What’s a game of paintball without the perfect equipment to play it with? Paintball masks, guns, paint, clothes, and goggles need to be the best if you must have your share of fun.The mask is especially something that a player cannot do without and there’s a lot of variety and specifications that you can choose from.
Any paintball mask of good quality is put through rigorous testing to ensure that it’s safe and meets the standard requirements. I found the best paintball mask here and it has been very satisfying to me in all aspects.
Lens: The lens of the Paintball mask is usually made up of polycarbonate or any tough material that is super-strong and can protect the eyes from the harmful impact of paint spray. It should be scratch-proof and shatter-resistant. A good lens is one which has all these and is anti-glare and gives a good field vision with great clarity and fits into the frame comfortably.
Frame: This is what keeps the lens stable. Generally, the lens and the frames are a single piece and part of the entire mask. However, a quick-release frame which paves way for easy fixing and detachment of the lens is more suitable because it helps in cleaning and maintaining the paintball mask in top-notch condition. The goggle frame foam comes in contact with the face and needs to be of excellent quality to give a comfortable fit and prevent the exhaled breath from the wearer to fog up the lens.
Bottom: Anything below the lens forms the mask’s bottom. This should snugly fit to give adequate protection to the nose, cheeks, chin and maybe some parts of the neck too. The bottom of the mask protects those parts of the face other than the eye from direct contact with the paint.
Ears: Whether soft or hard, they should be very comfortable; closed enough to protect your ears from getting damaged with paint and open enough to alert you from hits.
The strap of the Mask: A very important part of a paintball mask, the strap is what holds the mask to the player’s head. Hence choose one which can be easily adjusted and fits very well. You can also personalize your own strap and make it reflect your personal style.
Apart from the above technical aspects, the budget must also be considered. There’s a wide variety of mask styles at different prices to choose from. The type of mask also depends on the kind of paintball game you wish to play.