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    ISU Gets A New Helmet After All...

    Looks like ISU is going to introduce a new helmet for a couple games this fall.

    What does everyone think?

    http://www.cyclones.com/ViewArticle....CLID=209535973


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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    meh..



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    So they slap on a glossy decal?



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    If it cuts glare and helps our guys, then I'm all for it. However, the matte finish looks dull to me.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    I like the matte finish, I don't like the way the decal looks on it.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    So they slap on a glossy decal?
    That's my issue. Glossy decal on matte finish...yuck. I like the concept, but execution leaves something to desire.


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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Ugh, more red logo on red helmet which are almost impossible to match. Do you think this will be used at a home game? I just don't see it working that great with cardinal jerseys.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Assuming they tone the brightness of the decal down... but still kind of meh.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    I hope that sticker was just for this picture and they get some kind of matte finish for the real thing. Jeez we are terrible at uniforms.

    I have to laugh when Rhoads says, 'I am a traditionalist'. Yes, because ISU's brand has such tradition? We'd be 100 times better off embracing the new uniform cultures out there rather then sticking to our 'traditional' USC knock-offs.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    I like it....i know a lot of people want the uniforms changed up a lot, but I've always really thought it looks cool when schools just put matte on the helmets..I like that look better myself.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Quote Originally Posted by snowcraig2.0 View Post
    I hope that sticker was just for this picture and they get some kind of matte finish for the real thing. Jeez we are terrible at uniforms.
    We really are (football anyway). Isn't there a design school at ISU?



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Personally I would prefer the whole helmet as the matte cardinal finish with no logo at all.


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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Keep that red matte look and add a matte golden "I" for the decal.

    I like the matte but that decal on it looks awful.



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    Re: ISU Get A New Helmet After All...

    Matte finish with a cheap glossy sticker. Looks lazy and dumb to me.



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