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post #1 of 5 Old 07-11-2008, 11:25 AM Thread Starter
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GR8 problems

I recently bought a new helmet, a Charles Owen GR8. I noticed that it smells really bad. I used to have a GPA that said I could clean it in the dishwasher and that totally helped. Im not sure if I can do that to any other helmets without ruining them. I have tried the Charles Owen helmet cleaner and deoderizer and it helps until I put it on my head again. Does anyone have any other deoderizing suggestions.
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post #2 of 5 Old 07-11-2008, 12:46 PM
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I would contact the seller or at the least the manufacturer. It shouldn't be your problem, you paid for a new helmet.

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post #3 of 5 Old 07-11-2008, 04:17 PM
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Hmm that's odd- I agree, contact the manufacturer...maybe they can send you a new one?

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post #4 of 5 Old 07-12-2008, 03:48 PM
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ew thats gross. i agree id get in contact with the maker/manufacturer. maybe they can send you a new one?

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post #5 of 5 Old 07-13-2008, 03:01 PM
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I have read about a lot of people having problems with stincky helmets. I have never had that issue. For it to be smelly, it means you have bacteria in there which is either due to a dirty head or dirt inside you helmet which mixes with your head. Either way you guys really need to be more careful!

I have a charles owen and I would not put in the dishwasher. Cleaning instructions came with the helmet if you have them.

I looked up the instructions for you:
http://www.charlesowen.co.uk/en/products/carehelp.php
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