets is that of five years due to UV deterioration of the material.I will be sporting this unit anytime that I am cutting under the canopy.
Date published: 2016-01-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Plastic in hat suspension system broke. Plastic in Helmut suspension system broke without much use. Replacement part not compatible with five year old Stihl Helmut: seems wasteful to replace entire Helmut/face shield/ear protection system due to poorly designed suspension plastic
Date published: 2015-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for home users I got this in a package deal with chaps and safety glasses making it even a better value. It is great to have one piece of safety equipment to cover your head, eyes, and ears. You wont even notice the screen in the face shield, it is fine enough that you see clearly right through it. The ear muffs have almost infinite adjustability and swing back out of the way when you don't need them. The only thing it does not have it a ratchet adjustment system but that is why it is so affordable. After using this one time, you will never want to be out in the woods with your saw without it.
Date published: 2014-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is a great value for the money I bought this unit to keep small rocks from hitting my face as I was using my weed eater. It is great at doing that along with chips from my chain saw. I was a little concerned that the shield would obscure my vision but you almost don't know it is there after a little while. A great product to protect your head, hearing and face.
Date published: 2014-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good thing to have i got tired of getting hit in the face with little rocks from my weed eater and tired of getting wood chips in my ways while cutting fire wood even with sunglasses. so i bought this helmet and the first day i used it with my weed eater a big rock rock hit the shield and was like just paid for its self
Date published: 2012-12-16
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