EWU debuting matte helmets next year

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EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby MrTitleist » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:07 pm

http://www.eaglespov.com/2012/01/look-g ... -good.html

Did this get posted already? If not, here it is.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby CatBlitz22 » Mon Jan 30, 2012 11:24 pm

Meh. The logo looks a bit out of place. Not terrible. Not great.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Willie » Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:09 am

If they do the logo right it'd be cool.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby CatBlitz22 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:15 am

Willie wrote:If they do the logo right it'd be cool.


Yeah if they kept it all red it would look way better.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby EWURanger » Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:21 am

Yeah, the logo looks out of place (too glossy) and the color of the face mask isn't correct, but I think that picture is just an early example and not the final product. The rumor is that these are just for one game next season, probably either homecoming or the UM game if I had to guess. On another note, these are the new gloves for next season. Not sure what I think.

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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby EWURanger » Tue Jan 31, 2012 12:36 am

Willie wrote:If they do the logo right it'd be cool.


Yeah, I agree. I tend to think the logo they put on there for that photo is probably just one of the ones they had lying around from one of the regular red helmets. I doubt that's what the final logos will look like. The bigger issue is the color of the face mask - it doesn't seem like the correct color. I'd rather see a black or even white face mask. That color looks almost orange to me, dunno. :?:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby rkwittem » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:00 am

I am a fan of the black helmet look, but the red facemask just doesn't do it for me.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Screamin_Eagle174 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:49 pm

EWURanger wrote:
Willie wrote:If they do the logo right it'd be cool.


Yeah, I agree. I tend to think the logo they put on there for that photo is probably just one of the ones they had lying around from one of the regular red helmets. I doubt that's what the final logos will look like. The bigger issue is the color of the face mask - it doesn't seem like the correct color. I'd rather see a black or even white face mask. That color looks almost orange to me, dunno. :?:


Not possible, since the logo on the red helmets is black with white lettering, not red with white lettering. I really hope it's just a prototype, because as is, it looks half-assed and busch-league. The concept is great, just have to do it better. Darken the helmet to a blacker matte black, matte logo to match, and either darken the red on the facemask, or go black or white on it. :twocents:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Screamin_Eagle174 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 1:50 pm

Also, I doubt we use them for just one game. We're not Oregon; we don't have the budget to have a new helmet for just one game. We'll probably use it a fair amount... maybe all home games with the black, and use the reds for away whites.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby polsongrizz » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:05 pm

I like the idea but that looks like a Snowboarding helmet with an ugly mask added.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby AZGrizFan » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:07 pm

rkwittem wrote:I am a fan of the black helmet look, but the red facemask just doesn't do it for me.


But you like the red field, right? :lol: :lol: :lol: :D
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby CatBlitz22 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:25 pm

AZGrizFan wrote:
rkwittem wrote:I am a fan of the black helmet look, but the red facemask just doesn't do it for me.


But you like the red field, right? :lol: :lol: :lol: :D


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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Willie » Tue Jan 31, 2012 2:59 pm

Took Cincinnati's matte helmet and threw this together.

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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Screamin_Eagle174 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 3:35 pm

Willie wrote:Took Cincinnati's matte helmet and threw this together.

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That looks SICK.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby CatBlitz22 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 4:58 pm

As much as I hate you guys, I really do like your logo. :thumb:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Screamin_Eagle174 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 5:51 pm

CatBlitz22 wrote:As much as I hate you guys, I really do like your logo. :thumb:

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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby SuperHornet » Tue Jan 31, 2012 6:59 pm

If they did something like that with Sac's helmet, I would flat-out HEAVE.

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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby BlackFalkin » Tue Jan 31, 2012 11:07 pm

I also don't believe the finished on-field product will look like the image. There's always helmets sitting on the table. Most are for the team to autograph.. I really think (and hope) that's not the finished product.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby kalm » Wed Feb 01, 2012 6:59 am

If you look closely at the pic, the logo was clearly just slapped on as an example. Part of it is covering one of the vents and it's too big for the space. Good concept though.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby EWURanger » Wed Feb 01, 2012 10:10 am

Willie wrote:Took Cincinnati's matte helmet and threw this together.

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Yeah......that's about a billion times better than the actual image. They need to do this. :thumb:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby houndawg » Wed Feb 01, 2012 1:31 pm

The matte finish will help to reduce the glare off of the maxi-pad. :thumb:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby BlackFalkin » Thu May 24, 2012 11:20 am

houndawg wrote:The matte finish will help to reduce the glare off of the maxi-pad. :thumb:


You dumb fxck, SIU would get killed in the Big Sky. You cant beat MSU or UM & EWU kicked Montana's ass on the RedTurf. And it looks as if 2012 wil be more of the same.,, UM getting their the **** kicked out of them by EWU on that same Red Turf. No Tru Johnson to bail their DB's out???? New coaches???? Ohhh shxt, Patron will torch their asses on the INFERNO. :lol:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby Screamin_Eagle174 » Thu May 24, 2012 11:26 am

BlackFalkin wrote:
houndawg wrote:The matte finish will help to reduce the glare off of the maxi-pad. :thumb:


You dumb fxck, SIU would get killed in the Big Sky. You cant beat MSU or UM & EWU kicked Montana's ass on the RedTurf. And it looks as if 2012 wil be more of the same.,, UM getting their the **** kicked out of them by EWU on that same Red Turf. No Tru Johnson to bail their DB's out???? New coaches???? Ohhh shxt, Patron will torch their asses on the INFERNO. :lol:


Well, Padron will. Patron will just console them afterwards. :thumb:
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby grizfan47 » Thu May 24, 2012 12:18 pm

EWURanger wrote:
Willie wrote:Took Cincinnati's matte helmet and threw this together.

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Yeah......that's about a billion times better than the actual image. They need to do this. :thumb:



This is much better. I like the logo and it is much easier to read and appreciate with this color.
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Re: EWU debuting matte helmets next year

Postby grizfan47 » Thu May 24, 2012 12:20 pm

CatBlitz22 wrote:As much as I hate you guys, I really do like your logo. :thumb:



CatBlitz22, I really liked the blue helmets you guys wore in the Griz/Cat game last year. They were very sharp. The Cats should have kept them. :thumb:
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