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06-01-2008, 08:21 AM
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Helmet and visor transition?

I am tenative to do this, but I think I am ready.

What combination of Helmet and Visor do you guys recommend?

I am concerned mostly with the visor fogging up.

I'll probably wear a mouth-guard as well.

I guess I am looking for something comfortable and cool(not looking so much but heat/cold wise).

I have an old Jofa helmet, with a metal cage on it. It's not uncomfortable and does the job, I am just considering a change.

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06-01-2008, 09:25 AM
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just please don't put the visor on a jofa... but yeah oakley visors are really good, and there are some good itech ones too. most visors look pretty good and fit pretty nicely on like the bauer 4000/ new nike-bauer thats essentially the same.

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I probably won't it would look goofy.

I am just trying to figure out which noggin protector to get.

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I was looking at the Mission Intake helmet.

It says it's vented and cooler. But everyone knows marketing has it's schemes and quips.

Just wondering what some people think about this.

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I was looking at the Mission Intake helmet.

It says it's vented and cooler. But everyone knows marketing has it's schemes and quips.

Just wondering what some people think about this.
Oh, why don't we also ask what the injury rate is with guys that have half shield visiors compared to cages. Any high stick lip cuts out there? Any pucks whizzing by your head when the point guy is shooting from the point and he doesn't care who's standing in front? I think the half shield was invented by a dentist! I take it, you have never, ever, been hit with the puck on your cage, have you?

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Unless you're getting paid to play hockey, I'd recommend you stick with a cage or a visor/cage combo. It's not worth having your mouth look like the Joker.

Itech FX-50 maybe?

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Get a RBK helmet with an oakley visor best setup
and if your worried about fogging wipe down the visor with shaving cream

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and if your worried about fogging wipe down the visor with shaving cream
or hand soap or dish detergent... and half shields aren't that dangerous I've had plenty of sticks deflect off the shield and avoid contact with my eyes or face because of the visor. I got a puck in the jaw once in juniors but whatever, one time.

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Try helmets on since they fit different. But for a visor, if you are really insisting on it give a combo a try or find one of the bigger half visors out there, aka Dany Heatley. You want to protect your face. Dont listen to the guy above...that one time could cost you your vision, your teeth, etc. It's not worth it. I mean, lots of ppl say oh it's only one time- but then they wind up killing someone when they drink and drive, or oh it's just one time and next thing you know the girl winds up preggers

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Intake

with a Itech HS22 Aviator visor.


OR an Itech x100, those are certified and damn near bulletproof.



or if you're REALLY concerned..


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The FX-50 looks a little better than the Concept


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Hey guys I went with the Mission Intake helmet and the Itech X100.

Great combination, I absolutely love it!

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