Planet Eclipse Manic Paintball G.I Milsim Tipmann BZ Paintball DYE Paintball

Worth buying a mask?

Discussion in 'Newbies' started by LeFrenchToast, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. Bolter Administrator

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    just to add (I have no idea what you just wrote) make sure you can actually buy new lenses for the profit (is that a sly mask? Are sly still going?) or whichever mask you want to buy, before you buy.
     
  2. LeFrenchToast New Member

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    Yeah it's the Sly Profit that I'm looking at, still need to try it on though.
    As far as I'm aware, lenses are still being sold for it.

    Edit: BZPaintball sell them, just saw
     
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    I bought my mask new.
    Find something that you like the look of and something comfortable (remember that you will be running in it!)
    I found that even with single lenses fogging doesn't have to be a problem. I have tried various anti-fog sprays (both those sold for motorcycle helmets and those specifically for paintball lenses) but in all honesty, the best solution I have ever had was washing up liquid!
    1. Add to inside of lens with finger (thin coat will do!)
    2. Wipe around the surface
    3. Buff of with a cloth/kitchen paper
     
  4. LeFrenchToast New Member

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    Awesome, thanks Pog.
    Still looking at the beautiful Sly Profit though haha
     
  5. Tom Tom

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    You will find even the cheapest new goggles & lens better than those supplied on a rental site - it hasn't been used by hundreds before you poking their fingers on the lens, spitting on it, wiping and cleaning etc

    As you go up in features (the lens itself - anti fog coating, dual layers etc) then the performance improves
     
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  6. LeFrenchToast New Member

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    Ah ok, That makes sense.
    Thanks Tom
     
  7. Mikee2793 Member

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    Just keep an eye out in the sales posts! They come up and you can usually find what you want it's surprising! I haven't met anyone who isn't friendly so if you see someone with a pair ask to try them on when you finally get time to go!
     
  8. LeFrenchToast New Member

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    I'm definitely keeping my eye on the sales posts.
    I'm hoping to find a nice Etek5 or Gtek on there haha
     
  9. cheffy81 Member

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    I would reccomend going to your local paintball shop or go along to a walk on and try different masks on as they all fit differently and just see what fits best.
     
  10. Spooly PMGWC #16

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    Can't agree more with everybody else. Get a mask first then everything else will fall into place once you've been to a few walk-ons and found out what gear is out there and maybe trying some of the guys guns out and asking lots of questions (y)
     

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