Originally Posted by Ogre_fl
Is there a trick to getting the black plastic rotating parts off the shield?
I took my helmet apart yesterday to clean it and cant figure out how to get those off.
Also, has anyone come up with a trick to "cracking" the shield?
Closed it fogs like a bastard, in the 1/2 way setting I get TONS of sand in my face.
I was toying with taking a dremel to the shield and add another detent....but of course I cant get it apart.
ogre, sorry I missed this.
They are very difficult to disassemble, and even more fragile. I am working from memory, but I believe ohgood is correct in the method. For this reason the manufacturer started shipping the shields with the ratchet pieces attached starting about a year ago, so they do not have to be removed for shield changes.