11/19/07 27 W, 1 I - + 12 - 12 How It's Made, Leather Helmet


This YouTube video is making the rounds, five-minutes from the Discovery Channel on how a leather fire helmet is made (by hand).





Back in like 2000 or so, I was up visiting family in NJ. Decided to take a ride down the road (about 25 minutes) to the Cairns main office. I asked for a tour and was shown where they make the leathers. Simply amazing….
Silver - 11/19/07 - 11:07

That Carnes plant is closing shop. They are moving their leather helmet making to their plant in Jacksonville,NC. I believe Jacksonville is where the plant is, anyways if not it is near there.
Mike - 11/19/07 - 13:04

Wow, didn’t know that.
Silver - 11/19/07 - 13:40

I talked with a friend from Jacksonville the other day and he said their is an MSA place in Jacksonville. One of those patches in the city that is in the county but anyways he said he saw were the make the helmets and said its pretty cool.
car3550 - 11/19/07 - 15:19



  
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