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Old 09-21-2007, 11:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Mask Lens Cleaning?

I am getting back into paintball. I am playing my first game in about 5 years tomorrow and I am getting my gear together.

So what do you guys like to do to clean your lens between games? I used to bring a spray bottle with tap water and paper towels but I am open to new, better ideas.

Windex? Chamois? Water and T.P.? What works best...
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Old 09-21-2007, 11:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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If your lens is 5 years old - I would get a new one

Just paper towels/cloth and water then soap and water for clean up after the game or a really nice and messy face shot.
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Spray it off first and use something soft. old T-shirts work great.
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lenses should be replaced EVERY YEAR. If you have LIGHT use of one, I would say every couple years is ok (as in used once of twice and stored somewhere UV isn't drilling it).

NIB and stored properly NEW lenses can be used, but something older and with a history of impact, like a play season SHOULD BE REPLACED. I replace mine yearly, you only get one set of eyes.
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thanks for the concern, but I have 2 new, never used Raven masks with thermal lenses...
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I use a towel to get the paint off, then I use Plexus and a microfiber towel.
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I use a rag and some water to get the paint off, then I spray it with some more water and use a microfiber towl. They work wonderfully, best thing I have found to restore the crystal clarity.

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Old 09-21-2007, 02:09 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Never EVER use a paper towel, it scratches the lense.

Spray it with a lot of water and use a normal hand towel to get the paint off, then use a micro fiber cloth to make it all nice and perfect. NO PLEXUS/WINDEX!
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