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04-30-2011 08:58 AM
attila85 I went to the seminar that sector did with Stand21 and AIM and this question was asked there too. The tech guys were saying the same as I was but I'll try to look for videos
04-30-2011 05:53 AM
luxige Attila, do you remember where you found the videos?
I've been thinking along the same lines you did, but I'd like to know more...
04-29-2011 10:30 PM
attila85 Having HANS means you already have a harness which alone would keep you from slamming into the airbag but HANS further reduces head movement in case of a collision, so when your airbag goes off, you'll just watch it pop from a couple of inches. I found some videos a while back where you can see it happen.
04-29-2011 07:37 PM
jds62f i dunno if there is a definitive answer but my gut feeling says I'd rather the hans stop my head. I also think the result could be worse if your head hit the air bag with no HANS.
04-29-2011 03:39 PM
ACE51
HANS + Airbag = Safe?

Does this equate to a double negative somehow?

I hear an airbag is bad news for your jaw if you wear a full face.

Has anyone tested this out yet?

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