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12-28-2007, 01:57 PM
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Wait, how exactly does a mirror shield reduce the light where an ordinary tint wouldn't work? I've never tried on the shield, but when I got a good pair of perscription Oakley sunglasses for skiing, the $25 mirror coating option I took was simply for looks. Although I guess the lenses themselvse were polarized, which you can't really get in a face shield. Does the mirror coating actually help with light?
The mirror finish reflects light out, the smoke colored ones filter the light coming in. It is a subtle difference and probably harder to notice if you aren't bothered by the lights in the first place.

iirc, the Oakley ones are not available for sale. The one I had, and everyone that I have seen, is an Itech. I don't think they are quite as reflective as the Oakley model.

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12-28-2007, 04:09 PM
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As your teammate I have to tell you that even though you haven't worn the mirrored visor yet, It already pisses me off!!! Wear the cage fancy boy!!!
Don't worry, I bought you one too, BTW, have you seen my stick, it's a new RBK.... I think I left it at the rink.....


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12-28-2007, 04:51 PM
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And I can't understand how someones reading comprehension could be so bad. IF ANOTHER PLAYER ON HIS TEAM WAS WEARING IT. Meaning he can't tell if the player on his team (in his scenario, his center) can see him open for the pass. Not because he can't see out of his own damn visor, but because he can't see where the **** the center is looking.



Holy ****....
Heres an idea. How about making your statement clear. Saying hes not sure if his center sees him doesnt make it clear that he knows whether his center sees him or not or not for the pass. Simply saying hes not sure his center sees him can be interpeted a variety of different ways.

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12-28-2007, 05:58 PM
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Heres an idea. How about making your statement clear. Saying hes not sure if his center sees him doesnt make it clear that he knows whether his center sees him or not or not for the pass. Simply saying hes not sure his center sees him can be interpeted a variety of different ways.
The statement we were talking about:

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If I'm an off-winger moving into the slot where one defenseman has the C tied up, I want to know if and when the guy who has the puck sees me so that I can time when I hit the slot for him.
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....he wants to know if his center sees him. Which obviously means he's talking about another player on his team wearing the mirrored shield.
Seems pretty crystal clear. How anyone could interpret that as me thinking people who wear mirrored visors can't see out of their own visors is beyond me.


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12-28-2007, 06:17 PM
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agree with most everyones comments. unless you're sick as hell, you'll look like a dumbass with it. only AO can pull it off

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12-28-2007, 10:35 PM
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I dont see anything wrong with wearing it. i have the the oakley smoked one but only because they were sold out of the regular ones and it didnt look real noticeable. but as a defenseman i do watch other teams players eyes when there breaking out to try and jump the play but when they have on the mirriored visor it makes it alot harder to jump the pass. but anyone who takes runs or late hits at someone for wearing it doesnt deserve to play hockey.

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12-28-2007, 11:14 PM
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those things look so hilarious. if you wear one, everyone is calling you a ****** behind your back. lol, there's no advantage at the beer league level.


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12-29-2007, 06:01 PM
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those things look so hilarious. if you wear one, everyone is calling you a ****** behind your back. lol, there's no advantage at the beer league level.
Well jeez how will I ever sleep at night now, nowing there's people talking behind my back....

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"I wear tinted visor not to trick other players, but so hot girls in stands don't see me looking at them."

it's all mind games boys, mind games.

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12-29-2007, 06:05 PM
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Never worn one. If you wear one do you notice a diff from the inside?

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12-29-2007, 06:15 PM
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If you can buy a single piece of equipment that can throw an entire team in an angry tailspin trying to take you out buy it. It's your money, if you want to buy a purple shield with flowers on it cause you like it go ahead. You people against shiny sticks too? Or the Torspo chrome blade holders? Let's be honest, most of the equipment we buy is based on comfort, price and looks.

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12-29-2007, 06:42 PM
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I also find helmets with huge non-clear ear coverings hilarious.

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I also find helmets with huge non-clear ear coverings hilarious.
brown coloured hockey pants.

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12-29-2007, 08:48 PM
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Let's be honest, most of the equipment we buy is based on comfort, price and looks.
err. more like performance and comfort.

and if its looks your concerned about, you'd never wear something that makes you look like the guys that shoot the planet-destroying beam from the Death Star on the ice. In that regards mirrored shields are just ****ing dumb.

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12-30-2007, 10:13 AM
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mirrored visors... anyone wearing def deserves to be called ovechkin
now a mirrored fishbowl... i would rock that like a champ

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I wear one and love it....but hear a ton of **** for it

I did it cause it looks cool and chicks dig cool

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I don't have a problem with people wearing mirrored shields it's those dam yellow skate laces that tick me off.....

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I don't have a problem with people wearing mirrored shields it's those dam yellow skate laces that tick me off.....
Hey now whats so wrong with yellow laces? I use em because thats what my skates came with.

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The guys that complain about them really do like them but don't have the guts to man up and wear one. It's just easier for them to complain.

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The guys that complain about them really do like them but don't have the guts to man up and wear one. It's just easier for them to complain.
yeah i dont have the guts to wear one.. in fact i dont even have the guts to wear a shield or cage at all.

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Would you rather fight a guy wearing a mirrored visor or a full cage?

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Would you rather fight a guy wearing a mirrored visor or a full cage?
full cage. if i get a hold of the thing ... he's done.

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01-04-2008, 10:16 AM
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Would you rather fight a guy wearing a mirrored visor or a full cage?
ive had to do both. normally its a situation where were wearing the same gear and both have to peel it off, but ive been in bare face vs. cage situation and he took it off. I also fought a guy that had a visor when I was wearing mine, we just went at it.

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