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Old 03-23-2020, 07:45 PM   #11  
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Unless youíve been properly fitted for the mask, youíre rolling the dice. Itís entirely possible youíre getting ZERO benefit.

A few years back, I was doing EMS and had to fly a patient 2.5 hrs with an N95. I felt dang-near hypoxic from the restriction and ATC had a really hard time understanding my transmissions. And it was nasty. There was so much condensation inside the mask when we arrived...it was necessary, but not fun.
Well you arenít allowed to operate a flight with a mask per the new rules, so your concern regarding comms and condensation isnít really applicable.

Regarding fit, most N95 masks people are wearing are the white paper like disposable ones or reusable pollution masks. The only real fit item on the disposable ones is the bendable metal nose area and the straps. Not rocket science.
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Old 03-24-2020, 07:21 AM   #12  
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Where can you get a mask?

Here. I’ve finally been normalized.
https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Leath.../dp/B00RBOUK3U
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Old 03-24-2020, 07:47 AM   #13  
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Here. Iíve finally been normalized.
https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Leath.../dp/B00RBOUK3U

well... can't unsee that.
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Old 03-24-2020, 07:49 AM   #14  
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well... can't unsee that.
Nice! Only 600grams and an adjustable mouth gag. Ordered!
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