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|06-07-2013, 02:29 AM||#1 (permalink)|
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Do know spit on your lens to prevent fogging
I was just looking online about preventing fogging up when wearing a paintball mask and a few people recommend spiting on your mask then wiping it of apparently most divers do it, so have any of you ever tried it i have a thermal mask and i sometimes fog in it so this might be a cheap though gross method of reducing fog.
P.s when i have gone paintballing before i have had marshals apply anti fog stuff to the mask and then when the marshal noticed it was a thermal mask he said applying anti fog onto it might have somehow damaged it and that it could increase the likeliness of it fogging again i don't think that's true but i thought it was worth asking you guys.
|06-07-2013, 01:35 PM||#3 (permalink)|
When you talk about your thermal lens, do you mean single pane "thermal" lens or dual pane actual thermal lens?
Also, which mask specifically?
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|06-07-2013, 01:45 PM||#4 (permalink)|
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I use PJ1 fog blocker on my cheap single pane JT that has a thermal coating and have not had a problem...even for a cheap mask I have to be really huffing to get it to fog. the PJ1 does not appear to have damaged the thermal coating in any way.
|06-07-2013, 01:50 PM||#5 (permalink)|
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Well, I am sure there are variables. For instance spitting on your mask with a lugy is probably not the best idea. Same with what you just ate. If you just ate a chocolate bar it may also be detrimental to your cause, or if you drank a cup of coffee or a milkshake.
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|06-07-2013, 02:36 PM||#6 (permalink)|
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Pooping on your mask may prevent fogging too, that doesn't mean you should do it.
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|06-07-2013, 04:07 PM||#8 (permalink)|
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Spitting on the inside of your mask to keep it from fogging was common practice when going snorkelling in the Bahamas. Or at least it was years ago.
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|06-07-2013, 06:10 PM||#9 (permalink)|
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|06-07-2013, 06:29 PM||#10 (permalink)|
I'm sure it was someone on mcb that posted this before? But Band-Aids in your mask/goggles is supposed to work? He even says "It beats spitting in your goggles" lol.
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