SabreDave

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Gear

  • Main Canopy Size
    230
  • Main Canopy Other
    Troll 305 MDV
  • Reserve Canopy Size
    249

Jump Profile

  • Home DZ
    Rocky Mountains
  • License
    C
  • Licensing Organization
    CSPA
  • Number of Jumps
    970
  • Years in Sport
    19
  • First Choice Discipline
    BASE Jumping
  • First Choice Discipline Jump Total
    75
  • Second Choice Discipline
    Formation Skydiving
  • Second Choice Discipline Jump Total
    1100

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    Jumpmaster
  • USPA Coach
    Yes
  1. If you feel so strongly, why not join our team and come on over to the winning side? Winning side?? Exactly what are you winning? Thanks for the laugh.... SabreDave
  2. You know where the door is Steve...... Don't let it hit you on the ass on your way out! SabreDave
  3. My Jesus kit. "He that hath no sword, let him sell his garment, and buy one." - Luke 22:36 That is just pathetic on so many levels....... SabreDave
  4. I gotta admit, that's pretty phar out dude. Kinda reminds me to the Neo American Church and their Boo Hoo Bible. Far out, yes! More "far out" than the bible or other organized religions, nope. SabreDave
  5. As you can see there are different schools of thought. I personally enjoy and open face helmet because I love the rush of wind in my face others like the quietness of fullface. The one thing that I don't think has been mentioned in this thread is the fact that skydiving helmets are not really good for much. Yeah, they can help if you catch a foot in the face and for those minor impacts they work fine but you pay alot of money for very little real protection. Next time you are at the DZ have a look at these helmets and you will see a lack of impact/crush foam. This is what protects your brain when you take a real hit. Skydiving helmets tend to provide a false sense of security because very few people realize these "helmets" are built to no crash standard whatsoever. Hit the ground hard and almost all the energy will be transferred to your head via the helmet shell. For less money than most skydiving helmets you can get real protection and if need be still look cool at the DZ. My open face is similar to this... http://www.giro.com/en-us/products/snow-helmets/streif/ It is a ski helmet that is very comfortable and I use it for skydiving, skiing and BASE. If you wore it all day it would be warm but for 2 or 3 minutes at a time you will never notice. If you are looking for a fullface look to the European manufacturers. Helmets designed for airsports over there must meet CE EN 966 standards so you know you are at least getting some REAL protection. Here is a sweet fullface.... http://willswing.com/prod2.asp?theClass=helmet&theModel=NoLimit and more lids here... http://www.flyaboveall.com/wwcharly.htm and one more http://www.apcoaviation.com/products/5/5accessories.html. Helmets should protect our brains and not just from a bump that may have resulted in a fat lip. Welcome to the sky! Have fun and be safe.......... SabreDave
  6. There is only one true religion to follow............. http://www.venganza.org/ SabreDave
  7. So you are a whuffo when it comes to other sports!? SabreDave
  8. But where do ya mount the cameras??
  9. Question for ALL helmet manufacturers..... You guys build these fancy ass helmets with well built and thought out camera platforms yet they are are only slightly better than a frap hat when it comes to protecting the head from real injury!! For fuck's sake, when is someone going to build a real helmet that will offer real protection? All the carbon fibre in the world doesn't mean shit unless you have some crush foam or something to ABSORB the energy. I have seen time and time again, people ending up with a concussion or much worse because they were wearing some $500 skydiving helmet. A $130 Giro ski racing helmet is absolutely superior to any of the Boneheads I have ever seen for providing vital brain protection. Is it really too hard or is it that no one really gives a shit about anything other than making some money? I see them all over BASE now too which just makes me shake my head. Better off wearing nothing so there is no false sense of security....... SabreDave
  10. Did these clowns actually edit your sig line?!! SabreDave
  11. Crew is so 90's.......... SabreDave