Originally Posted by jbhawley
This sorta takes me back to my OP and the main question that I have...is the 5 year plan a marketing ploy, a safety concern from the mfg to the customers, or a way for the mfg to CYA in the event of litigation. Which opens another can of worms...
Yes. The answer to those questions is yes. So again, do as thou wilt, anyone on here who tells anyone else that they need
to replace a helmet after 5 years is talking out their ass. Snell pretty much admitted it in the post above mine - it's impossible to know for sure, so 5 years seems like a good catch-all number.