Night time helmet wearing problemsSubscribe
  1. Omega Man's Avatar
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    Nov 2002
    Dec 5, 2003, 1:29 AM - Night time helmet wearing problems #1

    As most of you know that many of these functions that we attend are at night. When we wear our helmets and with low light levels, we are blind.

    I have been thinking of using a very light tinted visor, mounting it permantly to helmet, then layering a second visor(same tint as the permanant visor) on the inside of the helmet. This second tinted visor would darken the visor and would be removeable.

    So during daytime functions, i would have a double visor, then at night i would remove the inner visor, resulting in better vision.
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  3. secol FETT's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Dec 5, 2003, 8:20 AM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #2

    sounds cool
    so you go to do that

  4. mobius's Avatar
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    Dec 7, 2003, 2:02 PM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #3

    Please let us know how it works
  5. BobaFettish's Avatar
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    Dec 7, 2003, 2:11 PM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #4

    I don't really have any problems seeing at night with my dark green visor.
  6. bh7603's Avatar
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    Apr 2003
    Dec 7, 2003, 7:50 PM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #5

    neither do i, however, mine is a shade 3 or a 5 which ever is the darker of the two...i was thbinking about switching to a dark grey instead of welding green.... has anyone done the night-vision? or is that just proposterous?
  7. Admin Staff webchief's Avatar
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    Mar 2002
    Dec 8, 2003, 8:30 AM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #6

    I have a smoked acyllic visor in mine with black window tinting on the inside... can't see ANYTHING going in...NOTHING but I can see just fine out. I've worn it at night, in clubs, conventions, etc...never really had a problem with vision.
  8. batninja's Avatar
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    Jan 2003
    Dec 8, 2003, 12:19 PM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #7

    On my old DP'95, I mounted my visor from the front, onto three Velcro braces. Originally, I did this in order to have a removeable visor for future helmet repaints. However, I toyed with the idea of making a second, clear visor specifically for nighttime activities. I never really used the idea, since my dark visor was also light enough for me to see in the dark.

    If you use the front-mount method, there's an idea for you...

  9. asok's Avatar
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    Dec 2002
    Dec 8, 2003, 12:37 PM - Re: Night time helmet wearing problems #8

    My green visor works great! I walked around trick or treating with some kids and had no problems.

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