Hinged attachment of headgear to a helmet

  • US 9,717,294 B2
  • Filed: 04/24/2014
  • Issued: 08/01/2017
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/17/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A method comprising:

  • providing a mounting rail including a plurality of holes;

    placing the mounting rail on an outer surface of a helmet;

    aligning the plurality of holes of the mounting rail with existing through-holes for retention straps in the helmet; and

    inserting fasteners into the plurality of holes and the through-holes to affix the mounting rail and the retention straps to the helmet,wherein the mounting rail includes a retaining groove.

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