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#12553793 - 12/27/17 10:28 PM How many of you use motor cycle helment?
Okyakfishing Offline
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What style, functions, etc. do you recommend? Thanks

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#12553977 - 12/28/17 04:40 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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Take one with glass in the front -- it protects your eyes from a stray jighead.


Edited by C.M. (12/28/17 04:40 AM)

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#12554030 - 12/28/17 07:05 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: C.M.]
361V Offline
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Originally Posted By: C.M.
Take one with glass in the front -- it protects your eyes from a stray jighead.
You fish with a motorcycle helmet on?...and one with a glass shield? Interesting


Edited by 361V (12/28/17 07:10 AM)
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#12554086 - 12/28/17 07:57 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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I use the full head protection helmet. Covers head, face, and chin. The only problem is the face shield fogs up while stopped.
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#12554634 - 12/28/17 03:31 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Fishin' Nut]
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I use my flip up full face helmet when running in very cold weather.
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#12554705 - 12/28/17 04:46 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
barbarian Offline
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Motorcycle helmet with flip face. Cold or raining it's amazing

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#12554895 - 12/28/17 07:02 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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Save Phace and a balaclava.
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#12555501 - 12/29/17 07:46 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
Mudbone Offline
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I have a Save Face mask I use in warmer months if raining or cool morning takeoff, but this time of year on a long run, full face helmet with flip up eye guard is best for me. I always thought it was kinda dumb until I drew a guy in a pro am years ago that had (2) in his boat.
I bought one before that next weekend...it's amazing how warm you stay compared to face shields or sock face masks.

You can find them on Craigslist pretty cheap

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#12556099 - 12/29/17 04:12 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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I would have loved to had one yesterday!! Running 65mph and 38 degrees my face mask was no help
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#12556320 - 12/29/17 07:41 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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I was told years ago if you're going to wear a motorcycle helmet in a boat don't strap it.
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#12556524 - 12/29/17 10:43 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: LakeForkBoatAccessories]
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Originally Posted By: LakeForkBoatAccessories
I was told years ago if you're going to wear a motorcycle helmet in a boat don't strap it.


okay why

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#12556535 - 12/29/17 10:55 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: barbarian]
ML56 Offline
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Originally Posted By: barbarian
Motorcycle helmet with flip face. Cold or raining it's amazing


^^^THIS^^^, and yes I have, works great on long winter runs offshore. Keeps spray off glasses too.
Get the one with chin guard and full face shield,
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#12556689 - 12/30/17 08:00 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
ChuChu1 Offline
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I use my Save Phace year round. With all the surgeries done on my right eye, it is really sensitive to wind and the Save Phase keeps bugs away too.
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#12556733 - 12/30/17 08:47 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: coachallentca]
LakeForkBoatAccessories Offline
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Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Originally Posted By: LakeForkBoatAccessories
I was told years ago if you're going to wear a motorcycle helmet in a boat don't strap it.


okay why

If you get thrown out of the boat the helmet fills with water. Could cause more problems than it solves.
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#12557030 - 12/30/17 02:30 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
GROD Online   content
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Bc if you get thrown out of the boat your head is gonna come
Off! Water friction isn’t like cement... you want the helmet to
Come off if you get thrown out of the boat. I personally just wear a pair of clear ski goggles of raining...

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#12557249 - 12/30/17 06:16 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
G Rod Offline
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Full face helmet with flip up shield. Great for all the reasons listed plus eliminates wind noise. I have removed the straps so if I do go in, the helmet should pull off. Hopefully provide some protection as I fly out.
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#12562661 - 01/03/18 11:10 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: barbarian]
GarySHO Offline
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Originally Posted By: barbarian
Motorcycle helmet with flip face. Cold or raining it's amazing
yep
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#12566122 - 01/05/18 11:15 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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I use my old okley mx goggles even use tear offs whn raining
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#12566252 - 01/06/18 08:19 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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Huh. I've never given any thought to wearing a motorcycle helmet in cold weather. Really good idea!
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#12566496 - 01/06/18 01:32 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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Columbia full face mask does just fine without the bulkiness. It saves more room for baits in your storage areas...
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#12568884 - 01/08/18 11:41 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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One thing I would add is treat the shield with a product like Rain X. It will repel the water for better vision while running.

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#12569099 - 01/08/18 01:39 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: 361V]
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Originally Posted By: 361V
Originally Posted By: C.M.
Take one with glass in the front -- it protects your eyes from a stray jighead.
You fish with a motorcycle helmet on?...and one with a glass shield? Interesting


You beat me to it bro....
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#12571552 - 01/09/18 07:45 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
dobbin Offline
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Trying it for the first time Sunday. Will let you know how it works out.
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#12583737 - 01/17/18 08:50 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
dobbin Offline
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Wow how did I fish winter without one. No eye tears from the cold. Ears stayed warm. Cut out the wind noise. Worth every dollar I paid for it. If you have not tried a motorcycle helment you are missing the boat.
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#12590018 - 01/22/18 09:28 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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Did when I lived in MN, running the Mississippi River in the spring.

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#12618193 - 02/08/18 09:44 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
kevine80 Offline
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best place to buy save phace ?

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#12618434 - 02/09/18 06:58 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: LakeForkBoatAccessories]
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Originally Posted By: LakeForkBoatAccessories
Originally Posted By: coachallentca
Originally Posted By: LakeForkBoatAccessories
I was told years ago if you're going to wear a motorcycle helmet in a boat don't strap it.


okay why

If you get thrown out of the boat the helmet fills with water. Could cause more problems than it solves.


Acute 'problem' is drowning in your own helmet.
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#12618437 - 02/09/18 07:00 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: kevine80]
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Originally Posted By: kevine80
best place to buy save phace ?

Cragislist, Ebay, Amazon, or their site if you want to pay full retail. They do put them on sale periodically.
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#12618460 - 02/09/18 07:28 AM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: GROD]
Jimbo Offline
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Originally Posted By: GROD
Bc if you get thrown out of the boat your head is gonna come
Off! Water friction isn’t like cement... you want the helmet to
Come off if you get thrown out of the boat. I personally just wear a pair of clear ski goggles of raining...

Decapitating yourself would be on the extreme, but snapping your neck like a twig would be more of a concern even at much slower speeds.
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#12619714 - 02/09/18 09:09 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
MV Offline
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googles and ski mask. Look at KVD youtube what he thinks about them Danger


Edited by MV (02/09/18 09:12 PM)

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#12619752 - 02/09/18 09:32 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
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power tool goggles, like we wore in shop class,..$2.99 at Home depot.
keeps the eyes from watering and I wear a buff,.. coolio

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#12624969 - 02/12/18 10:05 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: Okyakfishing]
10Killer Offline
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I WEAR A PAINT BALL MASK

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#12625865 - 02/13/18 01:21 PM Re: How many of you use motor cycle helment? [Re: 10Killer]
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Originally Posted By: 10Killer
I WEAR A PAINT BALL MASK


Me too. I have tried everything and my $20.00 paint ball mask works as good as anything and really easy to put on and take off even with a full cloth face mask on to stay warm. Made to not fog up but put rain x on it for water to bead off.
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