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Old 03-28-2013, 02:22 PM   #16
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Make sure to grab the clean one!:0
Also don't use the ones that have lotion on them.
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Old 03-28-2013, 05:08 PM   #17
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Just to add, as I'm not sure everyone is aware, do not use paper products on your face shield if you want to keep it scratch free.

Soft cloth only.





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Old 03-28-2013, 11:02 PM   #18
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warm water...if that dont work,

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Old 03-29-2013, 01:07 AM   #19
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I have found that various optical lens liquid cleaner for glasses, the spray bottle type, and a micro fibre cloth work as well as anything I have ever tried.
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Old 03-29-2013, 01:53 AM   #20
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I have found that various optical lens liquid cleaner for glasses, the spray bottle type, and a micro fibre cloth work as well as anything I have ever tried.
"Me too"

And for anti-fog, 3M stainless steel polish is the best I've found. Lasts for weeks.

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Old 03-29-2013, 02:18 AM   #21
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We use this at work to clean safety glasses. I buy it by the gallon jug, I put some in a small spray bottle and it works great on my faceshield.. It claims to be fog proof, but it isn't. It is made for glass and plastic lens. Cheap enough for me I have a pinlock and know better than to use it on the pinlock.
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:58 AM   #22
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We use this at work to clean safety glasses. I buy it by the gallon jug, I put some in a small spray bottle and it works great on my faceshield.. It claims to be fog proof, but it isn't. It is made for glass and plastic lens. Cheap enough for me I have a pinlock and know better than to use it on the pinlock.
What is it about pinlocks that make them unsafe to use some products on?
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Old 03-29-2013, 05:33 AM   #23
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It's a hydrophilic plastic which is "different" that regular plastic. It absorbs water/water vapor.
Do not introduce ant additional chemical to that plastic.
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Old 03-29-2013, 10:08 PM   #24
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It's a hydrophilic plastic which is "different" that regular plastic. It absorbs water/water vapor.
Do not introduce ant additional chemical to that plastic.
Most plastics will absorb something. HDPE ,UHMW and PET are the most resistant. Also a lot of plastics bond proteins, which is why the bugs stick so well. (and why you can dye them) You can pretreat a shield in milk (dry milk works fine, soak overnight) and this can help. Test a corner first. The milk proteins fill the bonding sites on the plastic. Has to be clean plastic. Anti-scratch/fog coating will hinder it. Also good for preventing staining in plastic food jugs.

On a positive note, you can get diaper flannel by the yard at most fabric stores. Cheap and makes a good non-scratching washable wipe.
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Old 03-30-2013, 09:23 AM   #25
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Small damp micro fiber towel in ziplock bag.
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Old 03-31-2013, 09:52 AM   #26
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However, I recently discovered that Plexus will permanently fog Pinlock visors, so be careful what you put it on.

And you don't want to use it on Suomy face shields either. They have some kind of membrane coating on the inside that Plexus will turn to mush (at least it did on one of mine).

I now use this snake oil sold at motorcycle shows http://www.blazeantifog.com/about-us I'm not so sure "how" anti fog it is, seems to help some. But, it really cleans well, I use it on my Arai and Shoei lids. I still just clean my Suomy shield with soap and water though.
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Old 03-31-2013, 01:10 PM   #27
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A small clean, as in brand new kitchen sponge and a piece of old T-shirt or an old baby diaper. Both live in their own zip locks. Water only, warm if I can get it. Works well. Cheap too.
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Old 04-02-2013, 10:15 AM   #28
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Two parts tap water, one part rubbing alcohol (the 90% or higher stuff if I have it) in a small spray bottle that originally had some anti-fog solution in it (that didn't work at all well). I keep that in an old sweat sock that I've retired for one reason or another, turned inside out, so the softer nap of the sock faces out. Throw the sock in my tank bag, clean the shield every gas stop while on the road.

At the end of a decent trip, throw the sock away.
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Old 04-02-2013, 06:08 PM   #29
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Old 04-03-2013, 07:11 AM   #30
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However, I recently discovered that Plexus will permanently fog Pinlock visors, so be careful what you put it on.
Damn near anything other than water will FUBAR pinlocks . . . . . I have performed extensive (unintentional) testing . . . . .
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