- - This old mask....
JT Eleite (alpha) will work
|HurtCow ||05-16-2006 02:57 PM |
Hey Tobin, keep your mouth closed when using that mask.
|Surge-NS ||05-16-2006 03:05 PM |
Might want to wear a bandanna or something to keep the shell from cutting your face if it makes it in.
|Al Ray ||05-16-2006 06:06 PM |
Would not use it. What I would use ( actualy I do Use) is a JT X-Fire ( aka crossfire) mask. Same lense, same general styling, same vintage ( well a little newer) but with todays safety requirements and guess what They still make them.:) Dont use that old whippersnapper on the feild, its just not safe. remember your mask is THE most important peice of equipment you have on the feild.
|OldGadget ||05-16-2006 07:13 PM |
/agree with Al on this one .. The plastic frame may or may not retain the lense in case of impact... I miss my whipper too but i wont bet my face on an old mask
*what follows as my oppinion and may or may not be safe and/or based on reality*
I think the frame will do okay so it should be safe for his eyes as long as he gets a new lense. It looks to be the exact same frame as on my x-fire. I also have a friend that has been wearing a set of these since he started playing. If you overlook the lack of cheek or adequate mouth protection, the real problem with these is the lack of EAR protection. I know a guy who was shot in the ear (with an under-velocity PGP) while wearing just a knit ski-mask and a set of JT goggles he had removed from his mask. The pitch of his scream convinced me that ear protection is not optional. So, I would recomend getting the period ear armour upgrade if these will see action.
|c6quad ||05-16-2006 11:15 PM |
i agree with Wild. as long as you get a new lense and protect your ears, you'll be fine.
that mask would be great for stock class games.
|LONGBALL ||05-17-2006 01:24 AM |
Fortunatly, I have the ear pieces for this one. I liked how small and basic it is. Of course this will be good motivation to keep my mouth shut during a game............. Wonder if a cig will fit thru there? or...LOL
|Weltz4u ||05-17-2006 09:00 AM |
Sell that AGG strap for 50-60 bucks and buy a whole new mask. ;)
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