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Offline Kodi Crescent

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Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« on: April 22, 2013, 06:34 PM »
I have a Syslite.  I'd like to use this as a task light to help me apply finish to some bookcases I'm working on.  I'm concerned that paint overspray will wreck the lens, like it did my safety glasses.

I'd like to see some sort of "tear off" lens covers.  Much like motorcyclists use in motocross races to clear their goggle lenses when they get caked with mud during the race.

And yes, I could use Saran Wrap, but I'd appreciate a bit more "engineered" solution to this.

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Offline Peter Halle

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2013, 06:58 PM »
Is cheap clear packing tape more engineered in the meantime?  That is what I used.

I do agree that it would be great to have a dedicated solution.

Peter

Offline mastercabman

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #2 on: April 22, 2013, 06:59 PM »
Why don't you try one of those screen protector for smart phone?
Don't know if they are the same size but it's worth a try
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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #3 on: April 22, 2013, 07:03 PM »
Why don't you try one of those screen protector for smart phone?
Don't know if they are the same size but it's worth a try

Hey!  I have quite a few rolls of packing tape left over from the Fogtainers!  Quit stepping on my future customers' toes.   [poke] [popcorn] [big grin]

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Offline Brice Burrell

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #4 on: April 22, 2013, 07:07 PM »
I believe it was Dave Ronyak that used a ziplock bag.

Offline Kev

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #5 on: April 22, 2013, 07:23 PM »
I few rounds of cling wrap in the short term ??

Offline Alan m

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #6 on: April 22, 2013, 07:25 PM »
there is a company in the usa selling that i phone cover  stuff in a large roll. cant find it now but showed up looking for something else
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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #7 on: April 22, 2013, 07:29 PM »
You could try using the "Tear off" film that motorcycle racers use on the helmet face shields.  Here is an example. Not sure how hot the Sys-lite gets.
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Offline Tom Bellemare

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2013, 07:36 PM »
They make tear off lens covers for painter's goggles also.


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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2013, 07:59 PM »
I few rounds of cling wrap in the short term ??

A translation for our Australian friend:  Saran wrap was one of the earliest brands of plastic wraps (accidentally discovered in 1933 and marketed as a "cling" wrap back in 1949.  Many people here still refer to any plastic cling wrap as Saran wrap.

For more information:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saran_(plastic)

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Offline Scott Burt

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Re: Syslite "tear off" lens covers
« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2013, 09:05 PM »
We don't run tearaways on our syslites. But, they are freaking dynamite on our goggles.

I dont understand what the fanaticism is about putting the syslite in ziplock bags. I have pressure washed ours to clean them. They are a tool, not a collectors item.

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