We decided to start doing a series of posts about safety so that you all can stay as healthy as possible while playing the sport you love.
This month's tip will cover one of the most important, yet overlooked aspects of paintball, your mask.
A paintball player's mask is one of the most crucial safety implements. Though they are often seen as an annoyance to new players, masks, especially cheaper ones, have a tendency to fog up during play. When this occurs, newer players have an immediate impulse to remove the mask. However, this practice is highly dangerous. Remember, it is a lot better to lose the game due to a foggy mask than it is to sustain a serious injury.
In order to combat the fogging issue, we recommend dual-pane thermal lenses for every goggle system they are available in. The use of anti-fog sprays is also an acceptable stop-gap. Less fog means more time playing, and less time fighting your mask during the game's most action-packed moments.
Thank you for reading and we hope you found this little safety tidbit useful. Also, if you have any questions feel free to visit our contact page and send us a message. We'd love to hear from you and any ideas you have for future tips.
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