The following video segments provide a very thorough overview of how the FMxtractor can be used to remove the face mask from various football helmets utilizing any of the face mask fasteners presently available. Please begin by watching the Introduction and Nomenclature video first. Then watch the video demonstrating techniques for cutting traditional loop strap fasteners. These two video provide a foundation for basic understanding of the options provided by the FMxtractor. You can then review videos addressing specific helmets and fasteners as necessary.
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After Market Fasteners
After market lateral face mask fastener characterized by an inner pliable loop covered by a more rigid, but still pliable, outer loop.
After market lateral fastener characterized by the combination of a thick heavy loop strap and a more pliable secondary loop strap.
Riddell Football Helmets
Using block style fasteners
Using fixed screw or Quick-Release fasteners
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