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I was eagerly looking forward to returning to our local range. It was closed for several months due to the pandemic. It recently reopened with restrictions and conditions. One of those conditions is that all shooters must wear a mask. Unfortunately, I wear glasses and fogging is a big problem with a mask.
I've always had a fogging problem while shooting. At our range, as in probably all ranges, we all must wear shooting glasses. I've been able to deal with it by careful placement of my Rx glasses and shooting glasses so as to get as much air circulation as possible. But now the mask makes it twice as problematic.
I've tried various kinds of defogging applications on my Rx glasses and shooting glasses. Nothing works as well as I want. What I need are goggles with little fans in them. Haber, and a few others, make goggles with a little fan in them. But safetyglassesusa.com, which sells them, does not recommend them for glasses wearers due to physical interference between fan unit and the wearer's glasses. There are lots of anti-fogging goggles out there, but none address fogging of one's Rx glasses.
Has anyone else had to deal with this? Have you found a solution?
 

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I was eagerly looking forward to returning to our local range. It was closed for several months due to the pandemic. It recently reopened with restrictions and conditions. One of those conditions is that all shooters must wear a mask. Unfortunately, I wear glasses and fogging is a big problem with a mask.
I've always had a fogging problem while shooting. At our range, as in probably all ranges, we all must wear shooting glasses. I've been able to deal with it by careful placement of my Rx glasses and shooting glasses so as to get as much air circulation as possible. But now the mask makes it twice as problematic.
I've tried various kinds of defogging applications on my Rx glasses and shooting glasses. Nothing works as well as I want. What I need are goggles with little fans in them. Haber, and a few others, make goggles with a little fan in them. But safetyglassesusa.com, which sells them, does not recommend them for glasses wearers due to physical interference between fan unit and the wearer's glasses. There are lots of anti-fogging goggles out there, but none address fogging of one's Rx glasses.
Has anyone else had to deal with this? Have you found a solution?
My reading glasses fog up when wearing a mask. Two things work for me.
1. Shape or tip the mask so there is an open area on the bottom of it. If your breath goes down it won’t fog your glasses.
2. The neck gators tend to do the same thing just from their design. They are more open and loose on the bottom. My wife made two of the gators for me from a t shirt made of the wicking fabric. They work quite well.
 

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LIK......you're nuts!!!...lol!!!
 

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Do like divers do with their mask, spit on the lens and wipe them down.
I either spit on mine or usually keep a spray bottle of soapy water To spray them and quickly dip them in the water before putting it on. Soapy water works great.
 

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Look into the stuff called, Cat Crap - anti-fog.
What with two kitties sharing the castle we have a fairly regular supply of cat crap, but I don't see myself rubbing it on my specs. On a serious note, I wear a mask while out shopping, and for a while there my glasses were continually fogging up. I've done the same as One Shot recommended - open area directing exhaled breath downward, and presto, no more fogging.
 

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Drmlap is your range outside? if it's outside just pull your mask down below your nose. That way you are still wearing a mask. If it's inside and no one else is there do the same thing.
 

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Take and shape metal tang on top end of mask to fit tight on your nose contour. That don't work use painter's masking tape on top of mask onto skin to make seal under eyes.
Otherwise the cooling scrap usually tighten up around nose keep exhale from fogging glasses.
Good Luck!
 

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Tell them they are compromising your health and safety my making you wear a mask. Follow up with a comment about a freedom loving type place promoting socialism.

My clubs-range is do as you please. Benches are 6' apart as designed many decades ago. The only thing required is a membership card, period. We will not tolerate anything restrictive
 

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A place I have to work at and have to have mask up the entire time im there, they have little wet naps they offer me to wipe my glasses down. They work a good 8 to 10 hours with no fogging. Ill look in the van tomorrow and see if I can find a package and post a pic
 

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I have seen people jogging and driving there car with a mask on and they are the only one in there.That makes me laugh.
Such is the level of fear that has overtaken too many on this. Knowledge is helpful, fear is destructive. A panicked animal will do all sorts of illogical things.
 
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