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post #1 of 22 Old 10-25-2010, 08:05 AM Thread Starter
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Fogging shield

Is there a product out there that helps cut down fogging on my helmet shield? It's not a big problem but is quite annoying! Especially in the rain when I can't crack it to let some air flow!!!!!!
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I have a few home remedies that work for me. A few drops of dish soap on both sides of the face shield, rubbed into the shield until dry, then buffed with a cloth helps keep the fog at bay. I will need to do this once a month or so. Two other methods that works is to take apple slices and rub the shield inside and out, and buff. You can use slices of potato instead of apples. Buff when dry, or you will have bad swirl marks that will be very distracting when sunlight hits it.

There are commercial preparations you can buy.

http://www.fogtech.com/fogtech.html

http://www.trisports.com/aqspheransol.html

http://www.campmor.com/cat-crap-anti...leaner-1.shtml

Some of it is learning how to breath in the helmet. You will learn how to direct your breath so that you are not fogging up the visor.

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If you have a Shoei RF1100 or many of the HJC's then get the Pinlock shield and insert. Fogging is never an issue again once those are installed
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Is there a product out there that helps cut down fogging on my helmet shield? It's not a big problem but is quite annoying! Especially in the rain when I can't crack it to let some air flow!!!!!!

Respro Foggy.

I tried several different spray on/wipe on fog treatments for the shield. The best one was the Fog Tech stuff.

The Respro Foggy takes some getting used to because it fits on to your face but it absolutley stops the fogging.
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Breathe thru your nose and it fogs less because the breath is going down not directly against the shield. And what the other guys said. I use 'cat crap', but I think it went off the market. Go figure with such a great name.




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Cat crap is still around. Amazon has it for $5
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I found rain-x works too.

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I use a Fog City Proshield. They are $18 and install permanently on your visor and both are drawbacks IMHO.

It works really well, though.

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I use a Fog City Proshield. They are $18 and install permanently on your visor and both are drawbacks IMHO.

It works really well, though.

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I have a few home remedies that work for me. A few drops of dish soap on both sides of the face shield, rubbed into the shield until dry, then buffed with a cloth helps keep the fog at bay. I will need to do this once a month or so. Two other methods that works is to take apple slices and rub the shield inside and out, and buff. You can use slices of potato instead of apples. Buff when dry, or you will have bad swirl marks that will be very distracting when sunlight hits it.

There are commercial preparations you can buy.

http://www.fogtech.com/fogtech.html

http://www.trisports.com/aqspheransol.html

http://www.campmor.com/cat-crap-anti...leaner-1.shtml

Some of it is learning how to breath in the helmet. You will learn how to direct your breath so that you are not fogging up the visor.

Rub the lens with apples, WTF!!
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