brass eagle z leader paintball mask It dosnt even compare
tippman model 98 looking for a new gun i cant decied which one to choose the
dye excel barrel spyder e-99 or the pirahna eforce gti
20 oz co2 tank
Olive color really blends in with woods
Nothing that i have found yet
my first mask was a brass eagle z leader. This was the worse mask the goggles were flat and the mask was rubber. Once my dad purchased me this mask with the thermal goggles i could see an immediate improvement in my game. It is so comfortable that it is almost imposible to feel it on your face. Some times i think i forget my mask but then i put my hand there and i am assured that it is there. The side foam pieces that go in from of your ears increase how comfortable the mask it which most cheaper masks dont have. The olive color blends in very well with the wood and the visor is really mask. The mask also has very good ventalation which allows me to ...of coarse....breath.
I think that this gun is perfect for anybody. It is expensive but i think the mask is one of the most important things you will buy. If you have a cheap mask and you are going to get another one you should definatly get this one since it is comforable, awesome looking, has a low profile. what else can i give it besides a 10 out of 10
05 speed 45 frame
Custom Parts Direct Mount ASA
Halo B- smoke
68 3000 psi fiber tank w/ empire tank cover.
I would say that it is a decent mask. The label is deceiving however, as it says it is fog resistant, but its not true. There are occasion times that i did not have to use anti-fog spray, but generally it can get pretty foggy, and i had to wipe the lens after every round. If the label said "it's fog resistant compared to the renter masks" than i would be satisfied. Other than the fog situation, it isn't a bad mask. It is pretty comfortable and light weight. It is also pretty durable as well.
Overall, it is a decent mask, but i would go for a higher end one.
Nearly everything. Fit, comfort, safety, durability, ease of modification
Changing lenses can be tough, foam holds moisture sometimes.
I referee about 120-150 games a year in all conditions, rain, sleet, driving snow, blazing heat, everything, not including tourneys of which I do probably 3-4 where you ref 50-60 games a day. I also play maybe 15-20 times a year in mostly good conditions.
I've had my current set of Spectras ever since they first came out, it has to be going on 8 years now. I replace my lenses maybe once every 2 years unless I scrape them up somehow. With thermals and a fan, I NEVER fog, and I'm a bigtime sweater, the perfect candidate for fogging. Reffing I run all over the field, sweating my butt off and I never fog.
They are truly amazing. Mine long ago lost their rubber pieces on the ear covers but they still fit just fine. Mine get abused, I work and play paintball a LOT and they still work just fine.
The only real problem with these is changing the lenses which can be tough.
2005 W.G.P Trilogy Competition Autococker Marker, VL 12-volt revolution w/ x-board, J&J 2-piece stainless steel 12"
Tippmann 98 custom, dead on paintball double trigger, smart parts progressive 14", and dead on paintball dro series dropforward.
Protects from high velocity paintballs
easy to clean
Large holes, icky paint in mouth
lens sometimes fog up
the top part comes off
This mask is a good mask, it does what its supposed to do, nothing amazing, but it is a good and reliable mask for the price, some times the mask breaks but it rarely does, it is a great mask for paintballers just getting into the sport, I would not reccoemend for pro use because of the quility but for rec players and noobs it's gr8!!
Overall the mask is good, and gets the job done. 9 out of 10 because of the top part of the mask breaking frequently
I tried out almost every mask Badlands has to offer.
2004 Spyder Rodeo
14 Inch All American Barrel
Revvy with X-Board
12Oz CO2 with Smart Parts On/Off
Lenses Don't Fog
Many Upgrades Available
Padding Behind The Ears ---> Will Elaborate Below
I used to paintball 3 years ago, and quit. Now that I'm back in the game, my buddy told me to buy this mask. Said, mask wise, it'll be the best investment ever. He was right. Pros and Cons are below.
Comfort - This mask is super comfy. fits like a glove and doesn't move when you run or when you get lit up. Stay where you put em and don't move until you make em move. My only beef is with the padding behind the ears, was easily fixed and will be elaborated below.
Great Protection - These things offer some awesome protection. I actually don't mind getting gogged with this as you can't feel it. On the odd occassion you can get bounces off the visor.
Lenses Don't Fog - This doesn't need elaborating, this goggles are known for this.
Looks Pimp - I've heard people talking about how these look like something the military would wear. Forget that, they look pimp! The vents in the front for breathing look great, add the smooth lines from the mask to the ear piece, big eyes and the visor. UNBEATABLE!
Many Upgrades Available - There are many upgrades available for these. Fans, frames, lenses, ear pieces, visors, foam and straps. Could build a whole new mask!
Padding Behind The Ears - This was my only beef and here's why. I where an old baseball cap backwards when I play. The hard foam around the ears put so much pressure on my head that it would actually give me headaches. I fixed it by setting up the straps so they will still stay on my head, but I used a knife and cut down the padding until I could wear them without getting headaches. Simple.
My final conclusion is that if your in the market for a new mask, why get a Proteus or other high end JT masks when you can get this which is light, comfortable, looks good and will protect you in the midst of a firefight? Exactly. 9/10 For the foam.
The accuracy of this review is disputed. Please see discussion on the comments page.
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16" all american
Looks i guess
Im going to be honest with you. For me this thing sucks. But i wear glasses so its gonna suck. If you have glasses the only way to go is the profiler or getting contacts or getting lasik. If you don't have glasses and you want a middle of the road goggle system get this.
Tippmann 98 custom with Blackpoint Engineering rifle butt, high tension spring kit, 18" smartparts progressive barrel, Winson 4X15 scope, 16oz tank with smartparts valve.
Green mask increases camo in bushball.
Fogs up too easily,
screws came loose,
difficult lens removal
The JT spectra mask is all-around a decent mask, and I've used the first one I got since the beginning of my career in Novice Bushball tournaments. I like it because of it's durability, easy-to-clean goggle system, ability to take a hit, and as a sniper, the camoflauge version of this mask is a godsend!! Get this and a Ghilly suit and you'll be practically invisible to the enemy.
However, with any product, this mask does have its problems, now I've read the other posts on here, and perhaps I just bought a defective mask, but mine fogs really easily, making it hard to see, and I've replaced the screws for the earpieces umpteen-million times, but they still find a way to shake loose and go missing, that and, the lens removal for this thing is enough to drive a grown man to a kicking and screaming resembling that of a three-year-old.
This mask is very dependable, and extremely useful in my gameplay, just so long as you have patience with it, you'll do great with it.
2004 Spyder Imagine
Empire reloader hopper 2
72/3000 PMI Pure Energy
J&J ceramic barrel
evil valve and bolt
Dead on Drop forward
Dye sticky 3 grips
bounce not break
Smears when you get hit with paint (normal i guess)
This is a great mask...until you get hit in the lense i cannot get the smears off which i guess is normal when i just use water and a paper towel and no special cleaner. (i guess u can call this bad) only other problem i had was a screw wasnt in tight eniough but my shop had a replacement for a buck so just tighten up your screws before u use it. no bigee
this mask has never fogged up on me and ive used it in freezing weather and 100+ weather withe 100% humidity. maybe its just me but i think it looks cool. this is the most comfortable mask ive tried on and ive tried quite a few of other peoples masks. it also keeps you pretty cool in hot weather. this mask is pretty flexible so you get quite a few bounces off this mask instead of breaks. this mask is pretty durable so far exept for the screw problem
I would buy this mask but shop around
10 out of 10
Last edited on Sunday, March 27th, 2005 at 5:11 pm PST
Trilogy Competition Autococker
12volt revvy with X-board
Dye stickies ( real comfortable, trust me)
14 inch CP Classic barrel
Hard to put visor back on.
Foam around ears fall out very easily.
The first time I used these goggles they were my friends. I found it was very comfortable and had no fogging. Pretty soon I was buying my first gun package and I had to have the spectra with it. The first round that I played with it the foam pieces on the ears fell off and got lost while playing. So It probably would have been a very easy fix with some super glue or something, but I couldn't find them. It might have been just my goggles that were bad because my friends are still fine. But I would still get these goggles because of how comfortable they are.
Very good goggle overall but make sure that you reinforce the foam on the ears with superglue before you play.
Jt Axiom (the worst googles i have ever used in my entire life)
Smart parts ion, freak barrel kit, halo B, 68 4500
and i have an impulse, tapeworm
( i haven't shot ion yet so still undecided which will be backup)
Very Durible, NOFOGGING, comfortable
The top screw started to come lose
First of all absolutely no fogging.
They have gone through he!! with me and still are in awesome condition.
They take all that is thrown at them and more.
The lens are very nice there is tinted but they can get annoying.
The only other time I left the spectra was for a Jt Axiom googles and they were the worst idea that i have ever had. Don't ever buy those because they are just crap.
To conclude BUY THESE!!!! great buy they aren't even that expensive and they will last forever and they never fog.