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PMI X-Ray Paintball Mask Review
The PMI X-Ray paintball mask is manufactured for PMI by JT USA, and uses JT Elite lenses. It has a visor to provide shade. The mask comes in two versions, one with a thermal lense, the other without. 260° vision.
Summary: The X-Ray fogs, making it difficult to play. It is also uncomfortable, and has no peripheral vision. For beginners who may never play again, the X-Ray provides acceptable minimal protection, and it is cheap. For $10 more, you can get a mask that works.
The following points have been compiled from various X-Ray paintball mask reviews. When you read a mask's reviews, patterns can be seen.
From 50 out of 145 reviews:
• The X-Ray is cheap.
• The PMI is strong and durable.
• The X-Ray provides better neck protection than most. Protects the entire head.
• When you get hit in the lense, it's hard to wipe off and just smears.
• Paint likes to seep into the vents and cracks of the PMI, making it a messy cleanup.
• The lense on the X-Ray is not a thermal lense.
• Two players report getting shot in the mouth; one got a fat lip, the other a numb lip; both tasted paint. Two others report getting paint in their eyes.
• The mask fogs up if you breath heavy, or its cold or hot and humid outside.
• The straps on the X-Ray don't hold their adjustment too well and the mask slips after a while and you have to readjust it.
• For cleaning, the lenses on this PMI mask are tough to remove, and the plastic pieces that connect to the goggle are very difficult to get in.
• The mask slides around constantly. Suggested: Wear a baseball cap backwards.
• This PMI is uncomfortable because of the sponge around the eyes.
• The X-Ray has no peripheral vision.
• When this mask fogs up it is difficult to play. A more expensive mask is recommended.
• For beginners who may never play again, it provides acceptable minimal protection, and it is cheap. It comes included with a lot of paintballing kits.
• If you get hit on the mask, the plastic is hard and the ball doesn't bounce off; it's pretty much an automatic break.
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