Thread: Safety Gear
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Old May 30th, 2013, 07:31   #2
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Burnaby BC
Some fields require paintball approved goggles, so you may want to find out if that applies to you. Many of the players run ballistic goggles, full seal and other. I personally recommend at least ballistic goggles that make a full seal preferably with a thermal lens. It's worth the extra money. I do not recommend mesh goggles as they do not adequately protect from all velocities and bb variations (bio bbs shatter).

A half mesh mask is also pretty standard nowadays as it reduces the chances of shattering teeth. Make sure you find one that you can still get a good purchase with your cheek as this can get annoying fast.

Other then that, depending on where you play, gloves and boots with puncture protection may be a worthwhile investment because nothing hurts like having a rusty nail go through your foot.
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