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Old 03-25-2015, 02:24 AM
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Salient Helix vs Golf Mahal

Salient with the lifetime warranty is like $50 cheaper plus free shipping
Both seem real nice. mahal looks to have a bit more storage.

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Old 03-25-2015, 02:44 AM
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I hear Mahal's customer service is second to none. Salient's.... not so much.
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Old 03-25-2015, 10:39 AM
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Mahal.....no question. Salient has terrible customer service and they are notorious for poor quality products.
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Old 03-25-2015, 11:49 AM
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Mahal is built like a tank, has impeccable reviews. Regardless of Salient's history the Mahal is pretty well regarded as the best in it's class (bulletproof, tons of storage).

I think it's mahal in a landslide.
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Old 03-25-2015, 11:50 AM
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I can't say anything about the Mahal as I have never seen the bag, but I have seen the Helix up and close in person. The construction and quality seemed very well. The color (the red) was crisp and clean. It was a big bag, but i doubt it will be big as the mahal. It is wider than a grip bag, but smaller height wise. The storage is solid, side pockets are slightly bigger than a grip, and overall storage is tremenduous. I like the design and stitching on the helix, but it was brand spanking new when i saw it yesterday. I didn't wear it, but the person who had it said it was very comfortable and well worth the buy.
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Old 03-25-2015, 12:37 PM
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The Helix actually does appear to be well-constructed, and certainly offers A LOT of storage. It's not a bad bag, but it just doesn't fit me correctly, and I attribute that to the fact that the back padding is minimal - not even half as thick as the back pads on my Grip A-series. For me, this caused the bottom of the bag to dig into my back and I didn't like it. Thicker back pads would go a long way.
If you forced me to choose one or the other, even though I've not actually tried on a Mahal, I'd pick the Mahal. For whatever that's worth.
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Old 03-25-2015, 01:00 PM
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I have had my Helix for a few weeks now and the quality is great, and it has tons of space. I haven't seen a Mahal so I can't speak to the quality. My only issues with the Helix is that I now carry way too many discs (since I can), and I do slightly notice the above issue with the lack of extra padding where the bottom hits my back.
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Old 03-25-2015, 01:51 PM
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Mahal. It is super versatile. And rugged. Cinch it up for lighter round with 16ish discs. Or open it up and fit 12 more. I'm no fan of bags without adjustable disc storage.
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Old 03-25-2015, 03:35 PM
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I'm no fan of bags without adjustable beer storage.
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Old 03-25-2015, 05:09 PM
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Mahal.....no question. Salient has terrible customer service and they are notorious for poor quality products.
Salient has customer service? I thought their IVR system just hung up on you when you pressed any number. Did they add options to tell you to F-off when you press 2, and sell your contact information to a Nigerian Prince when you press 3?
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