This is the new VForce mask. It comes in Black, Green, Yellow, Orange, White, Blue and Red. Unlike most masks the nose area is made out of pliable rubber(the black section or colored section). As with most of the VForce mask, the Profiler offers a very wide range of vision without being to bulky. It infact hugs tightly to almost any size head, thus the name Profiler. It most definatly is the "World's Fastest Mask". The ease of removing the lens is incredible, you could possibly remove it in around 5 seconds if you were in a rush to clean the lens between games efficiently. VForce is a trusted name in paintball for its optical superiority and field of vision.
VForce Profiler: Vision under Pressure
- Soft Rubber Forehead
- Soft Rubber Visor
- Soft Rubber Face and Mouth Vents
- AntiFog and AntiScratch Lens
- No Slip Straps
The VForce Profiler Mask is newer, so it should be commonly available, both new and used. Check out the Places to Buy links below for places to purchase it new.
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Ok to start off I have using Vforce goggles Since they came out under the name Vforce ( Zleader before). I used there armor goggles ( Best goggles you can get for under $30 with little to no fogging) Morph (Bigger then profiler but better air circulation) and now I recently purchased the Profiler. Well il get rid of the "Key Weaknesses" first, so first of all is the "soft" rubber to promote bounces. Compared to the Morph that I used before the bounce "zone" is very rigid, and I have yet to get a bounce on it. Also the room inside the profiler is small compared to the morph so you will get the occasional fog patch that dissipates in a few seconds. This never append to me on the field but when i'm breathing heavy after a game. Enough of the negative for now and lets get down to why this is a good mask. First of all is the profile, I believe this is the smallest mask Vforce as designed (Didn't see the Vantage yet). Thus giving you a low profile (ens profiler). Second would be the field of vision the lens gives you, it uses the same lens as the morph/shield so it as the best field of vision on the market (in my opinion). You also don't have a double lens (thermal) so there is lens distortion, some would say this is a trade off with fogging, but no, Vforce as discovered a way to cure a anti-fog on to the lens that actually works... That's why you don't see any fans for any Vforce goggles Cough* Dye, JT Cough* Oh and I almost forgot quick release system, you can take out the lens in les then 10-15 seconds!
If your looking for a new mask try the profiler out, its cheaper then the invision and take out the lens with out the hassel of JT masks. Buy this.
V Force Shield, the Profiler is waaaaaaaaay better.
Rubber flex material on mouth and sides, field of view, comfort, weight, overall look
The visors are a bit hard to fasten, but other than that, none.
When I first put on this mask, the first thing that hit me was how light it was and its overall comfort. The foam used around the the lens is so soft and molds to your face. The mask may look small, but the mask fits my friend who's 6' 2" 270 lbs, and has a large head.
-The appearance of the mask
-The field of vision
-The surprising bounce factor
When you look at it, the price is about right when it comes to what you are paying for. When you receive it in the mail, or from wherever, you will understand why it costs so much more than other masks. The quality of the material is surpassed by no other mask on the market today. If you're thinking of getting the V Force Vantage because of the huge price difference, get the Profiler instead, because the Vantage is a big step down in quality from the Profiler. No offense to those that have the Vantage, but I honestly think it's just an overrated rental mask, and the guys at V Force slapped the "Son of Profiler" moniker on it to sell more, but it seriously has nothing in common with the Profiler, other than the looks.
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Jam Anti-chop bolt
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Ease of cleaning, stripping
Cost of replacement lenses ($30+)
For around $70, this is the best mask on the market. Period. For most people that want a mask upgrade, it comes down to either this or Dye's Invision. Same for me. I got lucky in choosing the profiler... I've never seen anything better to date.
It's made simply and strong, and there are no cheap rubber parts like on my proteus II. You make take it out and think to yourself, "hey, this thing is rubber all over... it must be a piece of junk!" but trust me, it will be worth it. This thing holds together superbly.
Taking lenses in and out is the easiest thing I've seen. Out and back on can be done in less than 10 seconds, so cleaning of the whole thing is fast and neat. The lens itself is only one pane of plastic, so it's easy as sin to clean and handle. There are a lot of replacement lenses available in different shades as well, but for me they're not necessary (specially around 30-40 bucks a piece).
The shape of the mask is awesome. I can get tighter then I've ever been with any 30-50 dollar mask. Also, the profiler comes with a small rubber piece that attaches to above the lens, providing a buffer between the glass and your head. It looks awesome, and I'm bounced most of the time off of it. The darn thing works.
The Dye Invision simply doesnt have the quality and craftmenship built in. V-force thought of everthing when they designed this sucker... it will be hard to beat.
If you have 70 bucks for a mask upgrade, and you want the absolute best, this is it. Period.
This mask is not made of some revolutionary new material to make it super light. It's only a little better than most masks. That being said, masks arent very heavy.
The image clarity provided by this mask is.... WOW! The input by sight is GREAT! Unbeatable, and that's what a mask is for, protect your eyes and make a clear picture.
The rubber portions of the mask are great, because it is placed so the whole thing wont lose shape when carried, but will promote bounce. It's really awesome, because plastic keeps the rubber from becoming reshaped like you see on many masks with all-rubber bottom halves. Very nice.
This mask hasn't fogged up on me EVER. I live in Colorado, and I play in the mountains with my buddies in the snow sometimes.... No fogging for me in winter snow. Which is great, cause they're always fogged up and can't shoot anything but bushes and branches.
The tabs are a pain in the AZZ to work, and sometimes I think they may break, but they live on, and since im not cleaning EVERY crevice of the lens on the field, I don't worry about it much. Just some more quality time between you and your gear.
When I got this mask the price was $100+. Now it's a lot less, and if it's under 70, get it.
Buy it! Nothing beats V-Force, and this is their finest.
--easy lens removal
--Sometimes can be too small, for hits to neck and chin
The mask is the best on the market...Plain and simple. If you want a mask that will last you for a long time and you will still be happy with, you found the right mask. Although it is expensive it is worth it in the end. Instead of always being upset with your goggles just buy these and worry more about your play than what goggles you have. It will improve play aswell. If you can't see what your doing how can you play?
Even though you will have to put down $70+ it will be worth it for you later.
These goggles are amazing. They are so tight and comfortable that you forget that its on. no fog and great air circulation. A wide plain of veiw and nice reflective lenses, on some models, make this a great goggle system. Its a bit pricey but if you have fat pockets, get these goggles!
Tight good looking and no fog, if you have the money, get these over all the others.
These goggles are such an improvment over my previous spectras. The field of view on these thing is amazing! Its almost like I am not wearing goggles at all. These goggles also hardly ever fog up for me. These goggles are also very strong. They also have visor you can take on or off as you please. I really like these goggles and consider them the best available.
Simple lens removal
Field of vision is unbeatable
None that I can think of
Ok, when it comes to masks theres a constant argument whether a person should be getting the 40 dollar mask or the 80 dollar mask. Now, I know some people might not be crazy about the idea of spending 80 dollars on a mask but considering you can walk onto a paintball field without anything (clothes, gun, tank etc.) except for a mask means it's the most important thing you'll own. Now, with that in mind, I know if it's the most important thing it should be of the best quality and performance which is why I bought a profiler. First off, this mask looks sexy as hell. It just looks downright awesome. Secondly, it's not named the profiler for no reason. It has an extremely small profile which equals less masks breaks. I have had about 4 bounces off this mask on the soft, colored part of it. I get breaks the most when I get gogged, but of course, thats expected. The lens removal is another huge plus of this mask. You can't simply pop a lens tab on other masks (except a few) and take the lens out. This makes the lens so easy to clean and keeps my vision clear of any paint grease between games. The field of vision is incredible because of the large lens so you never miss a beat.
Ask yourself if you want the most important piece of paintball equipment you own to be the best or mediocre. If you buy this mask, you will be satisfied over and over again with your purchase. I know I am.
10 out of 10
Last edited on Saturday, June 18th, 2005 at 12:32 pm PST
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Visibility, no fogging, light
Best mask I have ever owned. Never fogs, never slips, easy to swap lens, great field of vision and can't feel it on my face. If you want a mask that gives maximum protection with minimum problems this is the mask for you. Now that I have one I will never switch to anything else.