Who made a leather football helmet from wild hogs?

Answer James Naismith, who invented the game of basketball, also invented the football helmet. The first football helmets were made of leather from cowhide and horses. From 1900 to 1905, soft-shell footb... Read More »

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How to Hunt Wild Hogs in East Texas?

Throughout the eastern part of Texas, wild hogs live and roam while increasing in massive amounts continuing to invade the territory. This gives the hog hunter multiple opportunities to harvest a p... Read More »

Leather Fire Helmet Safety?

The leather fire helmet or "leatherhead" is still available, but these must meet the same safety standards as modern materials.

How much are football helmet visors?

When bought as new football helmet visors have a typical asking price range from $30 up to $60. Low end price brands such as Leader are $30 and provide a shatterproof visor with 100 percent UV pro... Read More »

What Is the Purpose of a Football Helmet Visor?

Modern American football helmets are made of hard plastic lined with thick cushioning to protect the heads of football players. Helmets also have a standard chinstrap and face mask. Visors can be a... Read More »